1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1898 and 1901 Business Licenses, Teton County Montana

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Teton County Licenses issued during quarter ending May 31, 1894.
C.A. Wittmeier, merchant, Shelby, $5.
C.A. Wittmeier, wholesale liquor, Shelby, $31.35.
Gibson & Walker, saloon, Choteau, $60.
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List of Licenses issued During Quarter Ending November 30, 1894.
Silverman & Cohen, merchants, Choteau $5.00
Morrison, H.H./saloon, Pondera $45.00
Wittmeier, C.A./wholesale liquors, Shelby $31.25
Wittmeier, C.A./merchant, Shelby $5.00
Gibson & Walker, saloon, Choteau $60.00
Shanks, Frank A./saloon, Bynum $45.00
Dean, Frank H./saloon, Dupuyer $45.00
Hodgskiss, Wm./hotel and bar, Choteau $65.00
Penry, D.A./assignee merchant, Choteau $10.00
Choteau Merchantile Co., merchant, Choteau $5.00
Jos. Hirshberg & Co., merchant, Choteau $5.00
Jos. Hirshberg & Co., wholesale liquors, Choteau $31.25
R.M. Steele & Co., saloon, Choteau $60.00
Beaupre, H./dentist, Choteau $8.00
Beaupre, H./ hotel, Choteau $5.00
Fitzgerald, P./hotel, Shelby $2.50
Joyce, Peter/restaurant, Choteau $2.50
Dean, F.H./gaming, Dupuyer $33.35
Lee, James/laundry, Choteau, $10.00
Sulgrove, James/attorney, Choteau $4.00
Fitzgerald, Patrick/saloon, Shelby $45.00
Barker, J.A./hotel, Dupuyer $2.50
Nichols, Willis/saloon, Birch Creek, $25.00
D. Able & Co., gaming, Choteau $33.35
D. Able & Co., saloon, Choteau, $60.00
R.M. Steele & Co., gaming, Choteau $33.35
Gibson & Walker, gaming, Choteau $33.35
Erickson, J.E./attorney, Choteau $4.00
B. & A. Stage Line, stage line, Choteau $2.50
Green Stage Line, stage line, Choteau $2.50
Adlam & McCannell, saloon, Choteau $60.00
D. Able & Co., gaming, Choteau, $33.35
Bishop, E.L./attorney $4.00
Corson, G.W./assignee merchant, Choteau, $5.00
Jos. Hirshberg & Co., merchant, Choteau $5.00
Jos. Hirshberg & Co., wholesale liquors, Choteau $31.35
Barker, J.A./hotel, Dupuyer, $2.50
Signed C.L. Bristol, County treasurer, total $860.50.
[Transcribed from the Montanan 12-14-1894.]

See 1895 licenses below and on right.

List of Licenses issued during the quarter ending Feb 30, 1898. {Reprinted from the Teton Chronicle March 11, 1898.
To whom issued/ for what purpose/ amount
Adlam & Thompson/saloon 151.00
Almas, W.E./physician 6.00
Austed, Jacob/hotel 6.00
Austed, Jacob/merchant 4.00
Beaupre, H./ dentist 24.00
Brooks, T./ physician 21.00
Buckley, Chas/butcher 4.00
Clark, T.L./ physician 6.00
Cottrell, Joe/hotel 6.00
Cox, E.E./saloon 151.00
Cox, E.E./saloon 151.00
Crockford, Rich./hotel 12.00
Dunlap, C.H./butcher 4.00
Erickson, J.E./ lawyer 6.00
Fairbairn, Elize/ merchant 8.00
Flowerree, W.K./merchant 8.00
Fry & Co., Geo. A./ merchants 8.00
Guth, H.F./ merchant 10.00
Hirshberg Co., Jos./merchant 59.00
Hirshberg Co., Jos./wholesale liquor 202.00
Jones, B./merchant/4.00
Lanning & Co., C.M./merchant 4.00
Lee, Jim/laundry/ 22.00
Lehr, L.W./ merchant 8.00
Lehr, L.W./butcher 8.00
Morison & Burke/ saloon 151.00
Morison, H.E./saloon 151.00
Nash & Camp saloon 151.00
Payne, Mrs. H.M./hotel 6.00
Steele, E./livery/12.00
Tellefson, Louis/merchant 4.00
Widell, John/merchant/4.00
Witmere, J.G./ hotel 6.00
Total $1,3_6.00
List of Licenses, Issued during the quarter ending Nov. 30, 1897. [Reprinted from the Teton Chronicle Jan. 14, 1898.]
To whom issued/ for what purpose/ amount
Almas, W.E./ physician 6.00
Bair, J.G. Bair/lawyer/21.00
Buckley, Chas./butcher 4.00
Crockford, W.R./saloon 151.00
Crowder, O.S./dentist 6.00
Fry & Co., Geo. A./merchant 4.00
Gibson, James/saloon/151.00
Guth, H.F./merchant 10.00
Guth, H.F./wholesale liquor 111.00
Hewitt & Marsh/concert singers 8.00
Hodgskiss, Wm./hotel 6.00
Hodgskiss, Wm./livery stable/ 6.00
Hodgskiss, Wm./saloon 151.00
Jones, B./merchant 4.00
Joyce, Peter/hotel 6.00
Kerr, J.W./butcher/8.00
Lanning & Co., C.M./merchants 4.00
Miller & Longmuir/saloon 151.00
Payne, Mrs. H.M./hotel 2.00
Sullivan, Dan/ hotel 12.00
Taylor, Geo. S./saloon 151.00
Wamsley & Brooks/physicians 24.00
Williams, Owen/saloon 151.00
Witwere, J.G./hotel 6.00
Total $1,154.00
Quarter ending Nov. 30, 1897 ending fiscal year.
List of Licenses issued during quarter ending 2-29-1896.
Beaupre, H., dentist, Choteau, $5
Beaupre, H., hotel, Choteau, $5.
Buechler, Stephen, wholesale liquors, Collins, $3
Butler, E.P., saloon, Choteau, $200
Choteau Merc. Co., merchants, Choteau, $12
Choteau Merc. Co., merchants, Choteau, $12
Clark Bros., merchants, Clark’s ranch, $3
Corson, G.W., assignee merchant, Choteau, $3
Dean, Gertrude C., hotel, Dupuyer, $5
Devine, J.J., hotel, Pondera, $5
Drake, C.H., druggist, Choteau, $3
Drake, S.H., physician, Choteau, $5
Erickson, J.E., attorney, Choteau, $5
Evans & Kelly, hotel, Choteau, $5
Evans & Kelly, livery stable, Choteau, $5
Evans & Kelly, saloon, Choteau, $200
Gibson & Walker, gaming Choteau, $33.35
Gibson & Walker, gaming, Choteau, $33.35
Gibson & Walker, gaming, Choteau, $33.35
Gillan, John, gaming, Choteau, $33.35
Hagen, Wm., gaming, Dupuyer, $33.35
Hamilton, A.B., gaming, Choteau, $33.35
Hamilton, A.B., merchant, Choteau, $3
Hirshberg, Jos. & Co., merchants, Choteau $12
Hirshberg, Jos. & Co., merchants, Choteau $9
Hirshberg, Jos. & Co., merchants, Choteau $9
Hirshberg, Jos. & Co., wholesale liquor, Choteau $3
Hirshberg, Jos. & Co., wholesale liquor, Choteau $3
Hirshberg, Jos. & Co., wholesale liquor, Choteau $3
Hirshberg, Jos. & Co., wholesale liquor, Choteau $3
Hodgskiss, Wm., livery stable, Choteau, $5
Lee, James, laundry, Choteau, $10
Lehr, L.W., butcher, Choteau, $3.
Lehr, L.W., merchant, Choteau, $3
Matthews, E.A., livery stable, Dupuyer, $5
McKnight, J.W., merchants, Dupuyer, $9
McKnight, J.W., wholesale liquors, Dupuyer, $3
Miller & Acton, saloon, Choteau, $200
Payne, Mrs. H.M., hotel, Collins, $5
Potter, S.L., livery stable, Dupuyer, $5
S.R.C. & N. Tel. Co., telegraph, Choteau, $5
Shields & Kerr, butchers, Choteau, $3
Silverman & Cohen, merchants, Choteau, $12
Steele, Mrs. Grace E., restaurant, Choteau, $5
Sulgrove, James, attorney, Choteau, $10
Tellesson & Larson, merchants, Burton, $3
Titus, Wm. H., physician, Dupuyer, $5.
Wittmier, C.A., merchants, Shelby. $9.
Wittmier, C.A., whole liquors, Shelby, $3.
Wittmier, C.A., wholesale liquors, Shelby, $3.
Total $1,37.10
Fees collected on above licenses, $50
C.L. Bristol, County Treasurer.

List of Licenses. Issued during Quarter ending May 31, 1895.
C.L. Bristol County Treasurer, total $985.56. [Transcribed from the Montanian, 6-14-1895.]

Adlam & McCannell Saloon Choteau $83.91
F.A. Aldrich Saloon Pondera $67
J.A. Barker Hotel Dupuyer $2.50
H. Beaupre Dentist Choteau $12
H. Beaupre Hotel Choteau $5
E.L. Bishop Attorney Choteau $4
Burke Bros. Comedy Co. Choteau $4
Burke Bros. Comedy Co. Choteau $4
Choteau Mercantile Co. Merchants Choteau $5
Clark Bros Merchants Clark’s Ranch $5
G.W. Corson Assignee merchant Choteau $5
Chas. Davlin Saloon Dupuyer $45
Fry Brothers Saloon Bynum $45
Fry Brothers Merchants Bynum $20
Gibson & Walker Gaming Choteau $33.35
Gibson & Walker Gaming Choteau $33.35
Gibson & Wlaker Saloon Choteau 60
Wm. Hagen Saloon Dupuyer $58.35
Jos. Hirshberg & Co. Merchants Choteau $5
Jos. Hirshberg & Co. Wholesale liquors Choteau $31.25
John Jackson Jr. Saloon Choteau $60
Peter Joyce Restaurant Choteau $2.50
James Lee Laundry Choteau $5
L.W. Lehr Meat market Choteau $5
J.W. McKnight Merchant Dupuyer $5
J.W. McKnight Wholesale liquors Dupuyer $31.25
Miller & Acton Saloon Choteau $73.35
E.H. Morrison Saloon Pondera $45
Joseph Ralhal Foot peddler Choteau $5
W.R. Ralston Stage line Choteau $7.50
Silverman & Cohen Merchants Choteau $5
R.M. Steele & Co. Hotel and bar Choteau $65
James Sulgrove Attorney Choteau $4
Dan Sullivan Hotel and bar Shelby $47.50
W.H. True Dentist Choteau $4
W.H. True Show Choteau $8
Otis P. Whaley Stage line Choteau $5
Phillip White Saloon Shelby 45.00
C.A. Wittmeir Merchant Shelby $5
C.A. Wittmeir Wholsale liquors Shelby 31.25
List of Licenses. Issued by the Treasurer of Teton County, Montana, for the quarter ending May 31, 1893.
Joseph Purvis, saloon, Robare, $45.
J.W. McKnight, wholesale liquor dealer, Dupuyer, $21.25.
J.W. McKnight, merchant, Dupuyer, $5.
Truchot & Crawford, meat market, Choteau, $5.
T.J. McNaughton, saloon, Choteau, $60.
T.J. McNaughton, gambling, Choteau, $33.35.
David Able, gambling, Choteau, $33.35.
B.J. Cofer, saloon, Dupuyer, $45.
T.J. Dean, saloon, Dupuyer, $45.
A. Bruce & Co., saloon, Choteau, $60.
Gibson & Walker, saloon, Choteau, $60.
A. Joseph & Co., peddler, Choteau, $5.
C.W. Hanrot, restaurant, Choteau, $2.50.
R.G. Stewart, saloon, Choteau, $60.
R.G. Stewart, gambling, Choteau, $33.35.
W.L. McGraw, saloon, Cut Bank, $25.
Fitzgerald & O’Connor, saloon, Shelby, $45.
To be continued
List of Licenses, Issued During Quarter Ending Aug. 31, 1895.

Adlam & McCannell Saloon Choteau $200.00
J.G. Bair Attorney Choteau $8
H. Beaupre Hotel Choteau $5
H. Beaupre Dentist Choteau $5
S.R. C. & N.T. Co. Rel’ph ins. Choteau $5
Choteau Merc. Co. Merchants Choteau $7.67
Clark Brothers Merchants Clark’s Ranch $3
Geo. M. Corson Assignee merchant Choteau $3
Geo. M. Corson Assignee jeweler Choteau $3
DeJudge’s Trobadours Concert Choteau $3
J.J. Devine Hotel Pondera $5
S.H. Drake Physician Choteau $8.67
S.H. Drake Merchant Choteau $8.33
S.H. Drake druggist Choteau $3
J.E. Erickson Attorney Choteau $12
J.E. Erickson Attorney Choteau $5
Geo. A. Fry & Co. Merchants Bynum $3.67
Geo. A Fry & Co. Wholesale liquors Bynum $3
Fry Bros. Saloon Bynum $45
Gibson & Walker Saloon Choteau $88
Wm. Hagen Saloon Dupuyer $150
Joe Hirshberg & Co. Merchants Choteau $7.67
Jos. Hirshberg & Co. Wholesale liquors Choteau $3
Wm Hodgskiss Weighing scales Choteau $10
Wm Hodgskiss Livery stable Choteau $5
John Hunter Saloon Dupuyer $63
John Jackson Sr. Saloon Choteau $91.10
J. Lang Foot peddler Choteau $12.50
James Lee Laundry Choteau $8.33
Sing Lee Laundry Choteau $6.68
Sing Lee Laundry Choteau $10
L.W. Lehr Butcher Choteau $3
E.A. Mathews Livery stable Dupuyer $5
McDonald & Loucks Meat market Choteau $15
J.W. McKnight Wholesale liquors Dupuyer $3
J.W. McKnight Merchant Dupuyer $9
C.A. Miller & Acton Billard table Choteau $7.50
Miller & Acton Saloon Choteau $200
E.H. Morison Merchant Pondera $3
E.H. Morison Wholesale liquors Pondera $3
E.H. Morlson Gambling Pondera $33.35
John Mosher Restaurant Choteau $5
Mrs. H.M. Payne Hotel Collins $5
D.A. Penry Assignee merchant Choteau $3.67
Silverman & Cohen Merchants Choteau $7.67
Alison Smith Dentist Choteau $5
R.M. Steele & Co. Hotel & bar Choteau $98.86
R.M. Steele & Co. Billiard table Choteau $7.50
R.M. Steele & Co. Butchers Choteau $3
James Sulgrove Attorney Choteau $4.67
Dan Sullivan Hotel Shelby $4.27
Dan Sullivan Saloon Shelby $66
Thompson, Peterson & Co. Livery stable Choteau $5
J.E. Wamsley Physician Choteau $8.67
C.A. Wittmeier Merchant Shelby $7.67
Fees collected on licenses issued since July 1, $32. C.L. Bristol County Treasurer. Published in .Montanan 9-13-1895.

Treasurer's Statement of Monies Collected for Occupation Licenses.
By John S. Gordon, Treasurer of Teton County, Montana,
For the Six Months ending May 31, 1901.

Allen, U.G., Choteau, saloon;
Bailey, H.F., Choteau, livery;
Bair, J.G., Choteau, lawyer;
Beaupre, H., Choteau, dentist;
Brooks, T., Choteau, physician;
Broom, Harry, Choteau, barn;
Bruce, Angus, Choteau, restaurant;
Choteau Mer Co., Choteau, merchant;
Clinkenbeard, W.H., Choteau, photographer;
Collins, Mrs. Nat, Choteau, two-day show;
Drake, C.H., Choteau, druggist;
Erickson, J.E., Choteau, attorney;
Graves & Co., S.B., Choteau, saloon;
Haugen, E.N., Choteau, photographer;
Hirshberg & Co., Jos., Choteau, merchants;
Hirshberg & Co., Jos., Choteau, wholesale liquors;
Hodgskiss, Wm., Choteau, hotel;
Hodgskiss, Wm., Choteau, livery;
Hodgskiss, Wm., Choteau, saloon;
Kennedy, A.M., Choteau, hotel;
Lee, Joe, Choteau, laundry;
Lehr, L.W., Choteau, butcher;
Lehr, L.W., Choteau, merchant;
Miller & Longmuir, Choteau, pool table;
Miller & Longmuir, Choteau, saloon;
Mooney, L.M., Choteau, restaurant;
Niner, (--), Choteau, two-day opera;
Smith, Lizzie, Choteau, merchant;
Stearns, W.H., Choteau, physician;
Strabler & Williams, Choteau, restaurant;
Sulgrove, James, Choteau, lawyer;
Webb, J.E., Choteau, broker;

Celestial Laundry, Dupuyer, laundry;
Dean, Mrs. G.C., Dupuyer, hotel;
Hagen, W.D., Dupuyer, saloon;
Hirshberg & Co., Jos., Dupuyer, merchants;
Kimball, “Dos,” Dupuyer, hotel;
Kingsbury, F.D., Dupuyer, merchant
Laughlin, J.L., Dupuyer, barn;
Magee, T.B., Dupuyer, merchant;
McGovern, Thos., Dupuyer, saloon;
Morgan, Geo., Dupuyer, butcher;
Quimby & Ludwig, Dupuyer, saloon;

Harris, A., Pondera, merchant;
Shearbach, Jos., Pondera, saloon;
Steele, Mrs. G.E., Pondera, hotel;
Steele, Mrs. G.E., Pondera, saloon;
Stewart, R.G., Pondera, stage;

Allison, A.E., Cut Bank, butcher;
Carrier & Pierce, Cut Bank, hotel;
Cut Bank Mer Co., Cut Bank, merchant;
Cut Bank Mer Co., Cut Bank, wholesale liquors;
Denny & Pettigrew, Cut Bank, saloon;
Emerson & Brown, Cut Bank, saloon;
Jung & Moon, Cut Bank, restaurant;
Kemp & Lawler, Cut Bank, restaurant;
Lee Mer Co., R.P., Cut Bank, merchants;
Martin & Ragsdale, Cut Bank, saloon;
McNelly, Joen, Cut Bank, saloon;
Smith & Gilboo, Cut Bank, saloon;

Braren, C.J., Shelby, merchant;
Braren, C.J., Shelby, merchant;
Clark, T.L., Shelby, physician;
Clark, T.L., Shelby, physician;
Guth, H.F., Shelby, merchant
Guth, H.F., Shelby, saloon;
Hunt, C.A. Shelby, hotel;
Hunt, C.A., Shelby, barn;
Parritt & Mead, Shelby, merchants;
Sullivan, Dan, Shelby, billiard table;
Sullivan, Dan, Shelby, saloon;
Wilcox, J.M., Shelby, hotel;

Miscellaneous
Barringer, Louis, Helena, dentist;
Cowell, Wallace, (--), merchant;
Falconer Bros., Atyn, butchers;
Falkenstein, S., Helena, peddler;
Flowerree, W.K., Lowry, merchant;
Griffiths, Sam, Sweet Grass, merchant;
Henderson, Geo. A., Altyn, dentist;
Hildebrand, C.J., Great Falls, stage;
McCollum, J.B., Great Falls, optician;
McDonald, P, Kalispell, foot peddler;
Rupert, E.H., Collins, hotel;
Rupert, E.H., Collins, stage;
Saterlie, Nels, Bynum, saloon;
Tollefson & Co., Farmington, merchants.
Twiggs, Robt., Belleview, stage;

[Transcribed from the Montanian, June 7, 1901.]

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