1888  Bessemer, Michigan
Business & Mining Directory
Population, 5875.


OFFICERSVILLAGE
President  … Martin Kallander
Trustees … F. F. Jeffers, P. J. Cusick, O. H. Mickelson, L. H. Truettner,
William Rice, George R. Maxwell.

PUBLIC SCHOOL DEPARTMENT

Board of Trustees … Aug. C. Binz, moderator
J. J. Simpson, director
Martin Kallander, assessor
J. F. Chynoweth, member
F. X. Keppler, member


DISTRICT NO. 1
School … Sophie st between Sellers and Colby st.
Principal … George E. Arnold.
Assistant Principal … Miss Florence Chynoweth
Teachers … Misses Mary Waters, Mae Hawthorne, A. Chamberlin

DISTRICT NO. 2
School … Puritan Mine
Teacher … Fred Chamberlin

DISTRICT NO. 3
School … Black River
Teacher … Miss Barnett

POLICE DEPARTMENT
Sheriff … D.E. Foley
Deputy Sheriff … G. H. Maxwell
Marshall … W. H. Hogle
Patrolmen … Robert Byre, August Anderson, F. C. McIntyre

FIRE DEPARTMENT NO. 1
Chief … S. C. Bundy
First Assistant Chief … G. H. Maxwell
Second Assistant Chief … E. J. Stripe
Foreman … N. J. Cavanaugh
First Assistant Foreman … P. H. Dolan
Second Assistant Foreman … P. B. Rutiman
Secretary … H. J. Erbelding
Treasurer … L. E. Paddock
Members … M. J. Weck, Geo. Alberts, J. A. Vogthis, W. F. Mills,
Henry Ehrmanntraut, John Houghton, Wm. Torangean, F. F. Jeffers, John Heid,
J. H. Alward, J. P. Channing, J. W. Mercer, Ed. Pope, A. M. Flagg, John Kinney, Geo. Watson, Pat Harrington, W. H. Doyle, Grant Hinkle, S. D. Boyington,
R. C. Chamberlin, Chas. D. Fournier, Jr., C. M. Bass, Dr. C. G. Shipman, Sebastian Croner, John Ermanntraut, W. L. Mitchell, C. A. Rouse, L. Liebenstein, Will Watson, George W. Hogle

CHURCHES
Presbyterian Church … Rev. D. S. Banks, pastor, Moore st
Roman Catholic Church … Rev. John Henn, pastor, Lead st

HOSPITALS
Gogebic Hospital … Dr. C. G. Shipman, prop.

SECRET SOCIETIES
Bessemer Lodge, Masonic … C. G. Shipman, Master; Charles Chynoweth, secretary

GENERAL DIRECTORY

A.
Abelman, D … (Abelman & Dray)
Abelman & Dray … clothing and gents' furnishing goods, Lead st
Alward, J. H. … mining expert and dealer in mines and options
American Clothing House … M. Losenstock, mgr, Sophie st
Anderson, August … policeman
Arnold, George E. … principal, public school
Averill, J. A. … plumber, Water Works Co.
Alberts, George … saloon near Wisconsin Central Railway Depot

B.
Banks, Rev D. S. … pastor, Presbyterian church
Bargh, Joseph S … dealer in boots and shoes, Sophie st
Barnett, Miss … teacher, public school No. 3 Black River
Barnes, W. R … telegraph operator, M L S & W Ry
Batish, J … (Cumbo & Batish), Moore st
Bayliss, Edwin … dealer in real estate and insurance, Sophie st
Beach, Frank … yardmaster, W C Ry
Beach, Fred … operator, W C Ry
Bessemer Bakery … Pichette & Chartrand, props, Sophie st
Bessemer Barber Shop … J. Houghton, prop, Sophie st
Bessemer Theatre … John Carbis, prop, cor Moore and Longyear st
Bessemer Bank … Joseph Sellwood & Co, props, Mary st
Bessemer House … Frank Provenske, prop, Mary st
Best, Miss J … clerk, M A Mittenthal
Bice, William … mining captain, Puritan Mine
Binz, Aug C … watchmaker and jeweler. Sophie st
Boden, J. F. clerk, P Home & Co
Boden, R … bookkeeper, P Home & Co.
Bond, J T … (Bond & Clancy)
Bond & Clancy … gen merchandise and miners' supplies, Mary st
Borgo, Joseph … boarding house and saloon, Mary st
Boss, C M … civil and mining engineer
Bowen, A … dispatcher, M L S & W Ry
Boyington, Sands … printer at Iron Spirit
Bradley, G W … photographer, Longyear st
Brede, A … merchant tailor, Mary st
Bromstedt, C J … prop Scandinavian House, Sellers st
Brooks & Co … clothing and gents' furnishing goods, Mary st
Brown, J H … boarding house at Puritan mine
Bundy, C S … agent Gogebic Powder Co. office over Bessemer bank
Button, C F … attorney at law, office over Bessemer bank
Burger & Marlow, props, Central Hotel, Moore st
Burth, James … clerk, M A Mittenthal
Byre, Robert … policeman

C.
Caffery, William … prop, Delmonico restaurant, Sophie st
Campbell, M J … (McDonald & Campbell)
Cannon, C B … cashier, M L S & W Ry
Carbis, John … prop, Bessemer Theatre, Moore st
Carlson, Conrad … County Clerk and Register of Deed, Gogebic county, rooms 2 and 3,
          new Home blk, Mary st
Carpenter, W W … (Carpenter & Cole)
Carpenter & Cole … lumber dealers
Carvis, John … restaurant, Moore st
C D F Hotel … C D Fournier, prop, cor Mary and Sophie st
Cavanaugh, Nick … timekeeper at Colby Mine
Central Hotel … Burger & Marlow, props, Moore st
Chamberlin, Miss A … teacher, public school
Chamberlin, Fred … principal, school Puritan Mine
Chamberlin, R C … (Swain & Chamberlin)
Channing, J Parke … mining inspector, Gogebic Co.
Charles, P … clerk, P Home & Co
Chartrand, R … Pichette & Chartrand bakery
Chisholm, John … (Chisholm & Landberg)
Chisholm, A … bookkeeper, Palms Mine
Chisholm & Landberg … saloon and billiard hall, Mary st
Christopher, J P … manager, Ironbelt Mine
Chynoweth, Charles … supt of schools
Chynoweth, John … bookkeeper, Ehrmanntraut Meat & Prov Co
Chynoweth, Miss F … teacher, public school
City Drug Store … H R Loughlin, prop, Sophie st
City Restaurant … P F Smith, prop, Sophie st
Clancy, John … (Bond & Clancy)
Cohen, H … (Levin, Cohen & Co.)
Cohen, L … (Levin, Cohen & Co.)
Cole, W H … (Carpenter & Cole)
Colby House … H. C. Richards, prop, Mary st
Colgate, W H … bookkeeper
Collins, S D … foreman, warehouse M L S & W Ry
Commercial House … Leduke & Mascott, props, Mary st
Coon, A H … boot and shoe dealer, cor Sophie and Longyear st
Cumbo, John … (Cumbo & Batish)
Cumbo & Batish … saloon, Moore st
Cummings, Owen … saloon, Mary st
Cusick, P J … saloon, cor Sophie & Longyear st

D.

Daniel, Joseph A … merchant tailor, Sophie st
Decaire, P … tinsmith, F F Jeffers
Delmonico Restaurant … Wm Caffery, prop, Sophie st
Depot House … G H Markstrom, prop, Lead st
Dramond, D … operator, M L S & W Ry
Dishow, P V … saloon, First ave
Dolan, P H … prop, Dolan's Hotel
Dolan Hotel … P H Dolan, prop, Mary st
Donally, E … livery and sale stable, cor Moore and Lead st
Donely & Mullen … saloon, Lead st
Donnally & Ward … saloon, Sellers st
Doris, F G … mgr, Western Union Telegraph, office, Sophie st
Doyle, W H … (Doyle & Hannaford)
Doyle & Hannaford … props and pubs, Gogebic Iron Spirit
Dray, B … (Abelman & Dray) , Lead st
Duda, J C … saloon and boarding house, cor Mine st and Second ave
Duda & Albrecht … saloon and boarding house, cor Colby and Mine st

E.
Easly, E I … flour, feed etc, Moore st
Eggen, T & Co … furniture, cor Sellers and Moore st
Eggen, T … (T Eggen & Co)
Eggen, J U … (T Eggan & Co)
Ehrmanntraut, Peter … justice of the peace
Ehrmanntraut Meat and Prov Co … Sophie st
Ehrmanntraut, Jacob … real estate dealer
Ehrmanntraut, John … (Ehrmanntraut Meat and Prov Co)
Ehrmanntraut, H … Ehrmanntraut Meat and Prov Co
Erbelding, H J … sec, Fire Company
Erickson, E E … clerk, Osborn and Restiman
Erickson, Peter … fruit dealer, Sellers st

F.
Fay, Miss M … clerk, Mittenthal Bros
Fitch, Ed E … (Maxwell & Fitch)
Fitzhenry, C … pop smd ginger ale mfr, Sellers st
Flagg, A M … attorney at law, office in Channing's blk
Flannigan, Wm … clerk, C D F hotel
Foley, D … sheriff Gogebic Co, room 6 New Home blk, Mary st
Fournier, C D N … bookkeeper, C D F hotel
Fournier, C D … prop, C D F hotel
Fox, Wenzel … groceries, Second ave
Frank E … clerk, Am. Clothing House
Franklin, L S … real estate dealer

G.
Gage, R … prop, Gage's Hotel
Gage's Hotel … R Gage, prop, Lead st
Garner, A D … cashier, Bessemer Bank
Gastrow, Miss H … boarding house and saloon, First ave
Geist, G … barbershop on Lead st
Gleeson, J … bartender, C D F Hotel
Gibson, John … blacksmith at Colby mine
Godding E R … clerk, City Drug Store
Gogebic Hospital … Dr C G Shipman, prop
Gogebic Iron Spirit … weekly newspaper and job office, Doyle& Hannaford, props,
Mary st
Gogebic Restaurant … H C Johnson, prop, Mary st
Gordman, H … blacksmith at Palms mine
Green, G H … mining captain Anvil mine
Green, L P … night yardmaster, M L S & W Ry
Gregoire, A J … saloon and lunch counter, Lead st

H.

Haller, George L … boarding house, Sophie st
Hamilton & Nathanson … house and sign painters, Moore st
Hannaford, W E … (Doyle & Hannaford)
Habbing, Frank … township treasurer, Bessemer township
Hagerson, W J … justice of the peace
Hale, Captain … supt, Tontine mine
Hanson, C … mason and plasterer, First ave
Harrington, Pat … explorer
Haward, A J … supt, Palm's mine
Hawthorne, Miss M … teacher, publis school
Heid, John … prop, Northwestern House and agent Munchis Brewing Co Lead st
Henry, D … clerk, Colby House
Hinkle, H G … clerk, M A Mittenthal
Hofins, L C … operator, Wisconsin Central Railway
Hogle, G W … city marshall
Home P … (Home & Co)
Home & Co … general merchandise and miners' supplies, Mary st
Home, E D … postmaster, office, Home's blk, Mary st
Hosking, J D … mining capt, Palms mine
Houghton, J … barber, Bessemer barber shop, Sophie st
Houghton House … William Moyle, prop, cor Mary and Moore st
Houghton Bros … Bessemer barber shop, Sophie st
Houghton, William … barber, Bessemer barber shop, Sophie st
Howell, C M … (Howell & Riley), district attorney Gogebic county
Howell & Riley … attorneys at law, insurance and real estate,
office, second floor banj building, Mary st
Hoxie & Meilor … lumber dealers, Mary st
Humble, T … bookkeeper, (Bond & Clancy)

I.
Iron Bay Engine Works … Charles McCann, prop, Lead st
Iron Spirit … weekly newspaper and job office, Dotle & Hannaford, props
      And publishers, Mary st
Iverson & Brown … saloon, Longyear st

J.
Jansen, J J … assistant postmaster
Jeffers, F A … mgr, F F Jeffers hardware
Jeffers, F F … hardware mining machinery and supplies
cor Mary and Sophie st
Johnson, H C … (Johnson & Co)
Johnson & Co … prop, Gogebic Restaurant, Mary st
Johnson, Miss Nora … coffee house, Moore st
Johnson, Alfred … (Kallander & Johnson)
Jones, R V … baggagemaster, Wisconsin Centrak Railway
Jones, Frank … (Jones & Watson)
Jones & Watson … drug store, Mary st

K.
Kahn Bros … wholesale and retail liquors and cigars, Sophie st
Kahn, Dave … (Kahn Bros)
Kahn, Felix … (Kahn Bros)
Kallander, Martin … (Kallander & Johnson)
Kallander & Johnson … saloon and boarding house;
agent Fred Miller Milwaukee beer, Sellers st
Kallander, M … State Legislator, dealer in real estate
Kerswill, G H … agent, Wisconsin Central Railway
Keep, Robert … jeweler, Wm Shannon
Kepler, F X … bookkeeper school moderator
Kinney, John … saloon and billiard hall, Sophie st
Kremer, J R … dry goods and clothing, Sophie st
Krogh, William … clerk, M A Mittenthal
Krueger, Charles … prop, steam bakery, Sophie st
Kulaszewicz, Frank … (Trader & Kulaszewicz)
Kulaszewicz, William … saloon, Lead st
Kutz, F … (Kutz & Wilson)
Kutz & Wilson … attorney at law, office, new Home blk

L.
Lankey, John J … bill clerk, M L S & W Ry
Larson, A H … (Markstrum Larson & Co)
La Rue, W G … dealer in mining properties
Leanner, George … (Leanner & Nygren)
Leanner & Nygren … livery and sale, stable, Longyear st
Leduke & Masscutt … props, Commercial House, Mary st
Lenz, Gus … (Mickelson & Lenz)
Lenz, Gregory … bartender, Kinney's saloon
Letcher, Harry … capt. Mikado and Pilgrim mines
Levin, Samuel … (Levin Bros)
Levin, Gus … (Levin Bros)
Levin Bros … wholesale and retail liquors and cigars, Mary st
Levin, M … (Levin Cohen & Co.)
Levin Cohen & Co … props London Clothing House, Sophie st
Lewis, I … (Levin Cohen & Co)
Lobb, G B … mining caot, Tilden mine
London Clothing House … Levin Cohen & Co, props, Sophie st
Loughlin, H R … City Drug Store, Sophie st
Love, W J … clerk, P Home & Co
Lowmberg, Jacob … clerk, M A Mittenthal
Lundquist, Alex … insurance agent, room 5 Home blk, Mary st
Lyman, Dr W B … City Physician, res & office, cor Moore & Longyear st

M.
Markstrum, E K … (Markstrum Larson & Co)
Markstrum, G H … prop, Depot House and Wisconsin House, Lead st
Markstrum, Miss S … Conrad Carlson, county clerk
Markstrum Larson & Co … general merchandise, Lead st
Marquardt, Charles … boarding house and saloon, Sophie st
Marquardt, Jul … saloon, Sophie st
Marshall, David … warehouse man, M L S &W Ry
Martin, M H … general merchandise, Lead st
Maxwell, George … (Maxwell & Fitch)
Maxwell & Fitch … furniture and undertakers, cor Sophie and Sellers st
Maxwell, G H … deputy sheriff
Mazzucotelli, Carlo … fruit stand, Moore st
McCann, Chas … prop, Iron Bay Engin Works, Lead st
McCurdy, B … bookkeeper, F F Jeffers
McDonald, Wm J … (McDonald & Campbell)
McDonald & Campbell … saloon, Sophie st
McIntyre, F C … policeman
McMahon, C W … contractor
McMillin Bros … saloon and boarding house, Moore st
Meggers, Chas … saloon, Lead st
Mergler, Dr W … physician and surgeon
Mickelson, O H … (Mickelson & Lenz)
Mickelson & Lenz … saloon, Sophie st
Misslitz, Mrs E & Co … millinery and dressmaking, Sophie st
Mitchell, Pent … bookkeeper
Mittenthal, M A … dry goods and clothing, Sophie st
Mittenthal, H A … clerk, M A Mittenthal
Mitchel, J … clerk, Colby House
Moyle, Wm … prop, Houghton House, cor Mary and Moore st
Mugfur, John … groceries and prov, Mine st
Muerer, C H … merchant tailor, Longyear st
Milwaukee Lake Shore & Western Railway … C A Rouse, agent;
        Depot, cor Sophie and Mary st

N.
Nagelstock, Charles … general merchandise, Sophie st
Nalin, Nels … foreman, Iron Bay Engine Works
Nathanson Bros … saloon, Second ave
Nathanson, J … (Nathanson & Co)
Nathanson & Co … painters and decorators, Moore st
North Side Meat Market … Trader & Kulaszewicz, props, Sophie st
Nevens & Badgett … saloon, Moore st
New York Clothing House … M A Mittenthal, prop,Sophie st
Northwestern Hotel … J Heid, prop, Lead st
Nygren, W … (Leanner & Nygren)

O.
Olson & Peterson … Victoria House and saloon, Sellers st
Olson, O … (Olson & Peterson)
Osborn, A C … (Osborn & Rutiman)
Osborn & Rutiman … general merchandise, cor Sophie and Longyear st

P.
Paddack, L E … Treasurer, Fire Co
Pecard, Joseph … saloon and billiard hall, Mary st
Peck, H M … business mgr, Puritan mine
Peterson, Alfred … (Peterson & Co)
Peterson, Eric … (Peterson & Co)
Peterson & Co … props, Tremont House and saloon, cor Sophie & Sellers st
Peterson, N H … (Olson & Peterson)
Pickette & Chartrand … props Bessemer Bakery
Pickette T … (Pickette & Chartrand)
Pick and Axe … weekly newspaper and job office, J J Simpson, editor and prop,
office over Barghs' boot and shoe store, Sophie st
Point, Peter … saloon, First ave
Pop Mfg Co … C Fitzhenry, prop, Sellers st
Provinske, Frank … prop Bessemer House, Mary st
Purrin, William … saloon and boarding house, Second ave

R.
Redner, A B …barber shop, Mary st
Ress, Alber … boot and shoe maker, Sellers st
Rice, L S … justice of the peace, room 10, New Home blk, Mary st
Rice, William … saloon, Lead st
Richards, H C … prop, Colby House, Mary st
Richardson, Ed … clerk, P Home & Co
Riley, M M … (Howell & Riley) atty at law, deputy pros atty Gogebic county
Office over Bessemer Bank, Mary st
Roat Bros … boarding house and saloon, Mary st
Roberts, H … captain, Colby Mine
Robinson & Johnson … saloon, cor Sellers & Sophie st
Rosenbaum, Julius … clerk, Chas Nagelstock
Rosendahl, B O … clothing and groceries, Sellers st
Bostedt, B R … clerk, Markstrum, Larson & Co
Rouse, C A … agent, M L S & W Ry
Rutiman, P B … (Osborn & Rutiman)

S.
Sandberg, L A … (Chisholm & Sandburg)
Salzmann, C … dealer in sash doors and blinds, Lead st
Sam, Kee … Chinese laundry, Sellers st
Sax, B … (Sax Bros)
Sax, S … (Sax Bros)
Sax Bros … gent's furnishing good, Sophie st
Scandinavian Hotel … C J Bromstedt, Prop, Sellers st
Scanlon, J T … atty at law
Schlais, & Toman … saloon and boarding house, Colby st
Schulze, H C … baggagemaster, M L S & W Ry
Schwab, A … saloon, Sophie st
Sellwood, Jos … supt Colby Mine and prop Bessemer Bank, Mary st,
res at mine
Sensiba Bros … props, Colby House saloon, Mary st
Shannon, Wm … jeweler, stopre Sophie st
Shipman, Dr C G … prop, City drug store and Gogebic Hospital
Sidel, A … teamster, F F Jeffers
Simpson, J J … editor and prop Pick and Axe over Bargh's boot and shoe store,
        Sophie st
Smith, P F … city restaurant
Soper, F S … yardmaster, M L S & W Ry
Spencer, Mrs A … dressmaker, Second ave
Stadly, Joseph … boarding house, Lead st
Steam Bakery … Chas Kreuger, prop, Sophie st
Stevens, J H D … judge of probate of Gogebic county,
room 1, New Home block, Mary st
Stripe, E J … painter and decorator, Moore st
Strom, Alex … deputy county clerk, room 6 and 8, New Home block, Mary st
Strong, George H … bookkeeper, Bessemer Bank
Swanson, John … boarding house, Second ave
Sylvester, E C … clerk, F F Jeffers

T.
Tallon, M L … treasurer Gogebic county, office New Home block, Mary st
Tanner, J H … blacksmith and wagonmaker, shop, Moore st
The Cash Store … L H Truettner, prop, general mdse, Sophie st
Thornbladt, O L … photographer, cor Sellers and Sophie st
Trader, R … (Trader and Kulaszewicz)
Trader and Kulaszewicz … props, North Side meat market, Sophie st
Treat, F C … mgr, Hoxie & Meilor
Tremont House … Peterson & Co, props, Sellers st
Truettner, L H … prop, The Cash Store, Sophie st
Tullberg, Ernst … agent, White Star and Anchor line steamers
office, T Eggen & Co, Sellers and Moore st
Turner, John … saloon and boarding house, Colby st

V.
Victoria House … Olson & Peterson, props, Sellers st
Vogilin, J A … harnessmaker, cor Moore and Sellers st

W.
Waara, John … saloon and boarding house, Colby st
Waters, Miss Mary … teacher, public school
Watson, L M … (Jones & Watson)
Watson & Pelmear … meat market and prov, Sellers ts
Weck, C W … meat and prov, Sophie st
Weiskopf, B … boot and shoe maker, Sophie st
Welch, Platt, … barber shop, Mary st
Wellett, A … photographer, Mary st
Wilkamann, L … clerk, P Home & Co
Wilson, T B … (Kutts & Wilson) attorney at law, room A New Home block, Mary st
Wilson, Dr A R … physician and surgeon,
office over Dr Shipman's drug store, Sophie st
Wisconsin House … G H Markstrum, prop, First ave
Wiscow, Charles J … boot and shoe maker, Sophie st

Z.
Zachow & Besserdich … blacksmith and wagon maker, Mary st
Zinda & Barneska … saloon, Lead st
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