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STE. GENEVIEVE, MISSOURI, DECEMBER 81,1021.
Cleaning Off the Slate
Mrs Helen Beltrami died at
her linrae in St. 1 ouis'on Thurs
day, December 22, 1921, ut the
litre of 70 .venrs. Mrs. Beltrami
formerly lived in Ste. Genevieve
and is ii sister of Mrs. P Thorn
ure. She is survived by two sons,
Edwin and William Beltrami.
The funeral took pi ice Saturday
morning from the Holy Name
Anna May Geneva, the six
months old-daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Harry Kehm died at tho
home of her parents in Ste. Gnu
evieve on December 20th, 1921,
of cex'ebro spinal fever arid was
buried in the Valle Spring
Cemetery Monday afternoon.
Dentil mine will, frlcndlr i-uro.
The opunlnir biul to Huuvcn convoj-uil.
And bailu It lilUMUin tlicie.
A IIupp.v New Year to all.
Beginning January 1st,
1922, gasoline vvili be sold
for cash only,
itdv Overland Auto Co.
Frank Morice, an employee of
the M. and I Railroad, accident
ly fell off of the transfer boat at
Little Rock Landing Monday
night. He managed to hold
to Hotting ice in the river
and when rescued was about ex
For Extra (Jooil Home Ivillfd
Meats, Sausages and Groceries
Fuun S Ohkkmi's Meat Makki't
102 Main St.
Wo have ahnosl. anything you
want, in the eating lino. nilv
Circuit Court Proceedings
Monday, Di:o. 27, 1921.
Alice Byrne vs. John T, Byrne
et al., consolidated cases. He
port, of sale filed and approved
and order of distribution.
Frank A. Herman vs. David
Hogenmillur, cause dismissed at
cost of plaintiff.
'Yank A. Herman vs. David
llogemniller and Valentine Mil
ler, dismissed at cost of plaintiff.
Amos Smith et al. vs. .1. M.
Allee et ul , . objocit-tn bilhof-ux-ceplion
filed also inemoriinduin
in support of Bill of exceptipns
filed. Affidavits in support of
exception s filed.
Buy your Meats and Groceries
atFr jd S. Oberle's Meat Market,
the best and cheapest, place in
Wwn. For cash only.. adv
William 11. Blackledue has ac
cepted tho position of Missouri
State Manager for the Investors
Syndicate Inc., of Minneapolis,
Minn., and will be located in the
Arcade Building in St. Louis
after January 1st. This is one
of the oldest and largest institu
lions of its kind in the United
States, having been in business'
for 2S years. They issue ten
tritn ii itiL.tnlltiintil o Uo t'liur Ct ml i 1 1 I
cates nectired by first mortgage.
Car load of Wire Fencing at
the lowest market price.
Sti: G. Lu.mbku & Realty Co.
Many a man owes his popu
larity to his ability to hold his
THE OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS OF THE .
HENRY L. ROZIER BANK
, ' JAKE PLEASURE IN EXTENDING TO THEIR
FRIENDS' AND PATRON6 CORDIAL GR.EETINOS
AND BEST WISHES FOR
A MERRY CHRISTMAS
A.HAPPY NEW YEAR
AT THIS TIMEWC ALSO DESIRE TO ASSURE YOU OFOUH
UUCP APPRECIATION OF YOUR PATRONAGE AND TRUST
OUR SERVICE HAS BEEN OK SUCH CHARACTER AS TO
MERIT ITS CONTINUATION.
Attorney Jerry B, Burks
Nominated By Democrats
The Democratic Convention
from the 20th Senatorial District,
which was held in Ste, Gene
vieve in the City Hall Wednesday
afternoon, December 28, 1921,
nominated Hon. Jerry B. Burks
of FanniiiL'ton, as the Demo
cratic delegate from this district
to the Constitutional Convention
of the State oT, Missouri,
The Convention was organized
by selecting Outvie- Pratt of
Flat Ri or, as Chairman, and
William Town- nd of Festus as
Secretary. Homer Weaver of
Jc fforson County, wa- placed in
nomination ii the delegate to
tho Constitutional Convention by
Jefferson County and Attorney
Burks was nominated by Ste.
Genevieve County. St. Fran
cois, Madison and Ste. Gene
vieve Counties east their 1J
votes for Burks. Weaver re
ceived the d votes from Jefferson
and Perry Counties. Upon mo"
tion of M r. Weaver the election
ofMr.v Burks was made unani
mous. The selection of Mr. Burks,
for this most important position
should meet with the hearty,
approval of every one. His abili
ty as a lawer and his knowledge
of tho weakness of ttie present
State Constitution assuror the
people of this district thai lie
will do everything possible, in
making tho necessary changes
in tho Constitution so that it will
benefit all the people of the
Republicans Nominate Elvihs
Attorney Politte Elvins of
Bonne Torre, was nominated as
the Republican Delegate to the
Constitutional Convention from
this Senatorial District at a
convention hold at the CouiT
House Wednesday afternoon.
Mr. Elvins is well qualified to
llll the. position, being an able
lawyer and knows of the needed
changes to be made in drawing
u5 a now Constitution.
Beginning January 1st,
1922, gasoline will be sold
for cash only,
adv Overland Auto Co.
to buy or build a homo and pay
for it or monthly installments.
Interest at !3 per cent Loiitr and
liberal terms. For further in
adv A. A. Baumgautneu.
in Hats at the
Home Light and Water Fran
chise Ratified by Voters
ed by the City
ing the Home Light and Water
Company and electric light,
ipower, water and sewer Iran-
chiso, to operate their plant in
tho City of Ste. Genevieve for n
term of twenty years was rati
fied by the voters at a special
election held in tho three wards
of tho city last Tuesday. Of the
votes nst, there, was only 2;
Votes against the ratification of
the ordinance. Following is the
Vote by wards:
A Real Christmas Tree at
A "real" Christmas tree, sup
ported by its own roofs, develop
?jd by the hand of God into tho
realistic typo of a lingo cedar
which has long served as the
emblem of the joyous season we
are about to enter, and standing
majestically in the large church
yard; a short distance from the
Catholic Church at Ste. Gene
vieve, Mo., will again be used as
the community Christmas tree
by tho residents of that historic
For the past several years this
natural Christmas tree has been
Humiliated and decorated dur
ng the holidays, form i ig tho
"background lor the stage, upon
which have gathered the people
of Ste. Genevieve, their numer
ous out-of-town guests and resi
dents of the surrounding com
munities to exchange greetings
and bestow gifts, lis presence
appropriately within the shadow
of tho Church of Ste. Genevieve,
wherein worship decondants of
tho oldest Catholic congregation
in Missouri, provides a sacred
inspiration and realism for, the
celebration of a feast which in
too many forms of observance is
It is unnecessary for the city
officials and philanthropic soci
eties of Ste. Genevieve to seek
tho forests in tjuosl of a Christ
mas tree sulllciont in propor
tions to satisfy tho desires or
Santa's little beneficiaries, for
God in His "own yard" has
grown the tree, and the vener
able, white-haired pastor, Rev.
Father van Tourenhout, has
placed it at the dispo-al of the
good people of Ste. Genevieve
and tho people dress it up for
the occassion. The distribution
of goodies and Christmas cheer
takes place within the influence
oT this beautiful protrayal com
memorative of the birth of the
And thus is Ste. Genevieve,
tin city which the State of Mis
souri honors as its oldest and
the Catholic people look upon in
reverence and admiration as one
of tho first parishes in the Cen
tral West, crowned with another
distinction enjoyed by few, if
any oilier communities. God
has provided this sacred spot,
u;Jon which many years ugo was
planted the seed of Catholicity
which has yielded successful
crops in the form of innumer
able parishes and c recced there
on a monument, in tho shape of
a natural Christmas tree, which
will continue to servo through
out Christmas seasons to come
as an inspiration of charity and
good will among tho people of
Ste. Genevieve. Watchman Ad-vcftiu't'O".
Merchandise of Quality
One Price To All
Harry Wilder visited his par
ents iii Ste. Genevieve this week
Francis Klein an J wife visited
relatives in St. Louis this week
Miss Barbara Rhinohardt vis
ited her sister in St. Louis this
Valle lOrnst spent Christinas
with his parents in Sto. Gone
Stanley Wallach spent Christ
mas Willi friends in Ste. Gene
vieve. Wilfred Okoul'iiss arrived here
Saturday night to visit his
William B. Schacfcr spent the
holidays witli relatives at Cape
William Blackledge spent the
.holidays witli his family in Sto.
Dave Wilder was tho guest of
his parents in Sle. Genevieve
Tim Crowley of St. Louis vis
ited friends in Slo. Genevieve
Miss. Mildred Rutledge spent
Christmas with her parents in
Dr. EdgarRohm of Maplewood
visited his parents in Ste. Gene
vieve this week.
Kimincl Momau of Mattoon,
III., visited relatives in Ste. Gen
evieve this week.
Miss Stella Simon was the
guest of relatives in Ste. Gene
vieve last Sunday.
Mr. Archibald Nannian visited
his parents in Ste. Genevieve
during tho holidays.
Felix .7. Kozier arrived here
from Casper, Wyoming, last
week to visit relatives.
Edward Wieineyor and family
visited relatives in Ste. Genev
ieve during the holidays.
Mrs. Joseph Bradley and
children visited her parents in
Ste. Genevieve Christmas.
Miss. La vein Berry of St.
Louis visited her parents 'a Sto
Genevieve during the holidays.
Mrs. Oliver Hipos and little
daughter are visiting relatives
in Sto. Genevieve this week.
Miss Gertrude Jokerst arrived
here last Friday night to spend
the holidays with her parents.
Dr. Frank Wild, wife and
daughter Audrey visited Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Gettinger-this week.
Russell Wilder and family of
Crystal City spent this wool;
with relatives in Ste Genevieve
Mr. and Mrs. August Naogerj
left Wednesday ovenim: to visit
relatives and friends in St. IiOuis.
Dr. L. J. Birsuer, wife and1
Children visited Dr. uud Mrs. F.
15. Uiuch in St. Louis Christmas.
' William Huuold of Crystal City
visited bis uncle and sister in
Ste, Geuevieve Suuday and Mou
day. Miss Elizabeth and Henry
Naegar of St. Louis spent
Christmas with their parents at
Dr. Herbert Baumstark of
Cape Girardeau spent Christ
iqus with relatives in Ste. Gone
I'iorre LaCledo spent Sunnay
and Monday in Ste. Genevieve
visiting his aunt, Miss .Mary
Miss Blanch Ziogler left Men
day morning for St. Loi.is to
visit her brother, J. (."'. Ziegler
Charles Beauohamp of St.
Louis siient last Sunday with
Mike- Beauehanip and family iu
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Harmon
and baby wore the guests of
Mrs. Harmon's mother, Mrs. Ii.
Doerge, this week.
Miss Katharine Burgess is
visiting iu Ste. Genovirve tho
guest of her aunt, Mrs, E. P.
Boverie and family.
Fred Burke of Portland, Ore.,
who is attending St. Louis Uni
versity was the guest of friends
in Sto. Genevieve this week.
Eugene Vaeth arrived hero
from St. Louis Saturday night
and remained until Tuosday
morning visiting his parents.
Thomas Lalumondior and wife
spent Christmas in St. Louis
visiting their daughter. Mrs.
Ora Goodpaster. and family.
Miss Marie Ziegler, who is
teaching school at Pevely, arri
ved here last Saturday to spend
the holidays -with lior parents.
Misses Lnna Osborne, Grace
Morton, and Uitta itupplo left
last Saturday for their homes to
spend tho holidays with relatives.
Richard Lanning and sister.
Miss Myra, who are attending
school in St. Louis, arrived hero
last Fi;iday night to spend the
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Mudd ot
Prairie du Koohor, III , visited
Ste. Genevieve this week, the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. Harry La
Dr. Richard M. Rutledge of
Chicago and sister Miss Loia
of Festus woro tho guests of Dr.
G. M. Rutledge and family Mon
day and Tuesday.
Oliver Bader arrived here
from Indiana last Saturday and
remained until Monday visiting
his father, Max Bador, and
brothers and sisters.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Louor
and family of Capo Girardeau
visited Mrs. Loner's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Henry L. Kozier,
Sr., during the holidays.
Vicont Lanning and Francis
Huek, who. are attending school
at St. Mary's Kans,, arrived
here last week to spend Hie
holidays with their parents.
Harry I'etroijuin. Hugh Stan
ton and Arthur Sexaner. wlto
are attending Si. Louis Univer
sity, spent the holidays with
their parents in Sle. Genevieve. '
Misses Lillian Weiler, Mildred
Okoufusfc, Pearl Uigdon, and
Laura Koetliug, who are teach
ing ?chnol iu St. Louis c'ouuty
visitwl their p'areuts duriutfthe
Dr. Rudolph Wild, wife and
little daughter Kathleen Gene
ievo of St. Louis woro the guest
of Mrs. Wild's parents, Mr. and
Mrs Joseph Rohm during tins
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