Ste. Genevieve Herald
Ste. Genevieve, Mo.
Saturday, 26 July 1884
Picnic at GROBE's Grove, next Friday.
The Teacher's Institute commences Tuesday.
Don't fail to attend Bartley OTT's sale next Saturday.
Prof. BREWER, the elocutionist, will give an entertainment at Union Hall next Friday, August 1st.
Last Wednesday was the hottest day of this season, the thermometer creeping up as high as 100 degrees in the shade.
John GRASS, of Harrisville, intends to leave the mines and settle near town. He will sell his personal property at public auction on Aug. 23rd, 1884. For particulars see posters.
The difficulty arising from the rivalry existing between the ferry-boat and RHEAM's flat-boat, in crossing wheat from Illinois has been settled by the employment of Gottlieb RHEAM on the Ferry-boat.
Joel P. LAWS, of Saline Township, executor of the estate of Silas S. LAWS deceased, will sell at public vendue the said estate at the residence of Wm. BLOOM on Friday, Sept. 12th, 1884. See posters.
Our statement in last week's issue that Louis LUX, the mail carrier on the route between Ste. Genevieve and St. Mary, was paid $200 per annum for his services, was erroneous. It should have read $100.
It is rumored that the ferry-boat will make an excursion trip up the river to Crystal City Sunday after next. This is a good chance for those who have not yet been at Crystal City to get a view of the glass works.
William BLOOM of Saline Township intends to leave Ste. Genevieve county and settle in California. He will therefore sell all his personal property at his place in Saline Township on Friday, Sept. 12th, next. See posters.
Professor NORTON, Pres. of the Cape Girardeau Normal, will lecture before the Teachers' Institute at Union Hall, on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 29 and 30, at 8 o'clock P.M. Everybody is cordially invited. Admission free.
The wheat in the Big Field is not yielding what was expected of it. the average being from 8 to 10 bushels per acre. This is sad news, as the price is low and prospect of an advance is very slim. "Plent of straw but little wheat," sigh the farmers in the Big Field.
P.U. JACCARD, the boss watchmaker of Ste. Genevieve, has just received the finest assortment of mens' and boys' hats that was ever brought to this town — none but first-class felt hats and of the latest styles; will sell at lowest rates. Come and see.
Now is your time to secure one of those light-running, labor saving Casaday Sulky Plows. It turns a square corner without lifting out of the ground. Cheap at HOFFMAM & SUCHER.
A dramatic entertainment will be given at Union Hall by the children of Ste. Genevieve on Aug. 5th and 7th. The innocents have been in training under the supervision of Mrs. ST. JAMES, Mrs. LECOMPTE and Mrs. JONES, for some time, and we have reason to believe that the undertaking will be a success.