1881 Paris Directory



1881 Business Directory

Paris 

The county seat of Monroe Co., was first settled in 1831, incorporated as a village in 1837, and is located on the middle fork of Salt River, in Jackson twp. Central part of the county. It is a station on the M. K. & T. Railroad, now known as the Kansas and Texas line of the M. P. Railroad, 46 miles south west of Hannibal, 26 east of Moberly, and 172 north west of St. Louis. The village contains 6 churches: Christian, Presbyterian, 2 Baptist, and 2 Methodist. Educational facilities are afforded by the public schools for white and colored children. Amongst the hotels here the Glenn House is the only first class one, and has ample accommodation for the traveling public. Two newspapers are published here: the Monroe County Appeal is a wide awake Democratic weekly, has a large circulation, and besides a good family newspaper is first class advertising medium; the Mercury Printing Co. was established in 1848, and its paper, the Mercury, is published weekly, is a fearless Democratic organ, and is a first class county newspaper n every particular. Livestock and tobacco are the principal shipments. Pop., census of 1880, 1602. Land ranges in price from $10 to $80 per acre, the surface of the country being about equally divided between timber and prairie. Tel., W. U. Ex. U. S. Mail, daily. J. H. Holdsworth, postmaster. 

ALEXANDER

A. M.

Lawyer

ALEXANDER

Cicero

Grocer And Agent U. S. Express

ARMSTRONG

A. D. F.

Books

ARMSTRONG

Junius J.

Justice And Mayor

ASHCRAFT

N & Co.

Wagonmakers

BASHAW

T. P.

Attorney At Law

BASKETT

Wm. R.

Sewing Machines

BASSETT

George B. & Co.

Lumber

BASSETT & EUBANK

 

General Store

BEAN

Daniel O.

Harness Maker

BIRKIT

S. P & Co.

Grocers

BLAKEY

Wm. D.

Tobacco

BODINE

R. N.

Lawyer And Abstracts Of Titles

BOWER

Gustavus M.

Lumber

BRACE

Theodore

Circuit Judge

BROUGHTON BROS & CO

Bros & Co: Benjamin B. & Thomas B. & H.C. Kenyon

Woolen Mills

BUERK

Thomas & Bro.

Boots And Shoes

BURNETT

Thomas E.

Marble Works

CAMPBELL & WILSON

 

Blacksmiths

CARVER

Miss A. E.

Milliner

COMBS

Wm L. Co.

Surveyor

CRAIG

Rev W. B.

Baptist

CROW BROS & CO

George W. & F.D. Crow And J.C. Hinkle

Flour Mill

CRUMP

Samuel H.

Barber

CRUTCHER

Thomas

County Clerk

DAWSON

Mrs. E. J.

Milliner

DYSART

B. G.

Physician

FIRST NATIONAL BANK

D.H. Moss, President, John S. Conyers, Cashier, W. F. Buckner, Ass't Cashier

 

GANNAWAY

Thomas B.

Druggist And County Treasurer

GLENN HOUSE

Richard B. Worrell

Hotel Proprietor

GOETZ

Charles G.

Tobacco And Cigars

GORE

Abner E

Physician

GOSNEY

Nathan G.

Sewing Machines

HALES

Thomas P.

Restaurant

HARLEY

T. G. & Bro.

General Store

HOCKER

T. H.

Constable

HOLTZCLAW

Frank L.

Druggist

HOWELL

John

Physician

JACKSON

James

Sheriff

LEWIS

Jesse

School Commissioner

LOEWENSTEIN

M. B.

Clothing And Dry Goods

LONG

Albert B.

Grocer

LONG

Henry P.

Druggist

MCNUTT

E. G. B.

Books And Insurance Agent

MAJOR

D. E. & Bro.

Grocers

MARGRAITOR

Francis

Grocer

MARSH

Thomas J.

Meat Market

MATCHET

J. F. & Co.

Blacksmiths And Wagonmakers

MERCURY PRINTING CO

A. G. Mason, Pres. T. P. Bashaw, Sec. Joe Burnett, Supt.

 

MONROE COUNTY APPEAL

Rodes & Blanton, Proprietors

 

MONROE COUNTY FAIR ASSOCIATION

 

 

MORHART

George

Harness Maker

MORRIS

H. C.

Harness Maker

MOSS

George W. & F.D. Crow And J.C. Hinkle

Physician

MOSS

J. T.

Photographer

MOUNTJOY

Rev J. W.

Christian

PEIRSOL

J. C.

Lawyer

PITTS

Frank L.

County Collector

PITTS

Thomas W.

Harness Maker

POAGE

Wm. K.

Clothing

POAGE & CALDWELL

 

Hardware

POOL & BODINE

 

Grocers

PORTER

Mrs. F. E.

Restaurant

POWERS

Rev. Milton

Presbyterian

REILY

Samuel M.

Dentists

REYNOLDS & BRYAN

 

Hardware

RICHARD

Alexander

Barber

ROBINSON

James A.

Dry Goods

ROBINSON

Nelson

Shoemaker

ROBINSON

Temple B.

Lawyer

RODES

T. T.

Real Estate Agent

RODES & BLANTON

 

 

ROSE

Louis & Son

Boots And Shoes

ROSE & HARLOW

Misses

Milliners

SANDERS

George

Restaurant

SANFORD

Joseph T.

Lawyer

SCOTT

Robert M.

Proprietor Virginia House

SELBY

Charles G.

Saloon

SHAW

Theodore S.

Lawyer

SIMPSON

Josiah D.

Jeweler

SLADEK

Henry

Baker

SMITH & ASHCRAFT

 

Wagon Makers

SPAULDING & SPEED

 

Furniture And Undertakers

SUMMERCAMP & COLLINS

 

Druggists

VAUGHN

O. P.

Agt M. K. & T. Railroad

WEST & SCOTT

 

Dentists

WETMORE

Edward T.

Livery

WORRELL

James L.

City Marshal

WORRELL

Richard B. Worrell

Proprietor Glenn House

WYMAN

Daniel

Livery