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i? "7 INTERIOR VIEW DRY GOODS DEPARTMENT HEFFERUN MERCANTILE CO'S. STORE'. ton, and after graduating from the high school, did service for a time at the Northern Pacific office. In the fall of 1898 the subject of this sketch took n course in the Caton Commercial college at Minne apolis, and on his return to Livingston accepted the position as book- keeper for the Hefferlin Mercantile company, besides being a member of the Opera House orchestra. HARRY ELLIOTT. Harry H. Slasor. Harry H. Slasor, buyer and manager in the dry goods department of the Hefferlin Mercantile com pany, is a native of the Hawkeye state, born neai Cresco, October 4, 1875. When very young he re moved with his parents to Rochester, Minnesota, sub sequently locating on a ranch near Niobrara, Ne braska. From this home he went to Springfield, South Dakota, and embarked in the mercantile busi ness. At the end of two years he returned to Minne apolis and until the spring of 1897 served as clerk in S. E. Olson's Big Store. He now came west to Helena and for a time was employed in Weinstein & Co.'s store. In the spring of 1898 Mr. Slasor came to Liiing ston and has since been engaged in Hefferlin 's mer cantile store. He is a member of the Royal High landers and holds the office of chief counsellor. He was married in the spring of 1898 to Miss Ida Mar ceau of Helena. Besides completing the common school course, Mr. Slasor graduated from the commercial college at the State University of Lincoln, Nebraska. His father enlisted in the Twenty-third O. V. L, serving in that famous regiment until the battle of the Wilderness. After the almost complete annihi lation of this regiment he enlisted in the 123rd O. V. I. and served until they were mustered out of service at Washington, D. C., in 18(55. Few young men of to-day can point with pride to the fact that their ancestors liave been connected t. H. rs a GROCERY DEPARTMENT HEFFERLIN MERCANTILE COMPANY S STORE. > cums \ » SK. HARRY H. SLASOR. with all of the great wars of our country. Begin ning with his great-grandfathers in the Revolution ary war, following with both grandfathers in the war of 1812, the military period ending by a father in the late civil war, each having served with distinction and credit to his country. Lon Firestone. The subject of this sketch was born in Stocton, Miss« >uri. After pa ssiug through the common schools he filled the position of clerk in a mercantile store at Bearcreek, Mo., until the spring of 1892, when he took a two years' course at the Stanberry Normal, Stanberry, Mo. When not in school Mr. Firestone worked for wages until the spring of 1895, when he embarked in the mercantile business for himself at Dunnegan Springs, Mo. In the spring of 1899 he came to Livingston and lias since been employed in the Hefferlin Mercantile company. He is past keeper of records and seals in the K. of P. Lodge, also a member of the Modern Woodmen of America.