Held High Carnival
VARIETY OF BUSINESS AND THOSE REPRESENTING THEM
Posted By: Lois Shaul (email)
Date: 6/25/2019 at 19:51:14
February 5, 1909
Held High Carnival
The "Glenwood Merchants Carnival" which was held at the Armory Friday and Saturday nights was quite a success furnishing something new and unique in the amusement line. Some 50 young ladies represented in various ways Glenwood business men. It was given under the auspices of the Congressional Church and by way of the origination of an idea of Mr. Graves.
Each young lady appeared on the stage preceded by a banner advertising the name of the business that she represented, wearing clothing indicating the business. A beautiful souvenir spoon was awarded by Miss Gussie Bothyshell(?)for the most original idea and
appropriate design. She represented the Cup/on(?) Broom factory.Following is a list of the businesses and the ladies representing them.
D.L. Heinsheimer Co.- Jeanette Heinsheimer.
C.H.Towslee- Grace Towslee.
Rumbaugh and Harpster- Myrtle Harpster.
Nebe's Shoe Store- Edith Culver.
D.G. Jamison and Co.- Mable Nicolane.(?)
Bower Bros.- Minnie Kelley.
Wm. Skillicorn Co.- Pearl Jones.
Robinson's Jewelry and Book Store- Janet Record.
Undertaker Swope- Bertha Smith.
Glenwood Laundry- Eva Elkins.
The OPINION- Miss Anna Beckman.
O.L. Templeton- Sallie Barnard.
Buffington's Bank- Anna Bushnell.
John Carter's Meat Market- Lela Crowder.
W.F. Laraway- Jene Gigray.
Miss Mollie Lynn was decorated with windmills as typical of her father's business.
The Tribune- Miss Johnson.
Harlan's Tinshop- Jessie Candle.
Marshall's Barber Shop-Libbie Young.
Donnelly Bros.- Calin Neely.
Dick Hudson's west side Grocery- Miss Culver.
Howe's Drug Store- Mrs. A. J. Howe.
Racket Store- Alma Stillwagon.
Daniel's Hardware Store- Ada Culver.
Mills County National Bank- Gertrude Caudle.
Winkler and Patrick Real Estate- Mrs. E.E. Kiddon.
Barlow's Drug Store- Miss Carnes.
Miss Baldwin's Millinery- Grace Brown.
Commercial House- Hattie Windham.
W.B. Gonsolly and Co.- Grace Donnellv.
C.V. York's Music Store- Flora Purcell.
John Williams representative was his daughter Nellie for Emerson Mills.
Moon and Co. - Nellie Wheeler.
Cosey Restaurant- Inez Jackson.
J.E. Wickiron(?)and Co.- Hattie Brown
Theo. Backman- daughter Emma.
Mrs. Chambers Millinery- Ermina Van Pelt.
Hubbell Ho???- Blanche Donnell and and Ethel Gilmore.
The Green Bay Lumber Co.- Grace Carter.
Whitaker's Livery Stable- Elinor Moon.
J.E. Scott and Co.-Emma Hanna.
Rose's Harness Shop- Clara Bradway.
Myer's Bros.- Kyle Wright.
Cheney's Meat Market- Edith Cheney.
Ridgeway Lumber Co.- Marion Ridgeway.
Glenwood Canning Co.- Bertha Carter.
The Hawkeye Clothing House, A. C. Sabin and Co., C.W. Rathke were simultaneously represented by an invisible intellectual process by a beautiful Boston young lady, Miss
This article included descriptions of the clothing, but I have omitted that. (L.S.)
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