Monthly Archives: March 2013

Brandel’s Shoe Store

That Ottawa is up to the demand of advanced ideas is shown by the extent and success of the many lines of business that are represented here. A house that has achieved success in its line is the one conducted … Continue reading

Johnson, R. J. and Son

R. J. Johnson & Son, manufacture boots and shoes, and do all manner of repair work in their line. They are located at 115 Main street, and have shown in the past eight years of their stay in Ottawa, that … Continue reading

Rambo, C. W.

Concerns which add naturally to the completeness and welfare of our city and which are known to hold a fair attitude towards all classes are certainly entitled to our endorsement and should receive every encouragement and patronage from our people. … Continue reading

Talbert, J. F.

The Talbert Shoe Store at 231 South Main St., has been established since the fall of 1907. This store has the best assorted stock of shoes carried by any retail establishment of this city. An inspection of this stock will … Continue reading

Westover Shoe Co.

The Westover Shoe Co., located opposite the court house, at 134 South Main street, is headquarters for substantial and stylish footwear. Their stock of boots and shoes is one of the most extensive and complete in Franklin county. Everything in … Continue reading

Elder, A. P.

A. P. Elder. As a pushing, energetic and enterprising citizen, Kansas can boast of few such men as he who is the subject of this sketch. His stock of stoves, tinware, gas and plumbing supplies, bicycles and a hundred other … Continue reading

Oelkers, Chas. B.

Chas. B. Oelkers conducts an establishment opposite the court house that contains a full line of gas and steam fittings and his tin and sheet metal works. He does steam and gas fitting and electrical work, and executes any order … Continue reading

Pettit, J. C.

A necessary institution in this community is that located at 301 North Main Street. It was established in 1899 by the present proprietor. Mr. J. C. Pettit, whose years of experience in this line has taught him the value of … Continue reading

Smith, O. H.

Among the varied industries of Ottawa, the sheet metal works of Mr. O. H. Smith at 231 South Main St., holds and enviable position. The active head of this firm and three assistants are all practical mechanics and adepts in … Continue reading

Beerman and Lowe

Beerman & Lowe, our popular merchant tailors located at 310 Main street, have been doing business under this title for two years past. Mr. Beerman is a native of Germany, served an apprenticeship and learned his trade there. He has … Continue reading