Business & Professional Notices from the 1890s

Messrs. H.K. Wood and Ira Smith will deliver ice next summer in this village. (Middletown Daily Press, March 24, 1890)

A.J. VanBlarcom & Company have purchased the flour and feed business and property of John J. Hiles in Newton. (Middletown Daily Times, December 18, 1891)

George B. Adams & Co. have sold the millinery department of their business to Mrs. H.S. Johnson, who had charge of the department for several seasons past. Possession will be given March 1st. The front of the store will be changed to give an entrance from the street. Mrs. Johnson is very popular and well liked by her customers, and we have no doubt will make a success of her new venture. (Middletown Daily Press, February 18, 1893)

Theodore Mackrell, for ten years the Erie’s train dispatcher at Newburgh, has been promoted to the position of Chief Clerk for the Superintendent of Transportation in Jersey City. He is succeeded as dispatcher by F.W. Ewerz, of Jersey City. (Middletown Daily Argus, May 16, 1895)

Miss Rorick has opened new dress making parlors in the Miner building, just south of the bank, where her friends and patrons will find her with all the help and necessary facilities for doing the latest and most approved dressmaking. (Springville Independent, March 20, 1896)


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