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Owen's Janesville city, Rock County gazetteer, and directory: containing a complete city directory of Janesville; an alphabetical directory of the farmers and land owners of Rock County; also, a classified business directory, to which is added historical and descriptive sketches of Janesville, Beloit, Evansville, Edgerton, Milton, Milton Junction, Clinton Junction, Footville, Hanover, Emerald Grove, and other towns in the county
(1876)

Commercial review,   pp. 31-[44]


Page 33

Owen's Janesville City Directory. 
Janesille Oommeocia WCollge. 
Meurs. King & Silsbes, the princips of this Institution, are highly 
educated gentlemen, and their course of nstruction embraces Book. 
keeping,-Penmanshlp, Banking and Commemld Law,'Germau and 
French. A visit to their commodious rooms will well repay any one, 
an the practical workings pf business life are iliustrated in a thorogh 
manner by a complete Post Office, Bank, and Oounting House. 'We 
would also call attention to a remarkable production of the pen do- 
siped and executed by Professor J. B. 5lboo, called "The Family 
Record," which for beauty and neatness is unexcelled by anything 
which we have ever seen. They are for ale at the Coiloge, and agents 
are wanted to dispose of them. 
Rook County lank, 
The oldest banking institution in the city, established in the yer 
1865, capital $100,000, surplus $40,000, does a general bmking business.
Government Securities, Gold and Coupon bought and sold. . W. 
Smith, President; 0. . Crosby, Ouhier. 
Merchants' and Meohanios' Savlnp Bank. 
Owzuos.i-David Jedris, President; H. G. Reichwald, Oshier; A. 
A. Jackson, John MoLey, Vice Presidents. The above named Bask 
bas recently been orgmised in the city of Janesville. It is the inten- 
tion of the officers and directors of this Bask to conduct it upon a 
conservative and reliable basis. As to its s oundness of character, we 
refer with great plenure to its large list of stockholders, who are every.
where known and read of all uten as men of the highest integrity, who 
are at par in the pub'io estimate, and among our leading and foremost 
men for standing, oheracter and resources. 
This Bank will do a general savings and loaning business ; will sell 
exchange on Chleago, Milwaukee, New York and the principsl citi 
of both the United States and Europe; will disooynt appoved paper; 
PAT inTrBSoT ox Tins Dzposirs; buy and seli gold, silver and govern. 
meat bonds, coupons, et. Its baness will be managed upon the 
most caefl, conservative and legitimate basis, no wild speoulins 
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