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BUILDING OF FURN1TUNE EXHIBITS FORMALLY OPENED TO CUSTOMERS. PURNITDRE MANUFACTURERS'r EXPOSITION. AT FOURTEENTH AND LOCUSr STREETS. The Furniture Manufacturers'. Exposition building. Fourteenth and Locust streets, was formally opened Friday afternoon. A large number of exhibits are In place and It Is expected that the entire floor space will be soon rented. The opening of the exposition, marks a new era In the furniture Industry., west of the Mississippi. Heretofore the only buildings buildings of this oharacter have been In" Chicago, Grand Rapids, and New York. Th'e purpose of the building, which. is. an eight-story and basement structure, is for exhibition only. It was designed .'primarily for the benefit of local manufacturers 'of furniture and kindred lines, but -out-of-town concerns will- also have the -privilege of mixing aispiays. - The object Is to display furniture In a compact form for the benefltiof .the, buyers.. In nlace of a Drosocctlve -purchaser for a retail house being compelled to "go from. one piani to anoiner in searcn oi.uie gooas desired, .he wlU be enabled to make selections selections -from a 'large variety of styles 'under ono roof. - . The .exhibition .will .be permanent and will' be.. open every, week day-to, trade. buyers.: The. general public will admitted. The.'bulldlng was' erected '-by ,t he Western Manufacturers' Buildings-Company... Every, convenience for the' display! of, goods has been - provided and' the'vlnnovatlon'wiu -sieiiS m doubtless be of great-benefit to the retail 'furniture buyer. . Among the firms that have, secured exhibition exhibition . space are: Second floor. Prufrock 'Upholstering Company. Logerman Chair Company,- Bohlinger-Shleldo Table Company, Company, -F. W. .Hampeter, E. C.-Hampeter. E. -Ernst Furniture Manufacturing Company, American Rattan Comuany. Third floor. Southern Stove Works. Indiana Indiana Stove Works, Crescent Furniture Company, ' Specialty Furniture Company, Globe Furnlturo'Company, Evanaville Metal Bed Company. Chan-makers' Union. Crown Chair Company, Standard Chair Company, Evansville Mattress and Lounge Company, Karges Furniture Company: 'Novelty Furniture Furniture Company, Bockstege Furniture Company. Company. Fourth floor,. Central Furniture Company. Meier & Pohlman Furniture Company Foster .Brothers Manufacturing Company, Weber Moulding Company, ,C. J. Kostlba Company; L. Frederick. Brothers, Joermg '& Pelchmann. -' . Fifth -floor. Charles .Sume,-Western Furniture Furniture Company. J. Peters Furniture Company. Company. Smith' & Davis. Baxter Moulding Company. St. Louis Bedding Company, 'Aude. Furniture Company, Sudholt Lounge Company. Mound City Chair. Company. : Sixth. floor. Consolidated Lamp and Glass Company, Udell-Predock .Manufacturing Company,' Heller Hoffman Manufacturing Company, Gerney Refrigerating Company, Paducah Furniture Company. a to of of it of

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  1. The St Louis Republic,
  2. 04 Jan 1903, Sun,
  3. Page 12

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