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THE CITY AS IT WAS FIFTY YEARS AGO,

AND AS IT IS TO-DAY.

THE TRADE, COMMERCE, MANUFACTORIES, RAILROADS, BANKS,
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL HOUSES, THEATERS,

HOTELS, CHURCHES, AND SCHOOLS.

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us 26839.12

APR 25 1888

LIBRARY

timor pels vilat,

COPYRIGHT BY

THE INTER OCEAN PUBLISHING COMPANY,

1883,

MICROALMED
AT HARVARD

CONTENTS.

LA CITY OF SURPRISES—THE FIRST SETTLER; CHICAGO VILLAGE; IN ASHES; THE

BRIDGES AND TUNNELS; CHURCH HISTORY. PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS-OUR EARLIEST
OFFICIALS; THE POSTOFFICE THEN AND Now; THE WATERWORKS; THE CANAL; STREET
RAILWAYS; THE CHICAGO CITY RAILROAD COMPANY; CEMETERIES OF CHICAGO; ROSE
HILL; GRACELAND; PARKS AND BOULEVARDS; THE WASHINGTON PARK CLUB; THE
SPORTING CAPITAL; A. G. SPAULDING & BROTHERS. EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS
-THE OLD PEDAGOGUE: CHICAGO HOMEOPATHIC COLLEGE; H. B. BRYANT'S CHICAGO
BUSINESS COLLEGE; THE CHICAGO VETERINARY COLLEGE; OUR MUSICAL HISTORY;
WEBER MUSIC HALL; THE CHICAGO MUSICAL COLLEGE; THE CONN MANUFACTORY OF
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; ARTISTIC DECORATION.

THE ART PRESERVATIVE-NEWSPAPER HISTORY; THE INTER OCEAN; CHICAGO
NEWSPAPER UNION; THE PUBLISHING TRADE; THE CURRENT; AMERICAN PRESS As-
SOCIATION; THE REMINGTON TYPE-WRITER; BRADNER SMITH & Co.; J. M. W. JONES
COMPANY; J. W. BUTLER COMPANY; SKEEN & STUART COMPANY; W. P. DUNN & Co.;
CRUMP LABEL Co; J. W. MIDDLETON; A. ZEESE & Co.; WOOD ENGRAVING; PHOTO-
ENGRAVING IN THE WEST; BLOMGREN BROS. & Co.; MARDER LUCE & Co.; THE ILLI-
NOIS TYPE-FOUNDING Co.

D. THE CHICAGO THEATERS-EARLY DAYS ON THE STAGE; MOVICKER'S THEATER;

HOOLEY'S THEATER; GRAND OPERA HOUSE: HAVERLY'S THEATER; ACADEMY OF MUSIC.

IV. HOTELS TO BE PROUD OF THE OLD-TIME TAVERNS; THE PALMER HOUSE; THE

GARDEN OF EDEN; THE TREMONT HOUSE; GRAND PACIFIO HOTEL; THE SHERMAN
HOUSE; LELAND HOTEL; THE CLIFTON HOUSE; THE ATLANTIC HOTEL; MUNGER'S
LAUNDRY; GURNEY PHAETON AND CAB CO.

V. THE ROME OF RAILROADS-THEY ALL LEAD TO CHICAGO; THE ILLINOIS CEN-

TRAL; THE “MONON ROUTE”; CHICAGO, BURLINGTON AND QUINCY; CHICAGO, ROCK Is-
LAND AND PACIFIO; CHICAGO AND NORTHWESTERN; ATLANTIO AND PACIFIC.

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THE BANKS OF CHICAGO-BANKING IN EARLY DAYS; THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK;
PRESTON, KEAN & Co.; CHARLES HENROTIN; NATIONAL BANK OF ILLINOIS; CONTINEN-
TAL NATIONAL BANK; N. W. HARRIS & Co.; BENNETT'S LAW AND COLLECTING ASSOCI-
ATION; REXFORD & PRENTICE.

TO

THE INSURANCE BUSINESS-SOMETHING OF ITS HISTORY; PLATE GLASS INSUR-
ANCE; WESTERN MANUFACTURES; TRADERS; SUN FIRE OFFICE OF LONDON; LIVERPOOL,
LONDON AND GLOBE; THE NEW ORLEANS; FIRE INSURANCE ASSOCIATION OF NEW OR-
LEANS; THE FIRE INSURANCE ASSOCIATION OF LONDON; NORTHERN ASSURANCE CO.;
THE NIAGARA; THE PHENIX; THE HOME; NEW YORK ALLIANCE; LANCASHIRE; CITY OF
LONDON; E. W. LYMAN & Co.; S. M. MOORE & Co.; GRANGER SMITH & Co.; DUCAT &
LYON; LIFE INSURANCE; THE MUTUAL RESERVE FUND.

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XIII. THE PRODUCE TRADE-REVIEW FOR 1883; PRODUCE STATISTICS; CASH PRICES;

ELEVATOR CAPACITY; TRADE RULES; GRAIN INSPECTION; RATES OF COMMISSION.
FLOUR AND GRAIN-FLOUR; WINTER WHEAT; WHEAT; CORN; OATS; RYE; BARLEY.
PACKING AND PROVISIONS-PORK PACKING; PROVISIONS. LIVE STOCK-REVIEW
FOR 1883; CATTLE; DRESSED BEEF; THE HOG MARKET; SHEEP; LUMBER, COAL, AND
SALT. COUNTRY PRODUCE-A GOOD YEAR; SEEDS; BUTTER; EGGS, CHEESE; HOPS;
BROOMCORN; HIDES; POTATOES; DRIED FRUITS; WOOL; HAY. THE MERCANTILE
TRADE--A THOROUGH CANVASS; DRY GOODS; MILLENERY AND FANCY GOODS; CLOTH-
ING; GENTLEMEN'S FURNISHING GOODS; HATS, CAPS AND BUCK GOODS; BOOTS AND
SHOES; LEATHER: HARNESS; GROCERIES; FANCY GROCERIES; CANNED GOODS; TOBACCO
AND CIGARS; FISH AND OYSTERS; CHINA, CROCKE
FURNITURE; OFFICE AND SCHOOL FURNITURE: WALL PAPER; IRON AND STEEL; RE-
FINED IRON-STEEL RAILS; NAILS; METALS AND TINNERS' STOCK; HARDWARE, CUTLERY,
AND TOOLS; WIRE GOODS; STOVES; WAGON-MAKERS' STOCK: SCALES AND WAREHOUSE
TRUCKS: WAGONS AND TRUCKS; CARRIAGES AND BUGGIES; SAFES, VAULTS, AND LOCKS;
MACHINEKY, ETC.; AGRICULTURAL DEPARTMENTS; BUILDING MATERIALS; Sash, DOORS,
BLINDS, ETC.; WINES AND LIQUORS; DRUGS AND CHEMICALS; PAINTS AND COLORS;
OILS; GLASS; SOAP; JEWELRY AND WATCHES; MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; BOOKS AND STA-
TIONERY; TOYS; WOODEN AND WILLOW WARE.

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