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1860 U.S. Census
From "Family Search"
Charles Drake-Grain Merchant
Job McQuire (Megquier)-Farmer
Businesses of 1878
From "History of Livingston County, Illinois"
Byington, Wm. C, M. D., office over E. A. Bangs Co.'s Drug Store.
Bangs, E. A., & Co., Dealers in
Drugs and Medicines, Oils. Paints,
Glass and Putty. Dye-stuffs. Patent
Medicines. Wines. Liquors, Wall Paper. Groceries and Notions.
Bangs, H. M., Main street ; Dealer in
Medicines. Chemicals, Oils. Varnishes.
Paints. Glass. Putty, Fine Soaps,
Perfumery, Dye Woods and Dye Stuffe
generally. Sponges, Brushes, and all
other articles kept by Drugs generally.
Physicians' Prescriptions carefully compounded.
Bangs, E. A & Co., Bankers : Collections made at lowest rates.
Bullard, J. T, Dealer in Lumber. Lime. Nails. Building
Paper, Sand and Brick ; also dealer in
Pressed Hay and Pumps. Office west of T. P. & W. Depot.
Cottage House, Wm. Cowling, Prop.
DeLong, J. L., City Grocer and Confectioner;
all kinds of Family Groceries
on hand. Fruits and Cured Meats a specialty.
Fosdick, Samuel T. Succesor to Fosdick , Wallace , Attorney and
Counselor at Law ; Will practice in Livingston
and adjoining Counties. All
legal business entrusted to my care will
receive prompt attention.
Heppe, Conrad, Chatsworth Bakery.
Grocery and Restaurant ; Meals served
at all hours ; respectfully solicit the
country transient trade
Hall, W. S., Manufacturer and Dealer
in Furniture, Looking Glasses. Picture
Frames, etc.. Pianos. Organs and all
other Musical Instruments.
Hunt, D. W., M. D., office opposite
Hall & Crane Hardware Store.
Hall, A. H., Photographer and Dealer
in Frames, Albums, Steroscopic Views,
Hall & Crane, General Hardware.
Tinware, Queensware. Staple
and Fancy Groceries, Paints, Oils, Putty.
Guns and Ammunition. Sole Agents
for Tascotts Enamel Mixed Paints.
Kenyon, N. C, Dealer in Newspapers.
Periodicals, school Books, Notions and
Stationery. Orders for Books, etc.,
filled at Publishers' prices.
Miller, Mllo M ., Broom Manufacturer.
Megquier, J. H., Justice of the
Peace. Real Estate and Collecting
Agent. Office over the post office.
Marvel Feed Mill, made expressly
for Pumping Wind Mills. Patent
pending. Price S25.00. Dan. Brigham
and Maj. D. E. Shaw, Proprietors.
Patton, Samuel, Blacksmith and
Machinist ; Shop south of depot.
Roberts & Lantry, Hardware and
Groceries : We shall be glad to see you
and cordially invite the farmers to call
and see our immense Stock of Goods.
Rumbold, Robert, Real Estate and
Insurance Agent. Etna, Hartford:
Continental, N. Y.; The German.
Peoria; Home, N. Y.; Hartford, Conn.;
Washington. N. Y.; American Sentinel.
St. Louis. Call on me and I will write
you up a policy at the lowest possible
rates. Office with J. T. Bullard.
Sears, W. W., Real Estate and Collecting
Agent, and Auctioneer. Office
near the depot.
Shaw, D. E., Maj., Manufacturer of
Shaw's Self-Regulating Star Wind Mill
for pumping water for Farm and Railroad
purposes, is unequaled in strength,
durability, power and regular motion.
Patented Aug. 29, 1870. All orders
should be addressed to Major D. E.
Shroyer, Peter, Dealer in Hard and
Soft Coal. Orders solicited and promptly
Speicher, L. C, manufacturer of
Spring Wagons. Farmers deal with your
mechanics at home and it will always pay
you. Plows polished ; Horse-shodng a
specialty; Blacksmithing of all kinds
done on the shortest notice, and
warranted. Give me a call
Spurgln, E. M., Proprietor Chats-
worth Plaindealer and Job Printing
Office, over Hall & Crane's Hardware
Sanford, O., Livery and Feed Stable ;
largest and best Livery Stable in Chatsworth,
one square southwest of depot.
True, Chas., M. D., office H. M. Bang's Drug Store.
Timm, John, dealer in Lumber, Doors,
Sash. Blinds. Lime, Hair. Cement,
Sand. Nails, Building Material, etc.
Office and Yard on Fifth street.
Torrance, G., Attorney at Law and
Solicitor in Chancery ; will practice in
all Courts of this State. Particular
attention given to Collections. Office
over the post office.
Wilson, C. A., & CO, Bankers .Successors to the Bank of Chatsworth .
A general banking business transacted.
Wakelin, Wm. H, Dealer in Groceries
and Provisions, Flour, Crockery.
Glassware, Teas, Tobacco, Spices, Lamps. etc., etc., near the comer
of Fifth and Locust streets.
Walter, John. Dealer in Dry Goods
Hats and Caps, Boots and Shoes, Dress
Goods, Prints, etc., etc. We have the
largest and best stock of Groceries ever
brought to Chatsworth which we are
selling extremely cheap. We make a
specialty of all brands of choice floor.
Give us a call.
Webster, S. D., Money loaner and
Wrede. Henry, Boots and Shoes,
Ready-made or Made to Order. I am
prepared to offer to Chatsworth and
vicinity the best selected stock of
Boots and Shoes to be had in town.
Wyman, Justin H-, Dealer in Staple
and Fancy Dry Goods, Boots and
Shoes, Hats and Caps, Clothing, Gents'
Furnishing Goods, Cupets, Window
Shades, Oil Cloths, etc.
Young, John, Dealer in Dry Goods.
Clothing. Hats. Caps, Boots, Shoes.
Carpets and Wall Paper.
From the Chatsworth Plaindealer
These are the businesssmen listed that closed their businesses for the
death of President James A. Garfield
John P. Hansen
Reising & O'Brien
Scovel & Harry
Geo. J. Walter
Hampson & Taylor
Miss A.D. Griswold
Jas. A. Smith
Businesses of 1900
From "The Biographical Record of Livingston County, Illinois" 1900
John Francis Sullivan, Druggist
Jacob Brown, Banking(C.A. Wilson & Company the J.K. Brown and Company) , Insurance and Loans
Served on Town Board of Trustees, once as president.
Robert Rumbold, Insurance
Michael Reising, General Merchantile
Served on Town Board of Trustees
George W. McCabe, Banker (Commercial National Bank)
Albert J. Sneyd, Dealer in Buggies,Wagons, heavy and light farm machinery and implements
Charles Burns and Thomas Burns, Hardware
Charles served on Town Board of Trustees
William T. Gardner, Dealer in hardware, stove, tinware and groceries
George J. Walter, Brick and Tile Factory
Louis A. Walter, Lumber
Albert F. Walter, Dry Goods
James A. Smith, Chatsworth Plaindealer
President of the Town Board 13 Years
C.V. Ellingwoo, M.D.
Served on Town Board of Trustees
Chatsworth Business Men's Assocation Photo of 1913
Leslie Dowd, Charles Taylor, Prof Smith, George Harvey, Frank Herr, Robert Rosenboom, W. P. Mchenry, Louie Walder, Mr. Prink, Lawrence Hollywood, Charles McFall, Elon Steer, Henry Rosenboom, Simon Sokol, Ed Herr, Jack Marr, Ira Pearson, Mr. Ruehl, Joe Miller, John Brosnahan, Mr. Delany, William Quinn, James Garrity, William Baylor, Dr. Lamb, Paul Trunk, Frank Russel, Mr. Krahenbihl, Homer Sanford, Jim Mauritzen, M. Brown, William Hummel, Bob Norman, Raymond Gerbracht, Jerome Bergan, Henry Klover, Mr. Bell, Henry Glabe, Mr. Fallon, William O'Malley, J. B. Grotevant, Sebastian Glabe, L. J. Haberkorn, Dr. Carson, Stephen Herr Jr., Leo Garrity , John Kerrins, George Strobel, John Baldwin, Mr. Warren, James Baldwin, James Snyder, Harvey Baylor, C. G. Dorsey, John Brown, Charles Roberts and John Corbett.
From Chatsworth Plaindealer 1913 Ads
Commercial National Bank, John Ryan,pres.; T.E. Baldwin,vice pres.; J.O. Corbett, cash.; John Brosnahan, asst. cash.
Dr. T.C. Seright, Physician and surgeon
Dr. C.V. Ellingwood, physician and surgeon
W.T. Bell, Dentist
Dr. M.H. Kyle, Veterinary & Dentist
Robert Rumbold, Insurance
L.S. Powers, Barber
E.F. Krebs, photography
McHenry & Entwistle, real estate
Hollywood's Market (meat)
George Stroebel Meat Market
A.J. Sneyd, farm equipment (including Deere)
A.G. Norman, Jr. Shoe Store
Baylor Bros., grocery
John G. Gelmers & Co., car sales and repair
Glabe & Glabe, real estate
Doud Bros. , jewelers
Elon Steer, Rexall Drug Store
Ira Pearson, clothing and shoes
Rosenboom Bros., plumbers
Garrity & Baldwin, clothing
T.E. Baldwin & Sons, grocers
Reilly & Trunk, selling flour
Carney & Baldwin, auto sales and repair
List compiled by Jack Kane in the 1990's
In Town of Chatsworth
All at one time at some dates
Between 1920 and 1940
Auctioneers- P.T. Crawford; Harvey Downs; Joe Wittler, Sr.
Bakery & Ice Cream Parlor- Al Grebracht
Butcher Shops- George Strobel; Jim Mauritzen and Don Askew
Barber Shops- Eddie Cooney; Larry Powers; "Fuzzy" Turner
Blacksmith Shops- John Jensen; Charles Dennewitz
Bowling Alley- John Baldwin
Banks- Commercial, J.C. Corbett, President; Citizens, Frank Herr, President
Building Contractor- Ross Haberkorn
Churches-Catholic, Lutheran Methodist, First Baptist, United Brethern
Cement Contractors- George Watson; Bill Knittles; Nick Mootz
Dentists- Dr. Bell; Dr. Bloomenshine
Dance Hall- Adolph Zorn
Doctors- Dr. Sloan; Dr. Palmer; Dr. Seright
Town Depots- Illinois Central, C.C. Hammond; T.P.& W., Fred Warner
Drug Store- Will Quinn
Dime Store- Joe Endres
Electric Shops- Cy Ortman; Loren Taylor
Feed Store- Wisthuff
Feed Mill Grind- Henry Martin
Factories- Tile Factory, Geo. Walters; Pop Factory, Pete Gray
Funeral Homes- J.E. Roach, Sr.; Peter McGuire
Gas Stations- Ill. Gas, Carl Lang; Standard, Dennewitz Brothers; Hicks, Lee Tornowski; Shell, Ernie Deboure; Phillip 66, John Baker; Skelly, Trunk and Marr
Sears Roebuck Store- Larry LaRochelle
Grocery Stores- Yellow Front, Griffiths; Pliney Dancey; John Heiken; Jim Baldwin; Dan Tauber; Harbeke
Grain Elevators- Dennis Kerrins; Koehler Brothers
Hotel- Ann Matthias
Hospital- Sloan Brothers
Hardware Stores- A.J. Sneyd & Sons; Tom Burns; Charlie Dorsey
Plumbing and Heating- Rosenboom Brothers
Poultry and Cream- Carl Milstead; Frank Wise; Virgil Leathers
Hair Dresser- Teresa Storr
Ice Plant- John Plank
Implement Stores- Roan & Ehman
Junk Yards- Christ Roedry (this spelling may be Rohde); Roy Entwistle
Justices of Peace- Gerald Stone; Dr. Bell; Pete McGuire
Jewelry Stores- Will Caulkin; Harvey Rosenboom
Lumber Yards- J. Reuhle; Koehler Brothers
Millinery Store- Jane Rellihan
Coal Hauling and Dray- Cap Bargmann
Grain Truck Haulers- Maynard Roberts; Ed Todden; Ed Stoller
Town Workers-Cliff Runyon; Bill Knittles, Sr.
Clothing Store-Joe Miller; Garrity & Baldwin
Music Teacher- Myra Taylor
Milk Plant and Delivery- Martin Kerrins and Sons
Post Office- Sheldon J. Porterfield
Newspaper-Edtor, Mr. Prink; Reporter, Bertha French
Restaurants- Joe Metison and Jack Lannon; Phil Brennan (Lou Fraher,Cook)
Septic Tank Cleaner- George Todden
Schools- Catholic (Grade & High); Town (Grade & High)
Shoe Repair Shop- Ernie Bargman
Theater- Frank Kaiser, Sr.
Tailor shops- Simmon Sokol; Bob Norman
Taverns- Morgan Ryan; Leo Clodei; Tom Carney; Mike Meister; Wilford "Skin" Graham; Bony Martin
Telephone Office- Lineman, Leo Garrity; Operators, Myrtle Kietz, Blanche Cline
Well Driller- Jack Taylor
Corn Shellers- Ike Todden; Ike Dehm (should be Lloyd Dehm)
Hand Field Tiller- Ernie Mortimer
Livestock Haulers- John Sleeth, Tommy Martis
Town Policemen- Tom Lahey; Ed Boehley
Livery Stable- John Dehm
Town Mayor-Joe Dietz
Furniture Stores- J.E. Roach, Sr., Peter McGuire
Welding Shop-Ike Dehm (Should be Lloyd Dehm)
Music Store- L.J. Haberkorn
Box Factory, Pop Cases, Cabinets- Will Haberkorn
Painting and Papering- Mike Smith
Dress Shop- Dorsey Sisters
Radio Station-Gus Stone
Businesses of 1940
From the Chatsworth Plaindealer
I'm sure there were probably more but these were listed in a 4th of July ad.
Baldwin's Happy Hour Store
Trunk-Marr Co. -Skelly Products
Baldwin Chevrolet-Chevrolet and Oldsmobile Cars
J.E. Roach Furniture Co.
W.M. Romans-Ford Service
Chatsworth Feed Mill - E.J. Schlitz, Prop.
Baldauf's 5c to $1 Store
Maplethorpe Shoe Shop
George V. Robinson-the store for men and boys
A.F. Gerbracht-ice cream and cold drinks
Dorsey sisters-dry goods and ready to wear
Doris Voland Beauty Shoppe-ladied apparel
Tauber's Store-Dry Goods and Groceries
Dr. H.N. Sheeley -chiropractor
John F. Donovan, postmaster
Chatsworth Locker Plant-Askew & Mauritzen, owners
L.J. Haberkorn -Individual Mausoleums
Leo Sneyd's Tavern
Collins Implement Store-John Derre sales and service
Fortna Ice Service-Karl W. Fortna, Prop.
Hilko J. Remmers
Dr. H.L. Lockner
Clearing Cabinet Corp.
Tony's Mobil Service Station
Philco Radio Shop
J.J. ("Red") Bouhl
Bartlett Lumber and Coal Co.
P. L. McGuire Funeral Home
G.J. and A.G. Walter
Businesses of 1942
From "History of Chatsworth, Illinois"
West Side— J. L. Johnson, sta-
tion agent, I. C. Depot.
F. L. Livingston, manager of the
Stoddard elevator; Howard Trin-
Bartlett Lumber and Coal Co.,
C. G. Bartlett proprietor; Arvil
Chevrolet Garage and Oil Sta-
tion, T. J. Baldwin, proprietor;
Tom Moore and Alan Entwistle,
Rooming House Mrs. Winnie
Creamery and Produce — Carl
G. Milstead, proprietor; Mrs. Mil-
Boughton Garage and Oil Sta-
tion, Mrs. Julia Boughton proprie-
tress; Ray Banker and Earl Wig-
J. E. Roach Furniture Com-
pany, J. E. Roach and Son, E. J.,
proprietors; Tom Somers, assistant.
Pool and Billiard Parlor, Hilko
Remmers, proprietor; George Ro-
Hardware and Repairing, T. E.
Harold Krueger, Barber, in the
basement of the Burns building.
Center Block —
Baldwin's Happy Hour Store
James A. Baldwin, proprietor,
Mrs. J. A. Baldwin. Miss Eldeen
Hornickel, Raymond Endres, Earl
Spence and Harry Jacobs assist-
Masonic and Eastern Star lodg-
es in hall upstairs.
Virginia Theatre Mr. and Mrs.
F. W. Kaiser, proprietors; Wil
liam Zorn and Alvin Brown, as-
John Deere Farm Implements,
Ward Collins, manager; Joe Ri-
bordy and James Fraher, assist-
Tavern, Wiford Graham, pro-
prietor, Joe Hummel, assistant.
General Store, Charles Dorsey,
Cash and Carry Grocery, J. W.
Heiken. proprietor: Mrs. Heiken
and son, Jack, assistants.
Plaindealer office, S. J. Porter-
field and son K. R. proprietors
(also handle radios and refriger-
ators). Assistants. Miss Clarice
Gerbracht. Mrs. August Crites and
Individual Mausoleums Music
and News, L. J. Haberkorn, pro-
prietor; Miss Marie Klehm, assist-
Clothing Store.Geo. V. Robinson
proprietor. Leo Paul, assistant.
Cafe, R. B. Stephenson, proprie-
tor. Mrs. H. V. Finefield, Mrs.
Charles Wells, Mrs. Mary Wilker-
son and Miss Rosana Nimbler as-
Confectionery, A. F. Gerbracht,
proprietor; Mrs. A, F. Gerbracht
and Mrs. Clinton Seright, assist
Dry Goods, Dorsey Sisters, pro-
Chatsworth Locker Plant, Jas.
Mauritzen and Donald Askew,
proprietors. Raymond Gerbracht,
Robert Askew, assistants.
Insurance and Loans, Chas. F.
Shafer Proprietor; Mrs. Shafer,
Margaret's Beauty Shop, Mrs.
Margaret Blatnick, proprietress.
Public Library, (in the Shafer
building) Mrs. Alice Swarzwalder,
Drug Store, Wm. C. Quinn, pro-
prietor; Robert Milstead, assist-
Telephone Office upstairs. Miss
Myrtle Crites, manager. Miss
Blanche Cline, Miss Margaret
Watson, Mrs. Charlotte Burgess
and J. W. Boyle, assistants.
Tauber's Mercantile Store, Mrs.
Jane Tauber, proprietress. Miss
Esther Leiser and Robert Tauber,
Kenneth Wells Barber Shop in
Wisthuff Hatcheries in building
in rear of Tauber store. Albert G.
Wisthuff proprietor; Clifton
Sleeth and Lynwood Curtis, as-
South Side of Center Block
Grain Elevator, Kohler Bros.,
proprietors. William Tinker and
W. B. Pearson, assistants.
Tavern, Leo Sneyd, proprietor.
Lunch Room, H. H. Gerbracht,
proprietor. Mrs. Gerbracht, as-
Oil Station, Paul Trunk and
Ray Marr, proprietors. They also
handle Skelgas stoves and refrig-
crators, Alice Swarzwalder and
Kenneth McKinley, assistants.
T. P. & W. Station. Agent,
East Business Block
Citizens Bank, A. F. Walter,
President, (Deceased). H. A. Ker-
ber and John Koehler, vice presi-
dents. S. H. Herr, Cashier
David's Economy Store. Jer-
ome Bouhl, manager. Miss Mary
Agnes Bouhl, assistant.
Modern Woodmen and Royal
Neighbor lodges and American
Legion in hall upstairs.
Barber Shop, William P. Turn-
er, proprietor, in basement.
Tavern, Vincent O'Neil, pro-
prietor. Norman Schraski, assist-
Shoe Store and Repairing,
Dewey Maplethorpe, proprietor.
Community Grocery, Pliney
Dancey, proprietor. Harold Fine-
International Harvester Com-
pany, N. M. La Rochelle, proprie-
tor. F. W. Klehm, Glen Clester
and La Verne Klehm, assistants.
Plumbing Shop, Furnaces, Bath
Fixtures, etc., H. H. Rosenboom
and Robert Rosenboom, in their
new building, proprietors.
5c to $1 Store, L. W. Baldauf.
proprietor. Mrs. Baldauf and
son, Maurice, assistants.
Beauty Shop, Miss Teresa Storr
Chiropractor H. N. Sheeley, on
Sixth street one-half block north
of Main street.
East Block, South Side
Chatsworth Feed Mill, Clarence
Produce Company, Virgil Lea-
thers, proprietor. Mrs. Leathers
and brother, assistants.
Harness Shop, Ed Marxm.iller,
Garage and Oil Station, George
A. Miller, proprietor.
Electric Shop, C. Louis Ortman,
proprietor. Mrs. Ortman, assist-
Brown Insurance Agency, sec
ond door north of Postoffice. M.
F. Brown and R. A. Adams pro-
Funeral Home, Mrs. P. L. Mc-
Guire and son, Joe. proprietors,
on Fifth street, four blocks north
of Main street.
Funeral Home. J. E. Roach A:
Son E. J., proprietors, on Fifth
street, one block north of Main
Clearing Cabinet Corporation.
Wm. Haberkorn, proprietor, one-
half block south of Main street.
Businesses of 1967
From "Chatsworth Area Centennial Celebration"
The Business Directory
Maytag building — N. M. LaRochelle
I. C. depot — Paul Kingdon, agent
Lumber yard — F. L. Livingston, Frank Livingston, manager
Elevator — Wm. Livingston, manager
Former Chevrolet Garage — Ashman Farm Service
Vacant stone building — former egg & cream station of Late Carl Milstead
Home — Mrs. Rose Walters
Buick Garage — Joe Baltz
Vacant building — storage
Barber Shop — Glenn Pearson
Vacant building — Bob Adams plans to move into this
Grocery — Terry Thompson
Hardware — Virgil Culkin
Laundramat — Terry Thompson
Post Office — Karl Weller, postmaster
Hotel — Mrs. Edna Crews
Garage for city machinery
Dry goods store — J. C. Kelly
Virginia Theater — L. G. Shoemaker (original Plaindealer Building. 1888
Living Quarters — C. L. Ortman
Tavern — Walter Frytz (building date 1892)
Grocery — Francis Culkin
Plaindealer office — former Commercial Bank
Adams Agency — Robert Adams
Barber Shop — Harold Kruger (building date 1894)
Variety Store — Donald Higgins (building date 1891)
Tavern — Bill Weems (building "Carney Block")
Coral Cup Cafe -Harold Gullett
Lady Dee Beauty Salon — Mrs. Lloyd Gillett
Office building — Att. Wm. F. Fuhr
Locker and Meat Market — Don Foster
Chatsworth Library — Mrs. Don Haberkom, librarian
Shafer's Agency — Mrs. Nellie- Shafer and Ronald
Fashionaire Beauty Salon — Mrs. Dale Miller
Drug Store — Grant Conibear
The Grand Building
Marr Oil Company — Mrs. Ray Marr
Centennial Headquarters — Charles Culkin, Ch.
Lumber yard and elevator office, storage — F. L. Livingston
Hatchery — Lee Loomis
Office — Dr. H. L. Lockner (1 block north)
Masonic Hall — upstairs over bank
Grocery — Charles Costello
Beauty Salon — Louise Arbuckle
Citizens Bank — organized 1903 — building date 1910 — S. H. Herr longest in business
Tavern — Albert Honegger
K of C Hall — over tavern
Electrical Shop — Roy Perkins
Insurance — Phil Kohler, Charles Elliott
Storage building — furniture
Furniture Store — Louis Habcrkorn
Dry cleaning plant — Glenn Heminover
Heating and Plumbing Shop — Kenneth Rosenboom
Tavem — Stanley and Mabel Wilson
American Legion Hall
Residence — Mrs. Taylor, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Maplelhorpe (former Hansen building — date around 1874)
Variety Store — opposite bank — Morris Baldauf
Gift Shop — Mrs. John Boyce
The Grill— Mr. and Mrs. Walt Lee
Storage — Loomis Hatchery
Oid shoe shop — storage
Ford Garage — Albert Walters
Auctioneers — Leo Gerdes. Jim Trunk, Jack
Donovan. Audrie Haskins
Saw Sharpening — L. A. Shoemaker
Dehm's Welding Shop— old manufacturing plant — Lloyd Dehm
Chiropractor- Edward Schmid
OLD ROUTE 24
NORTH SIDE i Starting at east end)
Sears Roebuck — P. L. Whittenbarger, manager
Aylco Chemical Co. — Dave Vannice
Bulk Plant — Shell — Curt Stoller
Shell Stat.on — Bob Danforth
Hick"s Station — David McKinley
Hicksatomic Bulk Plant — Tom Edwards, manager
Phillips Station — John Roberts
Drive-In — Mrs. John Roberts
SOUTH SIDE (west edge of town)
Chatsworth Machine Equipment Co. — International Harvester — John Burdash
Body Shop — Don Lowery
Arlene's Hat Shop — Mrs. Kenneth iArlene) Rosenboom
Garage — Charles Dennewitz (2nd longest in business). George Dennewitz
Culkin Memorial Home
NEW ROUTE 24
EAST EDGE OF CHATSWORTH
Dnve-In — Mr. and Mrs. Walt Lee
Car Wash — Leroy Hawthorne
Garage — Leroy Hawthorne
Truck Equipment — Tom Runyon
Chevrolet-Oldsmobile Garage — Vacant
Drainage & Bridge Construction — B. G. Watson
Car Wash — Irvin Teter
Antique Shop — Martha Teter
Welding Shop — James Stiles
Contractor — Jim Kessinger
Electrical Contractor — Wm. Rebholz
Plumbing Contractor — Joe Johnson
Carpenter — Chester Drilling
Painting Contractor — Richard Dohman
Painting Contractor — Gary Dohman
Trucking — McGreal Bros.
Beauty Salon — Mrs. Clair Zom
Auctioneers __Jim Trunk, Jack Donavan, Audrie Haskins
Saw Sharpening __L.A. Shoemaker
Ike Dehm's Buses
Businesses of 1980
From "Sands of Time 150 Years Around Chatsworth, Illinois"
West End Locust
Hanna's Plumbing and Heating - Dale Hanna
Bob's Auto Shop - Bob Gerdes
Livingston Lumber - Frank Livingston
Dehm Bus Service - Lyle Dehm
Baltz Sales & Service - Joe Baltz
Sears Sales & Service - Earl Gerber, operator
Robert Adams Agency - Robert Adams
Same building: Powers Agency - Charles Power
and Caughey, Legner, Freehill - lawyers
Costello's Town & Country - Charles & Maxine Costello
Haberkorn Hardware - Jim & Shirley Haberkorn
J.C. Kelly Co. - John Kelly
Jim's Barber Shop - Jim Tooley
Candy Tap - Edward & Candy Wragg
Plaindealer - Larry Knilands, editory: Joan Johnson assistant
Touch of Country - Gladys Walters
Drug Store Inc. - Rigsby to Knocke
Higgins Variety Store - Don & Thelma Higgins
Doctors Building - Secoquian & Chen
Shafer-Pearson Agency - Richard Pearson & Ronald Shafer
Charles Elliott - Real Estate
Dr. Mary Chambers -optometrist
Flower Cart - John & Jan Yoder
Small Engines - Joe VanAntwerp
Chatsworth Township Library - Michelle Diller
Ma & Pa's Country Kitchen - Mr. & Mrs. L.A.Shoemaker
Beauty Basket - Pat Stein
Krafty Korners - Armella Weller
Citizen's Bank - Bud Herr
Dean & Bette's Tavern - Bette Evans
Perkings Electric - Roy & Darlene Perkins
Chatsworth Furniture & Flower - Millie Diller
People's Cleaner - Phil Laufer
Scott's Plumbing & Heating - Mike & Jeanie Scott
Farmer's Pub - Dick Steidinger
South Side of East Block
Brown Derby -Pool & Arcade - Blondie Walters
Paint & Body Shop - Clem Sorey
Beauty Shop - Jenise Galloway
Country Companies - Warren Gillette
Kozy Kitchen - Linda Leahy
Bette's Bargin Barn - Bette Nussbaum
Baldauf's 10 Cent Store - Morris Baldauf
South Side Center Block
The Grand - new & used furniture - William Durante
Knapp Enterprises - Harlan Knapp
Quint's Drive-in - Ralph Quint -Rt.24
Tom Feely Garage - Tom Feely
Rebholz Electric - Bill Rebholz
Dave's Tire & Alignment - Dave Frye
Brunton Storage- Dennis Righter
Dehm Welding Shop - Lloyd Dehm
Kaiser Chemical - Roger Wilson
Tim's Service Station - Time Agner
Lady dee Beauty Shop - Dorothy Gillette
Old Chapel Inn - Ruth Davis -South 4th Street
Culkin Funeral Home - Dave Diggle
Mike's Hicksatomic - Mike Brand
Dennewitz Bros. Garage - Charlie & William Dennewitz
Max Moore Garage - Old Phillips 66 Station
Dohman's Body Shop - Gary Dohman
Dick's Super Marker - Dick Kafer
Ace Cartage - Dennis Righter
S.S. Coin Wash - James Sanders - North 4th Street
Nichols Homeshield - Jim Gulliford-factory - Junction of Old Rt.24 and Rt.24
Vicky's Beauty Shop - Vicky Sorey -in her home
Watson's Bridge & Drainage - Cletus & Burnell Watson - 7th Street
Joe Johnson Plumbing -from his home
Dr. Ed Schmid - chiropractor -north 6th Street
Livingston Elevator Grain - William Livingston
Diller Tile - operated by sons and grandsons of Orlo Diller
CAPS -Delmar & Mary Hoelscher
Wheeler Farm Equipment - Don Wheeler
Etta's Beauty Shop - Etta Knittles -in her home
Maxine Zorn Beauty Shope -in her country home
Virginia Miller Beauty Shop - in her country home
Jim Trunk - Auctioneer
L. Shoemaker - saw sharpening - in his home
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