Ft. Smith Patrons' List 
and Business Directory
From 1887 Sebastian County Atlas
Submitted by Curtis A. Hannah




Business Name
Type of Business
Owners / Officers
American National Bank General Banking President: B.H. Tabor,
Vice-President: R.F. Atkinson, Cashier: S.N. Dwight, Assistant Cashier: Russell Myrick
Ayers, W.N. & Co. Hardware, Machinery, Stoves and Tinware.  Wagon Materials, Paints, Oils, etc.  
Baer, B. & Co. Wholesale Dealers in Groceries, Liquors, Cigars & Tobacco H. Baer, M. Joel
Barnes & Mellette Attorneys at Law, will practice in state & Federal Courts  
Barnes, G.W. & Co. Real Estate and collection Agents;  city and Suburban Property; Improved Farms and Coal Lands for Sale; Houses to Rent - Rooms 7 and 8 Eberle Block.  
Belcher, Nash & McClanahan Real Estate Agents.  Office, 706 Garrison Ave. W. Belcher, W.T. Nash, A.A. McClanahan
Blythe & Co. Real Estate; city and Suburban Property;  Farm and Coal Lands Bought and Sold.  Corner Garrison Ave and Howard Street, upstairs W.F. Blythe, Lawyer; D.J. Temple.
Bocquin & Reutzel Dealers in General Merchandise, Wheat and Cotton.  Established 1867.  Garrison Ave.  
Boles, Thomas Attorney at Law and solicitor in Chancery, will practice in all Civil and Criminal Counts of Western Arkansas and Supreme Court of this State.  
Boles Bros. Dealers in Real Estate  
Boyd & Waldron Fire, Marine, Life, Accident and Cyclone Insurance AGents, Garrison Ave near Hotel Main  
Carnall Bros. Real Estate Agents and Proprietors Ft Smith weekly Elevator, Newpaper and Job Printing Establishment. J. Henry and Wharton
Clayton & Brizzolara Attorneys at Law  
Clendening & Read Attorneys at Law  
Cook, Luce & Hill Attorneys at Law  
Cravens, Wm. M. Lawyer and Landowner  
Day, S.P. Real Estate and Loan Agency, Rooms 9 and 10 Eberle Block, will furnish promptly and free of charge any desired information regarding Western Arkansas, together with a list of property for sale or exchange by them, embracing farms and wild lands, city lots, business or residence, either vacant or improved.  
Davis, Mathis & Co. Real Estate Agents.  Acre Property and Mineral lands a Specialty.  Room 2, Gannaway Block.  
Degen, Harmon  Massard Prairie Nursery and Greenhouses, located four miles south from Fort Smith, keeps a full line of Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, etc. Also a full and assorted stock of Greenhouse Plants, Roses, etc.  Correspondence solicited. Residence, Section 3; Postoffice, Fort Smith. (Nativity - Germany; Settled in County - 1858).
Dubal & Cravens Attorney at Law, Eberle Block, over Merchants Bank Ben T. Duval, Wm. M. Cravens
Duncan & Duncan Real Estate Brokers.  Hotel Main.  Property bought and sold for non-residents.  All persons leaving property in our hands will receive careful and prompt attention.  All business pertaining to Real Estate and legal Matters promptly and carefully attended to.  Call on or write us. Wm. M. Duncan, Attorney at Law, J.R. Duncan, Broker
Fort Smith Oil and Cotton Compress Company Largest in the world John Mathews, Superintendent
Fort Smith, Paris and Dardanelle Railway Company   Thomas Boles, President; J. Henry Carnall, Secretary.
Gill, Gus. A. Broker, Real Estate and Loan Agent, buys, sells and negotiates the sale and purchase of Bonds, Stocks and Securities of all kinds, and Real Estate;  Conveyancing a specialty;  Notary Public.  Office at Hotel Main.  
Hayes, Eli I.(or L?) & Co. Chicago, Illinois, and Fort smith.  Map and Atlas Publishers;  City and County Maps showing ownership of property a specialty.  Correspondence should be addressed to Fort Smith, Ark.  
Hendrick, J.L. Attorney at Law, will practice in the Federal and State Courts  
Hurley, T.J. Proprietor of The McLoud Livery, Feed and Sale Stable, and Fort Smith Transfer Company  
Hunton, Weyburn & Co. Real Estate Brokers.  Real Estate Exchange, Hotel Main.  
Home & Morrow Real Estate Agents.  Berman Building, Room 6, corner Howard Street and Garrison Ave.  
Jackson, Robt. E. Attorney at Law, will practice in State and Federal Courts  
Kansas and Texas Coal Co. Miners and Dealers in Pittsburgh Coal.  Mines at Hackett City and Huntington, Sebastian County, Arkansas;  Capacity of Mines, 200 cars daily;  General Offices, Bank of commerce Building, 5th and Olive Streets, St. Louis, Missouri B.F. Hobart, President and Treasurer;  E.B. Loveland, Vice-President;  A.M. Longwell, Secretary
Ketcham Iron Co Foundry and Boiler Works. Manufacturers of steam Engines, Boilers, Saw Mills, Shafting, Pulleys and Mill Supplies, House Castings, such as Columns, Caps, Sills, etc., made to order on short notice, and at competing prices. Thomas Ketcham, President;  J.L. Henderson, Secretary and Treasurer.
Kinkead, R.S. Operator in Real Estate  
Lyman & Sherlock Dealers in Real Estate, Loan Agents and Abstracters.  We have the only complete set of abstract books of Sebastian County.  Room 9, Halliwell Building, corner Garrison Avenue and Knox Street.  
Martin & McDonough Attorneys at law, Eberle Building W.R. Martin, J.B. McDonough
Merchants Bank Capital, $100,000.00; Surplus $40,000.00  Your business respectfully solicited W.J. Echhols, President;  John S. Park, Cashier
Miller, J.G. & Co. Lumber, Sash, Doors, Blinds, Mouldings, Brackets, White Lead, Colors, Oils, Varnishes, Mixed Paints and Brushes.  Window and Plate Glass, Lath, Lime, Hair and Cement.  Office and Salesroom.  821 Garrison Avenue;  Planting Mill and Yard, corner Park and Cabell Streets.  
Missouri Trust Co. Sedalia, Missouri;  Money to Loan on Farms Lyman & Sherlock, Agents
Murphy & Wheless Attorneys at Law.  Will practice in City, County and Federal Courts at Fort Smith, Arkansas  
National Bank of Western Ar Capital $55,000.00; Surplus $110,000.00 John Vaile, Cashier
Nedry, J.B. Dealer in Real Estate and Loan Agent.  Gannaway Block, Rooms 5 and 6  
Osborne, T.S. Attorney at Law, will practice in Federal and State courts.   Office in Halliwell Building.  
Patterson, John General Real Estate Agent, attends to buying, selecting, entering and selling City and Farm Property;  furnish abstracts of title and plats showing locality, pay taxes, select homesteads, lease, rent and collect on favorable terms.  Wallace Block, Garrison Avenue.  
Paterson & Parker Real Estate Agents  
Read, James F. Attorney at Law and Associate Judge of Circuit Court  
Sengel & Schulte Hardware and Storehouse  
Schulte Will C. Livery and Boarding Stable.  Hacks and baggage wagons to and from all trains;  Drummers rigs a specialty.  Knox Street near Garrison Avenue. Nativity--Arkansas;  Settled in County - 1860
Stalcup, J.C. Clerk of Circuit Court;  Farm four miles south of city Nativity - East Tennessee;  Settled in County - 1873
Tenney, Martin & Anderson Manufacturers and Dealers in Sash, Doors, Blinds, Mouldings, Lumber, Shingles, Lath.  Lime, Cement and Window Glass.  Office and Salesroom on Knox Street, near Garrison Avenue;  Mills on Frisco Railroad, corner Sullivan and Stryker Streets.  
Vivion & Headington Real Estate and Loan Brokers.  Buy, Sell and Exchange City Property and Farms.  Eberle Building  
Winchester & Bryant Attorney at Law  
Woodman, Bronder & Gunder Ahstracts.  We are prepared to furnish Complete Abstracts, not merely references to the records or "chains of title," but all matters of record in the courts and Recorder's Office, and all private information neccesary to the forming of a legal opinion as to all land titles in Sebastian county, Arkansas.  Recently with the Land Title Guaranty Co., Kansas City, Missouri.  Room 1, No. 12 S. 6th or Knox Street, Fort Smith, Arkansas Wm. T. Woodman, E.m. Bronder, Geo. W. Gunder