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Effingham Business Directory

from the
"Fiftieth Anniversary Souvenir"
Of
Effingham, Illinois
1853-1903

Being a Brief Review of the City from Date of
Founding to the Present

Illustrated

Price, Twenty-Five Cents

Printed and Published by:
The Effingham Democrat Newspaper
May 1903

Transcribed by ©Billie Trail

"We have compiled a complete directory of the business men of this city for reference in future, which will show just who was in business in Effingham on its fiftieth anniversary. We may have omitted a name or two, but if we have, it has been because we could not think of the names."

telephone station steam laundry



A

Arnold, J.A.........Editor, Jeffersonian
Alt, Harry.........Clothier
Alt, Christian.........insurance agent
Alt, Henry...........beer agent & manager water works
Anderson, Dave...........blacksmith
Austin,W. W.................coal, ice, buggies
Austin, Gus..........manager Electric Light
Austin, Edward..........florist and manager of Opera house
Austin, Chas..........florist
Austin, F.G.............manager, Canning Factory
Althoff, Wm..........saloon
Althoff, Henry............saloon
Austin, Calvin...........electrician
Adams, H.O..............manager, Democrat



B

Beem, Fred.............egg case factory
Boos, Conrad............hardware
Bowling, T.J.............insurance, real estate
Butler, G.............photographer
Bradley, W. A.........clothier
Bachman, J.L...........barber
Broom, L.H...........druggist
Brand, Vin..........barber
Broom, W.S...........furniture
Barnes, E.E..........harness
Bradley, E.E.............monuments
Bradley, J.H............monuments
Bushue, Wm............hotel keeper
Bissell, L.H............college of photography
Bellchamber, Chas...........dentist
Bellchamber, Harry..............plumber
Barber, O.C...........stationery
Bauer, George...........cigar manufacturer
Berning, Wm...........grocer
Bushor, Fred......painter
Bushor, Dennis........machinist
Bushor, Sephor..........machinist
Bushor, Ara.........machinist
Burrell, L.............capitalist
Bell, J.M.......singer agent
Brunk, H..............engineer, hotel keeper
Barbee, S.G..............blacksmith
Bushoff, B..............carpenter
Bergfeld, H..............contractor



C

Cummins, R.T........grocer, firm of Gammon & Cummins
Clark, Sumner...........physician
Clark, Homer.............editor Republican
Casselman, H...........hardware
Coleman, D.B...............hardware
Cornwell, L. M.........druggist, stationer
Cramer, Mike...........Jeweler
Chewning, C.D...........milk condensory
Carlisle, H.N.........milk condensory
Cummings, S.T............music dealer
Combs, Mrs. C...........milliner
Curry, J.H...........grocer
Casselman, Ernest..........saddler
Condon, J.J........dentist
Cook, J.P........mgr. Jordon Poultry House
Cromwell, P.I.........physician



D

Dennis, W.B......dentist
Dennis, B..........dentist
Druen, Ed..........saloon
Dyke, W. G........nurseyman
Denton, Mrs............queensware & toys
Dunkel, Mrs. Mary...........dressmaker
Duncan, W. W............physician
Duncan, L.L..............baker
Denton, H.A...........dairyman
Denton, Guy............dairyman
Dittemore, J.V............milk condensory



E

Eaton, David.........lunch counter
Elbow, S.A...........clothier
Eiche, Paul...........druggist
Engbring, W.H...........cashier State Bank
Eversman, Henry..................assisstant cashier   State Bank
Ensign, Brown..............assistant cashier     First National Bank
Erwin, A............photographer
Ewing, Norton............firm of Ewing Lumber
Ewing, James T.............firm of Ewing Lumber
Ewers, Jos...........physician
Ewers, Chas..........tailor



F

Fisher, J.H.........clothier
Fitch, Lewis.........jeweler
Fitch, Albert...........photographic supplies
Feldhake, J.J.........saloon
Feldhake, J.J...........tinner
Forth, L.J..............insurance
Forth, Arthur..........mgr. telephone co
Flack, J.A............insurance,   real estate
Fenerborn, Conrad...........cabinet maker
Frankenstein, Wm............firm of Frankenstein  Bros
Frankenstein, Richard............firm of Frankenstein Bros
Freepartner, Frank...........tinner



G

Groves, J.N............physician
Gravenhorst, A...........editor Volksblatt
Gravenhorsrt, Theo..........boots and shoes
Gravenhorst, John...........saloon
Gammon, Chas.............grocer firm   Gammon & Cummins
Grenel, J.P.............clothier
Gilmore, S.F.............lawyer
Golden, Henry.............notions
Gaertner, Anton...........saloon
Gordon, W.T..............grocer
Goodell, F.W............physician
Goodell, W. L...............physician
Green, F.O............Wabash passenger conductor
Green, F.O. Jr.............prop. bowling alley
Gorrell, H..............contractor
Gwinn, G.W..............undertaker



H

Harrah, R.C..........lawyer
Hodebeck Sisters, Kate and Mary............milliners
Hogan, George.............dry goods
Holmes, W.S.............lawyer
Heeman Bros, Chas and Will..............barbers
Hodebecke, B.............grocer
Hyden, W.H..............boarding house
Hough, L.M............bicycle factory
Hough, Ed................bicycle factory
Hilgefort, Geo.............grocer
Hartman, Chas...........wool dealer
Huffman, E.E...........music dealer
Huslage, Mrs...............grocer



J

Jones, John............druggist, hotel
Johnson, J.G...........second hand store
Janson, B...........wagon and carriage builder
Johnson, A.B.............undertaker
Johnson, J.S..........coal dealer
Jacobs, Emil...........barber



K

Kepley, H.B........lawyer
Kellim, Frank......mgr. Postal Telegraph
Kagay, B.F. Sr.,.........lawyer
Kaygay, B.F. Jr..............real estate, loans
Kelley, Chas............lawyer
Koepke, H.........tailor
Kistner, Phillip......Gen'l merchandise
Kobolt, H.........grocer
Kinnaman, J.........photographer
Knowles, Al.........tinner
Kreke, J.B...........carpenter
Koors, Henry...........Mgr. creamery



L

Lange, Theo.........tailor
Loy, Robt. L........hardware and groceries
Loy, F.W.......lawyer
Loy, O.B...........general merchandise
Loy, A.S.........lawyer
Loy, I.F.............weight master
Lunow, John..........wagon maker
LeCrone, Lewis........painter
LeCrone, J.M..........grocer
Lett, W.L..............insurance and solicitor
LeCrone, G.M........proprietor Democrat
Loy, C.C.........egg case factory


M

McKeen, Frank......Wabash telephone manager
McCoy, Frank.........saloon
Michalree, F.M.........saloon
McGeehon, C.A...........butcher
Moore, Harry...........livery
Moore, A.S..............livery
Miller, C.D................baker
Merz, Henry...........cigar mfg
Merz, Jos...........cigar mfg
Melzer and Son........flour mill
Mussman, B............furniture



N-P

Naporra, Gus..........paints wall paper
Nolte, C.L...........assistant cashier  First National Bank
Noller, Chas.............barber
Overbeck, B.......lawyer
Pope, John..........confectionery
Partridge, Alice........hotel
Partridge, Paul.......hotel
Partridge, Georgia..........Queensware
Parker, H.S.........lawyer
Probst, J.H...........gen'l merchandise



R-T

Reutlinger, Otto.......saloon
Rinehart, E.N........lawyer
Rinehart, Walter.........lawyer
Rinehart, Wm. H..........meatmarket
Rinehart, Robt.........meatmarket
Rickelman, Harry..........lawyer
Roemer, P.R.........laundry
Rickelman, Frank........saloon
Reget, M. ..........grocer
Reutilinger, Eliza........saloon
Reutilinger, Chas..........Ice and Coal
Stansfield, G.W........boarding house
Stahl, Fred.........grocer
Schnabelius, Wm..........saloon
Sur, John...........boots and shoes
Stewart, A.........general merchandise
Surrells, W.P.........hardware
Schifferstein, L.J.............physician
Shea, John.......meatmarket
Sligar, John..........horse buyer
Sale, C. E.............broom Mfg.
Schmidt, Victor...............Oak Lawn Hotel
Seitz, Geo...........carpenter
Slone, C.O...........fruits and vegetables
Seimer, John.........carpenter
Thoele, J.J...........stock buyer
Taylor, G.F...........lawyer
Tegenkamp, Joe..........blacksmith



U-W

Ulmer, John.......livery
Vogt, Mrs. Anna........saloon
Wright, Wm. B..........lawyer
Wright, D.L...........lawyer
Weber, Joe..........grocer
Williams, J.H.............grocer
Wood, Benson..........lawyer
Wood, Virgil.............lawyer
Weichelman, H..........dry goods
Walters, George.............lunch stand
Wolters, B.R..............boots and shoes
Walhermfechtel, Henry...........boots and shoes, B.R. Wolters & Co.
Wernsing, H.B.........cashier   First National Bank
Willenborg, Anton...........boots and shoes
Weishaar, M..........meatmarket
Wagoner, Mrs.................millinery
Worman, A.J.............abstractor
Wright, Henry..........hotel keeper


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