The following information was transcribed from the "Oregon, Washington and Alaska Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1901-1902", published by R. L. Polk & Co. It lists post offices, railroad stations, villages and towns that existed in Lewis County in 1901-1902. Many entries include names of business owners who paid to be included in the directory. Names are listed last name first.
P M = postmaster
N P Ry = Northern Pacific Railroad
K of P = Knights of Pythias (fraternal group)
W of W = Woodmen of the World (fraternal group)
A O U W = Ancient Order of United Workmen (fraternal group)
G A R = Grand Army of the Republic (fraternal group)
W U = Western Union (telegraph and telephone co.)
conf (occupation) = confectioner
ADNA. Lewis county. A p o on the South Bend br of the N P Ry and the Chehalis river, 6 miles s w of Chehalis, the county seat and banking point. Stage with mail to Boisford, daily; to Eagleton, semi-weekly. Mail, daily. W A Curtis, P M.
CURTIS W A & CO. W A Curtis, Pres and Mngr; o R Curtis, Vice Pres; A Curtis, Sec; H F Curtis, Treas. General Store
AGATE. A p o in Lewis county, on the Newaukum river. 12 miles e of Chehalis, the county seat, banking and shipping point, on the N P Ry. Products, oats, wheat and vegetables. Mail, daily. Paul C Beckman, P M.
Dehmig C G. gen store.
ALPHA. A p o in Lewis county, 18 miles e of Chehalis, the county seat and banking point, and 15 e of Napavine, its nearest shipping point, on the N P Ry. The exports are grain and cattle. Mail, daily.
Hovies & Sons, gen store.
Jackson Charles, blksmith.
Johns R N, gen store.
CENTRALIA. Lewis county. Formerly called Centerville. Settled in 1871, incorporated as a city May, 1890. A rapidly growing place at the junction of the Chehalis and Skookumchuck rivers, on the N P Ry, 94 miles n of Portland, Or, and 4 n of Chehalis, the county seat. The Gray's Harbor br of the N P Ry begins here. The river furnishes power for saw mills. Other manufacturing establishments turn out bricks, bee hives, eave troughs, sash, doors and blinds. There are Baptist, Catholic, Christian, German Lutheran, Free Methodist, Methodist and Presbyterian churches. 2 public schools, with 15 teachers, 2 halls, each seating 500, 4 hotels, water works, fire department, electric lights, bank, 2 weekly papers, The Chronicle and The News, lodges of Masons, Odd Fellows, K of P, W of W, A O U W, a post of the G A R, etc. Coal mines in the vicinity are being worked and will in time have a large output. A large amount of building has been done of late years to accomodate the increasing population. Telephone communication with Portland, Tacoma and Gray's Harbor points. Exp, N P. Tel, W U and Pos. Pop, 3,200. Mail, daily. J M Benedict, P M.
Banister Miles M, Publisher Centralia News (see p. 454)
Baschlin George, barber.
Bates Albion J, shoemkr.
Bates Bros (Addison A and Bailey W J), barbers
Beebe Marshal S, dentist.
Bennett Wm O, lawyer.
Bloomfield Ellis V, livery.
Bower Benjamin F, blksmith.
Bower B F & Son (Benjamin F and Edward C F), bicycle reprs.
Breen Walter, blaksmith.
Buchanan John, gen store.
Bucknell Elias, baker.
Burch Frank, lawyer.
Buxton Joshua A, lawyer.
Buzzell & Co (Irving Buzzell, Wm Hinks, Fred E Davis), furniture.
Carr Andrew T, blksmith.
Carver Bros (Emery B and Wm H), grocers.
Carver Emery, wagonmkr.
Centralia Abstract Co, Geo E & B H Rhodes Proprs.
Centralia Bee Hive Factory, Addison L Barner propr.
Centralia Chronicle, James E Whinnery Publisher (see p 455)
Centralia Eave, Trough & Gutter Co (Wm H Nudd, Oliver P Taylor)
Centralia Electric Light Plant, W I Lane supt.
Centralia News, Miles M Banister Publisher (See adv below).
Centralia Opera House, E W Thomas mngr.
Centralia Sash & Door Factory, Frank D Harm propr.
Centralia Shingle Mills, John P Guerrier mngr.
Centralia Water Supply Co, I S Turner supt.
Churchill James, glove mnfr.
Clark Melvin, carp.
Clarkson Wm R, propr Jackson Hotel.
Conrad Wallace J, barber.
Curtis & Co (James G Curtis), jewelers.
Dennis George, painter.
Depot Hotel, May L Jamer propr.
Dickerson Wm W, grocer.
Dillon Joseph, restaurant.
Dumon John H, phys.
Dysart George, lawyer.
Ecclesston John L, conf.
Ellsbury George C, real est.
Fleming Chancy, barber.
Foote Ellsworth B, drugs.
Fouts David, dray line.
Fowler-Boyer Lumber Co, Charles R Fowler pres; Martin L Boyer, sec saw mill.
Francis Thomas F, phys.
Freeman Arthur E, grocer.
Freeman Truman W, mngr W U Tel Co.
Gile Wm F, bicycle repr.
Gilliam Henry C, machinery.
Gingrich C O & Co (Christopher Gingrich, John H Bunn), grocers.
Gougar Lumber Co (Frank Gougar, George Atkinson), saw mill
Graham John A, saloon.
Green Edmund K, wagonmkr.
Hamer May L, propr Depot Hotel.
Hanel Max, jeweler.
Hawley Mrs Charles U, laundry.
Henderson Bros (Charles C Jr and Joseph A), jewelers.
Hinks & Davis (Wm C Hinks, Fred E Davis), flour and feed.
Hoard Erwin, propr Wisconsin Hotel.
Honeywell Miss Bessie, milliner and millinery goods
Hoss Bros B & Co, Theodore Hoss, pres; Herman Hoss, sec meats.
Hoyt Moses, propr Washington Hotel.
Huntley Charles G, notary.
Jackson Hotel, Wm R Clarkson propr.
Jones Newton, second-hand goods.
Kahler Andrew, grocer.
Keir & Bower (Wm B Keir, Benjamin F Bower), hardware.
Koch Julius, grocery and bakery.
Knox L A & Co, dry goods.
Lahar Charles, livery.
Lang Martin, furniture.
Lewis Frank C, dentist.
Loughran John F, saloon.
McCleary Thomas H, real est.
McMillan H F, carp.
McNitt Frank T, hardware.
McNitt Hall, Frank T McNitt, propr.
Manning Joseph, restaurant.
Manning Wm P, grocer.
Martin Lumber Co, H H Martin, pres; George Martin, vice pres; Frank A Martin, sec and treas, saw mill.
Mead Homer L, undertaker.
Meyer Wm, harnessmaker.
Miller Frank H, gen store.
Miller George H, grocer.
Miller H Julius, real est.
Nelson Christian, meats.
Niell Curtis F, conf.
Nold & Knoell (August Nold, Chris N C Knoell), meats.
Pacific States Telephone Co, Hiram J Nash mngr.
Parker & Van ROnk (Harry Park, Louis Van Ronk), brick mnfrs.
Pierson Abelling H, Treas Washington Chemical Co.
Pierson Miss F F, see Washington Chemical Co.
Pierson Milford J, Pres Washington Chemical Co.
Porter & Baker (Solon E Porter, Silas E Baker), painters.
Postal Telegraph-Cable Co, Philip R Stahl, mngr.
Primmer Thomas, Physician and Surgeon.
Proffitt John A, conf.
Rector Mrs. Sarah F, drugs.
Rhodes Geo E & B H (George E and Ben H), Lawyers, Collections, Real Estate and Proprs Centralia Abstract Co.
Rice & Bennett (Alonzo E Rice, Wm O Bennett), lawyers.
Richolt L F & Co (Louis F Richolt, A Packard Jr), Taxedermisis and Dealers in all kinds of Raw Furs and Wool.
Roderick George, livery.
Salzer Daniel, saloon.
Salzer Lumber Co, Abner Packard, pres; James Bryden, vice pres; George Dysart, sec and treas; saw mill.
Schorer John W, grocer.
Slack George, carp.
Sprague Frank S, gen store.
State Bank of Centralia (capital $15,000), Charles Gilchrist, pres; Charles S Gilchrist, cashr.
Steinborn Gustave, tailor.
Stephenson Frank D, shoemkr.
Stouffer George W, tailor.
Taylor Minta J, dressmkr.
Thomas Emile W, saloon.
Thomas Fred W, conf.
Turner Isaac S, machinist.
Virges Drug Co, Philip R Stahl treas and mngr.
Wade & Leight (Frances Wade, George Leigh), restaurant.
Wallace Charles N, Japanese goods.
Wallace Mrs Pharaby, milliner.
Washington Chemical Co. Milford J Pierson, Pres; Abellino H Pierson, Treas; Miss F F Pierson, Sec.
Washington Hotel, Moses Hoyt propr.
West Coast Lumber Co (George E Birge, James E Williams), lumber mnfrs.
Western Union Telegraph Co, Truman W Freeman, mngr.
Whinnery James E, Publisher Centralia Chronicle.
Williams Thomas R, photogr.
Wisconsin Hotel, Erwin Hoard propr.
Wood M D & Co (Marcus D Wood, James M Eubanks), harnessmkrs.
Young Herman, grocer.
Zimmer Emmett R, hardware.
CHEHALIS. The county seat of Lewis county; was settled in 1872 and incorporated as a city in 1883. It is situated 90 miles n of Portland, Or, and 33 s of Olympia, the state capital; is at the junction of the Chehalis river and Newaukum creek, and is on the N P Ry, being also the initial point of that road's extension to Willapa harbor. The place contains Methodist, Baptist, Catholic, Episcopal, Presbyterian and German Lutheran churches, a fine public school, also a Catholic school, saw, shingle and flour mills, and creamery, two banks, a fire department, an electric light, water and sewer system, telephone exchange and conections [sic] with surrounding points, and three weekly papers, The Bee-Nugget, Peoples Advocate and the Examiner. Hops, lumber, grain, cattle, hogs and dairy products are the chief exports. The surrounding land is well timbered and extremely fertile. Large quantities of coal of different varieties have been found in the vicinity. Exp. N P. Tel, W U and Pos. Pop. 2,000. Mail, daily. Daniel W Bush, P M.
Allender Benjamin B, restaurant.
Allis Leonard G, druggist.
Arnold Erwin, marble wks.
Aust Mrs Nellie, milliner.
Bassett Robert B, barber and tobacco.
Bee-Nugget, Danl W Bush, Publisher; Judd C Bush, Editor and Mngr.
Bradley Joseph P, propr The St Helens Hotel.
Brunswig Wm, dry goods.
Burnett Bros (Morris M and Louis H), jewelers.
Bush Dan W, Publisher Bee-Nugget.
Callison Israel P, pub The Peoples Advocate.
Chehalis Electrict Light Plant, Harry West propr.
Chehalis Examiner, Thomas H Dunckley pub.
Chehalis Improvement Co, Wm West, pres; A L Coffman sec.
Chehalis Land & Timber Co, Francis Donahoe, pres; Daniel C Millett, sec.
Chehalis State Bank (capital $25,000), David Stewart, Pres; Merritt L Holbrook, cashr.
Clark Barnett J, notions.
Clark Daniel, barber.
Coe Robert, drayman.
Coffman, Dobson & Co (Capital $50,000) (Noah B Coffman, John Dobson, Francis Donahoe, Wm Urquhart, Daniel C Millett), Bankers.
Coffman Noah B, Mngr Coffman Dobson & Co.
Coffman & Kepner (Abraham L Coffman, John M Kepner), Real Estate, Insurance, Brokers, Investments, Loans and Collections.
Coleman John T, phys.
Commercial Hotel, Alonzo C Winters, propr.
Cummings Philip S, dentist.
Deane & Clark (Wm S Deane, Henry D Clark), druggists.
Diekman Fritz, shoemkr.
Dobson John (Coffman, Dobson & Co.), Hop Grower.
Donahoe Francis (Coffman, Dobson & Co), Live Stock Dealer
Dow George H, phys.
Dunckley Thomas H, pub Chehalis Examiner.
Ellis James P, shoemkr.
Everett Frank & Co (Frank Everett), hardware and furniture
Farrell James, barber
Filmore Frank B, restaurant
Forney & Ponder (Calvin H Forney, John M Ponder), lawyers.
Forrest Lee B, photogr.
Frost Edgar A, shingle mnfr.
Gabel Harry, livery.
Gale Fred, cigars.
Gavitt George F, photogr.
Gingrich Christian O, grocer.
Godfrey B G, phys.
Goodhard & McCord (Wm L Goodhard, Robert McCord), livery.
Goodman Charles W, jeweler.
Goodman Joseph, clothing.
Graham John A, saloon.
Gregg George A, mason.
Griner John F, real est.
Gustavson Peter, mach.
Hanson Frederick L, conf.
Harman & Nathan (Samuel Hartman, Charles Nathan), gen store.
Haskell Horton & Co (Horton Haskell), flour mill
Henderson & Packenham (Alexander G Henderson, Cassius A Packenham), meats.
Hess Anton, Architect and Builder.
Hohensee Alfred, second hand goods.
Hohensee & Oldoren (Al Hohensee, George Oldoren), furniture and second hand goods.
Horst Jacob H, second-hand goods.
Huber Jacob H, mer tailor.
Hylander & Russell (Andrew Hylander, Wm R Russell), livery.
Irish & Eaton (Lafayette Irish, Wm H Eaton), barbers.
Johnsone C W & Co (Charles W Johnsone), hardware.
Kaupisch Frank, creamery.
Kennicott Guy W, phys.
Kuehner Christian W, bakery.
Kuehner Leonhard, saloon.
Kure Ole, marble works.
Langhorne Elma, milliner.
Langhorne, Maurice A, lawyer.
Langhorne, Wm W, lawyer.
Lawrence Lafayette, blksmith.
Leck John & Son (John and Jabe), masons.
Lillipop Charles E, carp.
Lillipop Thadeus, painter.
Long Daniel A, barber.
Loomis G T & Sons (George T, Sanford W and Amasa), coal mine.
Loughran John F, saloon.
Lowery Edward G, hop grower.
McCord Robert, drayman.
Maker & Kain (Walter S Maker, Eugene P Kain), painters.
Maloney James, notions.
Martin Mrs Bessie, photogr.
Maynard C W, state treas.
Mealey Lumber Co, Henry Allen, sec and treas; saw mill.
Meloy Frank E, country surveyor.
Miller H J Lumber Co (Harry J Miller, Jerry G Startup), lumber mnfrs.
Miller Henry D A, tailor.
Miller Jacob, restaurant.
Millett & Harmon (Daniel C Millett, Ulysses E Harmon), lawyers.
Mitchell Mrs James S, restaurant.
Murphy & Sturchell (Wm Murphy, Harry W Stuchell), gen mdse.
Nelson Wm, mason.
Newland John T, real est.
People's Advocate The, Israel P Callison pub.
Ponder John M, lawyer.
Postal Telegraph & Cable Co, Aaron C Gray mngr.
Powell Charles D, dentist.
Rainier Hotel, John Stedham propr.
Reno Calloway, restaurant.
Reynolds Wm A, notary.
Reynolds & Stewart (Wm A Reynolds, David Stewart), lawyers.
Rice John D, gen mdse.
Richardson Wm D, drayman.
Richardson & Smith (Wm D Richardson, Wm H Smith), Livery, Feed and Sale Stables.
Roberts Miss M E, dressmkr.
Robinson Charles E, N P Ry and exp agt.
Robinson George, pianos.
Rush Thomas C, saloon.
St Helens Hotel The, Joseph P Bradley propr.
Saindon Joseph E, blksmith.
Scribner Henry H, harnessmkr.
Sethe Frederick, blksmith.
Sheldon Warren D, harnessmkr.
Sherman-Friday Co (Wm E Sherman, Rhoda and Frank P Friday), notions.
Siegrist & Co (Herman Siegrist), jeweler.
Smith Albert G, phys.
Sprague Oscar L, blksmith.
State Reform School, Thomas P Westendorf supt.
Stedham John, propr Rainier Hotel.
Sticklin Lester J, undertaker.
Stincei Albert W, tailor.
Stoy Francis M, grocer.
Sullivan John B, cigars.
Taylor Wallace E, bicycle repr.
Todd Benjamin B, conf.
Urquhart David, grocer.
Urquhart Wm M, gen mdse.
Van Aelstyn Mrs M E, milliner.
Vaughn Wm J, livery.
Walter John H, meats.
West John, grocer.
Western Union Tel Co, Charles I McReynolds mngr.
Westover Wm A, lawyer and city clerk.
White & Gabel (Mrs Nellie White, Joseph A Gabel), books.
Willis John E, lawyer.
Winters Alonzo C, propr Commerical Hotel.
Yoder Moses, lawyer.
Young Fred W, live stock.
CINEBAR. A p o on Cinebar creek in Lewis county, 28 miles e of Chehalis, the county seat and banking point. Napevine, 22 miles w, on the N P Ry, is the nearest shipping point. Farm produce is raised. Mail, tri-weekly. Wm A Bayne, P M.
CLAQUATO. Lewis county. A p o on the N P Ry and Chehalis river, 3 miles s w of Chehalis, the county seat, banking, telegraph and express point. The place contains a cheese factory. The products are hops, fruit and farm produce. Mail, daily.
Lockerbie James, gen store.
Schueber Frederick, cheese mnfr.
CORA. A p o on the Cowlitz river, in the e part of Lewis county, 75 miles e of Chehalis, the county seat, banking and shipping point, on the N P Ry. Farm produce are raised. Mail, tri-weekly. L A Davis, P M.
COWLITZ. Lewis county. A p o first settled in 1835, 18 miles s e of Chehalis, the county seat and banking point, and 5 e of Winlock, the express telegraph and shipping station, on the N P Ry. It contains a Catholic church and two saw mills. Stage daily to Winlock and Toledo. Mail, daily. A P Henriot, P M.
Gray Thomas A, saw mill.
Hawkins Henry, saw mill.
Henriot A P, Farm Lands.
Henriot Bros, General Store.
Ratcliff S E, gen store.
Richard G, blksmith.
Sareault J B, blksmith.
DOTY. A recently established p o on the South Bend br of the N P Ry, in Lewis county, 18 miles w of Chehalis, the county seat and banking point. Contains a saw mill and has long distance telephone service. Exp. N P. Tel. W U. Mail daily. C A Doty, P M.
Doty C A, r r, exp and tel agt.
Doty & Stoddard, Saw Mill.
Toepelt A H, jeweler.
DRYAD. A village on the South Bend br of the N P Ry, in Lewis county, 17 miles w of Chehalis, the county seat and bank location and 70, by rail, s w of Tacoma. It contains 4 saw and shingle mills, a hotel, a Baptist church and an opera house. Has telephone connection. Exp, N P. Tel, W U. Pop. 300. Charles F Pole, P M.
Chandler E M & Bro, shingle mill.
Curtis W A & Co, W A Curtis, pres and mngr; O R Curtis, virce pres; A Curtis, sec; H F Curtis, treas; gen store.
Dana J, blksmith.
Doty C A, r r, exp and tel agt.
Doty & Stoddard, saw mill.
Dryad Opera House, Charles F Pole, propr.
Elmesdorf Mrs Ada, conf.
Luedinghaus Bros, saw mill.
Onn G A, shingle mill.
Pole Charles F, General Store and Propr Dryad Opera House
Wakefield Charles, hotel and saloon.
Wakefield & McCracken, saloon.
EAGLETON. A p o on Bunker creek in Lewis county, 14 miles n w of Chehalis, the county seat and banking point, and 8 n w of Adna, on the N P ry, its nearest railroad point. Wheat, oats, potatoes and hay are the principal products. Mail, semi-weekly. C W Geiger, P M.
ETHEL. A p o on the Napavine river in Lewis county, 60 miles s of Tacoma, and 17 s e of Chehalis, the county seat and banking point, on the N P Ry. Mail stage to Chehalis, tri-weekly. Pop, 56. Paul Lindeman, P M.
Hawkins Harry, saw mill.
Lindeman Paul, General Store.
McQuigg M, blksmith.
Rosander W M, blksmith.
FOREST. Lewis county. A p o on the Wewaukum [sic] river, 8 miles s e of Chehalis, the county seat, banking and usual shipping point, on the N P Ry. Shipments may also be made to Napavine. Contains a flour and a saw mill. Stage with mail daily to Chehalis. Joseph Greuner, P M.
Greuner Joseph, General Store.
Hylak A & Son, saw and flour mill.
Zeutecky Joseph, blksmith
FULTON. Lewis county, a p o on the Cowlitz river, 45 miles s e of Chehalis, the county seat and nearest bank location, and 38 e of Winlock, its shipping point, on the N P Ry. Contains 2 saw mills. Mail, tri-weekly.
Hopkinson Bros, saw mill
Lawton M, phys.
Miller Albert, saw mill
HARMONY. A p o on the Cowlitz river, in Lewis county, 30 miles s e of Chehalis, the county seat and banking point, and 25 n e of Winlock, its shipping, express and telegraph point, on the N P Ry. Potatoes, hay, oats and hops are the chief products. Mail, tri-weekly.
INDEPENDENCE. A p o in Lewis county, 18 miles n w of Chehalis, the county seat, and 6 s w of Rochester, on the N P Ry, its shipping point. Bank at Centralia, 14 miles distant. Mail, daily. Le Roy Myers, P M.
Fishler Wm, saw mill.
KNAB. A p o in Lewis county, also known as Eden Prairie, 22 miles s e of Chehalis, the county seat and banking point, 13 s e of Winlock, on the N P Ry, its railroad point, and e of Toledo, its water shipping point. Products, wheat, oats and potatoes. Mail, daily. Mrs Eliza Schultz, P M.
Hurst H H, justice.
Hurst W W, General Store.
Layton E S, gen store.
Schultz Isaac W, General Store.
LITTLEFALLS. The p o at Sopenah station, on the N P Ry, in Lewis county, 73 miles s of Tacoma, and 20 s of Chehalis, the county seat and banking point. Was settled in 1876, and is situated on Olequa creek. Sustains an Evangelical church, a hotel and a brick yard. Deposits of coal, iron and fire clay are found in the vicinity. Shipments are farm produce and brick. Exp, N P. Pop, 250. Mail, daily. J C Cantwell, P M.
Becker John, meats.
Cantwell H W, gen store.
Little Falls Fire Clay Co, L R Manning, mngr; Wm Overton, supt; brick and tile mnfrs.
Meyer Mrs George, hotel.
Neimann Christopher, saloon.
Riedel Charles, gen store.
Weaver W H, gen store.
McCORMICK. A p o in Lewis county, on the South Bend br of the N P Ry, 27 miles s w of Chehalis, the county seat and banking point. It has 3 saw mills, lumber being the chief export. Telephone connection. Pop, 150. Mail, daily.
McCormick H Lumber Co, saw mill.
Reynolds & Davie Lumber Co, saw mill.
Rock Creek Lumber Co, saw mill.
Jorgenson J, saw mill.
Mayfield H C, gen store.
MORTON. A country p o on the Tilton river, in Lewis county, 65 miles s of Tacoma and 40 e of Chehalis, the county seat and banking point. Napavine is the shipping point, 36 miles w on the N P Ry. Has a public school in which church services are also conducted. Stage, with mail, from Chehalis and intermediate points, tri-weekly. George Hopgood, P M.
Hopgood George, General Store.
MOSSYROCK. A p o, also known as Klickitat Prairie, located on the Cowlitz river, in Lewis county, 30 miles s e of Chehalis, the nearest county seat, and 25 e of Winlock, its nearest shipping, telegraph and express point, on the N P Ry. Mail with stage daily to Chehalis; fare 75 cents. Mrs Belle Peters, P M.
Benson W W, gen store.
Doss W O, gen store.
Peters J M, Grocer.
Swigert Frank, grocer.
NAPAVINE. A village on the N P Ry in Lewis county, 60 miles s of Tacoma, and 7 s of Chehalis, the county seat and banking point. It contains a flour mill, a shingle mill, 5 saw mills, Baptist, Methodist, Presbyterian and Catholic churches and a hotel. Lumber and farm products are the chief exports. Has long distance telephone service. Exp, N P. Tel, W U. Mail, daily. H W Myerhard, P M.
Brown Bros, saw mill.
Curtice M A, blksmith.
Hylack & Son, flour and saw mill.
Linhart J F, gen store.
McCoy George, saw and shingle mill.
Marshall M F, r r, exp and tel agt.
Murtrie A, hotel.
Nail L F, dentist.
Pitcher H, saw mill.
Short C A, dentist.
Somerville Bros, saw mill.
Urquhart Robert, gen store.
Widaman J H, saloon.
Vinall Clarence E, General Store.
PE ELL. A village on the N P Ry (South Bend branch) and on the upper Chehalis river, a water power stream, in Lewis county, 24 miles s w of Chehalis, the county seat and banking point. It has Methodist and Catholic churches, 2 saw mills, 2 shingle mills, a school, 2 hotels and numerous stores. Industries are farming, stock raising, fruit growing and lumbering. Land, $50 to $100 per acre. Exp, N P. Tel, W U. Pop, 500. Mail, daily. John G Dunlap, P M.
Austin Byron G, barber.
Burns David, shingle mnfr 1 mile n w.
Byers H A & Son (Henry A and Harley E), jewelers.
Caffee & Rogers (Ezra D Caffee, John W Rogers), Dealers in Salt and Fresh Meats and Fish.
Capron Edward W, carp.
Chehalis River Mill Co, Carstens & Earles (of Seattle) proprs, shingle mnfrs.
Crow Roscoe E, carp.
Cuddy & Dulaney (Edward Cuddy, Wm H Dulaney), saloon.
Dunlap John G, General Merchandise and Postmaster.
Eaton Emanuel, cigars.
Fronia Frank, brick mason.
Gollham James F, jeweler.
Hamaker Gilbert E, Druggist and Collection agent.
Harland Mrs Mary, carpet weaver.
Hinkley Edwin, phys.
Hinkley Mrs. Edwin, millinery.
Hotel Pe Ell, Clarence E Prigmore propr.
Houth F, blksmith.
Hungerford Charles S, conf.
Konopka John, mer tailor.
Koontz Charles H, carp.
Lagride Oscar A, photogr.
McCormick H Lumber Co.
Mayer Martin & Co (Martin and August Mayer), gen mdse.
Muller Marzell & Co (Marzell, Joseph, Martin and Frank Muller), saw mill 1 1/2 miles s w.
Northern Pacific Express, Edgar C Rogers Agt.
Pechtel George, saloon.
Prigmore Clarence E, propr Hotel Pe Ell
Reynolds & Davie Lumber Co.
Rock Creek Lumber Co.
Rodgers Edgar C, Agt N P Ry and N P Exp and Mngr W U Tel Co.
Rose Frank, meats.
Sage Silas, real est and justice.
Senate Hotel, David V Thrash Propr. (See adv below.)
Shellenberger John, stone mason.
Shellenberger Maud, music tchr.
Thrash David V, Propr Senate Hotel. (See adv below.)
Wallace A Perry, saloon.
Weller Herbert W, hop grower.
Western Union Tel Co, Edgar C Rogers Mngr.
Whiteside Hugh P, phys.
Yeomans Wallace C, Manufacturer of Rough and Dressed Lumber and Shingles.
Ziemann John, cabinetmakr.
RANDLE. A county p o in Lewis county, settled in 1890, on the Cowlitz river, 120 miles s of Seattle and 62 e of Chehalis, the county seat, banking, express, telegraph and shipping point, on the N P Ry. Contains Methodist and Baptist churches, a flour mill and saw mill. Pop, 35. Mail, tri-weekly. Joseph C McAllister, P M.
Blankenship W A & Co, gen store.
McAllister Joseph C, General Store.
Smith Philip M, saw mill and grist mill.
REYNOLDS. A recently established p o in Lewis county, on the N P Ry and Rock creek, 25 miles w of Chehalis, the county seat and banking point. Contains a saw mill and has telephone connection. Mail, daily. J W Reynolds, P M.
Reynolds & Davie Lumber Co, Saw Mill.
RIFFE. A p o on the Cowlitz river, in Lewis county, 40 miles s e of Chehalis, the county seat, banking and shipping point, on the N P Ry. Was settled in 1893, and contains a Baptist church. Mail, tri-weekly. F L Riffe, P M.
Blankenship Thomas, blksmith.
Caines B W, lawyer.
Faley Thomas, justice.
Henderson M D, phys.
Stinson James, gen store.
SALKUM. A p o in Lewis county, 23 miles s e of Chehalis, the county seat and banking point, and 17 e of Napavine, on the N P Ry, its shipping point. Has a grist mill, a saw mill and a hotel. Stage with mail to Chehalis daily, via Ethel and Forest. C Orrahood, P M.
Hammill Wm, grist mill.
Jergeson C, saw mill.
Orrahood W L, General Store and Hotel.
SHARON. A rural p o in Lewis county, 13 miles s e of Chehalis, the county seat and banking point, and 7 1/2 e of Napavine, its shipping point, on the N P Ry. Mail by special supply from Forest. Irwin B Weybright, P M.
SILVERCREEK. A p o in Lewis county, on the Cowlitz river, 25 miles s e of Chehalis, the county seat and banking point, and 22 e of Winlock, its shipping point, on the N P Ry. Th eplace contains a saw mill. Fruit and farm produce is raised. Stage, with mail, to Chehalis daily. Albert H. Tucker, P M.
Beusch Jacob & Co, gen store.
Maack H J, blksmith.
Tinstead Bros, contrs.
Tucker Bros, General Store.
SULPHUR SPRINGS. A p o in the Cascade mountains on the Cowlitz river, in Lewis county, 62 miles (air line) e of Chehalis, the county seat and banking point. Shipments may be made to Winlock or Chehalis. Coal is found in the vicinity. Mail, tri-weekly.
TOLEDO. A village on the Cowlitz river, in Lewis county, 90 miles by steamer or 84 by rail n of Portland, Or, 7 s e of Winlock, the nearest railroad, telegraph and express point. It has Baptist, Methodist, Presbyterian and Congregational churches. Shipments, grain, potatoes, fruit, hay and lumber. The place contains an incubator factory, creamery, flour mill, shingle and saw mills, Odd Fellows hall seating 500 and a weekly newspaper, The Toledo Tidings. Societies having lodges are the Masons, Odd Fellows, W of W and G A R post. Stages to Winlock daily; fare, 50 cents. Steamers from Portland Monday, Thursday and Saturday. Pop, 300. Mail, daily. Francis H Thorne, P M.
Angle James, barber.
Arnold & Boyles (Grant Arnold, G Merritt Boyles), gen mdse.
Bennett Mrs Sarah, propr Commercial Hotel.
Boyce Mrs Mary B, drugs.
Badger J O & A R (John O and Alva R), Proprs St Helens Incubator & Brooder Co.
Benefiel Willard M, saw mill 1/2 mile e.
Betty Homer, hop grower.
Calvin & Son ( R L and Alfred L), saw mill 1 mile s.
Commercial Hotel, Mrs Sarah Bennett propr.
Danihy Bartholomew, gen mdse.
Denny George W, justice.
Denny Mrs. Lucy A, milliner.
Divine Charles, tinner.
Divine Mrs Isabell, dressmkr.
Dorland Wm H, carp.
Eaton Stephen A D, lawyer.
Fortin Laurence H, saloon.
Freeman Wm L, phys.
Gowen Francis M, meats, shingle mill and fruit cannery.
Haskell & Farrell (Oro F Haskell, Dillon S Farrell), proprs Toledo Roller Mills.
Henderson James R, gen mdse.
Jackson Wm S, shoemkr.
Kaupisch Ernest, creamery.
Kimbrough Warren D, carp.
Kime Wm J, blksmith.
Koontz Frank, livery.
Koontz Mrs Mary, hotel.
Loughran John L, saloon.
Mehl George W, carp.
Odd Fellows Hall, Frank Benefiel mngr.
Pompe Adrian A, phys.
Riedl John, plasterer
Rundle & Scales (James A Rundle, John Scales, gen mdse.)
St Helens Incubator & Brooder Co, J O & A R Badger Proprs; Mnfrs of Inucabtors and Poultry Breeders.
Snyder Mrs Catherine, gen mdse.
Spangler John H, groceries and blksmith.
Stewart Edward, barber.
Thorne Alexander E, carp.
Thorne Francis H, Postmaster and Publisher Toledo Tidings.
Toledo Roller Mills, Haskell & Farrell Proprs.
Toledo Tidings, Francis H Thorne Publisher.
Williams Frederick, gen mdse.
VANCE. A p o, established in 1886, on the Cowlitz river, in Lewis county, 52 miles (air line) s e of Chehalis, the county seat and banking point, and 45 e of Winlock, its nearest shipping point, on the N P Ry. Has coal deposits in the vicinity and produces hay, grain and vegetables. Mail, tri-weekly.
Jorgensen C, saw mill.
WILDWOOD. A p o on Buchanan creek, in Lewis county, 21 miles by road s w of Chehalis, the county seat and banking point. Winlock is the nearest shipping point, on the N P Ry, 12 miles e. All kinds of farm produce and fruit are grown. Mail, semi-weekly. T C Naylor, P M.
Naylor T C, Blacksmith.
WILSON. A p o in Lewis county, first settled in 1889, 35 miles s e of Chehalis, the county seat and banking point, and 22 e of Winlock, on the N P Ry, the nearest shipping point. Mail, tri-weekly. R B Koons, P M.
Workman J T, gen store.
WINLOCK. Located on Olequa creek, in Lewis county. A station on the N P Ry, 14 miles s of Chehalis, the county seat and nearest banking point, and 77 n of Portland, Or. It was incorporated as a town in 1890. A bank is contemplated. Saw mills derive their power from the creek. The place contains Baptist, Christian, Methodist and German Lutheran churches, a hall seating 600, and a fine school with 6 teachers. An ably edited newspaper, The Pilot, is published. Immense quantities of fine timber stand tributary to Winlock, and the country is dotted with prosperous hamlets, 17 post offices being supplied with mail from here. Potters' clay and good coal are found near by, but at present lumber and farm produce are the principal shipments. This place is the distributing point for a wide territory, and inducements are offered for the location of industries. Soil in the vicinity is rich and very fertile, and is valued at $2.50 to $10 per acre, unimproved. Daily stage to Toledo; fare, 50 cents. Exp, N P. Tel, W U. Mail, daily. JOhn L Gruber, P M.
Baxter Samuel, Propr Commercial Hotel.
Boone Wm, dairy.
Buege Carl, blksmith.
Cavanaugh S & Co (Samuel Cavanaugh, George H Johnson), hardware and furniture.
Chambers Charles E, r r exp and tel agt.
Clark C M & Son (Charles M and Wesley M), shoe and harnesmkrs.
Commercial Hotel, Samuel Baxter Propr.
Coontz Henry, propr Winlock and Toledo Stage Line.
Creede Mrs A L, millinery.
Dueber George F, conf.
Erckenbrack Philip, saloon.
Fellows Joseph, saloon.
Fowler John F, gen mdse.
Gruber John L & Son (John L and Martin J), gen mdse and drugs.
Hamilton Joel, dairy.
Harbridge James, watchmkr.
Harrington Theodore S, Propr Winlock Hotel.
Henriot A B, General Store.
Hong O K, photogr.
Janes Carey E, dentist.
Johnson Andrew, carp and railroad ties.
Lee Charles E, barber.
Lee Daniel, Propr Red Front Livery, Feed and Sale Stables.
Leonard Charles E, Publisher Winlock Pilot, Real Estate, Insurance and Notary Public.
Meyers Andrew J, fruit grower.
Minckler Henry, fruit grower.
Morgan Thomas O, apiary.
Opera Hall, Wm Fowler mngr.
Phillips Vernon D, Editor Winlock Pilot and Justice of the Peace.
Powell Edward, pottery.
Prescott, Veness & Co (A L Prescott, John A Veness, Lewis I Furber), lumber mnfrs.
Red Front Livery, Feed and Sale Stable, Daniel Lee Propr.
Rockafellow Charles A, conf.
Rolston Ole, mason.
Rosenthal Isaac, dry goods.
Smith David, fruit grower.
Smith James M, grocer.
Sorenson Bros (Benjamin and Samuel), meats and livery.
Thacker John G, carp.
Thomas & Powell (Murray Thomas, Perry A Powell), grocers.
Uhlenhart Wm L, barber.
Wall Mrs G P, milliner.
Warne Joel V, drugs.
West Mrs Smith, carpet weaver.
Winlock Hotel, Theodore S Harrington Propr. Opposite Depot.
Winlock Pilot, Charles E Leonard Publisher; Vernon D Phillips, Editor.
Winlock and Toledo Stage Line, Henry Coontz propr.
Woody Neil E, phys.