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1851 Kingston Canada Directory

The City Of Kingston is situated at the head of the River St. Lawrence, on Lake Ontario, in the Township of Kingston, County of Frontenac, Canada West. The City is an electoral district, returning one member to the Provincial Parliament, and is also the County Town of the United Counties of Frontenac, Lennox and Addington distant from Montreal, 200 miles usual stage fare, 50s. usual steam boat fare, 25s. distant from Toronto, 177 miles usual stage fare, 40s. usual steamboat fare, 20s. Population, including the villages of Portsmouth, Barriefield, French Village and Williamsville, and the troops usually in garrison, about 13,000. In the following Directory the names which appear in CAPITALS are those of subscribers to the work. City Council And Officers Mayor Francis M. Hill Sydenham Ward Aldermen, Archibald J. Macdonald, Kenneth Mackenzie Councillors, Samuel Smyth, Robert Waddingham Ontario Ward Aldermen, William Ford, jun., Robert Jackson Councillors, George M’Mahon, Ellery W. Palmer Frontenac Ward Aldermen, John Flanigan, Isaac Hope Councillors, Geo. Davidson, James Gardiner Rideau Ward Aldermen, Francis Manning Hill, John Jenkins Councillors, Thos. Brownley, David Callahan Victoria Ward Aldermen, Alexander Campbell, Thomas Kirkpatrick Councillors, Joseph Milner, Samuel Rowland Cataraqui Ward Aldermen, James O’Reilly, John Shaw Councillors, William Allan, Henry Bartliff St. Lawrence Ward Aldermen, Robert Allen, John Crawford Councillors, James. Chestnut, John Wiley Robert Channonhouse, high bailiff William Anglin, chamberlain; Francis Weyms, surveyor Francis M. Hill, solicitor Michael Flanagan, clerk Thomas W. Robison, police magistrate John B. Rogers, chief engineer Dr. Barker, Henry Benson, coroners R. S. Henderson, superintendent of schools Alexander Smyth, collector of taxes John Robb, chief constable Board of Health, the mayor and aldermen,...

1851 Kingston Canada Directory Professional Trades

In the following Directory the names which appear in CAPITALS are those of subscribers to the work. Professions, Trades, &C., Arranged Under Their Respective Heads. Academies And Schools Chichester, Miss, Johnson St. Combs, W. H., Bagot St. DougIass, Miss, Princess st. Gordon, .L, Princess st. Grafton, E., Princess St. Irwin, J., Eagle st. King, Mrs., Stewartsville Oliver, Miss, Church st. Quil, F., Brock st. Wakeman, J., Bagot st. Architects, Land Surveyors And Civil Engineers Cliff, Geo., sen., architect, Princess st. Coverdale, J., architect, Lake road. GIBB, F., land surveyor, Clarence St. INNES, J. C., civil engineer, Bagot st. INNES, R. L., civil engineer, Bagot st. Kilborn, W. H., land surveyor, Colborne st. Rogers, Thomas, architect, King st. Auctioneers And Commission Merchants Baker, James, auctioneer, Market buildings. Barker, Robert, auctioneer, Market buildings. BARTLIFF, H., auctioneer, general commission and estate agent, corner of King and Clarence Sts. KEYES, ANDREW, auctioneer and general commission merchant, Market square liberal advances made on property for sale. Keyes & Stratton, auctioneers, Ring st. LINTON, JAMES, auctioneer and general commission merchant, Market buildings cash advanced on goods for actual sale. WARE, WILLIAM, auctioneer and general commission merchant, United States wharf, Ontario St. Bakers Coward, J., Williamsville Craig, A. W., King st. Crediford, T., Princess st. McCammon, R., Johnson st. Mowatt, J., Wellington st. Phippen, J., Portsmouth st. Pillar, W., Princess st. ROSS, HENRY, bread and biscuit baker, Queen st. Shaw, S., Princess st. Barristers, Attorneys, &C. BURROWES, JAMES J., barrister, &c.. King st. CAMPBELL, ALEXANDER, barrister, &c., Princess st. COOPER, W., equity draftsman and conveyancer, barrister and attorney, opposite St. George’s Church, King st. DAVY, B....

Biography of Harrison Haskin

HARRISON HASKIN, Ozark, Missouri Whatever may be said by demagogues about the tyranny of capital, the man who affords employment to his fellow men and maintains industries which turn out articles of utility does more real good for his generation than all the combined agitators of the country. Under existing civilization the only possible solution to the problem of the prevention of want and suffering is found in the great manufacturing plants, which have the capital necessary to pay wages to the many before pay is received for the goods. A glance at the thriving city of Ozark, Missouri, shows numbers of large factories whose busy wheels sing merrily of fair wages, comfortable homes, intelligence, contentment and peace, the result of capital’s effort to add to itself. One name stands out prominently in this connection, Harrison Haskin, who is engaged in the manufacture of harness and saddles. He has been a resident of this city since 1888 and is now one of the foremost business men of the place. He was born near Kingston, Canada, May 13, 1862, and is a son of Squire Haskin, who was formerly a farmer, but is now residing in Wichita, Kan. Our subject was educated in Harrison County, Iowa, where he lived from his fourth to his fifteenth year, and then went to Kansas, where he learned his trade. He served a three year’s apprenticeship at Wilmington, Sumner County, Kan., and about the year 1886 he opened up a business of his own at South Haven, that county. In 1888 he came to Ozark and established his business. He manufactures all grades of...

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