1/26/1900--A.B. Brown retires. Bee Hive

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1/26/1900--A.B. Brown retires. Bee Hive - The ' Bee Mlve" to be Transferred to Firm of...
The ' Bee Mlve" to be Transferred to Firm of Young Men. A. B Brown, who came to Pittston in 1869 and has since made a wide reputation as proprietor of the "Bee Bive" department store, being now one of our foremost business business men, has decided to retire from active business, and papers are now being pre pared for the transfer of the extensive business to a firm to be composed of Ed ore W. Brown, son of the present proprietor Meyer Schloeser, who has for twelve years past been associated with Mr. Brown in the management of tbe store, and J Walter Cohen, of Milwaukee, Wis. The formal transfer has not yet taken place, but it is expected that it will within a week or so. The prospective new pro prietors are possessed of much energy and experience and there is reason to expect that the same success which has characterized characterized the business under Mr. Brown's management will be continued when It passes Into the hands of the bright yonng men whom he has trained. We understand understand that the changes and Improvements In the store building contemplated by Mr. Brown will be carried ont, Including the Introduction of an elevator and the trans formation of the third floor into retail de partments, and that In the future, as in tbe past, the "Bee Hive" will be always at tbe front

Clipped from Pittston Gazette26 Jan 1900, FriPage 4

Pittston Gazette (Pittston, Pennsylvania)26 Jan 1900, FriPage 4
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