Lawrence  H. Hegner

The  Shelby  Democrat
February 13, 1879
VOL. 1;  No. 37
from the article, SMILING  SHELBYVILLE!

Is located on South Harrison street opposite Dick Flaitz's butcher shop.  Mr. Hegner commenced learning his trade in the fall of 1873 with  Henry Richter, in whose employ he remained for two and a half years.  He then went to Cincinnati, where he worked for quite a while, when he returned to Shelbyville and started the manufacture of cigars at his home.  After two years time he rented the room he now occupies, and launched out on a larger scale.  He manufactures and deals in fine Havana and seed cigars, and all kinds of smoking and chewing tobacco.  His make of cigars are especially good, and all persons wanting a good smoke for five cents should give him a call.
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