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The Last of the New Enterprise Company Store

As the round up of stores and services at the New Enterprise company store comes to an end, we get a peek into Detwiler's Hardware and Lizzie's Restaurant.

Ira had five children. Two of his sons, Cletus and Willis, assisted in various capacities at the hardware store.

After Daniel Hoffman, Eliza's son, returned from the military he went to work for Ira. Also among the employees was Roy Barnes.

Ira's ad found in the pamphlet, Anniversaries, offered Waterbury hot air fired automatic heating equipment and soil and stoker fired automatic heating. Maytag washers, Fairbank scales, cement, lime, plas...


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