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     SUN DRUG CO.                                                                                                                                      PAINE DRUG CO.

The N. A. R. D. cause has figured quite largly in the courts during the last month. In the adjoining editorial columns we have discussed at some length the decision of Judge Tuley in the Piatt case in Chicago—a decision supporting the N. A. R. D. at every point and taking a stand alongside the famous Park decision of two or three years ago. Another decision has been handed down in the Louisville case, where three cutters brought suit against the RobinsonPettet Drug Co., a firm of jobbers who had refused in 1902 to sell them goods. The judges declared that the jobbing house had a perfect right to refuse business relations with whomsoever it chose, and that "the courts cannot compel it to do otherwise." The desired injunction was therefore refused, but the case was promptly appealed. Meanwhile another suit has been brought—this time in Los Angeles by the Sun Drug Co., which conducts five retail stores in that city, and one each in Pasadena, Redlands, and Riverside. The suit brought by Loder, the Philadelphia cutter, was brought up on the carpet in Chicago last month, and the Milwaukee case is likewise still pending. These several cases would seem to indicate on the face of things that the N. A. R. D. is having troubles of its own, but on the whole the court decisions, particularly those in the epoch-marking Park and Piatt cases, have been so favorable to the cause that the legal future seems bright.

Thos. Haverty Co., 316 E. Eighth Street, has been awarded the contract, at $8,510, to install a heating system in the grade school building to be erected on the Point Firmin school site. This concern will also install the plumbing in the Sun Drug Co.'s building at 1108 South Los Angeles Street and in eleven residences being erected in Los Angeles.


1927 ~ PAINE DRUG CO. REORGANIZED The Paine Drug Company, the oldest drug concern in Rochester, NY, has been recently reorganized, with' Frank H. Goler, former general manager as president and general manager;


The Paine Drug Co,

WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS  Physicians' Supplies and  Surgical Instruments : : :

 OLIVE OIL Only direct importers in Rochester of the Callisto Francesconi Brand, Lucca, Italy. Price cheerfully refunded if not satisfactory.

COFFEE We sell Gray & Co. Boston, Mocha and Java Coffee. Whole and ground in 2^ pound cans at 25 cents per pound. -Tea in y2 pound cans.

SPICES E. R. Squibb & Son, Brooklyn, N. Y., Spices, Cream Tartar, Bicarb. Soda, etc., of absolute purity, l/£, y% and I pound tins.

We have a constantly increasing business in the above articles of household necessity, based on the merit of the goods.

We have been appointed sole Agents for the celebrated Alligretti Chocolate Bon Bons, finest made, 60 cents per pound.   24 & 26 Main Street East,  Both Telephones 713. ROCHESTER, N. Y.


     F.E. BAILEY & CO.                                                                                                             BOWMANS DRUG STORES

SAMUEL KIDDER was born August 3rd, 1821, in Charlestown, came to Lowell December 5th, 1843, and died February 15th, 1894, aged 72 years and 6 months. In company with a partner he purchased of Christopher Skelton the apothecary store at the corner of Merrimack and John streets, his partner soon after retiring, where he continued in business until 1865. At this time he was succeeded by Messrs. F. & E. Bailey, and became a partner in the firm of Page, Kidder & Co., dealers in flour and grain on Thorndike Street, the firm subsequently being changed to Coggin & Kidder. From this firm he retired several years ago, and also at the same time from active business. At the time of his death Mr. Kidder was a vice president of the Lowell Institution for Savings and a director of the Wamesit National Bank. He was a man of the strictest integrity, quiet and unobtrusive in his disposition, and never held public office.

Gentlemen: The judges appointed by you to determine the winners in your 1915 "GETS-IT" Window Display Contest beg leave to report their findings, as follows:

[merged small][graphic][merged small]No. 508, 1st prize—W. G. Kunkel, 138 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, Pa.

No. 494, 2nd prize—W. G. Holloway, 828 N. Main St., Dayton, Ohio.

No. 178, 3rd prize—England & McCaffrey, 188 Genesee St., Utica, N. Y.

No. 1519, 4th prize—Foster Co., 114 N. Maple St., Creston, la.

No. 1532, 5th prize—May Drug Co., May Bldg., Pittsburgh, Pa.

No. 1539, 6th prize—Jacobson Bros., Beresford, S. D.

No. 1607, 7th prize—Wenatchee Drug Co., Wenatchee, Wash.

No. 435, 8th prize—Bowman Drug Co., Oakland, Cal.


    GEORGE WHATMOUGH CHEMIST                                                                      HOTEL ASTOR PHARMACY


  Views of the Department's Manager, George Whatmough — Necessity oi: Advertising — How to Handle Physicians. ... whereby the goods were sold only to those chemists who agree not to sell them below a minimum retail priceWhatmough and Gallagher family members out of doors,  ca 1901

PICTURE AT LEFT ~ 1901 Clockwise from the upper left: George Whatmough, Frank Berry, Isaac A. Whatmough, Mrs. David Gallagher, Ethel Gallagher Whatmough and Millie Gascoyne Berry. The names are written on the reverse by Howard Gallagher.

NATIONAL WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS' ASSOCIATION. The annual meeting of the National Wholesale Druggists' Association will be held in New York City on October 9-14. Hotel Astor has been selected as headquarters, and all business sessions will be held there.

The pharmacy at the corner of  Broadway and Barclay street will hereafter be known as the Astor House Pharmacy. While Frank O. Warner's name has been taken down, he still remains the visible head of the store. The only reason for the change is that the owner preferred to have a name associated with the property, which would remain, even if the men did not. "What has become of the Pharmaceutical Club?" is the question now being asked not only by some members, but by many who were interested in the club and were not members. All inquiries about the status of the society are referred to President Bachelder, and he had nothing to tell when the Era questioned him last. The club will probably go the way of its many predecessors.


     MELLVIN & BADGER APOTHECARIES                                           J.E. GODDING & CO. APOTHECARIES

James S. Melvin, of Boston, Mass., died December 13, 1891. He was born at Georgetown, D. C, March 4, 1820. He began his business career in the apothecary business in the store of David Kimball, Portsmouth, N. IT., being then but 11 years old. He removed to Boston in 1S42, and secured a position with Smith & Fowle. In the course of two or three months this firm was dissolved; Mr. Fowle continued the business, and Mr. Smith formed a co-partnership with a Mr. Perry under the firm name of Smith & Perry. He remained with Seth W. Fowle about two years. In 1844 he obtained a position with Smith & Perry. Mr. Perry retiring in 1847, he was admitted as a partner, the style of the new firm being Smith & Melvin. On January 1, 1865, Mr. Jno. S. Badger was admitted to this firm; on the retirement of Mr. Smith in F'ebruary, 1867, the firm name was changed to Melvin & Badger. The business is still conducted under this title. He retired from business January I, 1885. He was one of the oldest members of the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, also a leading member of the " Boston Druggists' Association." He was a man of sterling character and was held in the highest esteem by all who knew him. Deceased was one of the old members of our Association, having connected himself with it in 1853, at Boston.

At the meeting of the Boston Apothecaries' Guild recently  1895   officers were chosen: President, C. P. Flynn; vice-president, N. W. Stiles; secretary, F. W. Reeves; treasurer, J. G. Godding. Executive committee—G. W. Cobb, C. W. Brown, C. A. Charles, G. W. Flynn, E. E. Jennison, W. S. Garcelon, J. W. Harriman, L. H. Smith, W. C. Durkee and A. L. Wyman. The rate-cutting problem has been pushed into prominence again. Recently a circular was sent out to jobbers as a result of a conference between the Interstate League, Apothecaries' Guild, and Druggists' Union.


    F. & E. BAILEY & CO.  {LARGE}                                                                               HETHERINGTON, NEW YORK 

  Mr. George Sands, a brother of Professor Sands, drug store was in the middle of the block on Vanderbilt Avenue, opposite the Harlem waiting room. Afterwards taken over by Mr. James Hetherington, who now has a corner on 42nd Street.


J. A. Hetherington and F. W. Schoonmaker, proprietors of the drug stores on East 42nd street that were damaged by the recent tunnel explosion have had new fronts put In and the stores are even more attractive than before the accident.


    J. JUNGMANN   APOTHECARY                                                                                         CRESSLER DRUG STORE

1910 ` Continuing the Business of J. Jungmann, Inc. Judge Hand has authorized Harry S. Patterson, receiver in bankruptcy for J. Jungmann, Inc., druggists. New York, to continue the business until May 21. F. W. Hinrichs was appointed receiver on February 15 and the order was vacated on March 1. Since then the corporation has been endeavoring to effect a settlement or reorganization, but up to last reports bad been unable to do so.




 Mr. Colhoun was one of the merchants in our town in 1784, when the county of Franklin was erected, and for many years carried on the merchandizing in a room situated where Mr. Cressler's drugstore now is. About the year 1815 he was succeeded in business by two of his sons, James Colhoun and Andrew Colhoun. After some time Andrew retired, and James Colhoun continued business alone for a number of years. He was succeeded by Michael Grier and Holmes Crawford. About the year 1830 or 1832 Alexander Colhoun became the owner of the property under an Orphans' Court sale, and on the 12th December, 1832, he sold it lo Rev. James Culbertson for $6,000, who on the 18th of November, 1834, sold to James Colhoun for the same price, $6,000. Elihu 1). Reed carried on the Mercantile business at this corner from about 1833 to 1837, and was succeeded by Franklin Gardner for two or three years. After Gardner quit business, Walter Reatty and John M'Gtehan carried on the dry goods business at this point for a number of years. Colonel M'Geehan then retired and Mr. Beatty continued until about the year 1853 or 1854, when Wm. Heyser, Sr., purchased the property from James Colhoun's administrators. Mr. Heyser held it until his death in 1863, when it passed into the hands of J. Allison Eyster. William Heyser, Jr , commenced the drug business at this stand in 1854, and continued there in business until September, 1863, when the firm of Heyser & Cressler was formed, and they were in the occupancy of the stand as a drug store when the town was burned by the rebels on the 30th of July, 1864. The present building was erected by J. Allison Eyster, in the year 18fi6, and Mr. Charles H. Cressler has occupied the corner room as a drug store from November of that year to the present time. The business under his management has been large and prosperous, and his well known knowledge and experience as a pharmaceutist, and the varied and extensive stock always kept on hand by him, have made his establishment the leading drug store of the county, and yielded him that generous return which is their legitimate fruits. He is now the owner of the property, having purchased it during the present year.









"So well is this fact recognized, that only recently the newspapers carried the announcement of a gift of $20000 by Hyson, Westcott and Dunning, manufacturing pharmacists of Baltimore, to the research fund of Johns Hopkins University "



The Students' Drug Store ~ THE POPULAR PLACE   TO TRADE  Under Copley SquareHotel   51 HUNTINGTON AVENUE  E. G. BOSSOM, PROPRIETOR  We carry a full line of Drug Store Goods


   WAKELEE & CO. DRUGGIST S.F.                                H.HAY & SON   PHARMICIST   PORTLAND MAINE

EDWARD HAYS was born in Portland, Me., Oct. », i860. His grandfathers on both sides were physicians and his father has been the proprietor of the present drug business for more than fifty years.

During school days much of his leisure was spent in the store, becoming familiar in an elementary way with drugs. He graduated from the New York College of Pharmacy in 1889. During the first Winter of the course his time outside of the college hours was passed in the store of the late Prof. Emlen Painter.

He has been in charge of the retail department of H. H. Hay & Son since his return from New York, and was admitted to the above firm in June, 1893.

He first tried advertisement writing in the Fall of 1891 in the local papers, and most of his efforts have been in an amateur way in behalf of the business of his house, though he has attained considerable reputation first through contributions on the subject of advertising in the columns of Printer s Ink and later through his article on advertising a drug store, which was published in the American Druggist for February, 1803, ana 'or which he was awarded a prize of fifty dollars. A later contribution appeared under the title of Three Cornered Drug Stores in General and One in Particular in the American Druggist And Pharmaceutical Record for January, 1893.


The prize-winners in the Colorite window trimming contest which was conducted during the week of March 25 to March 31, 1918, throughout the United States and Canada by the Carpenter-Morton Co., Boston, Chicago, and San Francisco, were the following:

First prize, a Ford touring car, won by Geo. A. Ducker Co., Joliet, 111.

Second prize, $100 in gold, won by J. M. Carroll, Youngstown, Ohio.

Third prize, $50 in gold, won by Clarke Bros. Stores, Scranton, Pa.

Fourth prize, $10 in gold, won by W. G. Holloway, Dayton, Ohio.

Fifth prize, $10 in gold, won by Liggett's GordonMitchell Drug Store, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Sixth prize, $10 in gold, won by Frank Cowles, Edmonton South, Alberta, Canada.

Seventh prize, $10 in gold, won by H. H. Hay Sons, Portland, Maine.

Eighth prize, $10 in gold, won by Chas. H. Dack, Columbus, Nebraska.

The photographs of the displays were judged from the standpoint of originality, attractiveness, and selling value,



Among the many elegant stores in this country that of Messrs. Wakelee & Co.. of San Francisco, recently established at the corner of Polk and Sutton streets, deserves especial mention. It was visited by many pharmacists during the meeting of the American Pharmaceutical Association in that city in 1889, and was by all regarded as nearly perfection in appearance and arrangement. Messrs. Wakelee & Co. have kindly furnished several views and plans of the establishment of which the following is a description:  The fixtures are of selected mahogany, with extra select mahogany veneer where required. The side drug drawers all in ash, the counter drawers in cherry and the drawers under the counters all in spruce. All the fixtures have a three-inch strip of black marble at base, and a strip of white Italian marble, three inches by one and one-eight inches, all around the top edge of the counters, and of the wall fixtures at the same height as the counters. All the doors are fitted with anti-friction rollers. The drug drawers have a sunken recess for glass labels, also sunken knobs. The back of all wall cases is finished in wood.  The fixtures stand upon a marble flooring. Back of the counters the flooring is wood, covered with carpet. The most important point connected with these fixtures is the rich and quiet elegance which presents itself when they are taken as a whole, next in importance being the great convenience for doing business quickly, accurately and without friction, secured by the system carried out in the construction and the arrangement of the stock. The front counters are so constructed that the top portion is a line of drawers which are filled with toilet articles to be draw n out to show the contents, and when pushed back seem only a portion of the counter without any indication of being drawers. The line of mirror doors, twenty in number, hung on the wall fixtures just below the line of the shelf bottles, five inches in height, covers all the smaller proprietary articles, together with many other small articles. By this arrangement all such stock is out of sight. All other patents and similar preparations are kept in the side room and are not seen from the front of the store.  Of the ten large plate glass doors, two are mirrors in the rear of prescription counter which cover chemicals and the drugs most needed in this department, the other eight cover perfumery, cosmetics, dentifrices etc. The sides and bottom of the front portion of the prescription counter is an upright show case for perfumes, chest protectors, sponges and goods in this line. There are also two elevenfoot and two nine-foot plate glass show cases on the counters, all of even height—14 J inches—finished with plate glass shelves inside with polished edges. All shelves in front of the prescription counter are also of plate glass with polished edges. An elegant mirror, not shown in the engravings, stands just south of the soda fountain. The soda syrup fountain next to the water is of white Italian marble, the other is of California onyx entire—of beautiful design, and the only one of the kind in the United States. In the basement, beneath the entire space occupied by the soda and mineral water plant, is an ice chest extending from the floor to the ceiling, in which are stored all soda and mineral fountains, the ice and extra soda water syrups—in addition to this is the regular ice chest under counter and prescription department. All the glass used in the prescription counter and sliding doors are of French plate with beveled edges. The furniture glass ware is all Whitall, Tatum & Co's.4X. The laboratory in the basement covers 1470 square feet.The most noteworthy feature is the plate glass front of the prescription counter through which the operator is in constant view of the store proper.    Hypnotism has now also been placed under legal restrictions in Belgium. None but physicians are permitted to hypnotize subjects, under heavy penalty.    Saccharin has been proscribed by the Russian government as an article of food and can be obtained only on a physician's prescription.

     THE OWL DRUG COMPANY                                                                                                                      CALIFORNIA


 The Owl Drug Store was created in 1892 and the first store was at 1128 Market Street, San Francisco. The store continued to branch out until it became nation wide with stores in a dozen states



   H.W. WARNER DRUGGIST                        THE BOLTON DRUG CO.                          STOCKTON DRUG CO.



Harmon W. Warner, for years a prominent druggist and widely known citizen of Albany, N. Y., and a leader in its civic, fraternal and religious affairs, was born in Germany, May 13, 1861. When he was two years of age his parents came to America and located at Schenectady, N. Y., where he received his education in the public schools and at the Union Classical Institute, now the Schenectady High School. After leaving school young Warner learned the drug business and received his license from the New York State Board of Pharmacy on December 5, 1884.

M[graphic]r. Warner immediately began his long and successful career in his chosen profession, in Albany, as a partner with Alfred Dalrymple under the firm name of Dalrymple & Warner, conducting a drug store in Broadway, opposite the Post-Office. Upon the death of his partner, Mr. Dalrymple, in 1903, Mr. Warner purchased his interest, and thereafter for several years carried on the business alone. Later, he greatly enlarged the business, opening two additional stores in Albany. He then incorporated the business under the name of the H. W. Warner Drug

 Company, Inc., of which he was elected president and treasurer. Mr. Warner continued as the head of this corporation until his death. He was an able business man, and was possessed of unusually sound judgment and a rare spirit of enterprise. Of the strictest integrity, honest and upright in all his dealings, affable and courteous to all, he was highly respected by those who knew him and held a high place in their esteem.

A man of true public spirit, Mr. Warner was ever in the forefront of all movements having in view the upbuilding of Albany and for the advantage of its people. He was deeply interested in civic affairs, and although never taking active part in politics, his influence was felt on the side of good government. He was a firm believer in good, clean sports, and was always particularly fond of base ball. He did much to popularize the game in Albany, and accomplished much to give the people of the city high class sport. At one time he was one of the owners of the franchise in the New York State Base Ball League, and spared no effort to make the Albany team a winning one. He was a man of sterling character, kind hearted to a marked degree, and was always ready to lend a helping hand to others. In support of the organized charities of the city he was most liberal, while his private benefactions were numerous and tactfully administered. He was also a helpful supporter of the religious activities of the city, and prominent in church affairs. He was a member of the Third Reformed Church, of which he was an elder at the time of his death, and was active in its affairs.

At a meeting of the Consistory of the church, held November 11, 1919, the following minute was adopted:

" The Consistory of the Third Reformed Church of Albany hereby express its deep sorrow and real sense of loss in the recent death of Elder Harmon W. Warner. Mr. Warner united with this church on the fourth day of April, 1915. Shortly after he was chosen to represent the Congregation as one of the Elders of the church. In this position he continued until his death on November 2, 1919. No one gave of his time and labor and interest to the service of this church more wisely and faithfully and earnestly. His death we recognize as a serious loss to the church, as well as a break in the circle of our friendship."

A man of pleasing personality, a good conversationalist and a sympathetic listener, Mr. Warner, was a favorite in fraternal and social circles. He was prominent in Masonry, and was a member of Temple Lodge No. 14, F. & A. M., a life member of Capital City Chapter No. 242, R. A. M., and a member of De Witt Clinton Council No. 22, R. & S. M., Temple Commandery No. 2, K. T., and of Cyprus Temple, A. A. O. N. M. S. For several years he was Chief of the Arab Patrol, until failing health forced his retirement.

The following tribute to Mr. Warner is from the Masonic Hall Association:

" Almighty God, in his infinite wisdom, has called to his Eternal Rest our beloved Brother and warm personal friend, Harmon W. Warner. The closeness of Brother Warner's association with the members of this body and the loyalty and fidelity of his service to Masonry, covering a period of more than twenty-five years, seem to call for an expression on our part of the loss and great personal sorrow we feel over his passing to the Great Beyond.

" The Masonic Hall Association of the City of Albany, N. Y., hereby express its very deep appreciation of the services rendered this body by Brother Warner, tecords its sorrow over his death and points with pride to his earthly pilgrimage as that of one true to the faith which has been handed down to us and which we are banded together to cherish and perpetuate."

Mr. Warner was also prominent in the Elks, and in the Odd Fellows. He was a member of the Albany Club and of the Wolfert's Roost Country Club.

Mr. Warner was devoted to his home and family, and his home life was truly ideal. A few years before his death he built a beautiful residence in the Delaware avenue section, at 11 Ten Eyck avenue, one of the most desirable residential sections of the city.

On October 27, 1886, Mr. Warner married Elizabeth R. Breuer, daughter of Frederick and Elizabeth (Hoppman) Breuer, of Schenectady. Mr. and Mrs. Warner were the parents of three children: Helen, Edna and Albert D. Warner. Edna married Arthur T. Muddle, and they have one child, a son, Robert Harmon Muddle. Albert D. Warner attended the public schools of Albany and the Albany College of Pharmacy, graduating from the latter institution, class of 1915. He is now the head of the business so long conducted by his father.

Harmon W. Warner died at his home, 11 Ten Eyck avenue, November 2, 1919. Commenting editorially upon the death of Mr. Warner, the Albany Times-Union said:  " The death of Harmon W. Warner, prominent druggist and leading citizen, has occasioned wide-spread regret. He was a man of genial disposition, made friends readily and always retained them. In his death Albany has lost a substantial citizen, his family circle a loving husband and fond father, and a large number of people a staunch and firm friend."






More Money in Shorter Hours.

Practical business men have discovered that shorter hours for their clerks mean larger profits for employers. Mr. Bolton, of the Bolton Drug Company, of Brooklyn, is one of these. He has five prosperous drug stores and employs altogether about fifty persons. One set of clerks comes to work at 8 A. M. and goes off duty at 6 P. M. The other comes on at 10 A. M, and goes at 10 P. M. Both shifts have an hour for luncheon. He says he gets not only a superior class of employes, but more work out of them than by the old-fashioned method.

"I was brought up," said Mr. Bolton to an Era reporter, "by a man who thought the longer he worked his employes the more he could get out of them. I did not agree with him and never have agreed with him. I believe a good man has his price and can get it every time. A tramp who is looking for a chance to beg, borrow or steal will accept anything. By giving a good man more work than he can do, you simply induce him to look elsewhere for employment. You can get only so much steam out of a pound of water with a pound of coal and there is no money in trying to force more than one day's work in twenty-four hours out of one man. The result of overworking a clerk is that you simply have a stupid man behind your counter, and stupidity in a drug store is sometimes very expensive.

"If you could induce the druggists of New York and Brooklyn to close at 7 o'clock, I would join the movement." continued Mr. Bolton. "It would be worth $10,000 a year to me. Most of my business is a daylight business, and theoretically there is no good reason why a drug store should stay open after that hour. But you can never induce all the druggists to agree on anything. That is one of the peculiar things about the drug trade. Every man is for himself. I, too, am that kind of a druggist. I do not care what others do; I follow my own ideas. But I can say positively that the Bolton Drug Company has found it pays to lessen the hours of their clerks."

Julius Jungman, of Third avenue, near Sixty-first street, New York, is another druggist who has voluntarily divided his force of employes into shifts, so that none of them works more than ten or ten and a half hours. The shifts are employed during the following hours daily:

1st shift.—7 A. M. to 12 M.; 1 to 6.30 P. M.

2d shift.—8 A. M. to 1 P. M.; 5.30 to 11 P. M.

3d shift—12 M. to 5.30 P. M.; 6 to 11 P. M.

The porters, packers and other help are employed only ten hours a day. Both Mr. Jungman and Mr. Bolton are shrewd business men, and make no pretense of conducting business as a philanthropic enterprise, and if they have found there is money in shorter hours, the presumption is that other druggists similarly situated would also find it profitable.