Story of Hagerstown Maryland, 1911
The Dagmar Hotel.
THE DAGMAR.—Hagerstown's newest and finest hotel.
This hotel is the pride of the City. It was recently opened for the reception of guests, and is now being most successfully conducted. The hotel is absolutely fire-proof, it being of concrete construction, cool in summer and warm in winter. It is six stories high, contains 80 rooms, 56 of which have private bath, and hot and cold running water in all rooms, as well as private local and long distance 'phones in rooms. The roof garden commands a very magnificent view of the City. The Hotel is conducted on the European plan, and a fine Dining Room is operated in connection. The cuisine is absolutely perfect, and a special feature is made of Club Breakfast, Table d'Hote, Luncheons and Dinners. This hotel is centrally located, opposite the Post Office, and B. & O. R. R. Station, and one square from the C. V. and N. & W. R. R. Stations, and within one block of the business district of the City. Mr. H. L. Mitten is the Manager, and he strives hard to please and satisfy guests, and there is much joy, peace and comfort to be had at The Dagmar. This hotel was erected and is owned by Mr. M. P. Moller, one of our public-spirited citizens and prominent man of affairs. He is the proprietor of The Moller Organ Works, where the celebrated Moller Pipe Organs are manufactured, more than twelve hundred of which are in use in prominent Churches and Lodge Rooms throughout the United States. Mr. Moller is also the President of the Crawford Automobile Works, manufacturing the famous "Crawford" Automobile, and is identified with numerous other worthy enterprises.
ANTIETAM PAPER COMPANY.—Manufacturers and wholesale dealers. This is one of the most prominent industrial and commercial enterprises of Hagerstown. The now famous Antietam Paper Mills, manufacturing a fine line of high-grade book papers, has been established for many years, and the large wholesale house located in the down-town district on West Antietam Street, has been established for twenty-one years. The premises include a very large three-story brick building and basement, and has every facility for the conduct of the business on a successful basis. There is a special railroad siding, which greatly facilitates the receipt and shipment of large orders. This Company has an extensive business throughout Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio, North and South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, and Tennessee. The Company handles everything in line of papers. The officers are: J. Ellsworth Stonebraker, Pres.; W. B. Littleton, Vice-Pres. and Manager; John E. Stonebraker, Jr., Sec, and S. G. White, Treasurer.
HAGERSTOWN GARAGE.—This is one of the well known enterprises of its kind in Hagerstown; it was recently established and bids fair to occupy a conspicuous and important position in the Automobile industry of the City. Mr. R. R. Frushour is the proprietor. He is a gentleman of considerable experience, and is conducting the business with wonderful success. Associated with him is Mr. Ernest Shockey, who is regarded as one of the most expert automobile men in the city, and who has had some 10 years of practical experience. The Hagerstown Garage is well fitted up with all necessary appliances and apparatus pertaining to the business. All kinds of general repair work is given special attention. The repairing of motor cycles, bicycle, and auto tubes a specialty, while a full line of auto, bicycle and sporting goods is carried. This Garage has the agency for the famous Franklin Automobile and several makes of bicycles. The Garage is located at No. 22 and No. 24 East Franklin Street. C. & P. 'Phone 365-F.
FRANK E. CUMMINGS.—This gentleman is located at No. 219 W. Franklin Street, and has been established tor a period of nine years. He is a young man and is thoroughly progressive, up-to-date, and active in the promotion of his enterprise, and has built up a very fine trade. His store is well appointed, and is kept perfectly clean and sanitary. The general stock includes a fine line of all staple and fancy groceries, table delicacies, teas and coffees, can and bottle goods, notions, etc. Mr. Cummings is very polite and accommodating to patrons, and is a gentleman of most excellent training. He is doing all he can to help promote the best interests of Hagerstown, and thinks the City has a bright future.
DAVID P. SCHINDEL, Ph. G., No. 47 South Potomac Street, opposite Masonic Temple. This fine and up-to-date Drug establishment has been in existence for about 15 years, and the popular proprietor, Mr. David P. Schindel, is a graduate of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, and is a gentleman of thorough practical experience. He is very careful in the conduct of the business, and in filling prescriptions. The store is handsomely appointed, contains a massive Soda Fountain, and all the delightful beverages of the season are served. The general stock includes pure drugs and chemicals, all sick room requisites, physicians' and hospital supplies, toilet articles, perfumes, sundries, and cigars.
A. N. SHUMAN.—Pie-baker and Confectioner, No. 116 W. Franklin St. It is with pleasure that we make favorable mention of Mr. A. N. Shuman in our Illustrated Story of Hagerstown. Mr. Shuman has been established here for the past 7 years, and has built up a remarkable business as Wholesale and Retail Manufacturer of pies of all kinds, and general confectionery goods. He is also a retailer in extracts and baking powders, and has a Soda Fountain in connection, serving all the delightful drinks of the season. Mr. Shuman is one of our most active young business men, and is thoroughly progressive in his dealings. He has a good trade, and his business continues to increase with each recurring year. Polite clerks are in attendance to wait upon the trade at all times, and will assure proper treatment when you deal with Mr. Shuman.
Clarence E. Weaver
Western Maryland Room, Washington County Free Library
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Mail Publishing Co., Hagerstown
Business enterprises, Maryland, Hagerstown
Hagerstown (Md.), 1911