1877 ANITA DIRECTORY
INCORPORATED JUNE 10, 1875---FIRST OFFICERS.
Mayor: Edwin Cate;
Recorder: John Moreland;
Trustees: Martin Bach, J. P. James, H. C. Saunders, Chas. Young, Geo. Todd;
Treasurer: M. Bach.
Mayor: J. P. James;
Recorder: C. D. Bartlett;
Trustees: John A. Gates, W. Denton, Peter Fox, Martin Bach, Wm. Holcomb;
Treasurer: John Moreland.
Physicians: W. Bradway, V. D. Rood, R. Davis;
Druggists: John Sherman, Jas. T. Armstrong;
Dry Goods, Groceries, etc.: Cate and Hamlin, Gates & Stone, P. & G. M. Lattig;
Groceries, crockery, etc.: Cate & Stoffs, H. J. Taylor;
Hardware, Implements & Wagons: Martin Bach, J. M. Keihl & Co., A. E. Kincaid & Co.;
Implements and Wagons: J. P. James;
Implements, wagons, pumps and coal: Mark & Chafa;
Furniture: John H. Bennett;
Lumber and grain:W. Denton & Co.;
Lumber, grain, coal and stock: Gillman & Co.;
Harness maker: Chas. Young;
Hotel: --Anita House--Earl & Lighter;
Boot and shoe makers: E. Ballee, C. Lynemasier;
Blacksmithing: Wm. Scott, B. A. Stowe, Brewer & Bardrick;
Restaurant: M. Bosley, R. B. Elliott;
Notary public, real estate and insurance agent: John Moreland;
Millinery and dress making: Mrs. Chas. Young, Mrs. Moseley, Mrs. M. Tipton;
Banking: --Bank of Anita--C. M. Myers & Co.;
Lawyers: Blakesley & Alexander;
Jeweler: W. S. Beecher;
Painters: V. W. Wainwright, E. C. Fitch, H. B. Lindsey, G. W. Richmond;
Land and real estate agents: R. Davbis, C. E. Townsend, Geo. L. Allen;
Butcher: Peter Fox;
Livery stable: James Libby;
Nurseryman: L. P. Frost;
Brick-maker: R. W. Calkains;
Carpenters: Furgeson & Brainard, Todd & Lewis, G. W. Pruyn, C. H. Whitmore, J. W. Sloan, D. L. Diltz, Robert Mars, John King;
Wagon makers: V. W. Wainwright, Sam Todd;
Bee apiaries: Whitmore Bros., R. Davis, L. Fitch;
Billiard hall and saloon: John Marley;
Beer saloon: Mr. Duken;
Barber: A. P. Williams;
Stone masons and plasters: Geo. Houseman, H. Bruner;
Notary public: C. M. Myers.
Transcribed from History of Cass County. Iowa Together with Brief Mention of Old Settlers
by Lafe Young.
Atlantic, Iowa: Telegraph Steam Printing House, 1877, pp. 105-106, February, 2011.