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: j C'l.y Bottling 'Works artf
:- . i r-neratea by Col. G. C
: Tii-j Coiocerjs one of the
i a; .-. jovial; g-enial and pro
1 'r-l.tta, who is a thorough
. -I'.i'jz, we i t posted- snd highly
,n rig. He is - un excellent
i : a ud a. practical man.' He fcae
ivji.-vs, 70 iicres in -tearing apoie
. exiensiTe wine cellars and
ract-.jrare all , kinds of . summer
sod a a. Tn'aer&l waters, seltzer,
cvj .-. ti-tilif-ii,. fruit brandies, etc,
nn& a tig'iiA fur t'aa famous California
tVi.-.a Association of Napa Valley
Tii t;eg, la ho put up 14,000 gallons
oi cioo.-. l,2l'0 gallons of distilled
fruit bandies, -:J,500 (gallons of vine
aa48iWvW worth of yarions sodas. ,
- In cennetioa-with the above enter
p"!ss. Col. Tbilenius has lust com1
p.c::;a a new distillery for. tne manufactory-
of fine - apple and peach
brandies. Tha new distillery .is com
pkie ia every department and will
' prore a valuable aquisition to the in
c. twines of Capo Girardeau. ; oL
Tuiii?nin? qualities of heart and pro-
jriv sAireness is so well known that
it Kassui, as currency here in Cape
. OirsVdeau. --:-;.-:-. . .
;'.' THE BANJTEB STOHE :'
. Is without doubt the bargain store
par eiOfienco, with a complete line of
high p.'ade dry goods, boots, shoes,
hat jii 5 clothing. . One. caa surely be
p !;t'. !. i. . .. '; - . ? .
wOHM P. VOGHLS ANGER.
' i "Whilst MrVogelsanger. is one of
tha younger merchants of theCape, on
bis own account, he has had a Ions
b'tness experience In the hardware
. business -His stock is one of the best
and lartrtiFt In Southeast Missouri
a lid no other house in this city, has
thi number of agencies he, has' for
farm implements and machinery. Mr.
" YpgaisaQjjt-T i deserving of his suc-
. ceiH as he is the architect of his : own
Cape Girardeau is perhaps the only
- citym tht- State that at present has
any'raHroad of considerable length
"thatha.3 txn built by its town citi
f."'as anii s controlled in its interest.
Wills? it -is true that every city ofany
iir;ortance in the State has railroad
t'acslitiea -these railroads are goneraly
tuv-cd by large corporations controll
ed by Kp stern,, and European capital.
T': 'j 6. Jjouis,. Cape Girardeau and
Fori. Sr.ith Railway, now a lino 100
tiites long, extending irom Cape Gir-ji-rtteau
to Hunter, wnere the line con
cj.;ts with the Current River branch
of iho Xansas City, ' Fort Scott and
Memphis, is an enterprise that had
it. inception ynd origin in the enter-
nit.- and o; Aiic spirit of the cutzens
A this-t-owfj immediately after the
v.:r iho jnblic spirited citizens of this
place a a lite construction oI line
. road aouthwestwardjy. - The pan
i e i', paralyzed . this enterprise,
f ! i 1 poOiin wa? done until 1). In
t Uie .2ic4 was built between ' Cape
iiraruea-:" and Delta, where a-junc-j
ion was. -'formed with the Belmont
I; Branch of 'the Iron Mountain," fcnd in
;i. wss extended from Delta to Ad
i vascj. Id &(oddard County. In 1SS2
t:ie Hue was built seven miles further
to Stardivant, in Bollinger County,
niiTla V9i'& and 1884 was extended 25
wiles to the St; Francois River, in
NVayne County. In 1880 It was extend
ed to the uiounth of Otter Creek,- in
v SLXHi) bounty, and in 1883 and 1889
rinded about SOmilgs furthei
' tm it:ction with the Current River
iaUrofwi. in Carter County. s -
(Thf Ihie to completed with the Cur-
, list S-xxir and Kansas City . roads
I ' i-ir.s v i east and west trunk line
-- 7 Ma. Hen to Delta, there forming
ushUu with. the Cape' Girardeau
iiiiroadl and in 1889 the construction
iv'S extension . of the Grand Tower
.iul Carbondale Railroad, now known
..h t'r e C-uieago and Texas Railroad,
3 K;i? t Cape Girardea, . gave this
Li. po Girardeau road an "outlet, and a
idna-ction" with all the north and
t,a lines in Illinois and a quick
uuta t-i St. Louis via the Mobile and
"lao, Cairo Short line, Cars are
:'-in6fcrred on transfer roats at Cape
. : ii-iirdeau and this is said to be the
::eapf-st and quickest crossing on the
i. ver tor all east and west-bound bus
aes, and hundreds of cars are trans
tarred eve'ry month at this point,
mea the Cape Girardeau Railroad
!oh -rst constructed it passed through
.ubroken forest. .This forest is
v rapidly being cleared. Over 20,
. ,i i of ties alone have been trans--rtcd
over the Capa Girardsau Rail-,
i o:',!. to the Mississippi River since it
l .vs been opened, not to speak of a;
v a -t amount of staves, lumber and
other forest products.
Whatever may be said about the
Mit-wprise- and, .public spirit of new
to i iss springing up as if by magic in
. Lar portions of this State or . else-ui-re,
and along great lines of rail
v ay,- and to which all such towns are
) i tvtndages and tributaries, no city
i: -i ing the population of Cape Gir
v, L''at-hu can shpw that by practically
-!iauied effort of, its own citizens it
1. - 5 secured a line of 100 miles of road
r- -I ; ojened up a vast wilderness in
do distant future destiDed to ,be
'. ima thef garden of Misscfuro. ;-If
.i.l er place pohat with pride to : their
v. awrworks and public buildings and
residences, and 'nourishing trade and
:-owing commerceand educational
a vantages, the city of Cape Girar
d v.u, while it also can make just
fiaim to all these advantages and Im
provements, can also with just pride
-:iim' that the proudes monument to
'. a public spirit of its Citizens '.is the
I cstruction of this railroad.
Cape.Girgrdeau has one of the best
; i noatest. two-story brick court
aae to be found anywhere. It oc
ries . a beautiful location on the
one Eminence bfck from the river.
; lis buildinr is used by the Court of
. imBioo Pleas and by the city as " the
Ty liaii; It . is elegantly finished
:vl furnished, : and is -looked ' upon
;Th pride by every citizen..
Fi& biuiuing was constructou in
'Oi, A. D,, to conform, to an act, of
-;.e iegislatnre. creating ' a Common
";oas Court for Cape ' Girardeau.' The
;-t presiding Judge, -Hon. Will C.
; ;aney, is now an honored citizen of
h. s city. The Marshal of his court
. ;u the Hon. Jacob II. liurrongh,
athor of tne present Jtudge. Frank.'
- Burrough, the Clerk was , lion.
i, -nrr Sanner. The court ho u?e ; was
jiiioaied - in'lWJ. The presiding
a-., 'e at this time is Jodgo Frank ' E.
.5 j t-'roaghr. the Clerk, E H. - Engel-
..uian. The offloe of Mak-ehal- is now
: ;ied by the presiding Sheriff. . . ,
There is a tide in the affairs of all
,. o when taken at its flood " leads on
CAPE GIRdRDEA U
' ." BkCOCRCiS. ' ;
Cash on hand. . . i . -i S.S0S CO
iMtut on al Ectate It Mortgage.. 1K,S25 09
Loans on Stock...-. 2,400 00
Dnefrom Mambere...... - toi 63
KealEaUte.... 6.SM 4S
Bull Beeeivable, secured by D. tl T. 2.300 09
J. H. RIDER, President.
D. A. GLENN, Treas.
DirCGtOrS: L J Albert, D.
F. Davis, Wm. Regenhardt,
H. Rider, W. B. Wilson, -
to fortune. This applies to inanimat- J
ed things as welL - Cape Girardeau
has not reached her tide yet. There i
is to mnch "dead sea fi-uit" in her
make-up. Cape ; Girardeau, like all
small cities, is burdened by a surplus
of old, fogyism, or to use a milder
term, conservatism. This same ele
ment has from time - immemorial
proven a stumbling block to the
advent of progress, intrenched behind
the brestworks of superstition and
ignorance it sends forth this edict.
'Conservatism" demands a surrender
of progress, in order "that it may re
pose in perfect tranquility in its
fosselated home. Conservatism builds
a Chinese wall around itself and shuts
out the rest of the world. This same
conservatism has prevented Cape Gir
ardeau from reaching her tidel It
seems that conservatism is a heredit-
4 arv heritage handed down from ffen-
eration.. .Nations yet unborn will feel)
its bneful influence. :
' The progress of a nation is meas
ured by the amount . of conservatism
it has lost. -'.The- more . it loses the
the greater the gain in the other
Progress in its onward march with
it numerous armies, will yet dethrown
this caviling conservatism. Then will
the bright ray of hope the blessing of
higher civilization lead it onward
march to the goal of human perfection.
Cape Girardeau's industrial are few
compared to what -her " wealth and
position entities ner. ine cape city
has all tha elements that go to make
up a "Industrial City" her geograph
ical position, her" water-way s( her
splendid roads, her railroad facilities
au tend to commercial supremacy.
Looming up in the back ground like a
hedious apperation stolid as ever
stands,, conservatism by its presence
prevents this end. - The Cape
City will someday, by herculain effort
riditseif of this conservatism and then
she will reach her tide and become the
great commercial mart, which is hers
by right of surrounding conditions.
,. Aside from this the Cape City is now
awakening to its needs. There may be
organized opposition, yet she will, by
a spirit-of progress overcome that
opposition. : What are her needs, and
how best obtained? The first can be
answered this way. Her needs are:
First,, new plootV' new enterprise,
foreign capital and a release of buried
money for legitimate business. Foster
new industries, , invite all legitimate
business to your shores, eschen petty
jealously and dwell in harmony. -
Second, Cape Girardean has plenty
of enterprising men men who are as
progressive and enterprising as one
will find anywhere. In these men the.
Cape City has a leaver to solve the
problem. . i ' ' " - '
'These same men have, by persistant
effort, brought Cape Girardeau to a
modern city, and . have made rapid
strides in helping her growth. Any
reference to the record of rapid growth
of Capo Girardeau commercial inter-1
csts would be incomplete without a
notice of the men who have devoted
their time', money and years to bring
about this result. Chief amongst them
will be found the n Jim is of bturdtvant,
Glenn, Albert, Rider" Thilenius, Pott,
and Lilly. These names are a tower
of strenght in the commercial world,
they are names of men : who are
thoroughly progressive and up to date,
lending their aid to a? v movement that
tends to improve or rebound to the
good of Cape Girardeau." It is truu
these men have done much for Cape
City.; It s also true there remains
much that is not done. Whilst Tun-
der these adverse conditions you have
a flourishing city. There are some
things that are needed badly, viz: An
electric street car line, or other mode
of rapid transit, improved side walks, J
as most streets are totaiy witnout
any kind of a walk, a large public
park and better oepots.
On the i other hand . industrial re
vival would be welcome. The Cape
City offers a splendid field for wood
works; such as a bent wood factory,
axe handle factory, bicycle tire fac
tory or . wagon , factory. Furniture
could--be. manufactured very cheap
here as'there is an abundance of all
varieties of wood for that purpose
close at hand. There are many other
industries that would liurish here.
Yet in the face of many drawbacks
the city progresses well, and ere' long
will lead the procession of progres
sion. "So might it -be."
- ; 3 -H. T. Brown. '
W. H. GOGRVSR,
Perfumery and Toiie
; ; . ; Articles.
Prescriptions Carefully ..-Com-;
; - -" pounded. . : ; .
: PAIN TS' AN D" OI LS
Cape Gira rdeau, - Mo.
' . -, . I J ABILITIES.
Dofs aecsaut so i)duction........S &,ss& iiii
Prufil subject to withdrawal. ..... , Si, 501
DiffertDre'.u book 4 withdr'l falsa, 10,763 liH
Advanced PavmeoU. WO 81
Due Bnnowen .. ........... 2i 55 .
PioS:to Beat Esta'.e..J. -' 18 81 ;
W. B. WI LS ON, Vice Pres.
H. A. ASTHOLZ, Sec. .
A. Glenn, C. Lindemann, B.
E. S. Lilly, E. F. Osterloh,' j.
; r " : , . ' : : '
Hats, Shoes, Groceries
' Tinware, Etc.
Cheapest place in
CAPE GIRARDEAU. MO.
Out of the mud!
Into our 'heavy soled
shoes. Keep your feet
warm and dry, espec
ially at this time of the
' year. . .
Wear Weill '
; C. J. HAMAN,
115 Main St. Cape Girardeau
Perfumery and Toilet
Cape Girardeau, -:- Mo.
D. D. 8.
105 Main Street;
CAPE GlkARDEA U;MO.
: V TELEPHONE: :
Office III' i, ' . -- Residoqce 99
S to 12 a. m.
to 4 p.
; .....the..;--. '
Mateson Paint Co.
'V'; MASCFACXOBERS OP,-
Wood Filling, Yellow
' Ochre, Priming Mat
; trials, .. Kalsominc,
- Yenitian Red and
MarMe Dust. : V;
Correspoiidence Solicited. -Cape
Girardeau, Mo. '
,g'f Dealer in
: Uaion jilling o.
. .-. i. " -
' - -. -- .
,V..-; Established 1857
Capacity 350 Barrels Dailij.
F. W. POTT, Proprietor ,
. , EMIL POTT, Manager
Highest market price paid for
ii; Wheat and Corn. ,
Cape GirarcJeau, Mo,
-Established 1877 ,
Capacity 256 .Barrels dally.
The Best : Brands of Flour. Com
modious Grain Elevator. '
F. W. POTT,
; - ' Proprietor.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, . : : ; MO.
To 1 1 r vo
1 uuuj o .
' .---( : '
CALL ON THEM.;
Largest line of woolens in the
.; ";-.v-.-'--: - city. :
BOSS . S' SACKM'AjYN,
' Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Sh lpping, also Receiving of
. . . ... Headquarters for. . . ,
Salt, Hay, Drain Tile,
Lime, Corn, Seeds,
Cement. Oats. " V
Belle of Calhoun.
Cash for Produce..........
CAPE GIRARDEAU. MO.
ALFRED C. BAUB. President.
' WM. 8. HCnUS, Vlee-Preatdnt.
A. C. 8LOS3,.8ee'T and Trea.
; CUPPLES BLOCK, ;
ST. LOUIS, - - MO
: Ferd HEEOLD
For Cape - Girardeau. Commerce,
Cairo. Hickman, New Madrid, Mem
phis and all intermediate landings.
Fast passenger packet steel hull
steamer Ferd Horold, H. -V. Leyjie,
Master, Oscar" Moore, Clerk, leaves
everj Thursday at 4 p, ra. from wharf-
boat, KWt of me street. - maKinjf ex
cursion rate $8 round trip, meals and
berth included. ,.
Alaaalactarers cs . STANDARD' LiiOEO llEEii
And' Bottlers of Special Brew and Extra Pale Bottle Beer.
And Ice Made From Distilled Water,
Adolph Ruediger, Pres.
Wm. Regenhardt V;-Pres.
E. H.'Engelmann, Sec.
Chris. Hirsch, Treas.
0 0 0 0 O O O O O O O O O
oV'j?:-ForwardInfl and GonrniisslGn Merchants.. ..i;Co
.. ;ThbmiS: and - Water Strsets, -. ; : ; : . .; ; :
o f ; J. I. Case Engines
q Company's Engines
0 . pany's Springfield Engines and Separators, Automatic o
0 ' Straw Stacker, .Acme Harrows, Tiger Hay Rakes and o
0 Mowers. - - ' ' ' ' ' 0
O OOOO O O OOOO OOO O O O O O O O ' o O O c 0
Distiller of .
' . ..Dealer in
: AM Farm ilmplements.
Sash; Doors, Blinds, Paints, Oils, Brushes, Lime, Cement,
Plaster Hair. Agent for the
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO.
CYPRESS LATH OR SHINGLES?
If you do you can buy them direct from the Manufacturer and
' without paying a profit to a dealer by going to
M. E. LEM IMG'S MILL, South of K. R. Shop
' CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO.
V- - - .. - , - MO.
VVra. Regenhardt -C.
L. F. Klostermann
E. HT Engelmafin.
O O O OO O O O O O C O O
Caps Girardeau; Mo.
and Separators, The Frick 0
and The O. S. Kelly Com-
of all kinds of.........
Cider, Still and
CAPE GIRARDEAU. F.IO.
best farm machinery made.
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