|Saturday's Mystery Photo|
The building was actually built by Charles Barlemann in 1890 for a saloon; it had a nice outdoor beer garden between the building and the Masonic Building (which is now the home of Sheftall's Jewelers). Barlemann's wife, Jennie, was the daughter of the founder of Kerrville, Joshua D. Brown.
A letter found in a tin box in the cornerstone read, in part, ""This building was built by Davey & Schott, contractors. Men that worked on the building are Gottleib Schwope, Bill Archer, Tom Farmer, Herman Meimann, Bonificio, Ad. Webber, Otto Webber, Charley Henkle, Fred Roth, Fritz Volmering, Sam Haught, Tim Benson, E. Smith, Eg. Jarinsky, Joe Babb, Alfred March, Harp Bruff, Sam Glenn, Old Man Pettie, W. B. Schott, Ben A. Davey, Arch. and Builders."