Greenwood--Foster's Mercantile (1899)
----Source: The Clark Co. Press, Aug. 1899.
The N. C. Foster Mercantile Company of Fairchild, one of the largest and most successful mercantile concerns in this portion of the state, will extend its business interests to Greenwood. They are erecting a fine up-to-date department store, 78'xl50', and it will be equipped with all the modern conveniences carrying a full and complete line of stock.
The Greenwood store will be managed by John Membard, an able and experienced businessman, opening- for business about Sept. I st. The -Foster company will also erect a large grist mill at Greenwood this fall.
***Through the years, this store became known as "The Farmer's Store".
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