This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text.
Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original
book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...His brother, Hiigh O'Neill
was admitted ten years later, Henry O'Neill withdrew in July, 1879,
and Hugh O'Neill conducted the business alone since that time up
and until his death on March 17, 1902, when W. E. McLoud and W. C.
Strange, as managers for his wife and two daughters, took charge of
the concern. On January 13, 1903 a partnership dissolution was
announced and the business transferred to W. C. Strange for $100,
who in turn transferred it to the Sixth Avenue Realty Co. for
$1,000 and a mortgage of $1,750,000 held by Hugh O'Neill's
executors, running to Feb. 11, 1913, at 4 per cent. On January 15,
1903, John Claflin and Louis Stewart, his brother-in-law, who was
formerly of the Stewart Dry Goods Co., Louisville, Ky., filed a
certificate with the county clerk to the effect that they were the
sole proprietors of the business. It was understood at the time
that this meant that the business would shortly become one of the
Associated Merchants stores, so that the present announcement comes
as no surprise. It was not definitely learned yesterday what new
plans have been made regarding the future conduct of the business,
but it is understood that the present policy will be maintained.
This is the third store taken over by this corporation in the city,
the others being James McCreery & Co, and the Adams Dry Goods
Co. with tcilet cases cf the right sort that they are inseparably
connected in the minds of buyers. This concern was a pioneer in the
making of these goods, each year they add to the line which they
produce. At the present time they are offering a wonderfully large
and varied assortment, including sets for men, women, children and
infants in a great variety of designs and combinations, and at a
range of prices to suit all...
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