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Milmine, Geo. R. (ed.) / Racine advocate city and county residence and business directory of Racine, Wisconsin
(1876)

Town of Mt. Pleasant,   pp. [226]-242 PDF (4.5 MB)


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H. W. WRIGHT keeps the best seasoned Doors.
                TOWN OF MT. PLEASANT.                        227
the fall of 1874, Mr. S. A. Sage, in partnership with Win. I. Carpenter,
built a large and well constructed building and engaged in the business
of pressing hay. Subsequently, Mr. Sage purchased the interest of
Mr. Carpenter, and alone continues the business. Twelve hundred
tons of hay was put up at this press the first season, and nearly three
times that amount the season following.  The Post office is named
Johnson, though a change of name to Western Union Junction is
early expected, a petition having been forwarded to Washington for
that purpose.  The Depot is under the immediate charge of Mr.
Phillip R. Frey, an old and     experienced railroad man, than
whom a more honest, capable and accommodating railroad official
cannot be found. The present population of the village is upwards of
one hundred, the majority of whom are railroad employees.    To
those seeking a place of business, or a quiet home, no better oppor-
tunities are afforded than at Western Union Junction.
                VILLAGE DIRECTORY.
Austin Geo. E., telegraph operator, bds H. M. Fitzgerald
Bagley Patrick, lab bds Daniel Bagley, sec 29
Burns Mrs. E., widow, r sec 28
Burns James, lab bds Mrs. E. Burns
Burns Thomas, lab bds Mrs. E. Burns
Carpenter Win. I., foreman, 4A. Sage, bds H. M., Fitzgerald
Coulter Mrs. M., widow, r sec 21
Coulter W. A. telegraph operator, bds Mrs. M. Coulter
Fitzgerald Henry M., Prop. Johnson House
Frayer George, lab r sec 28
Frey Phillip R., Station Agent, r over R. R. Depot
Gogan John, lab bds P. Jordan
Johnson House, H. M. Fitzgerald, Prop., sec 21
Jordan Patrick, see foreman, r sec 2o
Long Frank, sec foreman, r sec 21
Lynch Michael, car repairer, bds H. M. Fitzgerald
Maloney Patrick, lab r sec 21
Mulcahy Michael, lab bds P. Jordan
Nielson Lars, shoemaker, r sec 21
O'Hare Patrick, sec foreman, bds H. M. Fitzgerald
Parker John, farmer, wks S. Parker, sec 21
Parker Stillman, farmer, r sec 21
Roberts John, lab bds P. Jordan
Sage Sidney A., Prop. hay press, bds H. M. Fitzgerald
Schute John, lab r sec 28
Shields Win., watchman, bds H. M. Fitzgerald
Sorelle Edward, lab bds H. M. Fitzgerald
Thein Camille, lab bds H. M. Fitzgerald
Webber Frank, lab r sec 28
Webber Joseph, lab bds F. Webber
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