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Identifier: seattleorient00bowe
Title: Seattle and the Orient
Year: 1900 (1900s)
Authors: Bowen, Alfred D
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Publisher: Seattle, Wash. : Times Print. Co.
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation


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as shown in an illustration, is occu-pied exclusively by this department.So great has this branch of their busi-ness become that they now issue asixty-page illustrated catalogue, devot-ed almost exclusively to the seed andpoultry food business. This store is lo-cated at 814 Western Avenue. The company compress all hay into avery small bale for shipment. Theywere the first to introduce such amethod upon the Coast. As a result,they now put 265 pounds of hay in acylindrical ball eighteen inches in di-ameter and thirty-six inches long. Ithas been possible since its introductionto sell Washington hay to Alaska andthe Orient and open up a field hithertounknown. They have a complete feedmill for grinding all their grain prod-ucts which they sell. They also manu-facture poultry foods. Surrounded asthey are by splendid dock facilities.

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C. H. LlLLT. E. F. Bogardus. they are enabled to load into a vesselof any size. Or, in case of receivingfreight from Sound ports or by rail,they are able to unload from eitherrailroad track or from steamboat intotheir own warehouses. The whole ar-rangement is most complete. Althoughthey did an extensive business in 1898.last year exceeded it by fully 25 percent. They are undoubtedly the big-gest people in their line on the wholeCoast today. C. H. Lilly is presidentof the company and E. F. Bogardus ismanager. Mr. Bogardus came to Seattle elevenyears ago. For two years he had 94 SEATTLE AND THE ORIENT. lived in California, but his home wasformerly Champagne County, Illinois,where he was born and raised. He:graduated from the State University,and while still young began a smallmerchandise business with C. H. Lil-ly, his present partner. When he leftthe East and removed to CaliforniaMr. Lilly kept the store, but latterly,when Mr. Borgardus came to Seattle,lie was joined by Mr. Lilly and t


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