Come on…somebody’s got to have something to say about Mystery Photo #6! Here is a hint: this tiled floor appeared in a much-beloved and sorely missed Clontarf establishment. Leave a comment and let me know your answer! The first correct answer wins a Clontarf Prairie Pub T-shirt. What are you waiting for?
It has been a while since we have taken a look at Mr. McDermott’s ledger. I wonder what the folks of Clontarf were buying in the Summer of 1883?
On July 4th James Shea outfitted himself with a new pair of overalls for 90-cents, two pair socks for 35-cents, and a pair of suspenders for 40-cents. John Schinnick was also in the market for new togs, picking up a linen shirt for $1.
A descendant of Timothy Galvin commented on the blog recently. Her great-great-grandfather stopped in on July 13th for a few supplies: 1/2 gallon lard oil, yeast cakes, matches, and one fence board – all for 90-cents.
I hope that Mrs. James McGary (McGeary?) was O.K. with a 55-cent charge on her account July 30th. One pound of chewing tobacco went “to her boy”.
We will check back with the ledger in August…