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Parker, J. H. & Sons Stable.

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Photographer Parker's Studio or M. M. Hazeltine
Description J. H. Parker & Sons Stable. " A splendid representative of his special line of enterprise is that conducted by J. H. Parker & Sons, livery, board and hack stables. They cover half a block, two stories in height, with accommodations for 125 head of horses, and in fact are the largest stables in Eastern Oregon. They an thoroughly equipped in every way, owning carriages. hacks, and so forth, including a $1200.00 hearse. Special attention is paid to boarders, which are accommodated at most moderate rates. They also handle hay and grain owning two ranches in the valley, about eight miles from Baker City, raising hay on one and grain on the other The firm is composed of J. H. Parker and his sons Carlos and W. H. J. H. Parker is a native of Canada, but has been located in this country since 1862, successfully following ranching until he went into his present business. He is stock inspector for the county, and cheerfully furnishes information regarding the sheep business to any inquirer. His sons are both good business men, and number their friends by the score."
Source: p. 16, Souvenir Edition. Morning Democrat, Bowen & Small, Publishers, May 20th, 1898.
Object ID 1980.1.608
Place Washington, 1900, north
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