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STE. GENEVIEVE, MISSOURI, JANUARY 22, 1021.
Fidiratioi) of Missouri Com
(h "il roads boosters in rural
Miss, itvi wero advised Unit Gov,
At'th r M. Ilydo had named dele-,
gate from every county in the
State toatteiid the State-wide con
vention of the Federation of Mis
souri Commercial Clubs which will
lie held in Jefferson City on Janu
ary 26th atid 27th.
This meetinir will nilord the
folks nut in the State an oppor
tunity to have a voice in determ
ining the future road program of
The Legislature in order to keep
faith with the tax payers in con
nection with the $000,000,000 road
fund, needs the advice and active
v support of rural Missouti.
The cities are making an organ
ized drive to control the road
program, and they will succeod if
the rural districts pursue n policy
of watchful waiting.
Members of the Legislature ad
mit that unless the road, question
is settled to the satisfaction of the
folks out in the State, that it will
be impossible to carry another
bond issue of any kind.
Everyone at the State Capitol is
looking formard to the State-wide
meeting. With the hope that all
sections of the btate will bo re
presented by able men and women,
iuteiested in the. State develop
ment. All delegates will be given a
hearing and an opportunity to in
terchange ideas on the road
This should result in working
out ft road program ou which the
folks out in the State can unite
and put through when the road
question is taken up by the Legis
lature. Fresh Oysters at John J.
Oberle's Butcher Shop. adv
Representative Ditch intro
duced a bill in the Legisla
ture Monday, amending certain
sections, so that they will pro
vide for a 25 cents tax levy for
road and bridge purposes.
There will be a limited number
of Cakes and Pies; also all kinds
of Home-made Candy for sale ou
Saturday afternoon, January 22nd,
at the liiel Building. udv
Lust Saturday night thieves
broke into Siebert's soft drink
stand and took the money what
was left in the register. Monday
night they f,nt into the Farmers'
Supply Co. store and stole some
money and a box of silk shirts. s
Call at or 'phone John J. Ober
lie's Meat Market for vegetables
and fruits of all kinds.
Edinond P. Crowe, editor and
owner of the Dexter Statesman,
has been engaged by a lecture
bureau and has leased his paper
so that he may outer upon his
new Hue of work: at ouce.
The next number of the Ly
ceum Course at the Public
School Auditorium will be on
Wednesday, Fobruary 2nd. Wil
liam ForUell, a noted lecturer
will be the entertainer. adv
Coinage of a 2-oentpjeee bearing
the imago of Theodore ltoosevelt
is provided in u bill reported by
the House Coinage Committee. In
its report the committee said that
a great need has arisen lor 2-eont
When in need of gasoline
or oil of any kind phone Meinrod
Schilli, Jr.. Standard Oil Agent,
'President-elect Harding has
requested that his inauguration
ceremonies at Washington be
made as simple as .possible,,
The remains of Mrs. Emelie
H. R. Wittemeyer, who died at
the homo of her niece Mrs. J. J.
Waltz, at Columbia, 111., Wednes
day, January 12, 1921, at 10 p.
tn., was brought, to Ste. Gene
vieve on the Frisco train Satur
day morning and taken to the
home of her brother Charles V.
Meyers. Death came very sud
denly of heart trouble, aged 7ti
years, 8 months and 1 day. The
funeral took place that afternoon
at the Lutheran Church and the
services were conducted by Rev.
J. Griebol of Maplewood, after
which the remains were laid to
rest in the Lutheran Cemetery.
The deceased was born March
11, 1844, and was the daughter
of the late Christian and
Mrs. Augusta Meyers. Mrs.
Wittemeyer was for many years
a resident of Ste. Genevieve,
and had a wide circle of friends
here, who will learn of her
death with deepest regret. Her
husband August Wittemeyer
preceded her to the grave in
1867. She is survived by one
daughter Augusta, Mrs. Charles
J. Moreau of Creve Couer, Mo.,
and two brothers and six sisters,
George Meyers of Carson City,
Nevada, and Charles W. Meyers
of Ste. Genevieve, Mrs. Rosetta
Scheffingof Creve Couer, Mo.,
Mrs. Anna Bauer of Chester
field, Mo., Mrs. Laura Huclc of
St. Louis, Mrs. Augusta Bantz,
Mrs. Flora Wright and Mrs.
Mae Howard of Los Angeles,
California, and ten grand child
ren. Tho remains wore accompa
nied by Mrs. -Charles J. Moreau
and sons Frank, Henry, Edward
and Charles. Mrs. Rosetta
Scheffing, son George and Mrs.
William Scheffing of Creve
Couer, Mrs. Anna Bauer of
Chesterfield, Mrs. Laura Huck,
Mrs. A. Beyer and Mr. and Mrs.
Gus Heinichen of St. Louis and
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Waltz and
children of Columbia, 111.
Mrs. Rosa Doerr, nee Pfeiffer,
beloved wife of Louis Doerr,
died suddenly at her home in
Perryville, Mo., Wednesday,
January 12, 1021, at 10:45 a. in.,
aged 73 years. Besides her hus
band, she is survived by two
daughters, Mrs. Robsrt Brown
of St. Mary's, Mo., and Mrs.
Samuel Bond of Perryville, Mo.
The funeral was held from the
Lutheran Church at Perryville,
Friday afternoon at" 2 o'clock,
and the services were conducted
by Rev. A. Lolunaun, after which
the remains were laid to rest in
tJie Lutheran Cemetery.
The Business Men of Ste. Gene
vieve have formed an association
and offer a reward of $50.00 for
the arrest and conviction of any
one for breaking into their build
The people of Missouri are in
favor of good roads and want a
system of connected highways
throughout tho state, which cuu
be used at all seasons of the year.
The voters at the November elec
tion carried a proposition by a
majority.of over 2iKJ,000 authoriz
ing the Legislstuie to issue bonds
for $CO,000,000 for a system of
hard roads and it is the duty of
the Legislature to see that all sec
tions of the stute are treated fairly
iu the luatter.
Ordr Cut Flowers tor
Parti, Wddings, Fun
erals and all occasions
from Boverie Stor Co.
Miss Gussie Cornmuu unci
Lon Hazel were married at
Marble Hill, Mo., Monday Janu
ary 17, 1021, by the Probate
Judge. The bride is the daugh
ter of J. H. Cornmuu of Glen
Allen, Mo., and the groom is the
son of Mrs. Jane Hazel of Ste.
Genevieve. The happy young
couple arrived here Tuesday
night, and will make their home
with his motlior on a farm near
Ste. Genevieve. !' "
Samuel Meilicke and Miss
Laura 'Warner of Baring, Mo.,
were married in Ste. Genevieve,
Wednesday afternoon, January
19, 1921, by Probate Judge
Frank J. Huck.
Sick Soldiers Ttonfc Southwestern
Thanks and appreciation of
the hundreds of siekand-wound-ed
soldiers confined in army
hospitals at Camp Pike, Ark;
Fort Riley, Kan.; Fort Still,
Okla.; Jefferson Barracks, Mo.;
Camp Travis, and the border
stations of Texas, have been is
sued to the people of the South
west for the hundreds of pre
sents and Xmas danties sent to
soldiers at the holiday season
just closed, through the agency
of the American Red Cross.
Scores of chapters of the Red
Cross, school arid individuals
co-operated to make the Christ
mas of the shut-in soldiers a
"The supplies received," ac
cording to one of the field di
rectors of the Red Cross at the
camps, were a remarkable ex
pression of graitude on the
part of unseen giveis to recipi
ents unknown to them except as
they were visualized in the gen
erosity of their hearts. Every
conceivable form of gift, from
turkey, pies and puddings to
Christmas cards were received
and the latter, especially from
the children, many of whom
could hardly form their letters
particularly touched the hearts
of the lonesome soldier.
A shipment of toys from a
room in the Fanning School at
St. Louis, each toy purchased in
person by the child and sent to
Fort Riley, caused the biggest
hit of the season. No distribu
tion caused so much laughter,
talk and merriment. For the
time being the soldiers put
aside everything else and for the
space of a few moments were
transformed into carefree child
ren themselves. Each mail vied
in showing his toy as the best of
The undersigned will sell at
Public Auction at her home in
North Ste. Genevieve at one
THURSDAY, JAUUARY 27th,
tho following articles: " 1 bed
room set, bed steady, mattresses,
organ, 1 range, 3 stoves, chairs
aud other household and kitchen
adv MRS. W. W. SPAIN.
At the meeting of the Valley
Implement Association at St.
Louis last week, President Todd
of the John Deere Plow Co., pre
dicted that better times were
Pay while your ride, one-third
down, remainder divided iu
twelve monthly payments.
Stanton Gam agio
Authorized Sales and Service,
Celebrates Golden Wedding
Mr. and Mrs. David Karl of New
Ofl'enburg, celebrated the llfl.ieth
anniversary of their wedding on
Monday, January 17th, 11)21.
After attending a High Mass at
8 '(0 a. in., sung by Key. Father
Win. Ivotte, at their parish chinch
at Wiiingarteii, they returned to
their home accompanied by their
pastor, children, relatives and
fi lends, where a family reunion
David Karl aud Magdaliua
Grieshabor were, married at St.
Joseph's Church at Zell, Mo., by
the late Kev. Father Stein mi
January 17th, 1871, and have re
sided at New Orenburg during
their entire married life, where
Mr. Karl is btill engaged iu the
wagon maker trade.'
To this union eleven children
were born, eight of whom survive.
The children who were present at
the celebration were: Leo D. and
August of Ste. Genevieve, Anna,
Mrs. Men Effrien of Farinington,
Peter of St. Louis, Joseph of Mel
rose Park, III., and Fred of Spirit
Luke, Iowa. Julia, Mivt. Philip
istolzer of Columbus, Miss., aud
Andy of Ruth, Nev., were unable
to attend. '
The fiftieth anniversary of the
wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph
Schweiss of New Orenburg occur
ed ou the same day.
- Wanda Hawley
"Her Beloved Villian"
"The Road of Ambition"
A two act operetto "Love Pi
rates of Hawaii" was presented
to a large audience at the Public
School Auditorium Monday
night by pupils of the High
School, The students were well
trained in their respective parts
and the musical selections by
the school orchestra were enjoy
ed by all those who attended.
A team belonging to Henry
Busier of Hloomsdulc became
frightened near the Schaaf Elo
vator Tuesday and ran sway
An automobile belonging to
Frank X. Roth which was hit by
the wagon was damaged.
Now is tho time to spray your
fruit trees with Lime Sulphur.
Get it at tho Creamery. udv
On Friday evening, January 14,
the Shady Grove and Ste. Gone
vioyo High School boys played a
game of basketball at the Public
School Auditorium. The Shady
(J rove team proved victorious
when the final score was reckoned.
Preparations wero begun by Mrs.
England for the Declamatory and
Oratorical Contests. It is to be
hoped that every high school stu
dent works with first place as goal
The DeSoto bnsket ball team
will play the High School team at
the Ste. Genevieve Auditorium
Friday evening, January 21st.
Tho Operetta, "Love Pirates of
llawii," given by tho Music Class
of tile High School was a (iuaucinl
success. The pupils acquitted
themselves very creditable and
have expressed their willingness to
participate in another musical
production at some future date.
To Dr. and Mrs. Edwin Kohm
of St. Louis, on January 0, 11)21,
To Mr. and Mrs. Frank X.
Guetlileof Benton, Mo., on Jan
uary 1(5, 1921, a girl.
To Mr. and Mrs. Harry C.
Huckins of Ste. Genevieve, on
January 10, 1921. a yirl.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry G. Her
tich of St. Louis are rejoicing
over the birth of a girl, born
Monday January 10th.
U. S. Collector Geo. 11. Moore
announces that his stall' of Internal
Revenue ollicers will couie toas
sist . taxpayers' in preparing re
turns for 1920. The Collector has
divided the district into zones, and
has arranged a schedule to be
followed by his deputies, lu or
der to make a correct return, tax
payers are requested to prepare a
statement showing receipts from
all sources during 1920, and also a
statement showing allowable de
ductions, and to have nil this data
with them when they appear be
fore revenue ollicers, thus facili
tating as much as possible the ta.sk
of preparing their returns. All
persons who tiled leturus for 11)19
or prior years are expected to tile
returns fot 1920, for if they should
not lile for 1920, their names will
appeal on the list, of taxpayers
subject to investigation. Deputy
Collector, K. 1). Vogt, has been
detailed to assist the taxpayers of
Ste. Genevieve County, ipid fol
lowing is his. schedule: Ste. Gen
evieve Feb. 18th to Feb. 25th, in
elusive. St. Mary's Feb. 2Gth.
The tramp, who almost clisap.
poured during the war, is return
ing to the highways of the coun
try and the cheap lodgings of
the towns. By report, the new
tramp, although as shiftless and
as homeless as ever, is better
dressed than the old tramp was
and, since he cannot get whis
key, has generally a more re
spectable air. Tho increase in
the number of those who wander
in search of work or to avoid
it raises the old question of
how to prevent vagrancy. Some
authorities advocate farm-labor
colonies. At any rate there
should be some place where men
with neither means nor inclina
tion o support themselves could
be put to productive work, The
ino'-o vagrants tho more crimi
For Extra Good Home Killed
Meats, Sausages and Groceries
FitimS. Ohhui.k's Muat Maukiit
102 Main St.
We have almost any tiling you
wuut in tho ontiug hue. adv
Henry Baechle of Zell visited
St. Louis this week.
Clarence Koetting was a St.
Louis visitor this week.
Mrs. Agues Labia is visiting
relatives at Crystal City.
Judge P. II. Huck was a Ste.
Genevieve visitor Tuesday.
Ralph Panchot of Festus was
a Ste. Genevieve visitor Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Giesler
wore St. Louis visitors this
Miss Clara Bautngartner left
last Sunday evening for St.
Charles Godat of Festus visi
ted our city last Saturday and
George ' Winston of Crystal
City visited friends in Ste. Gen
evieve last Sunday.
Dr. L. J. Huber made a busi
ness trip to St. Louis the early
part of tho week.
Henry Gettinger and daughter
Miss Rose visited -relatives in
St. Louis this week.
Andrew Schaub and John
Herman of River aux Vases visit
ed St. Louis this week.
Miss Marie Schilly of St.
Louis is the guest of relatives
at Bloomsdale this week.
William Hiinold of Crystal
City spent last Sunday with his
uncle Anton Hunold of our city.
Assessor Louis Donze attend
ed a meeting of the County As
sessors at Jefferson City this
Miss Anna Hoog returned,
home last Sunday morning from
a visit to relatives and friends
in St. Louis.
Rev. C. L. van Tourenhout at
tended a meeting of the St.
Louis 'Historical Society in St.
Judge T. B. Straughan and
August LaChance were passen
gers on the Frisco for St.' Louis
Miss Barbara Kaiser left
Thursday morning for East St.
Louis to visit her sister Mrs.
Dr. Martin Glaser of St.
Louis visited relatives at Zell
and friends in Ste. Genevieve
last Saturday and Sunday.
Felix Koetting returned home
Monday night from a week's
visit to St. Louis and left Tues
day inSrning for Cape Girardeau.
Miss William Callier and child
ren Kathleen and Tom, left last
Sunday evening for St. Louis
for a few weeks visit with her
Mrs. George Huck and child
ren of Crystal City spent last
Sunday in our city tho guests of
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wil
liam Bau m stark.
Miss Earlyue Dempsey of
Crystal City and friend, Harold
Coleman, of St. Louis, were the
guests of her parents in Ste.
Genevieve last Sunday.
Mrs. Valentine Uding and
children who havq been visiting
relatives in Ste. Gonevievo re
turned to their home at Neeley's
Landing Tuesday morning.
Mrs. Urban Ayers and child
ren who have been visiting rela
tives in Ste. Genevieve, return
ed to their home in St. Louis
last Sunday evening. Thoy wero
accompanied by Miss Matniu
William Herbstreith accom
panied his little daughter,
Hcleu, to Fulton, Mo., last Sun
day where she will resume her
studies at the school1 for the
deaf. Mr. Herbstreith returned