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Gasoline Engine, made by Bachman Fo undry.
BACEXAN FOUNDRY & MACHINE
The Bachman FQundry & Machine
Company is known as one of the solid
manufacturing establishments of the
great State of Texas. Directors: Walter
Tips, A. C. Goeth, August Giesen,
Eugene Tips, J. 0. Creighton, Chas.
Thomas and J. A. Bachman. Chas. W.
Gardner, Superintendent. Such men as
these have brought to its present great
success the big industry located in this
city. The company does a general foundry
and machine business; also manufactures
centrifugal pumps and gasoline
engines. Especial attention is paid to
the manufacture of gasoline engines and
centrifugal pumps, and a large number
of them have been sold to patrons in
all parts of the State. The sizes of the
engines manufactured run from 3 to 30horse
power. So great has been the demand
for the gasoline engines manufactured
by this concern that the company
is adding new machinery from
time to time in order to handle their
increased business. This gasoline engine
is as nearly perfect as any engine
can be made, and it is not to be wondered
at that the demand is so great.
All work entrusted to the company is
handled with rapidity and accuracy.
The owners of this company are men
of sterling worth, all being prominent
in business life in Austin. In public as
well as business life they have always
worked for the advancement of the city,
and it is not to be wondered at that
they have been successful.
BERGEN, DANIEL & GRACY.
One of the most complete abstracts
of this city and county in existence is
a part of the office fixtures of the Bergen,
Daniel & Gracy Abstract Company,
which is located at 819 Congress Avenue.
The office is equipped with both
telephones, and particular attention is
paid to calls. Their abstract of the
city and county is absolutely correct,
without the slightest error in its makeup.
The abstract of all of the lands in
Travis county is the property of the
company, and is daily kept forwarded.
The firm is well known over the entire
State, and have been engaged in the
abstract business here for years. Their
record for correct and honest work is
the means of building up their present
great business. The fact is well known
that only the most skilled abstrasters
are employed by this firm, and when
the instrument bears the signature of
Bergen, Daniel & Gracy there is no
doubt of its accuracy.
J. XC. BRADEN.
For the past seventeen years Mr.
Braden has conducted a livery stable at
404 Colorado Street. He keeps about
ten livery horses, and has a fine line of
single buggies, carriages, etc., for rent.
He also keeps a boarding and sale
stable, and has a number of head of the
finest stock to be found in Austin for
sale at all times.
Mr. Braden came to Texas when but
a mere boy and joined the State Rangers.
This was in the years when the
Horizontal Double Suction Pump, made by Bachman Foundry.
Ranger service was the most hazardous
to be found anywhere. After two years
in this service, Mr. Braden became s
cow puncher and was considered one of
the best all-round men to be found in
business from Texas to Wyoming. He
followed this business until about seventeen
years ago, wnen by means of his
persistent efforts he was able to establish
himself in the livery business here.
Mr. Braden also owns and operatean
auto in connection with his business.
A. B. NUCKOLS.
For fifteen years Mr. Nuckols has
been identified with the art of photography.
He has owned establishments on
Lavaca Street and in other parts of the
city, always giving universal satisfaction
in every particular. In the middle
of January just past he purchased
the finely equipped studio of Mr. S. B.
Hill, one ot Austin's foremost photographers,
and will continue that business.
Mr. Nuckols is of the class of
artists that are found but seldom in
the Southwest. He is finished in his
work, a good manager and has all of
the progressive ideas that go to make
up the success of the Northern and
Eastern men in his line of business. In
patronizing Mr. Nuckols' studio you
will not only be assured of getting as
fine work as can be turned out in Austin
but you will also have the advantage
of getting the most up-to-date
poses and styles of mounting that there
are on the market. Mr. Nuckols is a
diligent student in the changes and improvements
that are continually taking
place in his business, and includes the
best always in his work and studio.
His place of business is located at 915
Congress Avenue. It is safe to say
that the large patronage of Mr. Hill
will be more than satisfactorily taken
care of by Mr. Nuckols.
W. A. ACHILLES & CO.
For the past twenty years the firm
of which this article, is a sketch has
been one of the best known in the northwestern
portion of the city. The firm
is composed of Mr. W. A. Achilles and
his father, Mr. Andrew Achilles. They
carry on an excellently equipped and
managed grocery, wood, feed and coal
business at the corner of Guadalupe and
West Sixteenth Streets. They can be
reached over either telephone line by
calling for No. 394, and prompt attenion
is paid to all orders of this kind.
Both of the Messrs. Achilles are public-spirited
citizens, and have done much
in their way to further the great strides
of progress that have been consummated
in Austin. Mr. W. A. Achilles is an
enthusiastic member of the Austin
Business League, and is now serving
on the Board of Directors of that organization.
By conducting their business on firstclass
principles, and giving satisfaction
to all, the members of this firm have
won for thmeselves the admiration and
esteem of the entire community.
NALLE & CO.
There are leading firms of different
branches of business in every city and
every State. As manufacturers of native
hardwoods into bank and bar fixtures,
mantels, church fixtures, etc., and
as a retail lumber establishment, Nalle
& Co. rank not only as a leading business
of the city of Autin, and of the
State, but they are also considered one
of the largest concerns of its kind in
the entire South.
The factory and show rooms are located
at 601 to 623 East Sixth Street,
the plant, show rooms and yard covering
a ground space of 320x376 feet.
Nalle & Co. are the only manufacturers
of mantels in the State, and always
have on hand one of the largest stocks
of mantels and tiling to be found in the
South. They stand ready to put their
factory against any in the State, or
South, as regards style, finish, design
s or price. The concern also has one of
s the largest lumber stocks in the State
Iof Texas, and sell at prices that astonfish
even the purchaser. They handle
sash, doors and blinds, and do a large
e jobbing trade throughout the whole
trade territory tributary to Austin.
3 With these great facilities, Nalle & Co.
invite the trade from this and other
States, as they are confident that as to
the quality of the goods they manufacture,
and as to the price, they can compete
with any concern of its kind.
The firm, Nalle & Co., is composed of
Messrs. Joseph Nalle and Ernest Nalle,
3 both of whom are progressive and wideiwake
business men. The senior member
of the firm, Mr. Joseph Nalle, is a
prominent citizen of Austin, and one of
hlie largest property owners in the city.
fle has served his second term as mayor.
JIe has a wide acquaintance and many
friends throughout the State, and his
being at the head of the business will
assure its continued success.
Any business, or concern of any kind,
rno matter how well equipped they are
with a plant and with facilities to turn
out satisfactory goods, can not exist
long with incapable members composing
that firm. With the equipment and
facilities that Nalle & Co. possess, and
the members that compose the firm, they
will contine to grow and be among the
leading manufacturers of their kind in
"LITTLE JOKER" SALOON.
Mr. J. C. Shooter is the popular proprietor
of the "Little Joker" saloon, situated
on the corner of East avenue and
East Sixth street. He has one of the
best equipped and best managed barrooms
in the eastern portion of the city.
He handles all brands of first-class bottled,
barrel and keg liquors. All the
popular makes of 5 and 10-cent cigars
are kept on hand. In bottled beers he
has Lemps', Schlitz, and Budweiser,
three of the best known and most popular
beers in the country.
The bar is presided over by Mr, J. S.
Matthews, one of Austin's best known
mixologists. He concocts every known
kind of mixed drinks and uses only the
very best ingredients.
Both Mr. Shooter and Mr. Matthews
are known as progressive men in their
line of business with the result that the
elite of the trade east of the Avenue are
numbered among the patrons of the "Little
Mr. Shooter was for a long time a
member of the Austin police force. He
has ever wished the best for the city,
and in his way did everything possible
to further the interests of Austin.
The D. A& rocery, operated at 1000
Congress Avenue, is one of the best
places in Austin to procure fine teas,
home-roasted coffees, staple and fancy
groceries of all description. Mr. Roy
Deen is the popular manager, and, although
a young business man, has amply
demonstrated in the year that the store
has been established that he knows the
trade. Mr. Deen has been identified
with the grocery business for several
years and has an excellent knowledge
of values. He was placed in charge of
the .D: & W. grocery as a mark of the
confidence felt in his ability to cope
with the demands made upon a new
concern. In his store is to be found one
of the finest lines of staple and fancy
groceries to be found anywhere in the
city and the prices are the most reasonable.
Particular attention is called to the
fine line of teas and coffees carried at
this place of business. All of the coffees
are home roasted and home blended with
the result that they are always fresh
and wholesome. A trial of the D. &
W. grocery along this line will make
you a permanent customer.
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