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HASKELL HARELIK DRY GOODS, CO.

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OUR WINDOWS TELL YOU OF FASHION'S LATEST DECREES

FORWARD WITH HAMILTON

SINCE 1911

During these 27 years we have had business contact with 90 per cent of the people of Hamilton County at some time or other.  We located here with the idea of making this our permanent home and started in a small way.  In every business transaction since that time we have endeavored to make each buyer a satisfied customer by giving him 100 cents in valuable merchandise for every dollar spent with us and rendering prompt and efficient service.  This has paid us dividends in increased business and made us many friends throughout the territory.  We appreciate this and in return will continue to serve you with "The Best At the Least Possible Cost."

 

HASKELL HARELIK DRY GOODS COMPANY

Page Five

1938 PIONEER EDITION

HAMILTON COUNTY NEWS, Vol. VIII, No. 7

THE CARLTON CITIZEN, Vol. 30, No. 23

Friday, June 24, 1938

W. F. Billingslea, Publisher, Hamilton County, TX

From Milton Harelik on August 6, 2002

"The Harelik Store history dates back to 19ll when Mr. Perry rented a north side building to Papa when he opened up his grocery store. That was in the era when all the north side saloons were closed and there were a few empty buildings. In 1924 he bought out a Mrs. Paul Harelik who was running what they called "The Racket Store". Her husband, a 3rd cousin of Poppa's had died the previous year and she decided to move to San Francisco. Then in 1939, (before #WW2) a decision was made to remodel the store and Mrs. Ethel Kooken (Dr. Kooken's mother) offered to build a place to our specifications and we moved to the north side in 1940. Mark's story about Pappa depicts a lot of that history in his play, The Immigrant."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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