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Businsses As Clear Lake became established, a wide variety of businesses opened their doors and remained over many years. Businesses with artifacts on display at the museum include a telephone office, a bank, a drug store, a barber shop, a law office, a general store and a printing office. Pieces of special interest include a telephone switchboard, a barber chair and mirror, a bank vault and safety deposit boxes, a set of law books, and a linotype machine.   Some of the daring and imaginative entrepreneurs from the early 1900s include:  Joe Staley’s Garage Anderson Clothing Store George Artus Blacksmith Wagner Brother’s Drayline (hauling) Deuel County Advocate Newspaper   The Courier Newspaper (Burges editor) Law & Law Attorneys (T. J. Law)   Telephone Company (George Weisel)  Citizens Electric Light Co.  Hanson and Paulson Implement  DeHope Bakery and Grocery Store  Cornell House Hotel (Kenyon’s) Weisel Gas Station  Deuel County National Bank Elmer Knight Standard Station