St. Louis directory :

Beard & Brother ,
Proprietors of the
Excelsior Safe and Scale Works, No. 99 & 101 Second Street.

The Excelsior is the safe that saved the Books and Papers, after being in the
great fire of the City Buildings, Ninety Hours!

The Excelsior Scale

Took the Premium over Eairbaanks’ at the Fair in Saint Louis, and is guar-
anteed to be equal to any Scale in the United States. The price is 30 per cent, Less
than the Fairbanks.

N. B.—Pumps of all descriptions, Hydrants, Plumbering, &c.