Business Details

Hardware: Gambles Store

The Lusk Herald, March 19, 1936

"We Are Moving

We are moving to the south room of the
Theatre Building, formerly occupied by the Wyoming Electric Service, and expect to be settled there by Monday, March 23. Come in and see us.

Gamble Store Agency"


The Lusk Herald, September 5, 1940

"Know Your Merchants

A recent newcomer to the business life is Walt Goodell, manager of the Gambles Store in this city. Mr. Goodell formerly lived at Crawford, Nebraska where he operated a Gamble Store for seven years.

He took charge of the local store in April of this year, as owner and manager and is fast becoming acquainted with the people of the community. He is assisted in the store by his two sons, Douglas, who graduated from high school recently, and Gerald, a high school student.

Mr. and Mrs. Goodell and sons are residing in the Ivins property on Fifth street."


The Lusk Herald, March 25, 1943

Gambles Store in Lusk

G.A.Turner announced this week that Ray Chitwood of Bayard, Nebraska has been employed as manager of the Gamble Store in Lusk.  Mr. Turner took over the store about the first of the year and has been operating it as well as managing the Wyoming Theatre.


The Lusk Herald, December 30, 1943

Purchase of Gambles Store

Mr. and Mrs. Ray Chitwood have purchased the Lusk Gambles Store from G.A. Turner, it was announced last week.


The Lusk Free Lance, May 28, 1953

Vernon and Delores Petersen, Owners-Operators


The Lusk Herald, May 15, 1958

Grand Opening Of The Lusk Gambles Store

The Lusk Gambles store which is now completely moved into its new quarters in the Godfrey building, formerly occupied by the Club Billiards, will hold a two day Grand Opening Friday and Saturday.


The Lusk Herald, May 28, 1959

First Anniversary Celebration

The Lusk Gambles store, which is owned and operated by C.M. and Dale Wilson, is celebrating its first anniversary with a sale.


The Lusk Herald, January 9, 1969

Merle Hahns Attend Denver Sales Meeting

Mr. and Mrs. Merle Hahn returned to Lusk Monday evening after spending the weekend in Denver.  They attended a sales clinic at Regis College.  New display units and merchandise were purchased.  Hahns operate the Lusk Gambles store and are making plans to move the business into the former Safeway building.

Lusk Herald, July 17, 1969

Bigger Store Ready For Grand Opening

Gambles in Lusk will have its Grand Opening in the former Safeway building in the center of the Lusk business district this Friday and Saturday.  Here, Mrs. Merle Hahn poses with some of the expanded lines of merchandise the store is now able to handle and display.  The business is operated by Mr. and Mrs. Hahn.

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