Woodford County Business Directory
Transcribed from: "From Past and Present of Woodford County, Illinois (Wm. Le Baron, Jr. & Co., 1878)"
Transcribed and donated by Amy Robbins-Tjaden
Thanks once again, Amy.
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Briggs & Meek, Attorneys at Law and Solicitors in Chancery. Will practice in all courts in the State, examine and perfect titles, collect debts, etc.
Chritton, Robert B., Eureka Steam Flour Mills, Merchant and Custom Mills.
Damerell, Henry, The Sign of the Big Red Boot, Boot and Shoe Store. Boots and Shoes of all sizes and qualities for Ladies, Misses and Children. Also, Slippers in great varieties; assortment of the finest quality of French Calf Boots. A fit guaranteed or no sale. Call and see me before purchasing elsewhere. Remember the old stand, two doors north of Post Office.
Eureka Journal, R.N. Radford, Editor and Proprietor.
Eureka Hotel, A. Blair, Proprietor. The only hotel in Eureka. Accomodations first class. Good Sample Room for commercial men.
Eureka College Messenger, a monthly periodical. Prof. A.S. Fisher, Editor.
King, Omar, Livery Stable. Keeps on hand good and first class Carriages and Buggies and fine Stock. Half block west of Eureka Hotel.
Magarity, J.M., Drug Store. West side of Public Square. The only first class Drug Store in the city where can be found Drugs, Medicines, Chemicals, Fancy and Toilet Articles, Soaps, Brushes, Sponges, Perfumery, etc., etc. Physicians' prescriptions carefully compounded and orders answered with care and dispatch. Farmers and physicians from the country will find my stock of Medicines complete. Warranted genuine and of the best quality.
Murray, J.M., Grain Dealer.
Powell, Jerry, Manager Livery Stable. The most elegant Carriages and Buggies and best Horses in the city, assisted by Mr Henry Barney, who has had 16 years' experience in the livery business. South side of the Public Square, opposite Eureka Hotel.
Vandike & Gift, Proprietors of the Orient Mills. The best brands, Orient A., Premium and New Process. Merchant and Custom Mills.
Bassett, F.M., County Clerk.
Brown, W.P., Attorney at Law.
Bosworth House, J.P. Bosworth, Proprietor.
Bailey, S.O., Black and White Smith.
Briggs, F.F., Undertaker and Embalmer, Agent for Prof. Rhodes' Electric Balm.
Cassell, W.J., Loan Agent and Note Broker.
Chitty, Cassell & Gibson, Attorneys at Law. Metamora and El Paso.
Ellwood, W.L., Attorney at Law and Police Magistrate.
Ellis, Joseph M., Dealer in Hardware, Tinware, Stoves, etc.
Egbert, S.W., Carpenter and Builder.
Feilitzsch, L.F., Attorney and Counselor at Law and Solicitor in Chancery.
Garmon, Gish, Constable and Collector.
Kinnear, A.H., Physician and Surgeon.
Martin, Henry, Carpenter and Builder.
Mangin, Emile, Saloon.
Noirot Bros., Dealers in Hardware, Stoves, Tinware, Harness, Saddles, etc.
Portman, Nicholas, Dealer in General Merchandise.
Page, J.W. & Co., Bankers and Dealers in Groceries.
Page, Adino, Justice of the Peace and General Collecting Agent.
Plank, Elijah, Attorney at Law.
Reeder, Jacob H., Wagon and Carriage Maker.
Sommer, Jacob, Dealer in Agricultural Implements.
Schertz, Peter, Dealer in Lumber, Grain, etc., Manufacturer of Nesmith's Champion Grain Register.
Tool. M., Proprietor Home Mill.
Thode, Geo., Clerk of the Circuit Court.
Wernert, Charles Th., Saloon.
Woodford Sentinel, Geo. L. Harl, Editor and Publisher; J.C. Irving, Local Editor.
Wikoff, Isaac, Banker, Bookseller, News Dealer, Druggist, etc.
Walden, T.D., Druggist, Bookseller, News Dealer and Jeweler,
Whitmire, J.W. & Co., Physicians and Surgeons.
Bell, J.E.P., Justice of the Peace and Insurance Agent.
Bell, John A., General Agent Wilson Sewing Machines; also Dealer in Pianos and Organs.
Barnett & Pielstick, Dealers in Dry Goods, Boots and Shoes, Hats, Caps, Notions, Groceries, Produce and Flour.
Brown & Wylie, Grain Dealers and Shippers.
Clarke, Thomas P., Proprietor of the City Express and Passenger Transfer Co. Prompt attention given to the transfer of Passengers, Baggage, Freight and Team Work generally. Also Agent of the American Express Company, and Telegraph Agent.
Christians, H.A., Dealer in all kinds of Agricultural Implements, Seeds, etc.
Delmonico Restaurant and Hotel, Hot Meals at all hours; Confectionery, Fresh Oysters, Choice Brands of Cigars kept constantly on hand. John McKeever, Prop. (successor to O.S. Lee).
Dobson, Charles & Co., Proprietors Minonk Mills and Dealers in Flour, Meal, Buckwheat, Graham, Rye Flour and all kinds of Mill Feed. Cash paid for wheat.
Dobson, F.P., Civil Engineer, Sioux Falls, Dakota, is prepared to locate Claims, do all kinds of Surveying, Platting and Mapping. Roads, Railroads and Bridges a specialty. Office in Post Office Building.
Ferrin, H.K., Justice of the Peace, Notary Public, Collection and Fire Insurance Agent. All business entrusted to my care will receive prompt attention.
Fort, J.M., Attorney at Law, Notary Public and Dealer in Real Estate. Editor and Proprietor of Minonk Blade, and Publisher of Dana Herald, Ranson Times, Benson Argus, Rutland Post and Roanoke News.
Gilbert, J.W., Dealer in Dry Goods, Notions, Clothing, Boots and Shoes, etc.
Goodrich & Newton, Dealers in Lumber Shingles, Lath, Pickets, posts, Sash, Doors and Blinds, Mouldings, Hair, Lime, Cement, Stone, Sand, etc. Office opposite I.C.R.R. Depot. All Dressed Lumber kept constantly covered in good sheds.
Kipp & Gordeon, Dealers in Lumber, Lath, Shingles, Doors, Sash, Blinds, Mouldings, Lime, Sand, Cement, Stucco, Plastering Hair and Drain Tile.
Koethen, G., dealer in Books, Newspapers, Stationery, Music and Musical Instruments, Paper Hangings, Paper and Paper Stock. In Opera House.
McCarty, M., Physician and Surgeon.
Morris & Sipple, Carpenters and Builders. Cabinet Work a specialty, Dealers in all kinds of Lumber, Specifications furnished on application. Office shop, west of Smith's livery stable. Dealers in Paints of all kinds.
Newell, M.L., Attorney at Law and Notary Public.
Preisinger & Gay, Blacksmithing and Wagon Making. All work, Repairing, etc., done on short notice.
Pope, Benjamin, Meat Market.
Sabin, R.W., Attorney and Counselor at Law.
Simpson, W.C., Attorney at Law and Notary Public.
Simpson & Kidder, Dealers in Dry Goods, Notions, Boots, Shoes, Clothing, Hats, Caps, Crockery, Glassware and Groceries. Ladies' Fine Shoes a specialty.
Taylor, William J., Livery and Feed Stable. Also Importer and Breeder of fine Horses.
Van Pelt, C.J., Agent for the Illinois Central R.R. at Minonk.
Von Nordheim, Ed., Dealer in all kinds of Clothing, Dry Goods, Groceries, Boots and Shoes, etc.
Webber House, R.L. Hamilton, Proprietor; east side Illinois Central Depot. Good Sample Rooms for Commercial Travelers.
Webber Bros. & Miller, Dealers in Agricultural Implements, Stoves, Hardware, Tinware, Wagons and Carriages.
Warren, G.S., Grain Dealer. Grain and Live Stock at Bennett, Neb.
Wilcox, E.A., Physician and Surgeon.
Eichhorn, Peter, Proprietor Brewery.
Ege, John, Carpenter and Dealer in Lumber.
Friedrich, Ernst, Miller.
Koempel, Jacob, Manufacturer and Dealer in Boots and Shoes. Repairing neatly done.
Scheerer, Casper, Wagon Maker.
Williams, L., Grain Buyer.
Zeller, J., Physician and Surgeon.
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