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Andrews, Alex., Dealer in Staple and Fancy Groceries, Flour and Feed, Cigars and Tobacco, corner Cass street and Eastern avenue.

Akin, E. H., Dealer in Real Estate, Aiken's Block, 65 Jefferson street.

Adler, P. P., Dealer in Live Stock, Wholesale and Retail Meat Market, No. 17 Chicago street.

Abbott, George, Proprietor New England Restaurant, corner Jefferson and Chicago streets.

Arnold & Bowen, Dealers in Groceries and Provisions, and Proprietors of the Joliet Steam Coffee and Spice Mills, and Wholesale Dealers in Coffees and Spices of every description. Coffees roasted for the trade. Office and mills, Nos. 27, 29 and 32 Bluff street. All Goods delivered from the wagon.

Adler, Jacob, Dealer in Cattle, Horses, Hogs, Sheep and Stock of all kinds. Office at Adler's Market, Chicago street.

Alfrick, P., General Blacksmith. All kinds of Blacksmithing done at short notice, and satisfaction guaranteed. Horse-shoeing a specialty. 71 North Bluff street.

Adelman, Peter, Dealer in Dry Goods, Notions, Groceries, Glassware, etc. etc., 22 Jefferson street.

Burden, A., Merchant Tailor, No. 19 Ottawa street, opposite Central Presbyterian Church.

Braun, Jos., Proprietor of Apollo Hall, No. 103 Jefferson street.

Bush, J. E., Dealer in Grain. Office and warehouse on Des Planes street.

Barber, Randall & Fuller, Attorneys at Law, Centennial Block, opposite Court House. To facilitate trials of real estate cases, collections, and other business, this firm keeps a complete set of books of Abstracts of Title for this county, which also enables them to place loans of money on undoubted security.

Burke, Thomas, Livery, Feed and Sale Stable. Best of livery teams supplied upon liberal terms, at short notice. Bluff street, south of Exchange street,

Byrnes, Christy, Dealer in all kinds of Staple and Fancy Groceries, Flour and Feed, No. 104 South Chicago street. Goods delivered to any part of the city.

Brown, J. H. & Co., corner Jefferson and Joliet streets, Dealers in Drugs, Medicines, Chemicals, Fine Toilet Soaps, Hair and Tooth Brushes, Perfumery and Fancy Articles, Trusses, Braces, and Druggists' Sundries generally, Paints, Oils, Glass, Putty and Dye Stuffs; Physicians' prescriptions carefully compounded; Pure Wines and Liquors for medicinal purposes; Cigars, Blank-Books, Paper, Pens, Pencils, etc.

Bruce, James, & Co., Dealers in all kinds of Stone. Quarries between Rolling-Mill and Penitentiary.

Campbell, M. B., Dr. Homeopathic Physician and Surgeon. Office, 79 Jefferson street. Office hours 8 to 11 o'clock A. M., and 2 to 4 P. M.

Carpenter & Marsh, Proprietors of Union Transfer Elevator. Dealers in Grain and Feed, opposite C. &. A. passenger depot.

Culver, J. J., Shipper of Live-Stock, and Wholesale and Retail Dealer in all kinds of Fresh and Salt Meats, Dried Beef, Hams, Tongues, Sausages, Lard, Fish, Poultry, Game, etc., Bluff Street Market.

Chittenden, Northup & Co., Dealers in Dry Goods and Notions, corner Jefferson and Chicago streets.

Casey, John R., M. D., Physician and Surgeon. Office and residence corner of Scott and Van Buren streets.

Chamberlain, S. S., & Son, Furniture, 92 State street, Lockport, and 24 Chicago street, Joliet.

Curtiss, Romaine J., M. D., Physician and Surgeon. Office and residence No. 18 Broadway.

Cagwin, A., & Co., Dealers in Grain. Office, Center street, near Ward's planing-mill.

Cope, H.W., Manufacturer of and Dealer in Horse-Collars of every description, No. 59 N. Bluff street. All collars made to order guaranteed to give satisfaction.

Carson Bros., Dealers in all kinds of Staple and Fancy Groceries, No. 8 Exchange street, West Side. Goods delivered to any part of the city.

Caswell, Wallace B., Proprietor St. Nicholas Hotel. First class accommodations; charges moderate; near the business part of the city, opposite C., A. & St. L. R. R. depot.

Daly, Eugene, Undertaker and Dealer in Furniture, No. 5 Exchange street.

Doolittle, R., Justice of the Peace, Conveyancer and agent for the payment of taxes, 69 Jefferson street.

Dougall, Wm., M. D., Physiciain and Surgeon, 63 Jefferson street. Office hours, 8 A. M. to 12 M., and 3 P. M. to 6 P. M.

Devine, Frank, Contractor and Builder. Shop and office, corner South Ottawa and De Kalb streets, opposite 6th Ward Schoolhouse. Carpenter work in all its branches performed in a satisfactory manner; plans and specifications furnished; jobbing promptly attended to.

Elwood, James G., Real Estate Dealer, etc. Office, over post office.

Eder, H., Lager Beer Brewer, corner Summit and Bridge streets.

First National Bank of Joliet, Geo. Woodruff, President; F. W. Woodruff, Cashier. Special attention given to collections; loans negotiated.

Fox, O., Dealer in fine Ready-Made Clothing, Hats, Caps, Ladies' Cloaks Furs, Furnishing Goods, Trunks, etc. A specialty in fine custom-made suits. Guarantee a perfect fit. Red front, next to First National Bank.

Fithian & Avery, Attorneys and Counselors. Office, Centennial Block.

Fahrner, D., Dr., No. 14 N. Centre street.

Fay, W. D., Photograph Artist. New Gallery, 94 Jefferson street. Work promptly finished. Satisfaction guaranteed.

Grinton, Wm., Jr., Real Estate and Loans, No. —, Chicago street.

Garnsey & Knox, Lawyers. Goodspeed's Building, corner Jefferson and Chicago streets.

Hagar & Flanders, Attorneys at Law. Office in the Court House.

Haviland, Frank, Proprietor of Livery, Sale and Boarding Stable, corner Joliet and Van Buren streets.

Haley & O'Donnell, Attorneys at Law, and Solicitors in Chancery. Office in Walsh's Building, corner Joliet and Jefferson streets.

Heise, A. W., Physician and Surgeon. Office and residence, corner Ottawa and Webster streets.

Houck & Brown, Tanners and Curriers, Wholesale and Retail Dealers in Sole Leather and Shoe Findings of all descriptions. Cash paid for Hides, Tallow and Pelts. No. 5 Joliet street.

House, George S., Attorney at Law.

Hand, M. F., Dr., Dentist.

Hosmer, G. H., M. D., Physician and Surgeon. Office, 18 Jefferson street.

Hayen, Henry H., Blacksmith. All kinds of blacksmithing done at short notice; also Manufacturer of Wagons and Buggies, Marble-workers and Stonemasons' Tools, 91 N. Bluff street.

Ingalls, L. E., Real Estate Agent. Real Estate bought and sold; Money loaned on real estate, No. 73 Jefferson street.

Joliet Morning News, Published every morning, Sundays excepted, Nelson, Ferriss & Co., Proprietors. Subscription price 1 cent per copy, or 25 cents per month, sent to any address, postage paid.

Joliet Sun, Sun Printing Company, 33 and 35 Chicago street. Daily Sun $5.00 a year, in advance; Weekly Sun $1.50 a year in advance. All kinds of Book and Job Printing at very low prices.

Joliet Collection Agency, Office in the Centennial Block, Jefferson street. Collections promptly attended to. E. Wilcox, Justice of the Peace. Refer by permission to First National Bank.

Joliet Soap Works, Chas. W. Cleghorn, Proprietor. Laundry Soap a specialty. Office and Factory north of Hyde's Mill.

Joliet Stone Company, Quarrymen and Dealers in every variety of Joliet Stone, and General Stone Contractors. Quarries on South Richards street, also on Cass street; office, Ducker's Block. Special attention given to the execution of plans, and all orders for Cut, Rubbed and sawed Stone.

Joliet City Bank, of F. L. Cagwin & Sons.

Joliet Record, The, Published every Friday, by D. C. Henderson. Office corner of Jefferson and Ottawa streets. Terms, $1.50 per year in advance. The Jobbing Department is supplied with the most improved machinery, and modern types and fixtures, for doing printing expeditiously and in the most satisfactory manner. Orders by mail promptly filled at lowest figures. The legal profession will find our facilities complete for printing Abstracts, Briefs, etc. Legal Blanks in common use kept on hand, and others furnished on short notice.

Joliet Quarries. Wm. Davidson & Bro., Quarrymen and Dealers in Dimension, Flagging and Rubble Stone. Orders for Cut Stone solicited and promptly filled by canal or railroad. Office at quarries, one mile south of Joliet.

Kelly, Thomas J., Jefferson street, Dealer in Foreign and Domestic Dry Goods, Notions and Fancy Goods. Ladies' Corsets a specialty; Sole Agent for the Alista Perfumed Corset. Prices always the lowest; call and examine.

King & Bishop (Established in 1866), Dealers in all kinds of Lumber, Lath, Shingles, Cedar Posts, Building Paper and Carpet Felt. Yards on Des Planes street, formerly occupied by Hardy & Blanchard.

Knowlton, E. R., Dealer in Grain, Hard and Soft Coal, and Wood. Coalyard at Elevator, south end of Eastern avenue. Parties desiring to order coal or wood can call at Hobbs & Knowlton's at the Will Co. Bank, and talk through the telephone, thus saving the trouble of coming to the yard.

Krause, Julius, Watchmaker and Jeweler, Dealer in Watches, Clocks, Musical Instruments, Silverware, Spectacles, etc., No. 43 Jefferson Street. Repairing done in the best manner.

Keissling, Frederick, Butcher and Stock Dealer in all kinds of Fresh and Salt and Smoked Meats constantly on hand; also Manufacturer of all kinds of Sausage in the market. Live-Stock bought and sold. Market and office, North Bluff street.

Keyes, John, Proprietor Cut-Off Drug Store. Dealer in Pure Drugs, Medicines, Perfumery, Toliet and Fancy Articles, Choice Wines and Liquors for medicinal use, and all Druggists' Sundries, Fine Imported and Domestic Cigars. Physicians' Perscriptions carefully prepared. Store on Washington street, opposite Bush's elevator.

Lyford, H. M., Dealer in Clothing and Gents' Furnishing Goods, Hats, Caps and Furs, corner Jefferson and Ottawa streets.

Lambert, John, Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Hard and Soft Coal; Wilkesbarre, Lump Lehigh, Blossburg, Brier Hill, Indiana Block and Wilmington Coal, supplied to manufacturers and dealers to all points by rail or canal. Office corner Jefferson street and Chicago & Alton R. R.

Mason, E. B., Real Estate and Loans, 63 Jefferson street, up stairs.

Millspaugh, I. T., Police Magistrate and Justice of the Peace. Collections promptly attended to.

Monroe, G., & Son, Wholesale Dealers and Shippers of Produce, and Grocers, Opera House Block.

Mack, U., Manufacturer of and Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Boots and Shoes, 33 Jefferson street.

Munn & Munn, Attorneys at Law, 69 Jefferson street.

Munroe, George J., Attorney at Law and Financial Agent, Akin Block, No. 65 Jefferson street. Collections made throughout the west. Money loaned on approved security. Notary Public.

Mason & Plants, Lumber Dealers, and Manufacturers of Sash, Doors and Blinds, Frames, Moldings, Brackets, etc., etc.; Proprietors of Stone City Planing-Mill, office and yard, corner of Des Planes and Cass Streets.

Mansion House, one block north of Court House. Strictly Temperance House; prices to suit the times; street cars pass its doors to and from the Fair Grounds, Penitentiary, etc. J. C. Dillman, Proprietor.

Munch, F., Dealer in Hard and Soft Coal, Wood and Coke. Office, corner Scott and Jefferson streets, near Chicago & Alton freight depot.

Murphy Brothers, Livery and Feed Stable, No. 31 South Joliet street.

Mackin, P., Dealer in Groceries, Provisions, Flour and Produce, No. 33 S. Chicago street. Highest price paid for Country Produce.

McFarlin, James H., Butcher and Stock Dealer; all kinds of Stock bought and sold. Office and Market, South Chicago street, corner of Wallace street.

Nobes, Isaac, Proprietor of Oak Hill Quarry. Dimension, Bridge, Rubble and Flagging Stone of the best quality, shipped by rail or canal to all parts of the Northwest. Quarry three-fourths of a mile north of the Illinois State Penitentiary.

Osgood, A. A., Real Estate and Loans, 54 Jefferson street.

Olin, Benjamin, Attorney at Law. Office in Masonic Block, northwest corner Jefferson and Ottawa streets.

Ogden, C. J. & M. B., Drs., Physicians and Surgeons. Office and residence, 35 South Ottawa street, Joliet, and in Meyer's Block, Lockport.

Patterson & Longley, Wholesale and Retail Dealers in Hard and Soft Coal. Office and yard, northwest corner Scott and Washington streets.

People's Loan and Homestead Association, The, 63 Jefferson street, up stairs. Capital Stock 5,000 shares of $100 each, issuing in Quarterly Series. Officers—Chas. Pettigrew' President; E. H. Akin, Vice President; E. B. Mason, Secretary; P. W. Plant, Treasurer.

Paige, J. D., Proprietor Paige's Bottling House, and Manufacturer of all kinds of Mineral Waters, 61 North Bluff street.

Patterson, James G., & Son, News Dealers and Dealers in Choice Family Groceries, Provisions, etc., No. 23 Jefferson street.

Porter, E., Proprietor Eagle Brewery, Manufacturer of Porter's Joliet Ale and Lager Beer.

Pasold, P., Manufacturer and Dealer in Boots and Shoes. A complete Stock of Ladies', Misses', Childrens' and Infants' Fine Shoes.

Parks, G. D. A., Attorney at Law.

Rapple, P. J., Shipper of Live Stock, and Proprietor of Joliet Street Market.

Rapple, J. H., Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Fresh and Salt Meats, Lard, Poultry, etc., No. 3 N. Bluff street.

Reichman, J. & J., Dealers in all kinds of Fresh and Salt Meats, No. 4, Chicago street.

Richards, Charles, M. D., Physician and Surgeon. Office, corner Jefferson and Chicago streets.

Robertson House, Proprietor, corner Washington and Chicago streets. First-class in every particular.

Robesson, Frank, Dealer in Groceries, 36 Joliet street.

Rosenheim, D., Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Gents' Clothing, Furnishing Goods, Hats, Caps, Trunks, Valises, etc., No. 49 Jefferson street.

Staehle, Charles W., Bookbinder and Picture Framer, No. 45 North Bluff street.

Steel, W. A., Proprietor of the Joliet Stone Quarries. Dealer in the Best Quality of Dimension, Flagging, Rabble and every kind of Building and Monumental Stone.

Sehring, Fred., Proprietor of Columbia Brewery, corner Bridge and Summit streets.

Schweizer, C., Dealer in California Wines and Brandies; also Kentucky Whiskies, No. 10 Chicago street.

Stephen, Joseph, Manufacturer and Dealer in Harness, Saddles, Whips, Bridles, Blankets, etc. Wholesale and Retail. 37 Jefferson street.

Scheidt & Smith, Contractors and Manufacturers of Galvanized Iron Cornices, Window and Door Trimmings, Brackets and Moldings, Chimney Caps and Finials, Urns and Sign Blocks, Pressed and Spun Ornaments, Tin Roofing. Gas and Steam Fitting promptly attended to. Dealers in Hardware, Stoves, House-Furnishing Goods, Sheet Metal Architectural Work, Dormer Windows, Guttering and Spouting, corner Bluff and Exchange streets.

Stevens, W. W., Attorney at Law, Notary Public and Member U. S. Law Association. Collections a specialty.

Snapp & Snapp, Attorneys at Law. Office over Will County National Bank.

Salter, Geo. B., Dentist, 57 Jefferson street. Residence, 22 Eastern avenue.

Smith, F. G., Manufacturer of all kinds of Top and Open Buggies, Carriages, Platform Work, and the Celebrated Concord Side-Spring; also the New Empire Cross-Spring Buggy. All kinds of Repairiug and Trimming neatly done. All work warranted equal to the best of Eastern manufacture. Van Buren street, opposite Episcopal Church.

Stewart, E. H., Dentist.

St. Julian, J. I., 10 Jefferson street, Manufacturer of and Dealer in Harness, Saddles, Collars, Bridles, Whips, Halters, Curry-Combs, etc. Repairing done neatly and cheaply. All work Warranted. Give me a call. Also Dealer in Uncle Sam's Harness Oil.

Scheidt, J., & Co., Manufacturers of and Dealers in Pure Candies, and Dealers in Fruits, Nuts, etc. Palace Candy Factory, No. 9 Jefferson street. Oysters and Ice Cream in their season.

Schoettes, Henry, Dealer in Cigars, Wines and Liquors, 159 South Chicago street.

Solar Stove Works, Established in 1871; employ forty hands, turning out annually 3,000 Cook Stoves, 40,000 pieces of Hollow-ware, consuming 3,000 tons of the best pig-iron. Leading brands—Commonwealth, Interior, Columbia, Fidelity and Geo. Washington.

Schroeder, Ferdinand W., Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Groceries, Flour and Feed, Stationery and General Merchandise, Paints, Oils and Window Glass; also Proprietor of Schroeder's strictly Pure White Lead; $250 will be paid in gold for every ounce of adulteration found. Cash paid for Country Produce. Corner of Eastern avenue and Washington street.

Schiek, Henry, Fine Imported and Domestic Cigars. Business rooms on Washington street, between Eastern avenue and Richards street.

Stuffier, Fred. X., Dealer in Hardware, Stoves, Tinware, Cutlery, House Furnishing Goods, etc.; also Manufacturer of Tin, Copper and Sheet Iron Ware, No. 158 Jefferson street, one-half block east of St. Nicholas Hotel.

The Greenback News, Published every Friday. Devoted wholly to news, labor and currency reform. - Nelson, Ferriss & Co., Proprietors. Sent to any address postpaid, at 50 cents per year.

The Joliet Phoenix, Published every Thursday morning. Terms, $1 a year in advance. J. S. McDonald, Proprietor. Office, No. 35 Jefferson street. Job Printing neatly executed.

The Joliet Republican, James Goodspeed, Proprietor; John C. Lang, Editor; J. C. Porter, Local Editor. Every variety of Job Printing.

The Adam Manufacturing Co., General Manufacturers; Manufacturers of the Best Steel-Barbed and Steel Cable Fence Wire, under patents controlled by us. Office and Works, corner of Water and Wallace streets.

The Wochenblatt, for North Illinois, G. Schulte, Editor and Proprietor. Circulation 2,000. Established Nov. 15, 1877.

Vance, G. L., Manufacturer and Dealer in Furniture, Children's Carriages, Brackets, Moldings, Picture Frames, Mottoes, etc. Large Stock, Low Prices. Opera House.

Woerndle, Francis, Dr., German Apothecary and Drug Store, No. 8 N. Bluff street. A complete Stock of Drugs, Medicines, Chemicals, Pure Wines for medicinal uses, Perfumery and Fancy Goods; a large assortment of Trusses, Supporters, etc., and everything pertaining to a first-class Drug Store.

Whittier, J., & Co., Dealers in Stone and Lime. Office, 131 N. Bluff street. Flagging, Dimension, Rubble and best Blue Stone, Fresh Lime daily, from Paige's Patent Lime Kiln, established in 1856, put on car or boat in barrels or bulk, at very low figures and warranted.

Woodruff, G. H., Druggist. Dealer in Drugs, Medicines, Chemicals, Toilet and Fancy Articles, Patent Medicines, Brushes, Soap, Perfumery, Books and Stationery. Prescriptions carefully compounded.

Westmann, O.R.,Portrait and Landscape Photographer, Dealer in Frames, Albums, Views, etc., 49 Jefferson street. Artistic Photography in all Branches, and Copying Old Pictures a specialty.

Will County Marble Works, C. C. Olney, Manufacturer and Dealer in Marble and Granite Monuments, Tombstones, etc., corner of Jefferson street and Eastern avenue.

Will County National Bank, C. Knowlton, President; H. C. Knowlton, Cashier. Capital, $100,000. Particular attention given to collections.

Werner, Charles, Dealer in the Best Quality of Blue Stone, of any size and dimension; also Flagging, Rough or Cut, and Rubbles. Quarries, South Joliet, West Side, on C., R. I. & P. R. R. Also Proprietor of Werner's Hall.

Werner, Wm., Dealer in the Best Quality of White and Blue Stone, of any size and dimension, Flagging, Rough or Cut, and Rubble. Contractor of all kinds of Masonry. Quarry, West Side, near Upper Bridge. P. O. Box 1324.

Young, Henry, Dealer in Smoking and Chewing Tobacco, and Smokers' Articles generally, No. 91 Jefferson Street.

Young, H. J., Dealer in Watches, Clocks and Jewelry. Watches, Clocks and Jewelry repaired and warranted, No. 91 Jefferson street.

Zarley & Co., Proprietors of the Joliet Signal. Established in 1842. Every variety of Book and Job Printing at lowest rates.


Bradley, William, M. D., Physician; office at his store, 77 State st. Office hours, 8 to 12 A. M., and 1 to 5 and 7 to 9 P. M.

Bacon, C. H., M. D., Physician and Surgeon; office in Bacon & Co.'s Drug Store, 64 State st.; residence one door north of St. John's Church.

Boyer, J. A., Proprietor Lemont Stone Quarries. All kinds of Building, Dimension, Flagging and Rubble Stone on hand at all times. Office at Lemont.

Bradley, W., Dr., Druggist, 77 State street. A full line of Drugs, Paints, Oils, Stationery and Fancy Goods, Glass, Putty, Fine Toilet Soaps, Perfumery, Dye Woods, Dye Stuffs, Sponges, Brushes, and all other articles kept by druggists generally. Phyiscians' prescriptions carefully compounded. Wines and Liquors for Medicinal Purposes.

Bacon, C. H., & Co., Central Drug Store, 64 State street. Dealers in Pure Drugs, Medicines, Chemicals, Toilet and Fancy Articles, Trusses, Supporters, Shoulder-Braces, Fine Soaps, Brushes of all Kinds, Combs, Stationery, Pockets books, Pocket Cutlery, Fine Razors, Glass, Putty, Paints, Oils, Varnish and Dye Stuffs, Lamps, Chimneys, Wall Paper, Window Curtains, Pure Wines for Medicinal Use. German and English prescriptions carefully compounded.

Clark, B. B., Dealer in Dry Goods, Men's and Boys' Ready-made Clothing, Boots and Shoes, Hats and Caps. Store on Ninth street, five doors east of State.

Chamberlain, S. S., Dealer in all kinds of Furniture. Latest Styles of Parlor Suites, Chamber Sets. Dining Room and Kitchen Furniture always on hand. Undertaking a Specialty. Office in Store, 92 State street.

Chamberlin, H. W., Blacksmithing and Wagon-Making. All work, repairing, etc., done on short notice. Shop on Ninth street.

Daggett, J. F., Physician and Surgeon; forty years practice; will hereafter devote his entire attention to the practice of his profession. Office in Dr. Bradley's Drug Store, 77 State street.

Emery, H. W., Dealer in Lumber, Sash, Doors, Lime, Plasterer's Hair, Nails, Building Paper, Lath and Shingles. Office west end Canal Bridge, Ninth street.

Geddes, John, Proprietor City Meat Market. The oldest established Butcher in Lockport. Fresh and Salt Meats always on hand. Personal attention given to the business. Shop on State street.

Gaylord, Geo., & Co., Retail Dry Goods, 75 State street. Large assortment of Alpacas, Cashmeres, Plain and Figured Worsted Goods, Hamburg Edgings aud Embroideries, Corsets, Suspenders, Ruehings. Linen Collars and Cuffs, Ladies' Gents' and Children's Hosiery, Sun Umbrellas and Parasols, Lace Curtains, etc., etc.

Hartwell, P. N., Architect and Builder. Plans and Specifications furnished on application; estimates made and contracts taken. Shop on Tenth street, one door west of State.

Johnson, M. P., & CO., City Market, State street. All kinds of Fresh and Salt Meats, Poultry, Fresh Fish, Oysters, Compressed Beef, Spiced Beef, etc.; also all kinds of Fruits in Season, Cabbage, Bananas, Cauliflowers, Tomatoes, Melons, etc.

Jacobus, F. H., Proprietor Lockport Meat Market. A full supply of Fresh and Salt Meats on hand at all times; Vegetables of all kinds in their season. Children will be dealt with as fairly as grown persons. Shop on State street.

Johnson, Otto, Dealer in and manufacturer of Boots and Shoes. A fine assortment of Ladies' and Misses' shoes in all sizes on hand; also Boots and Shoes of my own manufacture for Men and Boys, which I fully warrant the best of stock used. Shop on State street between Ninth and Tenth.

Lynd, Geo. M., Dealer in Staple and Fancy Groceries. The best grades of Coffees, Teas, Sugars, Sirups; Canned Fruits always on hand; Queensware, Glassware, Cigars and Tobacco. On Ninth street, four doors east of State.

Lynn, Geo., Manufacturer of Boots and Shoes. All work warranted and a neat fit guaranteed; best of stock used; charges moderate. Call and see me on State street, south of Tenth.

Miller, John H., Tonsorial Artist; Shaving, Shampooing, Hair Trimming in the Latest Styles; Hair and Whiskers Dyed; Children's Hair Trimming a Specialty. Parlors on State street.

Myers, Wm. S., Attorney and Counselor at Law. All legal business intrusted to my care will receive prompt attention; collections of every kind made at reasonable rates and remitted promptly; exchange on Chicago for sale at all times in sums to suit.

Norton, Hiram, Proprietor of Lockport Carriage Factory. Carriages and Buggies built and repaired; none but experienced workmen employed and nothing but the best materials used; all work warranted. Shops on State street, south of Tenth.

Prindle, Wm. W., Wagon and Carriage Maker. Wagons and Carriages built and repaired; all work promptly attended to. Shop on Ninth street east of State.

Rafferty, N. S., City Grocer and Confectioner. All kinds of Family Groceries on hand. Fruits and Confectionery a Specialty. The only Ice Cream Parlors in town. Also Justice of the Peace; does Collecting and Conveyancing. Office in Store on State street.

Schoop, Frederick, M. D., Physician and Surgeon (Deutschcr Arzt). Office corner of State and Tenth streets, over G. B. Norton's store. Office hours, 8 to 10 A. M., 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P. M.

Stowe, F. F., corner State and Ninth streets, Dealer in Groceries, Provisions, Crockery, Yankee Notions, etc. Finest brands of Cigars and Chewing Tobaccos. Also Justice of the Peace and Collecting Agent.

Stowe, Fred W., Dealers in Newspapers, Periodicals, School-Books, Notions and Stationery. Orders for books, etc., filled at publishers' prices. Agent for Worst's sheet music.

Scheibe, Julius, Dealer in Boots and Shoes. A good assortment of Ladies', Misses' and Children's Fine Shoes, all sizes and lasts, always on hand. Men's and Boys' Kip and Calf Boots and Shoes. Custom Work and Repairing neatly and promptly attended to. On Ninth street two doors east of State.

Walter, M., Proprietor of the Boss Grocery, corner Ninth and State streets. Sells Staple and Fancy Groceries, Crockery, Pure Cider Vinegar, Minnesota Spring Wheat Flour, Vienna Bread, Compressed Yeast, etc., for cash only. Highest market price paid for country produce.

Youker, Adolphus, Dealer in Agricultural and Fanning Implements of all kinds; Wier Sulky Plow, Furst & Bradley's 16-inch Riding Plow, Scotch Harrows, Keystone and Star Planters, McCormick Reapers and Blowers, Vibrator Threshers, Pumps of all descriptions, Barbed Fence Wire, Buggies and Schuttler Wagons.


Allen, E., Proprietor of Wilmington Butter and Cheese Factory. This is one of the best factories in the Northwest, having a capacity for 50,000 lbs. of milk per day; the product for the past year has been about 75,000 lbs, of butter, and 365,000 lbs. of cheese, and at an average price of about 32 cents for butter and 9 cents for cheese.

Allen & Sons, Dealers in Lumber, Lath, Shingles, Posts, Sash, Doors, Blinds, Moldings, etc. Agent for Barrett & Arnold's Celebrated Sheeting Felt. Office corner Water and Canal streets.

Bovee & Wilson, Dealers in Hard and Soft Coal. Lackawanna, Lehigh, Braceville and Braidwood Coal—best in the market; also Piedmont and Cumberland Coal for blacksmiths, supplied to consumers at the lowest prices. Office at D. F. Wilson's Lumber-Yard, corner Water and Canal streets.

Baker, L. A., General Fire and Life Insurance and Collection Agency. The oldest Insurance Agency in the city. Represents the following reliable Insurance Companies: Insurance Company of North America, Philadelphia; Phoenix, Hartford; Home, New York; AEtna, Hartford; Underwriters, New York; North British & Mercantile, Imperial and Northern, Connecticut Mutual Life, Hartford. Assets of the above companies over $114,000,000. Also Agent for passage tickets Cunard Line.

Banyard, V., Dealer in Family Groceries, Confectioneries, Fancy Goods, Wooden and Willow Ware, Tobacco, Cigars, etc., 94 Water street. We guarantee satisfaction with all our goods at lowest prices.

Bogart & Monteith, Center Meat Market, No. 71 Water street.

Conley, Edward D., Editor and Publisher of the Wilmington Advocate. Official paper of the city, and devoted to local and general news. The Advocate is one of the solid institutions of the place, and has a good circulation in the Wilmington coal-fields. Its job department is well supplied with material for executing job-work of all kinds. Office, 80 Water street.

Castle, H. C., Breeder and Shipper of Poland-China Hogs. Post office address, Wilmington, Will Co., Ill. These hogs are fine bone but large size, broad backs, deep sides, heavy jowl, hams and shoulders, combining more eminently than any other, the excellences of both large and small breeds. Stoqk sent to all parts by express or freight. Pure-bred stock always on hand. Orders for pigs promptly filled. Residence, Rockville, Ill.

Wilmington Phoenix, The Duck & Hall, Editors. The Largest, Cheapest and Rest Newspaper published in Will Co. Only $1.00 per year, in advance. Call at No. 70 Water street, and get a specimen copy.

Donahoe, E., Dealer in Groceries, Provisions, Crockery, Glassware, Wooden and Willow Ware, &c. No. 90 Water street.

Evans, James, Livery, Sale and Boarding Stables, Water street, foot of Jefferson. First-class equipments furnished at short notice. Weddings and funerals attended to promptly.

First National Bank of Wilmington, No. 177, organized in 1863. Capital $100,000. Surplus $67,000. John W. Stewart, President; John Whitten, Vice President; James Whitten, Cashier.

Fisher, J. C, & Co., Wilmington Mills, Manufacturers of and Dealers in Flour, Mill Feed, etc. Terms cash. Orders promptly filled.

Gurney, R. H., Livery and Sale Stables; corner Main and Baltimore streets.

Henderson & Stewart, Dealers in Dry Goods, Boots, Shoes, Hats, Caps, Clothing, Crockery and Queensware. 92 Water street.

Howland, H. F., Dealer in Furniture, Carpets and a General Line of House Furnishing Goods. Undertaking promptly attended to.

Holmes, John, Contractor and Builder.

Johnson & Rowe, Contractors and Builders. Molding made a specialty, and a full assortment always on hand. Plans and specifications for buildings furnished at short notice. All work done promptly and at reasonable figures. Farm work receives our personal attention, and those contemplating improvements of any kind are cordially invited to call at the planing-mill.

Kahler, T. W., Grocery and Bakery. Dealer in Staple and Fancy Groceries ¦ Queensware, Glassware, Provisions, etc. 69 Water street.

Louer, S., Dealer in Clothing, Hais, Caps, Gents' Furnishing Goods, Cloths, Trunks, valises, etc. No. 88 Water street.

Lyon, A. J., New Restaurant, on Jackson street. Warm meals at all hours.

Merrill, John W., Attorney at Law.

McIntyre & Co., White Cloud Mills, Dealers in Flour, Mill Feed, Bran, Shorts, etc. Orders promptly filled.

McIntosh, T. S., Dealer in Paints, Oils, Varnish, Glass, Brushes, Window Shades, Wall Paper, Pictures and Frames. House, Sign, Coach and Ornamental Painter. Also Agent for Tascott's Celebrated Enamel Paint. Office on Jackson street.

McQueen & Morris, Grocery and Bakery. Dealers in Staple and Fancy Groceries, Crockery, Queensware, Glass ware, Wood and Willow Ware, Cigars and Tobacco. 61 Water street.

McIntosh, William, Proprietor of Farm Wagon Works. Manufactures all kinds of Farm Wagons. All work warranted. Mr. Mcintosh has been engaged in the manufacturing business since 1856. Office and shop on Water street one door north of the Stewart House.

O'Heron, D. E., & Co., Dealers in Staple and Fancy Groceries, Provisions, Confectionery, Cigars, Tobacco, etc. 59 Water street.

Phoenix Foundry and Machine-Shops, M. H. Hilburn, Proprietor. Repairing of all kinds. Castings furnished to order.

Ransom, John P., Justice of the Peace and Insurance Agent. Represents the following reliable Insurance Companies: Phoenix, Brooklyn, N. Y.; Fire Association, Philadelphia, Penn.; Melville Fire and Marine, Melville, N. Y.; Royal Canadian, Montreal, Can.; British America, Toronto, Can.; Agricultural, Watertown, N. Y.; Rockford and Forest City, Rockford, Ill., and American, Chicago.

Ray & Thompson, Dealers in Grain, Coal, Live and Dressed Hogs. Highest Cash Price paid for Dressed Hogs, Corn, Oats, etc., etc. Near C. & A. Depot.

Rauworth, Samuel, City Meat Market, Water street.

Small, John D., Dealer in Dry Goods, Hats, Caps, Clothing, Staple and Fancy Groceries, Crockery, Queensware, Glassware, etc. Highest market price paid for Butter and Eggs.

Small, E. D., & CO., Dealers in Lumber, Lath, Sash, Shingles, Doors, Cement, Salt, Moldings, Battings, etc. The best Coal offered in this market—mined at the Hunter shaft—is sold at their Wilmington yard.

Shields, Francis, Dealer in Staple and Fancy Groceries, Provisions and Queens ware. No. 113 Water street.

Silliman, S., Dealer in Boots and Shoes, Hats, Caps, etc., etc. 83 Water street.

Stewart House, A. Towle, Proprietor.

Trott & Stinson, Homeopathic Physicians and Surgeons. Office and residence opposite City Hall, Main street.

Thompson, D. C., Manufacturer of Carriages and Farm Wagons. All work warranted. Repairing promptly attended to.

Wright, A., Stone and Brick Mason. Wright, A. D., Dealer in Staple and Fancy Dry Goods. Corner Water and Jackson streets.

Willard, E. R., M. D., Physician and Surgeon. Residence, second house east of the Methodist Church. Office at his Drug Store, No. 65 Water street, where our patrons will receive careful and prompt attention.

Willard, E. W., Druggist. Books and Stationery.

Willard, Chas. M., Dealer in Canned Goods and Confections, Foreign and Domestic Fruits, etc., Tobacco, Cigars, Pipes and Pipe Repairs.


Barr, Peter, Drug Store, Welsh Building, Main street, where may be found Drugs, Medicines and Chemicals, Perfumery, School-Books and Stationery, Wines and Liquors for medical purposes. Physicians' prescriptions carefully compounded, and all orders correctly filled, day or night.

Burt, Robert, Saloon. Choice Wines and Liquors. Billiard Room; two tables.

Bamrick, John, Saloon. Choice Wines and Liquors.

Braidwood, James, Proprietor of the Braidwood Coal-Mines.

Barr, Peter, Saloon. Choice Wines and Liquors.

Backus, John B., M. D.

Barker, I., &C0., Foundry. Coal-Mine Supplies, Coal-Carts and Stove-Castings.

BLOOD, H. W., Proprietor of Soda and Mineral Water Bottling House, and Manufacturer of all kinds of Soda; and Mineral Waters. Bottled Lager Beer, Ale, Porter, Cider, Spruce Beer.

Braidwood Hotel, John Broadbent, Proprietor. Accommodations first-class at reasonable prices.

Conner Brothers, Meat Market. A complete assortment of choice Beef, Mutton, Pork, Veal, Fresh Fish, Tripe and Salt, Smoked and Dried Meat, etc., etc. Highest prices paid for good beef cattle.

Carlisle, William, Proprietor of the Braidwood Bakery.

Donnelly, Joseph, Groceries, Flour, and Feed Store. Staple and Fancy Groceries, consisting of Provisions, Crockery, Dried and Canned Fruits, Fish, Salt and Dried, together with everything kept in a first-class Grocery Store.

Goodrich, L. H, Dealer in Dry Goods, Groceries and Boots and Shoes. A complete Stock of the above-named goods, consisting in part of Ladies' Dress Goods, Hosiery, Gloves, Staple and Fancy Groceries, Boots and Shoes. A full assortment of Men's, Women's and Children's Boots and Shoes.

Hennebry, Thomas, Boots and Shoes. Men's, Women's and Children's Boots and Shoes in the latest styles constantly on hand. Custom Work and Repairing done to order.

Hennebry, Thomas, Saloon. Choice Wines and Liquors.

Hynd, J. & J., Dealers in Confectionery, Cigars, Sehool-Books, Stationery, Sheet Music, Violins and Guitars, Strings, etc. Ice Cream and Oysters served in season.

Huston, Robert, Dealer in Dry Goods and Notions. A complete Stock of the above-named goods constantly on hand, consisting of Ladies' Dress Goods, Hosiery, Gloves, Ginghams, Prints, Denims and Ticks, Fancy Notions, and everything usually found in a well-fitted-up Dry Goods Stock.

Hall, E., Superintendent of the Chicago and Wilmington Coal-Mines.

Holmes & Cady, Dealers in General Hardware, Iron, Steel, Tin, Sheet-Iron, Mining Tools and Agricultural Implements. Agents for the American Powder Co., Braidwood, Ill.

James, Robert, General Agency. Does a General Insurance Business, Fire and Life. He represents the best Companies in the country and writes policies at the lowest rates. He is also Notary Publie and negotiates money loans on real estate security at low rates of interest. Parties having business in any of these lines, will find it to their interest to consult him.

Kain Brothers, Furniture. Anything in the Furniture Line may be found in our Store. We have one of the most complete stocks of Furniture in Braidwood. We also keep a first-class Livery Stable, where good rigs may be had at low rates. We will officiate sit funerals. Charges moderate.

LeCaron, H., Dr., Drug Store, where may be found Drugs, Medicines and Chemicals, all the new Patent Medicines, Perfumery, Pure Wines and Liquors for Medical Purposes. Physicians' prescriptions carefully compounded and all orders correctly filled, day or night.

Morris, David, Dry Goods and Notions. A complete Stock of Dry Goods and Notions constantly on hand. Ladies' Dress Goods, Hosiery, Gloves Prints, Ginghams and Fancy Notions and everything found in a well-fitted-up Dry Goods Store.

Maltby, William, Superintendent of the Eureka Coal-Mines.

Marsh, I. R., Boots and Shoes. A full assortment of Men's, Women's and Children's Boots and Shoes. Call and examine my goods before purchasing.

Mooney, William, Attorney at Law.

O'Donnell, Cornelius, Boots and Shoes. A full assortment of Men's, Women's and Children's Boots and Shoes. All goods marked down to the Lowest Prices. Call and examine.

O'Donnell, Cornelius, Saloon. Choice Wines and Liquors.

Peltier, M. P., Flour and Feed Store. Keeps feed of all kinds and will sell cheap. Has a stock of Boots and Shoes, Hats and Caps. Those who are in need of any of the above stock should not fail to give M. F. Peltier a call.

Patterson, A. & J. W., Furniture and Livery Stable. Anythiug in the Furniture Line may be found in our Store. Those who need anything, in the Furniture Line can be suited without leaving Braidwood. Our Motto, " Live and Let Live." In connection with our Furniture, we keep a first-class Livery Stable, where good rigs may be had at low rates. Also officiate at funerals with a good hearse. Charges moderate.

Parkinson, H. H., Publisher of the Daily Republican circulation 500; $3.00 per annum, in advance. Have the latest styles of type made and are prepared to do all kinds of Job' Printing at short notice.

Rankin, Duncan, Groceries. Staple and Fancy Groceries, consisting of Provisions, Crockery, Wood and Willow Ware, Flour, Fish, Salt and Dried, and Canned Fruits, together with everything pertaining to a well-appointed store.

Randeck, Joseph, Wine and Beer Saloon. Choice Wines and Liquors.

Wakefield, Edwin, Maj., Justice of the Peace.

Ward, J. H., Fire Insurance Agency. The following reliable Companies are represented: German American, of New York; Continental, of New York; Home, Columbus, Ohio; Trenton, New York, etc., etc. All honest losses paid on the spot. Rates as low as first-class indemnity will permit. Office at residence at Old Braidwood.

Walker, John, Saloon and Boarding Stable. Headquarters for farmers. The best of accommodation at low prices.

Young & Steen, Dealers in Confectionery, Cigars, School-Books and Stationery.


Bohlander, J. P., Mrs., Proprietress of American House and Livery.

Daniels, C. K., Traveling Agent for American Bible Society.

Easterbrooks,Laban, Conveyancer and Real Estate Agent.

Jordans, Gustav, Sample and Billiard Rooms.

Koepke, Christian, Proprietor of German House. Sample Rooms and Livery.

Miller, Simon, General Merchant and Grain Dealer. Store and elevator near R. R. depot.

Pragst, Chas., General Hardware Merchant.

Rohmeier & Boden, Confectioners and Tobacconists.

Schoenstedt, Christian,Manufacturer of Carriages, Farm and Road Wagons, and General Dealer in all kinds of Farm Machinery. Factory near steam-mill.

Schiffer, August, General Merchant and Grain Dealer. Elevators and store near R. R. depot.

Triem, Philip, Merchant Tailor.

Vatter, Adam, Jr., Lightning-Rod and Insurance Agent.


Baumgartner, B., General Merchant.

Claus Bros., Post Office, and Dry Goods and Grocery Merchants.

Folkers, Johnson, Butcher and Dealer in Dried and Salt Meats and Fish.

Karch, Charles, Agent for the New Wilson Shuttle Sewing Machines. All kinds of Agricultural Implements.

Klepper, Philip, Carriage and Wagon Manufacturer.

Letts, J. R., Grain and Pork Buyer.

McDonald, John, oldest Grain Buyer and Dealer in Coal, Hay, Salt, Flour, &c, in the village.

Muff, Martin, Saloon Keeper, and Proprietor of R. R. House.

Sutherland, James, Manufacturer of Wagons, Fine Phaetons, Carriages, etc., and Agent for Farm Implements.

Stephens Bros., General Machinists, Millwrights and Manufacturers.

Stephens, Joseph, Notary Public.

Williams, C. B., Proprietor of Frankfort Hotel and Livery; best Livery in the village.


Cappel & Krapp, Butchers.

McGovney, Ozias, General Merchant and Postmaster.

Schuberth, John, General Hardware Merchant.

Weiss, Moritz, Druggist.


Crossen, R. W., Manufacturer of Fine Carriages and Buggies.

Knickerbocker, Ward, Druggist and General Merchant, and Postmaster.

Kercheval, Chas., Breeder of Fine Swine.

Lynk, Tunis, General Merchant and Depot Agent.

Snoad, Chas., Breeder of Norman Horses from Imported Stock, and General Western R. R. Land Agent. Residence, New Lenox; P. O. Joliet.


Angus & Fell, Dry Goods, Groceries, and an assortment of General Merchandise.

Brayton, J. H., Dealer in Clothing, Hats and Caps, Boots and Shoes, and Gents' Furnishing Goods.

Board & Shumway, Dealers in Pure Drugs, Medicines, Books, Stationery, Toilet and Fancy Articles, Choice Wines, Liquors, etc., for medicinal use, and all Druggists' Sundries. Physician's Prescriptions carefully compounded. Office of E. B. Shumway, M. D.

Barnhart, James, Job Printer, Stationer and Fancy Notions, Papeteries and Sheet Music, and Musical Instruments; also Editor and Proprietor of the Peotone Eagle.

Collins & Schroeder, Dealers in Grain and.Coal. Highest Market Price paid for Grain.

Conrad & Schugmann, Hardware and Stoves.

Conrad, John, Police Magistrate, Notary Public and General Collecting Agent. Collections solicited and promptness guaranted.

Conrad, Peter, & Son, Proprietors of the Peotone Cheese-Factory.

Dewitz, Jacob, Manufacturer of Wagons and Buggies, and Dealer in Pumps, etc. All kinds of pumps repaired.

Fedde, Henry, Cabinetmaker and Undertaker, and Manufacturer and Dealer in all kinds of Furniture and Burial Caskets. Hearses furnished upon application.

Gates, Henry, Notary Public, also Dealer in Groceries, Clothing, Hats, Caps and Gloves. Highest Price paid for Produce.

Harsh & Beedy, Dealers in General Hardware and Farming Implements.

Melville, Andrew, M. D., Surgeon.

Rains & Sultzbaugh, Dealers in Heavy Pressed Hay and Straw, by the car-load.

Shumway, E. B., M. D., Physician and Surgeon.

Schmid, Louis, Proprietor of Peotone Hotel. Best hotel in town. East of depot.

Schroeder, Smith & Collins, Dealers in Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots, Shoes and Groceries.

Warden & Gilkerson, Dealers in Grain, Lumber, Lime, Coal, Cement, Stone, Drain Tile, etc., etc.

Yung, William, Photographer, and Dealer in Albums and Frames. Faded Pictures copied and enlarged.


Ahrens, George W., Furniture and Undertaker.

Brauns, Gustavus, Dry Goods, Drugs and Medicines, and Groceries. Dealer in Hay. Owner of large Hay-Press.

Carter, C. E., Editor and Proprietor of the Crete Enterprise. Job Printing.

Crete Manufacturing Company, Manufacturers of Doors, Sash and Blinds, etc., etc.

Hewes Hotel, the only good Hotel in Crete; Accommodations first-class at a reasonable price. B. F. Hewes, Proprietor.

Hewes Bros., the oldest Dry Goods and Grocery Store in Crete. Dealers in Live Hogs, Grain and Seed. Proprietors Brick-Yard.

Minard, G. W., M. D.

Rinne, Earnest, Dealer in Hay, and Owner of Hay Press. Proprietor of Brick-Yard.

Walter, Emil, Agent for Reapers, Cultivators, Rakes, Plows, Seeders, Corn-Planters, etc., Crete, Ill.

Wood, W. I., Livery and Sale Stable.

Wood, Willard, Attorney at Law.


Cowell, G. E., M. D., Homeopathic Physician. Calls attended at all hours.

Gifford, E., & Son, Dealers in Dry Goods, Groceries, Crockery, Glassware, Hats and Caps. Highest Market Price paid for Country Produce.

Lichtenwalter, J. J., Dealer in Grain, Coal, Lumber, Sash, Doors and Blinds. Contractors and Builders furnished.

Linebarger, John, & Co., Dealers in Grain.

Nicholson, William, Dealer in Hardware and Agricultural Implements, Paints, Oils, Glass, Pumps, Ammunition, Tin and Iron Ware, and Stoves.

Spafford, Robert, Postmaster, Dealer in Flour, Notions, etc.

Snoad, H., & Co., Dealers in Dry Goods, Groceries, Boots and Shoes, etc.

Wood, Wm. W., Farmer. Buyer and Shipper of Stock; also Money to Loan on Good Real Estate Security.


Bates, E. E., Blacksmith and Wagon Builder, and Dealer in Agricultural Implements. Repairing of all kinds promptly attended to.

Pitch, Joseph, M. D., Physician. Office in Drug Store.

Pitch, Joseph, Dealer in Pure Drugs and Medicines; also a full line of General Merchandise, Boots and Shoes, etc.

Powler, C. & C. E., Dealers in Dry Goods, Groceries, Boots, Shoes, Hats, Caps, Notions, etc., etc.


Bennett, George, Mason and Building-Mover.

Corbin, Elihu, Justice of the Peace and Real Estate.

Chittenden, G. N., & Co., Dealers in Dry Goods, Groceries, Clothing, Boots and Shoes, Hats and Caps, etc.

Fraser, H. R, & Co., Dealers in Hardware and Groceries.

Jump, D. W., M. D., Physician and Surgeon.

Keen, William S., Blacksmith.

Norton, H. S., See. 3, Plainfield Tp., Building Sand of the best quality, in any quantity, 50 cents per load, 2 cents per bushel. Ten per cent off on quantities.

Perkins, A. J., Physician and Surgeon.

Pratt, S. S., & Son, Undertakers and Dealers in all kinds of Furniture.

Spencer, Horace, Physician.

Townshendeau, H. A., Barber and Editor and Proprietor of the Plainfield Echo.

Vanolinda, Ira, Justice of the Peace and Police Magistrate.

Wight, R. B., Renovator.

Webb, R. D., Wagon Manufacturer and Repairer of all kinds of Farm Machinery.


Loebstein, Samuel, Dealer in Stock and General Merchandise.

Mettenhausen, Louis, Teacher.

Miller, Timothy L., Cattle-Breeder and Dealer in Hereford and fine-bred stock.

Ruden, Charles P., Physician and Surgeon.


Barber, Franklin E., Farmer and Dairyman, Du Page Tp.

Goodenow, George W. & Son, Dealers in Hay and Proprietors of Large Hay-Press. Dealers in Dry Goods and Groceries, Goodenow, Crete Tp.

Hack, John, Merchant and Postmaster at Eagle Lake, Washington Tp.

Harvey, Jabez, Dealer in Dry Goods, Groceries, Boots, Shoes, Medicines, Farm Machinery and Hardware. Conveyancing done and acknowledgments taken. All goods shipped to Joliet. Wilton Center, Will Co., Ill.

Owen, James L., Mokena, Will Co., Ill., Breeder of Norman or Perchcrou Horses from imported stock. Half and three-quarter blood stallions and mares for sale at reasonable prices. Also purebred Poland-China Pigs, compactly built, for sale, boxed and delivered on the cars. Residence one and one-half miles south of depot.

O'Neil, Charles J., Farmer and Breeder of Fine Stock, Will Tp.

Pooley, John, Veterinary Surgeon. Treats diseases of horses and cattle. Residence on Sec. 13, on the town line, Wilton Tp., Will Co., Ill.

Raver, D. J., Mason and Farmer, Troy Tp.

Reynolds, J. S., Attorney at Law, Room 2, northwest corner of Fifth avenue and South Water street, south end of Wells street Bridge, Chicago, Ill.

Sime, James, Farmer, Stone-Mason and Bricklayer, Florence Tp.

Stassen, Henry, Nurseryman and Agent for Greengarden Insurance Co., Greengarden.

Small, E. D., & Co., Lumber merchants. Dealers in Lumber, Lath, Shingles, Fence-Posts, etc. Our stock is new and complete in every respect. Yard and office, Custer, mouth of Horse Creek and at Ira Smith's Landing.

Smiley, J. J., Groceries. Staple and Fancy Groceries, mouth of Horse Creek, Custer Tp.

Truby, M., & Son, Dealers in Grain Lumber and Stock, Bird's Bridge, Troy Tp.


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