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WHEELER, J.H. Vol. II. Pp. 523-24. Lewis Pub. Co. Chicago. 1910


Under this title is conducted in Mason City an enterprise that is one of the most important of its kind in northern Iowa, and the shops of the company have the best of modern equipment for the executing of all kinds of repairs on automobiles. The establishment includes the repair department, a well equipped garage and automobile livery, and also storage facilities of adequate order. The headquarters of the company are located at the corner of Fifth and Washington streets. The company was incorporated on the 10th of September, 1906, and its officers are Charles E. Hathorn. president, and William H. Hathorn. secretary and treasurer. These two executives also comprise the board of directors. The company represent a number of the leading automobile concerns of the country, and are agents for the sale of the Stevens-Duryea, the E. M. P., the Flanders, and the Chalmers cars. In the summer season employment is given to a corps of about ten men, and the business is of substantial order throughout the entire year. The two brothers who are the interested principals are numbered among the valued and representative business men of Mason City, and concerning them individual mention is made on other pages of this work. See Biographies Page

Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, February of 2014



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