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Early 1880s
1890 Directory
1904 Advertisers
1920 Businesses
 Main St. 1923-1928
Beery Orchard
Blackmore Cigars
Cabinet Makers
Canning Factory

Cigar Factories
DeWitt Auto

DeWitt Building
Drug Stores
Excelsior Factory
Farm Implement
Flour Mill
Furniture Making
Grandstaff Rendering
Grove's Grocery
Hayes Motors
Heckman Bindery
Hotel Sheller
Howe Bait
Leedy Motor Co.
Louie's Candy

Mfg Industries
N.M. Airport
N.M. Foundry
Oppenheim-125 Yrs
Peabody Retirement
Peabody Seating
Planing Mill
Rex Windmill
Stickley Furniture
Telephone Cos.
Wagon Makers
Warner Brooder

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Source: NMHS Newsletter Nov 1998

North Manchester Businesses in 1920

The following is a list of the business firms of the town whom we can recommend to you.

Lawrence National Bank, Capital and Surplus, $125,000.; Union Trust Company, Banking, Insurance, Notary Work.; Indiana State Bank General Banking.; Heeter's StoreStaple and Fancy Groceries, Meats.; M.W. Clark, 702 Walnut Street - Pure Food Store.; Daniel Sheller Cash Grocery and Bakery.; C.O. Warner Meat Market.; J. M. Jennings and SonGroceries and Produce.; Wonderly and ReiffGroceries and Meats; Stands Brothers and LenwellThe White Grocery; J.K. Lautzenhiser Meat Market.; The Morris 5 and 10 cent StoreNotions, Aluminum and Granite Ware, Prices Right.; H. E. Lautzenhiser Good Eats.; Ebbinghaus Brothers Anything you want in Footwear.; A. C. WolfeGeneral Footwear.; Hiester's Dry Goods of Quality Main Street.; Chas. Garber--College CampusEDESCO Made-to-Measure Clothes.; B. Oppenheim & Co.Dry Goods, Clothing, Shoes.; Gresso's Complete Department Stores.; Manchester Bonnet Co.Full Line of Millinery Stock.; The Tog ShopTailoring, Cleaning and Pressing.; Urschel's Department


Store.; Ademar RufleJeweler and Optometrist.; J. Lavey & SonJewelers.; S. BurkettReal Estate and Farm Loans.; Clevinger & KingAll Kinds of Insurance.; L. D. WrightReal Estate and Insurance.; Isenberger & FlemingLaw and Real Estate.; A.B. ThomasReal Estate and Insurance.; Gump Bros. & PaulusFurnitureFuneral Directors.; Geo. N. Bender Funiture DealerFuneral Director.; S.P. Swank Modern Shoe Repairing.; Your money brings the most in School Supplies, Drugs and Music at Burdge's(Okeh Records, Famous Sonora}.; A.F. Sala Drugs Rexall Store.; J.B. Williams Drugs, Toilet Articles.; Naftzger & Co.Hardware, Bicycles, Aluminum and Cutlery.; Frames' Quality Hardware.; O.H. Bollinger & Co. Implements, Hardware and Harness.; J.B. Lockwood Furnaces, Sheet Metal Work.; Dr. Pinney, Osteopath, Walnut Street, just off Main.; F. W. Walters, D.C., West Main; E. L. Lautzenhiser, Chiropractor, 610 Walnut.; Dr. G. E. Wright, Dentist; C. F. Kraning, Dentist Modern Methods, X-Ray Service.; Dr. Ralph E. Cottrell, Eye Specialist.; Dr. Emma Holloway, Office West Main.; C. H. Risser, Dentist and X-Ray Service, Office West Main.; G. D. Balsbaugh, M. D., West Main Street.; Earl J. Cripe. B. E., M.D., Physician and Surgeon.; The R. L. Dollings Co. Investment Bankers Represented by G. L. Allen,; Office Dr. Risser Building.; Hotel Young, West Main.; Hotel Sheller, Walnut Street.; Ohlinger & Warvel, FORD Cars, Fordson Tractors.; Nichols City Transfer Wabash Line 2 trips daily.; The Auto Tire Shop, Second Street.; O. G. Haupert Auto Livery, Accessories.; Conner & Fleck Garage, Walnut Street.; Eel River Valley Creamery Co. Buyers of Cream.; J. W. Strauss & Son Coal, Flour, Feed,; Farmer's Elevator Co.; Acme Grain Co. Flour, Feed, Coal.; Blick's Barber Shop.; V. S. Huffman Bank Barber Shop.; Ulery Tyler Lumber Co.; Frantz Lumber Co.; Manchester Lumber Co.; Peabody School Furniture Co.; The North Manchester Foundry.; S.S. Cox Showcase Co.; Baldwin Tool Works.; The North Manchester Concrete Co. Silos.; C.E. Ruppel Electrical Work.; "The Syracuse Line," Cedar Chests; Harry White Greenhouses Market Street.; Blickenstaff's Studio, 107 Main Street.; Rice's Studio, Walnut Street.  
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