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VOLUME XUX . STE. GENEVIEVE, MISSOURI, JANUARY 8, PJ21. NO. 38
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The county officers who were
elected at the November election
were sworn ni.nl commissioned on
Friday, December 01st.
Fresh Oysters at
Oborlc's I3utcher Shop
The euchre party given at the
Armory Hull Monday i.ight for tho
tieuetit of I lie community Christ
mass tree was largely attended.
Gall at or 'phone John J. Ober
liu's Meat Market for vegetables
and fruits of all kinds.
Announcement was made on the
scram of the Lyric Theatre at tho
show Friday night that the theatre
would lio closed for the present
Order Cut Flowers tor
Parties, Weddings, Fun
erals and all occasions
from rffoveri Store-Co.
The mail route from Ste. Gene
vieve to Weingarten was changed
to a Star Uoute on .1 Miliary 1st
mill Fred Hogenniiller was award
ed the contract as carrier, i
Pay while your ride, one-third
down, remainder divided in
twelve monthly payments.
Authorized Sales and Service,
Ste. Genevieve Council No.
1037 installed their newly elected
-officers, at a meeting held in the
Parochial Hall, Tuesday night.
After the installation ceremo
nies a banquet was served to
The largo Armory Hall was
crowded to its capacity at the
dance New Year's Eve. LtiGnian
non, the old French custom, which
has been prevalent, in Ste. Gene
vieve for over a hundred years,
at, a in made its appearance and
after visiting the dance made the
Next Sunday the pews in the
parish church will be rented for a
period of five years While the
church has a large seating capacity,
approximately one thousand, it
appears there will be a large de
maud for seats. The sale will be
gin immediately after the last
Mass, at about 11:15 a. in.
It is expected that the Illinois
Southern Railroad, which was
recently sold, will bo operated
within the next few weeks. "Wo
understand that workmen are
already beginning the task of
putting the rolling stock and tha
road in readiness.
The fifty-first biennial session
of the Missouri Legislature con
vened in tho State Capitol at
Jefferson City at noon Wednes
day. After the oath of office
was administered to the Legisla
tors, both houses . adjourned
until Thursday at 10 a. in. Go
forth J. Ditch represents Ste.
Genevieve County in tho Legis
State Hospital No. 4 at
Fannington, Mo., closed the
biennial period December 01,
1020, clear of debt and with a
fund of $14,828.02 unused which
reverted tothe general revenue
fund of the State January 1.
1021. This is one of -the state
institutions that has pased
through tho period of high
prices without a deficit. This
Hospital is now on a self-sustaining
Eugene Stanton and family
are in deep mourning because of
tho death of their second son,
Thomas, who passed away Tues
day, January 4, 1021, at 11:45 a.
m., at the ago of 0. years, The
little sufferer had been ill only
a few day with diptheria which
proved fatal, notwithstanding
all the efforts skill and science
could apply. The funeral took
place Wednesday afternoon at
throe o'clock. The hearst was
met by his former classmates
and the choristers of the sanc
tuary choir of which he was a
devoted and punctual member.
After the funeral services the
remains were accompanied by
the school children as far as the
bridge and the body was laid to
rest in the Valle Spring Ceme
tery. His kindly presence will
be much missed by all who came
in contact with him. The family
has tho sympathy of the whole
community. May ho rest in
Tho Feast of Sto. Genevieve,
patroness of the parish church of
this city and titular of the town
and county, was solemnly observed
at the Church of Ste. Genevieve
Inst Monday. A Solemn High
Mass was celebrated by Hev. J.
Huber of Perry ville, Mo., assisted
by'Rov. Joseph Prenss of Sohrews
bury, Mo., as deacon and Mr. A.
E. Niiumann as subdeaoon., The
eloquent seituou was delivered by
Hev. Thomas C. Fox of Hannibal,
Mo. besides tho local clergy of
the parish, there assisted in the
sanctuary, Hev. A. Uassell of
Bfobiiisdale, lie v.- W; Kotte of
Weingarten, Hev. F. X, Weinig
of Zell, Hev. Jos. Newman of St.
Mary's Hev. Jod. -Fitzknni of Ben
ton, Hev. W Roche of Sereno.
The choir sang a new Mass by
Marzo and acquitted itself very
creditably. A large congregation
assisted at the solemnity. Alter
the Mass the Hev. I'astor enter
tained his visiting guests at din
ner. Tho annual state-wide conven
tion of the Federation of Missouri
Commercial (Jluhs will he held at
the Carnegie Library Building in
Jefferson City on January 2Gth
and 27th. The meeting will be
called to ordor at 0:00 o'clock a.
in. and there will lie an evening
session on the first day of the con
vention. The Legislating will be
in session at tlie time ot the con
vention and this should prove an
incentive for atteudaiico to all
who havo any business to tran
sact with officials in tiny depart
ment of the state capitol.
Farming families living near
Portland, Oregon, enjoy the
privileges of a municipal library,
which is an automobile known as
the "Book Wagon, and which
makes, regular visits to their
homes. Tho bookshelves in tho
tonneau are freshly stocked
every morning by a young wo
men who speeds over tho high
ways, leaving books as re
Thoro will be a Dance at
DuvalPs Hall atOzoraon Sunday
night, January 0th. Good music.
Lunch and refreshments will be
served. Everybody invited, adv
With threo exceptions every
President of the United States
has been cradled on a farm or in
a small town. Tho exceptions
were Andrew Jackson, who was
born at Raleigh, N. C, Theodore
Roosevelt, who first saw the
light in New York City, and Wil
liam H. Taft, whose birthplace
was In Ciuciuaali.
American Legion Meeting ,
The Buchholtz-Kiefer Post of
tho American Legion was repre
sented by Hugh Stanton at tho
Thirteenth Congressional District
Conference, which was held at
Bismarck, Mo., on Monday , Do?
A District Central Executive
Committee, consisting ot ono mem
ber from each post, was organized
and empowered to formulate plans
to promote the organization )f
iiew posts in the district and U?
increaso tho memheiship of the
Legion i Herman I'nutler was se
lected as the member of tho com
mittee from the Buehholtz-Iviefer
Post. A membership drive will
be put on in the near future.
Tlinisday night the members of
tho Legion gave a banquet in
the Parochial School imilding to
which the veterans of tho Civil
War, Spanish-American War and
Boxer Rebellion were invited.
Mary Miles Minter
"Eyes of The Heart"
N' Broad way and Home'
"The Dragons Net"
"The Speed Maniac"
Tho Ober, Oil, Gas, Coal &
Mineral Co. hold its first auniiiil
meeting January 4th, 1021, which
was well attended and a great deal
of interest shown by those present-.
There were at the meeting repre
sentatives of the A. M. Morris &
Company, of New York, mid
Chicago, who have underwritten
tho Ober Stock, and who arrived
in Sto Genevieve with 15 sales
men prepared for canvassing Loth
city and county, within the present
week, after which tho stock will lie
placed on sale in the east. The
Company, being enthused by (bill
ing into some oil-saud ami some
gas, contemplates drilling in the
near future both day nnd night.
As tho A. M. Morris Co. has un
derwritten the unsubscribed stock,
there will be no further offerings
made by the local agents at pre
sent. R. J. Gottscliiilk of St. Louis
spent last week with relatives at
New OfTonburgund Ste. 'Gene
vieve, His niece Miss Marie
Weilor accompanied him home.
On Friday, December 2.hd n
most creditable production was
staged by the pupils of the High
School under tho direction of
Miss Zella Proffer, "Stop Tliiel'f
is a snappy, modern comedy and
the splendid acting of those par
ticipating made tho play a marked
success. The amount, remaining
after expenses weie paid equalled
about twenty-five dollars, and tllis
will later bo donated to some
worthy school purpose.
At a recent meeting of I lie
Board of Education it was decided
that two gold medals should be
awarded by the district to the re
spective winners of the Declama
tory and Oratorical Contests..
These rewards ine offered ns in
centives to more serious literary
A Health Crusade is being con
ducted by ' the teachers in the
grades. Modern educators realize
that energetic minds can dwell
only in healthy bodies. A Health
Crpsaders Chore Hecord is given
to each child afrthe lirst ot every
In (ii.ili , and a cure till performance
ot the requirements thereon stifted
is strongly urged. This splendid
movement will only prove- suc
cessful through the encourage
ment of parol. ts. It may mean
the saving of yonf child's life, and
it assuredly means the acquiieinent.
of culture. Bo a booster.
A very successful program was
rendered by the pupils of the
grades on December 22iid. No
effort was sparred in the attempt
to make the many and various
I numbers attractive. A large and
appreciative uuoience wus jireseni.-
On the last school day of the
old year Santa Clans made an un
expected visit, to the pupils ami
teachers of the high school and
grades. A feeling of fellowship
and congeniality was displayed in
the hearty speeches delivered by
teachers and class presidents
Hearts were made glad by the
dainty remembrances distributed
from the miraculous pack of old
Are you interested in the musi
cal? " If so the single-handed cap
ture of a band of desperate pirates
by an old maid school teacher will
bring the eoyeted thrill. This
thrilling feat culminates in a
most. extraordinary romance,
which inlerwoved with Hip
equally exciting adventures of
a young Lieutenant, who is
striving for the love of a weal
thy American heiress, will fur
nish plenty of entertainment for
the small admittance price of.
twenty five cents. Add to an
interesting plot, 'snappy singing
and finished orchestra, and you
will be getting more than your
money's worth. Purchase tick
ets early and secure reserved
seats at Meyer's Novelty Shop
or Rutledgo's Drug Store.' He
member thc,tickets are twenty
five cents each, with an addition
al cost of ton cents for reserved
A sewing class has been re
cently added to the plesaut fea
tures of our school. This class
is conducted by Miss Morton.
Tho class is at present occupied
in making costumes for tho boys
who are to take part in the oper
etta. Miss Morton is also assisting
Mrs. England in the directing of
the operetta which is to be given
by the music class on January 17.
Qn Tuesday .iiinuary 4th, Miss
Morton conducted the Sociology
class on an observation trip to
the County Farm. Conditions
were observed and everyone-noted
our county as having one of
the fiuost iu the State.
County Court Proceedings
Lora Drake is found insane
and ordered committed to Hos
pital No. -1 at h'armington.
Allowed Jos. II. Rehm. Treas
urer, 8103 Hospital No. -1, W.
Wiggins 12.50 services insanity
I)hci:miieu :n, 1920.
Bounty on birds of prey or
dered certified to State Auditor.
Jos. I'- Walker, Martin Mueller,
J. If. Valle, Peter Winberry,
Edwin Trautman," Edgar L.
Bauer, Lawrence W. Donze,
Wilfred Kigdon, Monroe Watts
and W. M. Ziegler.
Settlement of Wm. Lambert
is approved and ordered tiled.
Annual settlement of F. J.
Kigdon, Circuit Clerk and Recor "
dor, approved and ordered filed.
Annual settlement of A. A.
Baumgartner, County Clerk, ap
proved and ordered filed.
Western Lime Works taxes
Allowed Ily. Triplet $10 special
Official bonds approved: Jos.
II. Reh in, County Treasurer,
Louis J. Donze, Assessor, Henry
Nations, Surveyor, Leo O. Bas-
,lerH Coroner, Leo S. Yealy,
Public Administrator, John
Ilorter, Constable Ste. Genevieve
Township, John A. Boyd, Con
stable Beauvais Township.
Allowed C. J. Stanton $91.7-1
salary Prosecuting Attorney,
A. A. Baumgartner, 2(5.65 ser
vices December term, 07.55 ser
vices in vacation, 7.40 disburse
ments, R .1. Rigdon 100 services
Circuit. Clerk and Recorder, 0
janitor services, 1.50 disburse
ments, Vivian Gaty 87.50 salary
Superintendent of Schools, ,'!
disbursements, George Steigle
75 salary Probation Officer, 1
lioor farm repairs, George
McClariahan 10 road work etc.,
John C. Gordon 15.50 subscrip
tion road Avork, Zeno Resingor
5 dragging district 12, William
Lambed 27.50 road Avork etc.,
Leonard Bieser 1.50 election
services, T. B. Stranghan 75 coav
poor farm, 15 services Judge,
Liiav. A. Ilorzog 15 services
Judge, E. S. Womack 15 services
Judge, R X. Schilly lO.bO road
work etc., Severin P. Baslcr
115.50 road Avork etc., Jesse T.
Babb 100 school hind loan, G.
Rehin 29.17 janitor services, 15
salary Deputy Sheriff. -1.50 court
house and jail supplies, Henry
Triplett 10 special road work,
Vogt Abstract Co. 5 map of
To Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jenny
of St. Louis, on December 23,
1920, a girl.
Miss Lora Herman and friend
Bella Locke of St. Ionis and
brother. William L. Herman,
of Crystal City Ave re the guests
of relatives and friend;:, in Ste.
Genevieve last Saturday and
A recent survey of 10,000
farm households in IW states
shows that Hie working day of
the farm woman is on the aver
age 11. f5 hours, and in summer
l!l and 14 hours. Only thirteen
women in ov,ory hundred havo
any regular vacation. To most
city Avonion suoh hours would
seem little short of slavery, and
indeed thoy are too long; never
theless, thoro are no happier,
more vigorous or more admir
able Avomen than the wives and
mothers on the farms.
Valle Ernst of St. Louis spent
last Saturday and Sunday with
his parents in our city.
Henry Ilorzog spent Monduy
in St. Louis
Joseph H. Vorst was a St.
Louis visitor Monday.
Miss Julia Rickard is visiting
friends at Bonne Terre.
Miss Linda Rozior was the
guest of relatives in our city
during the holidays.
Eloy Cbardin of St. Louis Avas
the guest of relatives and friends
in our city during '.iio holidays.
Miss Mamie LaRosc of St.
Louis was the guest of relatives
and friends in our city last
A. J. Siebert was in St. Louis
Wednesday purchasing a stock
of goods for the Siebert's Book
Welton Rozior of St. Louis
spent Wednesday in our city tho
guest of his father H. L. Rozier
Mrs. Henry Jacob and little
daughter Dorothy of Festus
spent last Aveek Avith her parents
in our city.
Misses Leola and Emily Clark
returned to St. Louis last Sun
day evening after a visit to rela
tives in our cily.
Miss Ida Govreau Avho has
been visiting her parents at
Cotfman returned to St. Louis
Fred Richer and Arthur
Strelile of MapleAVood Avere the
guests of John Burle at Wein
garten last Aveek.
John Moranville of Goehner,
Nebraska, visited his brothsr,
George Moranville and family of
our city..this. week.
Mr. and Mrs. Warren Stan
ton are spending this "Aveek at
Sikeston visiting her sister Mrs.
Caleb Smitlymd family.
Miss Emma Langelia and
Ernest Gohlka of St. Louis are
spending this Aveek Avith her
relatives at Weingarten.
Mrs. Charles Tuckett who has
been visiting relatives at New
OlTenburg returned to her home
in St. Louis Monday evening.
Miss Mildred Rutledge of St.
Lfiuis arrived here last Satur
day night and remained until
Tuesday morning visiting her
Mrs. II. W. Hicks returned
home Wednesday morning from
Fannington Avhere she had been
visiting her son Will Chinn and
Miss Lavenia Zoller Avho has
been visiting Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph H. Vorst of our city re
turned to Fannington Monday
Miss Gladys Clover of St.
Louis aviis tho guest of her
friend Miss Catherine Petre
quin of our city last? Saturday
Mrs. Alma Abernathy and
sister,Miss Edith Jenni of St.
Louis arrived here last Faiday
and remained until Sunday
evening visiting friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lalu
niondiere and son Joseph, J r.,
spent last Saturday and Sunday
at Crystal City the guests of her
brother E. J. Lolio and Avife.
Tom Lalumoudiero Aas in St.
Loins Tuesday purchasing a
stock of goods for the Boverio
Store Co. Ho Avas accompanied
by his Avife and daughter Miss
M rs. Clara Rozier and daugh.
ther Miss Natalie of Perry vilJo
arrived hero Tuesday evening
and visited her parents Mr. and
Mrs. Valentino Seitz until Wed
nesday morning Avlien they left
for St. Louis.