What are some quotes about each store in the square around the courthouse in To Kill a Mockingbird?
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MAYCOMB COUNTY COURTHOUSE. The site of the Tom Robinson trial, only the pillars were left from the original building, which burned in 1856.
But for the south porch, the Maycomb County Courthouse was early Victorian, presenting an inoffensive vista when seen from the north. From the other side, however, Greek revival columns clashed with a big nineteenth century clock tower housing a rusty, unreliable instrument...
MAYCOMB BANK BUILDING. Atticus's office is found in the Maycomb Bank building, located on the southwest side of the town square. He originally had his office in the courthouse, but
... after several years of it, he moved to the quieter quarters of the Maycomb Bank building.
MAYCOMB TRIBUNE OFFICE. Atticus and the children were all surprised to see Mr. Underwood standing guard above them on the night that the men came to lynch Tom. The two-story newspaper office was adjacent to the Maycomb jail, which
... stood on no lonely hill, but was wedged between Tyndal's Hardware Store and the The Maycomb Tribune office.
MAYCOMB JAIL. The tiny county jail looked like a "Victorian privy" to some with its red brick and "tiny battlements and flying buttresses."
The Maycomb jail was the most venerable and hideous of the county's buildings... a miniature Gothic joke one cell wide and two cells high.
TYNDAL'S HARDWARE STORE. Probably the town's only hardware store, it stood between the Jitney Jungle and the jail.
JITNEY JUNGLE. A convenience store located on the southwest side of the square, it was where Miss Stephanie said she was headed on the day of the Tom Robinson trial.
Miss Maudie said she'd never seen Miss Stephanie go to the Jitney Jungle in a hat in her life.
O. K. CAFE. The O. K. Cafe was found on the northeast side of the town square, and it is a dubious locale, used by Mrs. Dubose to insult Scout.
"You'll grow up waiting on tables if somebody doesn't change your ways--a Finch waiting on tables at the O. K. Cafe--hah!"
I was terrified. The O. K. Cafe was a dim organization on the north side of the square.
V.J. ELMORE'S. Located on the southwest corner of the town square next to the Jitney Jungle, Jem bought Scout's baton--the one he used to cut down Mrs. Dubose's camellias--here.
I had long had my eye on that baton: it was at V. J. Elmore's...
DRUG STORE. The local drug store was found on the extreme northeast corner of the square.
The more affluent chased their food with drug store Coca-Cola in bulb-shaped soda glasses.
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