Volume 3, Number 3-4 - Summer & Fall 1968

The Stone County Booklet (1927)
Continued from Spring Quarterly, 1968

Towns of the County

by J. Ray King, Mayor

Galena, the county seat... There are two churches in Galena, the Methodist and Christian, both having good memberships. A three-year approved high school... draws students from various parts of the county... The Roy Nelson tomato canning factory last year canned about 35 loads of tomatoes. During the canning season which begins about August 10, more than 100 persons are employed.

Business houses and professional men include: The Bank of Galena, W. D. Craig, pres.; J. W. Jennings, V. P.; Bess Allman, sec., C. E. Hageman, cashier; Troy Stone, asst. cashier.

Geo. W. Thornberry, Rufe Scott, J. B. Norman, J. M. Hicks, and Tom Douglas, lawyers. Station agent, H. Campbell. W. D. Craig Gen. Mdse. and fishing supplies. Chas. H. Craig, Drugs and Hardware. Scott Moore, General Merchandise. Ira Hunt, Barber Shop. R. J. Schulz, Supt. Electric Utilities. L. O. Stewart Motor Co., Chevrolet Sales and Service. A. B. McKeehan, dentist. J. H. Young, physician and surgeon. J. G. Short, postmaster, M. Thogmartin, Dry Goods, Clothing, and Shoes. Roy Magers, Quality Cafe and Bakery. Barnes Motor Co., Ford Sales and Service. Crouch-Warren Lumber Co. Peter Bilyeu, watchmaker. F. J. Nash, shoe and harness repairing. Stone County Supply Co., Gro. Flour and Feed. R. S. Trowly, Real Estate. W. P. Kissire, Prop. Galena Produce Co. K. A. Kime, Groceries and Meat Market. Short Abstract Co. Lillie and R. E. Passmore, Variety Store. Mrs. H. O. Dillard's Cafe, John Kepler, Cold Drink, Hamburgers, Cigars and Tobacco. John S. Craig, Cold Drinks and Short Orders. Tom Davis, Short Order, Hamburgorium. Galena Abstract Com pany. Lee Hurst, supt. Nelson Canning Co. Herb Barnes, James River Tourist Park.

T. J. McCord, Groceries and Fishing Tackle. Ralph W. Sturtevant, breeder of Buff-Wyandottes. C. A. Kennedy, Barber Parlor. Barnes Boating Co., camp supplies and guides. T. L. Yocum, Prop. Galena Boating Co., camp supplies and guides. Thomas Real Estate Co. Galena Hotel, American Plan. J. F. Williams, Galena-Reeds Spring Tel. Co. Fox Studio. Electric Treater, D. M. Standridge. A. N. Peters, Leghorn Poultry Ranch. Galena Strawbery Association, Sam Smith, Pres., Leonard Short Sec. P. H. Pomel, retired farmer and stock man, age 80 years has 346 acres well improved for sale.


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