Monthly Archives: November 2013

Hughbanks, H.B.

Ludington House

Shomo, Fisher and Co.

Messrs. Shomo, fisher & Co., have moved to their new store, which is a model of taste and neatness. They are one of our most honorable and enterprising firms.

Lathrop, A.S.

It will be noticed that our friend Seammon has formed a partnership with A.S. Lathrop, Esq. ‘Tis a consummation with which we are pleased. Mr. Seammon has already entered upon a good business, and won, for so short a time, … Continue reading


Mr. Critchfeild has rented the building north of Dobson’s Drug Store, and will convert it into a news depot and reading room. He will also keep a general assortment of books, notions, & c., on hand. We hope he will … Continue reading

Walsh, Wm.D.

Our old townsman Wm. D Walsh, has contracted for the erection of a new place of business on the east side of Main Street, next south of Volrath & Barnett’s furniture Rooms. The building is to be similar to that … Continue reading

Welsh, H.P.

H.P. Welsh, Esq., has also taken unto himself a partner in the person of John K. Harrison, Esq. Mr. Welsh is an old resident of the county, and consequently has some superior advantages for attending to the county business entrusted … Continue reading

Flory, Moses

It will be noticed by reference to our advertising columns that Mr. Moses Flory has purchased the business of J & E Flory. Mr. Moses, a brother of Jacob, will receive at once a large stock of goods from the … Continue reading

Ottawa Brick Yard

McCune and Knight having purchased the Ottawa Brick Yard of Smith and Ewing, will furnish the citizens of Ottawa and surrounding country with good merchantable brick the ensuing season.

Ottawa Nursery

Ottawa Nursery – See Mr. Allen Ham’s advertisement this week. Mr. Ham has resided in Kansas ten years and knows about our soil and climate. Patronize home Nurseries always in preference to Eastern, and never buy East of Illinois. All … Continue reading