1908 - Jan 16 - Seeley L VanSchoiach has sold to Ed Bradley the lot adjoining the Bradley Hotel on the west
for $450. Bradley will erect a biulding 28X100, one story high, to be used as an amusement resort. He
has contracted with the Brunswick company for two bowling alleys and two pool tables and as soon as the
weather permits will commence laying the foundation for the construction of a frame building. The entire
investment will represent between $2,500 and $3,,000
Mr. Bradley and son are erecting an annex to their hotel
dimensions being twenty-eight by one hundred feet, for the purpose of placing therein one of the most approved
bowling alleys found in the state, at a cost of $3,000.
1908 - Feb 13 - D. A. Bradley has taked a half interest with his son Ed in the new bowling alley and
will assist in its management
||Bowling Alley Not Used |
1915 - Apr 29 - Harvey Kamp of Chicago has rented the Bradley bowling alley building and will fit it up
for a theatre in which movies and vaudeville will be given.
1915 - Dec 26 - The Young men's Y have removed their club room to Bradley's Hall
1917 - MAr 22 - Henry Litzenberger has bought the Bradley hall and will open it as a bowling and box
1920 - Dec 17 - For Rent Blue Front Dance Hall - See H. A. Listenberger
1923 - Mar 28 Will Open Bowling Alley --- E. E. Boblett, a brother of Chas
Boblett of the Chasenlle hotel, has rented the dance hall fornerly run by Billy Link
and will open a bowling alley in about a month -
To Whom it May Concern
1923 apri 18-Mar 25 - - Anyone having anything stored in the building formerly used as a
dance hall by Billy Link is hereby notified that I will not under any circumstances be
responsible for anything left by former occupants. Unless arrangements are made by
May 1; I will dispose of any propetery for storage. Address all repllies to E. E. Boblett
car eChasnelle Hotel
|1924 - "S"
1924 - Jan 16 - A. Fletcher has opened the pool and billiard hall just west of the Chasnelle
which was formerly run by J. Listenberger.
1924 - Apr 16 - C. C. Boblett has put a cement surfcase over the lawn in front of the
Chasnelle hotel. He said that he couldn't get grass to gow so he put somthing there that
1926 - Sep 15 - George Spangler
has sold his interest in the Blue Front refreshment parlor, but retains his interest in the dance hall,
which has won a deserved popularity.
1927 - Mar 27 - Henry Litzenberger Adds Oil, Gas Filling Station
Automoile accessories, and an oil and gas filling station are the additions to his
husniess that Henry Litzenberge has bade at the Blue Front building.
Work made necaasary by the changes has been baout completed and the new
business will soon be ready to serve the public.
1930 - For Rent - Blue Front Dance Hall see H. A Listenberger
1931 - Dec 16 - Open Grocery Store - A grocery store has been opened by George
Spangler and Fred Thompson in the Blue Front Store. They have been busy for the
past week remodeling and stocking the shelves.
1934 - Sep - Buys Blue Front - Homer Kemple has bought the front half of Henry
Lizenberger's Blue Front dance hall building (formerly bowling alley) which he will wreck
and use the space for the enlargement of the driveway to his gasoline station