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STE. GENEVIEVE, MISSOURI, FEBRUARY 12, 1021.
Citizens Cotifanie To Work
Street repair work which wiis
commenced lust week by citizens
and farmers of Ste.' Gohevieve,
wlio ilonatu their sorvices ntitl the
use of teams to the city without pay
is being continued this week.
1,042 loads of gravel were placed
upon the streets, from Monday, to
Saturday of Inst week The lar
gest days work was dono ouTIihis-day,-
when 269 loads wore hauled.
" Tho first threo days of this week'
448 -loads were sprend, making ft
total of 1,490 loads for the days
worked' including Wednesday of
this week. The men expect hi
reach the 2,000 mark hy Saturday
evening Twenty-eight teams and
175 men havo worked at various
Enthusiasm is greater now then
when tho work commenced and all
seem to he working together, to
break the record of the work done
in one day. One thing shown hy
the ciyii' prido, is that the interest
of the city, and the surrounding
community is identical and that
which benefits one is certain to
benefit tho other. Often there is
an unreasonable antagonism in Hie
farming community against. the
'town. -Fortunately in our cow
munity all of the fanners and
land-owners have a kiudly interest
iii the town and are enthusiastic
in wishing it success and are will
ing to exercise their energies in
assisting the citizens to attain that
The men were tendered a houl
lion supper, hy tho city, in the
Parochial School building Tuesday
nicht. -The-supper was prepared
and served by the ladies who were
more than willing to do their part.
Addresses commending the men
on their civic pride were delivered
by Itev. Haesell of Bloomsdale,
Kev O. Ij. vali Tourenhont. At'
torney C. .1. Stiinton, Judge T. li.
Stranghau uud Guy E. Paxton,
Secretary of thel'ommercial Club
of Ste. Genevieve.
Farm Gkii3S. Organized
F. I j. Cnno, Fnlil mail fior tlm
Missouri Faruiers' Association is
in Ste. Genevieve County organ
izing fiifui clubs. The association
helps tho faruiers to market their
products to, a bettor advantage
The. membership due? are $2 50
per year. .Clubs-were organized
at the following places: Little
Vine School House, 30 members
C. li. Uickard. Secretary: Law
renceton, 13 members, V. P
Werner, President, James Canon
Secretary; Bloomsdale,. 35 mom
hers, Peter ' Cnrron, Prosident
Charles Ilogeuuiiller, Secretary;
Weingarten. 21 members, Joseph
Ilogeuuiiller, President. Leo Fal
lert, Secretary; Zell, 25 members,
Sebastian Figgi, President, Henry
A. llncki Secretary.
To Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence
Lindoror of.Lafayette, Indiana,
on February 2, 1021, a rfirl.
To Mr, and Mrs. Nicholas
Kreitlorof River aux Vases, on
February 0, 1921, a boy,
Missouri-Illinois R, R. Go,
The Missouri-Illinois Hailroud
Comjmny is the name of the new
company winch purciiiiseu tne
Illinois Southern Railroad. Cir
cular No. 1 Was issued from the
companies olllco at Bonne Terre
Saturday, February 5th, and reads
The Missousi-Illinois Railroad
Company has bpen organized un
der the laws of Missouri to 'take
over and operate the properties'
formerly of tho Illinois Southern
Hail way Company, n franchise hart
been secured by the company to do
business in- Illinois. The pur
chase of tho property has been
consummated and this company is.
now in possession of tho properties.
All reports covering car move
ments and per diem, bills for re
pairs to cars, reports of cars de
stroyed, cars relight weighed and
stencilled, remittances for locomo
tive and car - rentals, trackage
rights, leases, etc.. for all transac
tions on and after February 1st,
1921, should bo addressed to this
company at Bonne Terre, Missouri,
until further notice.
Plans are under way for re
opening the road and operations
will bo resumed at the earliest
possible moment. duo notice of
which will be given later.
Missouri-Illinois RaiijHoad Co.,
By F. J. Thomukk,
Vice-Pies". & Gen' I.
Mrs. Rachel Grieshaber, neo
Govreau. beloved wife of John
Griohaber, died suddenly of
heart, failure at her homo at
Weingarten, Saturday morning
Februarys, J 921, at 11 o'clock,
aged 27 years, 4 montlvand 5
days, Mrs. GrieshaLor was
born at River uux Vases and
was the daughter of tho late
Lawrence and Odelia Govreau.
Besides her husband she is suf
vlved by four sisters and six
brothers, Gertrude, Mrs. Fred
Kitzelinan. Maude, Laura, and
Grace Govreau and Edward
Elmer, Emmett, Oscar, Fred
and Charles Govreau The de
ceased was a highly respected
young lady and her early death
was a severe shock to her rela
tives and her many friends.
The funeral took place from tho
family residence Monday after
noon at one olclock, and the re
mains were laid to rest in the
Valle Spring Cemetery.
Mr. William Forkell, an emi
nent lecturer.-delivered a very-
It is estimated by officials of
the road that it. will take at
least 7,000 ties on the Missouri
Illinois railroad between Ches
ter and Collins. With the cost
of the ties and other repairs it
is claimed It. will cost between
thirty and forty thousand dol
lars to repair the line in that
distance, it being the worst part
or the entire system. Ovor 800
applications for jobs have been
tiled in the office of the suporin
tendent at Sparta. Tho Ches
iuterP8ting"tnlk on The Ue-dis
covery ol America," on Wed ties
day evefiiug, February 2nd. There
is just one more Lyceum number
to be rendered, aud ive trust wo
will have a large audience.
The Literary Society gave the
following program Friday after
noon, February 4th.
Vocal Solo Helen Crow
Heading Teresa Karl
Jokes Emile Ivranzle
) i Marion Zieglei
Charades r Anna Koettmg
1 Willie Fallen
Debate Resolved, that local
authority should not house the
Affirmative Rosemary Naumatin
ami Anna Petersen.
Negative Gertrude Koetting
and Myra Limning.
Why J Raymond Donze
Piano Solo- Wanida Uaiiuser
The basket ball team suffered
their first league' defeat aj. Festus
Friday evening, February 4th.
Several of tho high school pupils
accompanied the boys and rooted
for our team.
The .Illinois entertained the
UiL'h School and Faculty with a
Valentine Patty Monday evening
February 7th. Tne. evening was
spent in dancing anil h delicious
hou llior. was served the guests by
tho Junior girls.
I have just received a line lino
of spring hats. Come and in
spect the styles; and price be
fore purchasing elsewhoro
Mrs. E. J. Baumann.
Pieliminery arrangements in the
matter of securing a now industry
forSte. Genuvioyoarestill progress
iug. The Commercial Club at a
meeting held Wednesday night
appointed a committee consisting
ofC. W. Meyers, F. X. Siebor
and G. E. Paxton to canyon tho
work and it is expected, that with
in a few days some interesting
information will boiivailable.
on Men and Boys Suits
ud Jokcrst.Yenly Merc. Co.
Joseph Myers, died very sud-
enly at his home in St. Mary's,
Mo., Monday February 7, 1921,
at 12 p. in., aged 61 years. In
addition to his faithful wife
Mrs. Matilda Myers, nee
Everett, ho leaves live children,
Berenice, Mrs. Clem Thomure,
Helen, Everett, Clarence and Her
bert Myers, and two brothers,
William and Henry Myers. Mr-
Myers was a well known and
most highly esteemed citizen of
Ste. Genevieve County. The
funeral was held from the Cath
olic ChurcU.atSt. Mary's Wed
nesday morning at. 9 o'clock,
after winch tne remains were
laid to. rest in the St. Mary's
Catholic Cemetery. '
Our photoplay offering for next week
The ARMORY Theatre
Sunday ' SMfK
The Daughter Pays"
Because he hated thu mother he married the daughter. A rather twisted idda of
revenge. And the more miserable he tried to make her life, tho more ho fell in loye with her.
Comedy "His Noisy Still"
and Chaina Travelogue
Clara Kimball Young
And Pirate Gold
Mrs. Beatrice Louise Allen,
nee Amoureaux, (colored) wife
of Eric Allen, died at her home
in St. Louis, Thursday February
3, 1021, of peritonitis, aged 30
ears and 5 days. The deceased
was born in Ste. Genevieve, and
was the daughter of the late
Mr. and Mrs. Felix Amoureaux.
Besides her husband and two
small ckildron, she leaves three
brothers and one sister, Lemuel
mid Leon of St. Louis and Felix,
of St. Louis and Mrs. Corinno
Jones of Chicago, 111. The re-
maiucs was brought to Ste.
Genevieve Sunday morning ac
companied by her husband and
relatives and taken to the
homo of Boynton Amoureaux,
and the funeral took place Mon
day morning at 9 o'clock from
the Catholic Church, after which
tho remains were laid to rest in
the Valle Spring Cemetery.
County Court Proceedings
"William Engelmeiei' and Miss
May M. Moisert, both of St.
.Louis, Mo.,, were. united hi .mar
riage at St. Boniface Catholic
Church at .Perryville, Saturday
morning, January 29, 1921, dur
ing a 7 o'clock Mass by Rev. J.
M. Huber. The witnesses were
Mr. and Mrs. Sutterer. The
groom is the adopted son of Mr.
and Mrs. Joseph Buehler of
Perryville, who kept him and
reared him from childhood, lie
is a splendid young man and
served bis country with valor
and distinction during the great
world war. Ho was in the over
seas service and his diligence
and faithfulness bad official ' lt,m
honors bestowed upon him. He
is an industrious and sociable
young man and has quite a num
ber of friends in Perryville.
His bride is a nice, sociable young
lady. They will make their fu
ture home in St. Louis. The
Perry County Sun.
A Letter From Frank Boeder
Freddie S. Fischer, 8-year old
son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles L.
Fischer of River aux Vases, died
Friday mprniiig, February -1,
1921, of pneumonia. Funeral
was held S unday. afternoon at 2
o'clock and the little child was
laid to rest in River aux Vases
Catholic Cemetery. .
John Kramer, died very sud
denly of heart failure at Brickcy,
Mo., Saturday February 5, 1921,
at 8 a. in., aged 64 years. The
deceased has been a resident of
Brickcy, for tho past eight
years. Tlio remains accompa
nied by Theodore Cnrron was
taken to Waterloo, I1J., Sunday
for bu rial.
On Tuesday, February 8, 1921,
at 5:40 a. in., at hor homo in St.
Louis, Miss Emma Tlionmro,
beloved daughter of Mrs. Zeluia
La Lumandier, and sister of
Laura Loronz. Julia Irvin. Jus-
per ard Louise La Lumandier.
aged 52 years. Funeral took
nlaoo Thursday morning at 10
o'clock and the remains woit
laid to rest in SS. Peter and
St. Louis. Mo. Feb. 5, 1021.
lOrni-ou Fa i u Pi.ay,
Ste. Genevieve, Mo.
It was with great pride that 1
read an account m the evouiug
paper about the manner in which
Ste. Gnnoviovo handled the sub
ject of good sheets. Your good
people have set an example that
should be followed with profit by
others. I am proud to be a un
live of Ste. Genevieve and to be
able to claim that dear old place
as my birth place. Anything that
relates to the deal old town ap
peals to me. May I make a sug
gestion, that could ho carried out
with little expenso, uud that is, to
placo tablets on the historical
places in Ste. Genevieve With
Buy and sell pure bred stock
mid poultry, machinery, automo
biles, laud, farms, stocks of mer
chandise or anything of value
through The Farmers & Merchants
Rxchango, Grishiun IMdg., Fred
encktou, Mo. Want udds are
County Court met in regular
session 'Monday. Present: T. B.
Struughnn Presiding Judge, Vince
Valleroy and .lolin C. Gordon As
sociate Judges, Lawrence T. Sie-
bei t Sheriff, and A. A. Baunifcart-
... i i ,
Monday, Fun. 7. 1921.
Allowed, A. O. Wade $33.25
road work etc., 10.00 for subscrip
tion work. Peter IIoogf.18 for toad
work etc., Charles Staab 2.95 road
supplies. .1. II. Tiirubaugh 24 toad
work etc., and 154 26 gravel work.
F. L Sell went 15.35 road work
etc., Eil. Long 191.68 subscrip
tion work. C. J. Stanton 91.66
salary prosecuting attorney, F.J.
104 salary circuit clerk,
Vivian duty 87.50 salary super
intendent of schools and 4.50 dis
bursements, George McClanuhan
15 20 road work etc., Naca Tin-ley
11.25 road work etc., and 434.15
subscription work, F. X. Weiler
927.32 subscription work, Andrew
Kraonzle 44 90 gravel work, L. P.
Busier 295.44 road work etc., 11.
B. Oarlock 2.70 road supplies,
Jacob llelber 151.43 road supplies,
J. H. Busier 25 subscription work.
li. V. Brown, Jr., and J. P.
Hosier, commissioners of special
road district "B" resigned nnd
Win. Schweut appointed for one
year term, Win. A. Vogt for two
year term ami uiitiori wok lor
three year term.
Hoad petition by August Her
man el al. continued until first
Monday in March.
Tur.siUY, Fkh. 8th
Allowed F. J. Miller $62 road
work- etc., and 64.50 road work
etc., W. P. Werner 8.50 road
work etc., II. h. & W. Co. 25.79
lights (or court house and jail,
33.06 lights for county farm, John
Busier 13 digging grave poor
pcison, Ste. Ueuovievo L. & It.
Co. 26.58 supplies poor farm, 13
C. Lelie 5.20 harness poor farm,
Heuter Milling Co. 135.24 coal
poor farm, 152.40 coal court house,
American Law Book Co 7 50 law
books, Homy Okent'us.i 3!) 25
court house supplies, H. B Swish
er Mfg, Co. 3 stationery, A. A.
Biiuingaituor, 25.16 typewriter,
Fniukel Carbon and liihhon Mfg.
Co.- 4 stationery, W. M
Mfg. Co. 33 stationery, Hy. Oken-
fuss 43.40 poor farm supplies, A.
N. Biuinian 1.60 poor farm repairs.
Leo P. Fallert 527.33 Assessors
salary, Mo. Colony for feeble
minded 15 care inmates. Geo. D.
Barnard Staitouery Co. 64.97 sta
tionery, Standard Prfg. Uo. 12.07
stationery, Lang Bros. 4;95 road
Application for admission of W.,
C. Pullbright ordered, eel-tilled" to
Mo. State Sanitarium.
Examinations for teachers' uer
titlcates will be held at the office jif
the County Superintendent ol
Schools in the Court House, Ste.
Genevieve, Mo., on Friday and'
Saturday, March 4th and 5th,
1921, beginning promptly at tin.
adv Co. Supt. of Schools.
County Court met in regular
session this week. Presiding
Judge T. B. Stranghau and the
newly elected Associate Judges,
Vincent Valleroy and John Gor
don, were in attendance.
on Men's Winter Underwear.
Jokerst-Yealy Merc, Co.
The People's Bank at Bis
marck, Mo., is in the hands of
the state bank commissioner,
and examiners are going over
its books. The bank which is
capitalized at $15,000, and has
deposits amounting to about
$72,000, was taken ovor by tho
commissioner on January 24th.
For Extra Good Uonic Killed
Meats, Sausages and Groceries
FitKD S. Ohem.k's Meat Makkct
162 Main St.
Wo hao almost anything you
want in the eating line. adv
The City Stot-o Company, at
Fredoricktown.'of which W. H.
Westermann is manager -was
completely destroyed by lire
on Monday night of last week.
Tho Democrat-Nows building
and other adjacent property
wore badly damaged.
Fresh Oysters at John J.
Welch Oboiflo's Butcher Shop. adv