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 INTRODUCTORY.
R. L. Polk & C0., the publishers of the city directory of
Lexington, Ky., herewith present to its friends and patrons
the IQI4 edition of that work.
It is the result of an exceptionally careful canvass of
every residence and place of business in the city by a staff of
trained assistants and the publishers believe that the book
cannot fail to satisfy the most critical.
FACTS ABOUT LEXINGTON.
LEXINGTON’S population is approximately 40,000.
LEXINGTON is the center of the Blue Grass section of
Kentucky.
LEXINGTON is in the midst of a great street con-
struction period which is annually adding miles of paved
1 streets to the total for the city.
LEXINGTON is less thantwo _hundred miles from the
center of population ofthe United States. Within a radius of
fifty miles of Lexington, there is a population of more than
500,000 people.
LEXINGTON has live steam railroads and is connected ·
with five Blue Grasscounty seats by electric interurban rail-
.ways.
LEXINGTON is known as the Athens of the South
because of the large number and excellent character of her
‘ educational institutions. Kentucky State University and
Transylvania University, the oldest university west of the
Allegheny Mountains, are both located at Lexington.
LEXINGTON has a splendid public school system and
many fine churches with almost every denomination repre-
sented.
LEXINGTON is headquarters of fifty of the greatest
horse breeding farms in the world. The plant of ]ames B
Haggin alone, comprises more than 11,000 acres of land.
LEXINGTON is the county seat of Fayette County
which has more than 350 miles of macadamized roads within
its boundaries. The Blue Grass region is the favorite summer
home of automobile tourists.
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I 6 1NTRODUcTORY.
  LEXINGTON has a large number of choice retail
i houses. The city is the retail market of Central Kentucky. i
. i LEXINGTON is tl1e wholesale distributing point for a .
C , large southern and eastern territory. Among the commodities . -
  distributed may be mentioned, groceries, meats, hay, grain,
feed, lumber, china ware, drugs, dry goods, notions, hardware, V
_ · ·¢ implements, cigars, tobacco and woodenware. It has splendid '
i flouring mills.
V LEXINGTON is the greatest loose leaf tobacco market in Abi),
the world, which is the growth of five years’ time. During the Alph
  season of 1912-13, 41,000,000 pounds were disposed of at an Bam
  average of $13,23 per one hundred pounds. The payrolls of gink
. . . ar
- ‘ this market total more than $15,000 per week during the mar- Cem,
Af ket season. The facilities of the market were doubled last Chur
_ year by the investment of nearly half a million dollars of Chin
‘ new capital in new plants. The capacity of the market is cglw
5 O more than one hundred million pounds of loose leaf annually. Cla;
; LEXINGTON being one of the oldest cities in the Fire
’ country has many historical associations and points of interest Flfe
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. which appeal to the tourist. .HOSi
I LEXINGTON boasts of two line colleges for women. Lil>r=
’ Sayre and Hamilton. Hamilton College is the women’s col- lxilhl
Y C lege of Transylvania University and has a large attendance. N5;
» i The Sayre College charter was written in 1854, and the PreS· PML
‘ ident of Vassar College said it was the first institution in Poli·
  Christendom chartered for the education of women. Mathew P<>Sf
i- ‘ Vassar said it was from this charter that he obtained the idea  
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_ of chartering Vassar College. · Run
Z. The publishers desire to express their appreciation Ol Schf
_- the liberal support which has been given them and to pr0miS€  
Y that every effort will be made to make each issue of the Stat
  directory a credit alike to both publishers and patrons. Sm;
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k€t lll Abbreviations .....................i........ ( ..................... 99
ig the Alphabetical List of Names ....,.......................i........... 99
at an Bands and Orchestras .............................................  
· Banks ,................. . ...............,............ . ............
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HS O Board of Education ............................................... 10
mar- Cemeteries ................................ .. ...................... 17
1 last ciiiiiciies-xviiiie .......,.......i................................. 17
irs of Churches—Colored ............................................... 18
km is ;C_ity Government ................................................. 10
uau 7 Classified Business Directory ...................................... 597
` li County Oilicials .................................................. 9
11 the Fire Alarm Signals .,........i......,......................,...... 11
terest Fire Department ....................................,............. 11
Fiscal Court .......................... . ........................... 10
'Hosiptals, Asylunis, Homes, Etc ........ . ......................... 19
Omen, Libraries .. .i.................. . ..................... ‘ ....,..,...... 19
is COL Military ......,................................................... 20
d CC Miscellaneous Clubs and Societies .................................. 20
gn ` Newspapers ......,............................................... 21
I-CS' Parks ............................................................ 21
iOn ill Police Department ................................................ 10
athew Post Oflice ....................................................... 13
L6 idea Public Halls and Buildings ...................i,.................. 21
Railways ......................................................... 22
Rural Routes ........... . .......,.......... . ......,............... 14
{On Oi Schools——Cl1urch and Private .................................... 22
· Schools —— Public .......... . ..................... . ............ 15
Tnm semi societies ,..............................,.................. 23
O 1 State Government ................................................ 9
· Street and Avenue Guide ...,...................................i. 27
Telegraph and Telephone Companies ..........,........,.......... 26
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  _ Theatres ......................................................... 26
ls Crbi Ull1T€(l States Internal Revenue .................................... 15
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A Adams Wm & Son ................................. Front edge and 103
_ Alexander E H. ...................... . ................ bottom edge
Auto Livery Co ........ `. ............................ Left side lines _
_ Barkley Bros ................. . ................. Left side lines and 633
- A Blackburn I ] ........... V ........... . ............. Right center lines .
Z Bogaert Victor ........................ . ............. Left top lines
. “ Bryan W C ......................................... Left side lines
Builders’ Supply Co. ........... . ........................ Back cover
, Byrnes James M ................................... Right side lines
{ " Candioto ]oseph Co. ............ . ................... Right side lines
`i_ » Combs Lumber Co. ................ . .................. Left top lines
, Congleton Lumber Co .............,................ Right top lines
— des Cognets Louis & Co ............................ Right side lines
" A Dietz Company ......... . .......................... Right side lines
{ l Federal Parquetry Mfg Co. ......... r ......,.......... Left side lines
4 Fitzgerald ]ohn ] ........... . ...... . .............. Left top lines and 241
Q Frazer & Bush ..... . ..................... . ............... ..Top edge
_ · Frost W S ........................................ Right side lines
  Geary & Van Meter ................................ Right side lines
_ Harkins’ Shop ............. . ......... Left side lines and back cover
; `P Hendricks, Moore, Young Co ............,. .; .........,. Front cover
Hunt ]ohn W ......................... . ............ Right side lines
_ A justright Tailoring Co .......... .. ................. Left center lines
_ V Kearney Frank X .... . .................,.............. Front cover
‘ Kentucky Traction & Terminal Co ....................... Back bone
A Land George & Bro ................. , ............... Right top lines
· Lexington Brewing Co .................................... Opposite 356
_ Lexington Granite Co. ................................. Front cover
; _ Lexington Utilities Co. .................................. Back bone `
{7 Lowenthal Manuel ................. . ......... Right center lines and 2
. McCormick S F Lumber C0 ........................ Right top lines `·
Markham & Markham ............... . ............... Right top lines `
E Merchants Transfer Co .............................. Left top lines
[ Milward W R ........ . ..... . ......... . .............. Right top lines
iQ Morris W L & Son ................................ Right side lines
Y Phoenix & Third National Bank .................................... 440
'I Phoenix & Third Trust Co ............................. Front cover
Q - Second National Bank ................. . ......,....... Left top lines
A. Security Trust Co .....,............. . ............... Right top lines ‘
$ Taylor Carroll G Co ............. , .................. Right top lines
` Title Guarantee & Trust C0. .......... . .................. Back cover
·_ Trailot-Haley Co. ................. .. .................. Left top lines
_ Vt/iehl ] H & Son ........................... . ........ Left top lines `
f K V\/illiamson Lumber Co ............................i. Left top lines
i e Wilson B B 8; O P ................ ` ............ Right top lines and 4
i 4 Woodruff jesse & Son ............... . .................. Back cover —
I Young Men’s Business Club ..........................,............ 2 .
·i DETROIT, ‘MICH. .
  · Detroit & Cleveland Navigation Co ..........,.... . ..... Back paster `
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lines STATE GOVERNMENT A
;over Governor—_lames B McCreary .
;over Lieutenant L}overnor—.lZdward A McDermott V .
lines Secretary of State—Dr C F Crecilius
lines Auditor—Henry M Bosworth. ,
cover Treasurer——Thomas S Rhea ·
bone Attorney General—_]ames Garnett ·
lines Supt Public Instruction-—Barksdale Ilamleti
posite 356 Commissioner of Agriculture·—_l i\\` Newman -
cover Adjutant General-—_l Tandy lillis (acting?)
. bone ` State Librarian—Frank li liaranaugli
as and 2 - Insurance Commissioner~—Xl C Clay.
. lines   Fire Marshal——C C llosworth
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r lines FAYETTE COUNTY OFFICERS
1   Court Ielouse, \N Main. hetxrecn Upper and Cheapside
,..... 440 S€uator—]` T Tunis
cover County Representatix·e—»Cliarles B Nichols ;
p lines City Represcntative——Natt S \\7alton C
p lines ‘ judge Circuit Court—Charles Kerr
p lines V Commonwealth ;\ttorney—_lohn R Allen
: cover Clerk Circuit Court~~_l C Rogers
p lines Sheriff——T C Bradley
p lines ‘ County _Iudge—Frank -\ Bullock
.p lines County Clerk~—'l`heo Lewis
ies and 4 County Auclitor~—l. li l"e;n·ce
: cover · County Attorney———lIogan l. Yancey,
....... 2 . County Coroner—Lcig·h R Gordon
g County 1\ssessor»-_]ohn \»\` Bain
_ County ;l&ll()1'—--R 'l` \\’allace
; pastel.   County School Superintcndcnl#—Nannie ll l":ml<‘<.>u€r
  County Siiryeyorvf ieorge T il Iorinc

 C FRED F. WIEHL JOHN H. WIEHL PHONES 122
T J. H. Wiehl & Soul C“§;,$,B,A,,§§§;,RQ,ggg¤*
T Undertakers and Embalmers 159 w, SHORT S-;-_
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i . County OH·icers— Concluded
’. County Treasurer—Y Alexander
County Road Engineer—R \V Davis
j T FISCAL COURT
I i First District-—C P Dodd, Lexington
Second—]`ames A Hand, Lexington
Third——Frank S Graves, Lexington
E - Fourth——O C Boone, Lexington
is i Fifth——Charles M Parrish, Lexington
_' Sixth—A F Shouse, Lexington
_ Seventh—VV F McKinney, Lexington
.- Nightly-}? lol Dook, Lexington _
i CITY GOVERNMENT
it Executive Department `
‘ City llall. 126 E Main
I Mayor-] li Cassidy
- Auditor——l\”loses Kaufman
T Treasurer—Frank C Ott
s\ssessor—_Iohn Mclilroy _
» ` Back Tax Assessor—('}eorge '.|` Cess
. . Back Tax Collector·-QI H Meyers
H Clerk»jan1es _I (5`Brien
Police ]ulic \\'orks-C ll \\*ilkerson
-— lLngineer—_I \Vhite (iuyn
¥ . jailor—Henry Nl Schoonmaker
i Health Ot`licer—Dr N R Simmons
· VVeigher—l\laleon1 Thompson
. Solicitor~—_] (ii Denny
`_ s\ttorney—_] liinhry l-\llen
, `Nlarket lVlastcr——_I ack Gilbert
  Board of Health.
. Dr \V U Bullock. president; Dr N R Simmons, health
Y ` officer; Dr Maurice Davis, Dr _[ C Carrick, Dr N L
. llosworth, R M .\llcn and Dr F ll Clarke; Dr Ernest
i Bradley, eity haeteriologist; Miss josephine Lyle,
assistant city hacteriologist
7 _ Police Department.
  llcadquarters, JIS \\* \\'ater
E Chief——j j Reagan
  _ Assistant (Q`hicl`—\\·` M Brown
Captains»l)ennis _} McCarty. james ligan
i liieutenant—Newt¤in Harkins
Q, . Sergeants—/\ustin Price. gl D Shay
  Secretary of l‘oliee—Du1.1{ & 1:o.'s 1.|ix1N<;’roN l`l'I`\' l1ll{lLf"l`4lR\' 11
l’atrolinen—I{ I‘ Maloney. _I L` l-ang·ston. l-uls. I. I‘iereey, _Iolin Morgan. I.
Foley. _] II Ilaney. Nl l’ Long. Benj 'l`nelll. _I _I }ICC2lI"[l`l}'. _I S Lropper.
il` I. Foster. Charles Ilenry, l‘eter Ilannon, _]ohn
Hickey. I I) I·lrown. \\` Il I.lewellen. \\'Tll Sartin.
li Cro]>]>er
Sanitary I11speetors»»_]olin lieeney. Owen <>`NeiIl ’°
Patrol l)rirer—l D Ilrown °
i _lanit6r—'l` I’ Cloliesey
Park l.’olieemen———Fran]; I\lerrit1. (`lT2\l'IL'S llnrall
Detective Force.
I) Il Veal, Iiirnesi iI`Il<*I`l`l]US<¤ll. il` I·` I)onlon, james Srewarr
Fire Department.
n lleadquarters. Central Station No 1. 120-128 \\` Short _
L]l1iel——V\rv A jesse I
V Xssistant Chief--I) \\' Sliryoek
llose Co No 2. 408 Maple ar. Stonewall l31'2L(lIC}`. captain
Ilose Co No 3. 5lQ I’ine, \\`ll1 l.anellol1n Il
Slavin, captain
\\iUf)(ll[1l](l llose Lian X11 3. 3114 \\'oolS'l`l{li"l`
tli llox 12 Blain and l;lroaZl(I\\`2l}` I
  BOX 14 Al2lX\\'Lill ;1l](l Ill`1){l(I\\'[[)`
ie Hox I5 Iligli anl`I
BOX 329 \V2LltL)ll amd ll2llIll)l“lCl( aw
BOX 341 COrra1l amd XlCg`O\\'2lll
T - BOX 332 lfrnirth a1nd \\·21llllll
$ l·`l\l'l<'l`ll 1>1s’1‘1<11‘a1~
' BOX 4l lligh amd l.eXingtOn aw
3 BOX 42 lligh amd l.llH(iStUllC
E BOX 43 Mill amd ·\\·2itCl'
y ii' BOX 44 l.in1estOne a1nd lil'Zlllll1'll a1\‘
i_ gl BOX 45 l.i1nestOne amd Ma1Xw<·l_l
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; _ S. F. Mc Cormick Lumber Co.
s Rough and Dressed Lumber (Inc.) Contractors and Builders
6 Office and Yards, 643 E. 'Ith. Fayette Phone 512-X
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BOX 46 Main and Upper ·
· BOX 47 Main and LimestOue
BOX 411 Upper and HerndOn Place
BOX 412 Main and Drake
BOX 413 High and Drake _
BOX 414 Kentucky and Central av
BOX 415 Main aud Park
BOX 416 Fayette and Central av ·
BOX 417 Main and Ashland
BOX 418 High and Ashland
BOX 421 ROse and Maxwell
BOX 422 Linden and Euclid av
BOX 423 Mill and Pine
BOX 424 LimestOne and Leader ay
BOX 425 ROse and COluml>ia av
BOX 431 Upper and BOlivar
BOX 432 Prall and \Vinnie
POSTOFFICE
E Main, cOr \\’aluut
Standard Time
Executive DivisiOn—ROOm end Of \\1’alnut street cOrridOr
I Office hOurs 9 a In tO 4 p ni \\iilbur R Smith, pOst-
master; D N Zimmerman asst pOst1naster: llenry D
\\/ilsOn, stenOgrapher
Requests fOr imprOvements in the service and all eOm—
plaints shOuld be made tO the pOstmaster's Oliice
The entry Of new puhlicatiOns and the regulaticms
gOverning the mailing Of seeOnd—elass matter aud
Orders {Or request envelopes shOuld he made here
AccOunts against the pOstmaster paid at this Otlice
. Money Order DivisiOn—-()pen l`rOm 8:30 a in tO 9:00
p m \Valter M Bruce, Miss Katie T llardesty, Clerks
· DOmestic and fOreign mOney Orders issued and paid
in this department
Registry DivisiOn—Open irOm $:30 a m ln O:0O p in
Henry F Chapman, \\valter _] _IOrdan clerks. 1\ll
valuable matter shOuld he registered and mailed in
this DivisiOn
Stamp and General Delivery Dix·isiOn—<)pen 1`rOm 6 :30
a m tO Q p m Miss ltmma S (}ilrOy. Miss Mattie
\Valker, Mrs Sadrinia M lilkin, .\ndrew llamcin,
clerks .- .,,.
Mailing DivisiOn—_lOhn \\' Rucker, l*`leat1 M Hayes, Clar-
ence B Miller, llerhert Swartz. james M `\\`est.
GeOrge .-\ Bateman, lCrnest B l:Olc)’ clerks, This
diyisiOn has charge Of the elassilicatinn. distril>utiOn
and dispatch and mails

  
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R ‘ Post Office-Continued
' Rural and City Delivery l)ivisiou——tiet>rg‘e R \Va1‘ren. `
I supt; james C Mahoney. john lil lirvine. Miss Mar»
garet Carroll, Frank \\` Smith, George I. Britting~
· C ham and \\vll] ll Prather clerks. To this division is
. _- assigned the supervision nl- all mail matter delivered
" in the city hy carrier. tlirough lock boxes or general
delivery. lloxes rented and keys issued and returned
; The delivery of special letters hy messengers; also
j A` the supervision of the rural carrier service in Fayette
— ° eountv
° Letter Carriers-i\\' S ;\nderst>u. .\rthur li -\.dains,   Ex
_ j Bailey. C li Bowman, Raymond Cropper, rll M
i Crosthvvaite. .·\ li Diamond. 'l`homas (iittnn,A\V R
‘ . Owings. R l*` \\'llll2lHlS,Vl"l'21lll< R Diamond. NV \l\"
- Thoinpson, ()tta 'l` jones. joseph _ll llukle, Samuel
Y] \V Marrs.·Samuel R McCoe, \\` R Montague, Robert
_ L Oots, Andrew: Scott. Benjamin H Simeox, john ll
- Snovvden. li l. Simcox. Clarence N \\ielch
_° Rural Carriers——Marshall Alverson, Elijah Ctnmingham.
‘ john Gilchrist, lieorge (i lleltn, lidxvard \\i jack~
_ son, C M Marshall, john ll Scruggs. I S \'andever.
` j TI Marshall, ll (guy (iordon. VV C S Hayden
Y K Substitute Carriers—George R llukle, ll ll \\”allace. \\'m
· Green, Barak 'l` Foley, Umar 'l` Smith. jacoh l-l Laval
I Board of Civil Service Examiners-(Qeorgc .·\ llateman.
.. sec; Samuel Marrs and james C Mahoney, memhers
. _ Application for examination for positions in the post-
;§ office and information till civil service should he made -
. to the secretary
i Rural Routes in Fayette County Serving the Following
if ‘ · Pikes
._ Route No 1—RlCh1llOll(l, Mt Tabor, l')el.ong. .\l'Il1Sll'()ll§
it Mill and Tate`s Creek Pikes
}_ Route No 2—\7Cl'SEllllCS. Yanineter Lane, llosvvorth l.aue.
?_° Elkchester, Redd`s and Frankfort Pikes
l Route No 3-—Russell Cave. Tron \Vorks. l larp. lnnis and
` Maysville Pikes
Route No .t—\Vinchester, \\'alnut Hill. llriar Ilill and
, _ Bryant Station Pikes
{JQ Route No 5—l*larrodshnrg. Keene, Military, Shannondalc
1 and Parker Mill Pikes
{ Route No 6—Saundersville Lane, (ieorgetoxvn, Spur.
‘ Yarnallton_ llethel and Leestown Pikes
.; Route No 7—N€\\7t<`)\\'Il. lron \\iorks, het Newton and Rus-
i 1p sell Cave. Mt leloreli. l.emon’s Mill and Huffman Mill
§` Ql Pikes
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   ' R. E. Markham . Mrs. R. E. Murlzhun
· DRS. MARKHAM & MARKHAM
OSTEOPATHIC PHYSICIANS
  SUITE 914-915 Fayette Nat. Bank Bldg. Fayette Phone 261 `
Hours By Special Appointment
R. L. 1*01.K & cofs LEXINGTON crry D1R1acToRY 15
Route No 8——Nicholsville. Stones Road. lrligby Mill,
You ~ Bryan`s Lane, Brannon. llarrourg_ (`l:1y’s Mill and
lm-- Bowman Mill Pikes
ing. Route No g—'l`odd°s Road, lloone`s Ii’il ltluilding and Repairs—Ne\‘ille. Norwood
>os1— Supplies and l’rinting—Norw<>od. Lowry
iadc Rules and (}rievanees——Neville. Freeman
Schools and Teachers
viflg Xl .\ Qassidy, superintendent; Ll l·` Croxton. supervisor ol
unusic; Anna Bean. supervisor oi physical science
_ U Arlington School——`Rol>ert;i .»\ NC\\'1ll2lll_ principal
mms Dudley School——Mrs Milfred \\`hite. principal _
(llarrison) Second \\`ard School—l’ R Parks. principal
·?l“*'— loligh School—Xl li l.igon_ principal; Xlazie \Volvert`ou.
i asst principal
and johnson School—»_l T llruner, principal
Maxwell School—lCva l‘ l·`aulconer, principal
mpi l.incolu Scliool—lilizal>e1li Cloud, principal ‘
Kinder arten De artment
_ g P
llden~ O E jones. pastor
Salvation Army
Salvation Army, too N llill Capt T Dimberline in charge
€l`i"" HOMES, HOSPITALS, ASYLUMS, Erc
Jastor .t\ssociate