Category: Ste. Genevieve Herald

16 Aug 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Death

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 16 Aug 1884 DIED KIEFER — On Sunday, August 10, of cholera morbus, Theresa KIEFER, daughter of Philip KIEFER, at the age of 42 years. A FATAL ACCIDENT Mr. Jesse MCFARLAND, of New Tennessee, was watering his horses in the yard one day last week, the animals having […]

 

16 Aug 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Birth

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 16 Aug 1884 BORN On Wednesday, August 13, 1884, to the wife of John LACHANCE, a boy. On Tuesday, August 12, 1884, to the wife of Joseph ALBERT, a girl.

 

16 Aug 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Probate Court Docket

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 16 Aug 1884 PROBATE COURT DOCKET The following is the docket for the settlement of cases in the Probate Court of Ste. Genevieve Co., Mo., at the September term, commencing Monday, September 8th, 1884. Settlements required to be made on the first day of the term. NAMES OF […]

 

16 Aug 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Final Settlements

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 16 Aug 1884 NOTICE OF FINAL SETTLEMENT Notice is hereby given to all creditors and others interested in the estate of Jules CALLIOTT, that I, Charles C. ROZIER, administrator of said estate, intend to make final settlement thereof at the September term of Probate court of Ste. Genevieve […]

 

16 Aug 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Guardian-Curator Docket

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 16 Aug 1884 GUARDIANS’ AND CURATORS’ DOCKET Settlements required to be made on the first day of the term. NAMES OF NAMES OF GUARDIANS WARDS Jos. M. EADS Austin LAWRENCE C.C. ROZIER Emma AILLEN J.B. GUIGNON Robert BISCH Wm. CAMBRON Thos. M. CAMBRON Wm. CAMBRON Delia A. CAMBRON […]

 

16 Aug 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Jurors & Judges

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 16 Aug 1884 The following is a list of the Grand and Petit Jurors, and Judges of election, appointed by the county court at its regular August session: GRAND JURORS Alva CULVER – Frk. LAGRAVE – E.P. BOYER – Jacob BASLER – Chas. SUCHER – Chas. CARRON – […]

 

16 Aug 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Personals

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 16 Aug 1884 PERSONAL MENTION Mr. E.A. ROZIER, of St. Louis, came down on a visit Thursday night. Miss Mary KUNTZ, of St. Louis, is visiting the family of Mr. C. BANM. Mrs. R.G. CAMPBELL, of St. Louis, is here visiting her mother, Mrs. MENARD. Miss Katie VALLE, […]

 

16 Aug 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Misc II

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 16 Aug 1884 I have just made arrangements with two of the largest clothing houses in Chicago and St. Louis whereby I will be enabled to carry the largest and best assortment of clothing and to sell them for less money than any other house in Ste. Genevieve […]

 

16 Aug 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Misc

Ste. Genevieve Herald St. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 16 Aug 1884 1000 lbs. of good lard at 8cts. per lb., at ROZIER & JOKERST. Geo. SEXAUER has received and put up his new pool table and his billiard table has also received a new coat, and they look lovely. A.L. LUNSFORD has insured $146,000 worth of […]

 

16 Aug 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Hotel Arrivals

Ste. Genevieve Herald St. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 16 Aug 1884 HOTEL ARRIVALS For Week Ending Aug. 15. MEYER’S HOTEL Frank NICHOLSON – L. PLUMER – E.T. SCHMIDT – E.C. RUSSELL – Geo. SEARCH – Sam PERRY – J.C. LAAS – L.C. JUDAH – W.G. DRESCHER – G. KUNKEL – G.H. FULLER – H.S. LEAH – […]

 

16 Aug 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Letter List

Ste. Genevieve Herald St. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 16 Aug 1884 LIST OF LETTERS Remaining in the P.O. at Ste. Genevieve, Mo., August 15, 1884. ARMBRUSTER, Mat – BURGETT, Emma – CLUMP, Eliza – HARDESLY, J.C. – KEHN, Frank – KLEIN, Anton – LALUMENDIERE, M. – MALOR, Mary – RICKARSTER, Thomas – ROTH, Gustav – REEVES, […]

 

26 July 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Death

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 26 July 1884 DIED SEXAUER — On Thursday morning, July 24th, 1884, of summer complaint, Elisabeth Ellen, infant daughter of George SEXAUER, at the age of 8 months and 15 days. The lovely bud, so young and fair, Called hence by early doom! Just came to show how […]

 

26 July 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Marriage

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 26 July 1884 William HURST of New Bremen and Miss Caroline FALLERT had the bans proclaimed at the Catholic Churc, last Sunday. The nuptials will take place next Tuesday, July 29th. We learn from St. Mary that Mr. Henry MEYERS and Miss Tillie PRATTE, daughter of the late […]

 

26 July 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Birth

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 26 July 1884 BORN On Monday, July 21st, 1884, to the wife of Joseph OBERLE, a girl.

 

26 July 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Men & Women

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 26 July 1884 ADVICE TO OLD MEN Don’t presume on your age. Don’t be vain of your handsome gray hair and whiskers. Don’t set yourselves up as models of propriety in public and get full of booze in private. Don’t think because young men are young, they are […]

 

26 July 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Personals

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 26 July 1884 PERSONAL MENTION Dr. SCOTT has located at French Village. Mr. Nicholas WEHNER went to the city last evening. Dr. HERTICH and wife, of Bloomsdale, were in this week. Mr. Leon BOGY, of St. Mary, was in town last Sunday. Dr. BYRNE and Mr. T.B. WHITLEDGE […]

 

26 July 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Misc III

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 26 July 1884 Joseph WERNER, the genial liquor merchant of St. Louis, was on our streets this week. Joseph says that he couldn't buy any horses this week, nor sell any whiskey, but he made a trade nevertheless, exchanging a boy for a couple of girls, and he […]

 

26 July 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Misc II

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 26 July 1884 John S. WHITLOCK, who has the contract for repairing the River aux Vases bridge, went to St. Louis last week to purchase material. A numerous force of workmen is now engaged in the work and will, under the efficient management of our boss architect, soon […]

 

26 July 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Misc

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 26 July 1884 Wheat, 75c. 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 […]

 

26 July 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Hotel Arrivals

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 26 July 1884 HOTEL ARRIVALS For Week Ending July 25. MEYER’S HOTEL E. LANGSTRASS – A. PICKRELL – F.W. HENSCHEN – F. KOLKER – B.S. FERGUSON – H.J. KAUFHOLZ – J. LOTH – Gid NOTHHEIFER – J. Ed. REID, St. Louis – Thos. G. UNDERWOOD, Ste. Gen. Co. […]

 

26 July 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Letter List

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 26 July 1884 LIST OF LETTERS Remaining in the P.O. at Ste. Genevieve, Mo., July 25, 1884. BEAUCHAMP, M. – BREDEHOPT, J. – CAMPBELL, Frk. – FRY, Katy – FALLERT, Carrie – FOUNTAM, M. – HAUCK, Ben – HURST, Chas. – HASPENHEIDE, F. – JOKERST, Emil – LAWRY, […]

 

19 July 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Death

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 19 July 1884 DIED BECK — On Friday, July 11th, 1884, Theresa, infant daughter of Mr. Joseph BECK, of New Offenburg, at the age of 1 year, 9 months. The burial took place on Saturday in the St. Joseph Graveyard in the German Settlement. LALUMENDIERE — On Friday, […]

 

19 July 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Birth

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 19 July 1884 BORN On Friday, July 4th, to the wife of Jos. HERZOG, a boy. On Monday, July 7th, to the wife of Edw. MUELLER, a boy. On Monday, July 7th, to the wife of Frank KOHM, a girl. On Tuesday, July 8th, to the wife of […]

 

19 July 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Chestnut Ridge

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 19 July 1884 CHESTNUT RIDGE ITEMS by Sam Schuck Weather dry. The wheat crop is cut. Oat harvest just commenced. Corn and potatoes are very fine. Huckleberries are now in the market. R.W. CLAY is cutting the sprouts out of his corn. James SILVEY has bought a bran […]

 

19 July 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Personals

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 19 July 1884 PERSONAL MENTION Mrs. Felix H. JANIS is visiting at DeLassus, Mo. Mr. Chas. BURKS, the hoop-pole township statesman, was in town Saturday. Miss Mina HOLZWORTH, of St. Louis, is visiting her aunt, Mrs. SCHLOSSER, of this place. Mr. John S. WHITLOCK, the boss architect and […]

 

19 July 1884/ Ste. Genevieve Herald/Misc II

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 19 July 1884 We cannot refrain from tendering our sincere compliments to Master Theodore SPEARING, son of Mr. SPEARING, the great violinist and musical director of St. Louis, and a nephew of Dr. BERNAYS of this place. Young SPEARING, although but 11 years old, is quite a phenomenon […]

 

19 July 1884/ Ste. Genevieve Herald/Misc

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 19 July 1884 Wheat, 77. Cholera morbus is said to be raging in town. Our friend Barth OTT has sold his farm to John KARL for $3099. Mr. Bartley OTT will sell all of his personal property at public ????? on Saturday, August 9th. For particulars see posters. […]

 

19 July 1884/ Ste. Genevieve Herald/Hotel Arrivals

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 19 July 1884 HOTEL ARRIVALS For Week Ending July 18. MEYER’S HOTEL E.G. RUSSEL – J.M. FULLERTON – George RINGLING – W.P. MANNING – E.D. HENRY – W.P. KENNEDY – Aug. ZWIEK – Louis AMBS – J. MCBRIDE – Ew. LANGSTRASS, St. Louis, Mo. – C. DEGRALL, Evansville, […]

 

19 July 1884/ Ste. Genevieve Herald/Letter List

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 19 July 1884 LIST OF LETTERS Remaining in the P.O. at Ste. Genevieve, Mo., July 18, 1884. ANDREW, Edw. – BROW, R.G. – COLLINS, Mary – CAMBRON, Ed. – GOODFELLOW, M. – HALL, G.W. – JONES, Jules – LAWERY, John – MEYERS, H. J. – PICKEREN, A.J. – […]

 

12 July 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Death

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 12 July 1884 DIED BARNES — On Monday, June 2, 1884, Miss Mary E. BARNES, daughter of A.J. and Harriet BARNES, at the age of 17 years, 3 months and 7 days. MOREAU — On Friday, July 4, 1884, at 3 o’clock A.M., Miss Marie Louise MOREAU, second […]

 

12 July 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Personals

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 12 Jul 1884 PERSONAL MENTION Miss Gussie MENARD is visiting in St. Louis. Judge BROWN and lady, of Perry Co., were in town this week. Dr. BYRNE was in town Sunday and returned home Monday. Mr. John CUMMINGS, of St. Louis, is here spending a few days with […]

 

12 July 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Misc II

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 12 Jul 1884 The city marshal requests all citizens of Ste. Genevieve to clear the sidewalks in front of their dwellings of grass and weeds. This is a measure that will largely conduce to the health of the city, the comfort of pedestrians and to the neat appearance […]

 

12 July 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Misc

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 12 Jul 1884 Wheat, new, 80; old, 85. The glorious Fourth was a glorious day. "Fogg’s Ferry" at Union Hall this evening. Blackberries were selling for 75 cents a bucket this week. The City Mills shipped 50 barrels of new flour on Wednesday. Don’t fail to see P.A. […]

 

12 July 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Hotel Arrivals

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 12 Jul 1884 HOTEL ARRIVALS For Week Ending July 11. MEYER’S HOTEL F.L. BETTEN, Cape Girardeau – A.F. CAMMON – G.R. ULRICH – Mrs. L.P. YEATMAN – Thos. YEATMAN – E.B.O. STORM – J.A. REYBURN – Adam JOEDER, St. Louis – James BRYDEN, Grand Tower – Ulysses W. […]

 

12 July 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Letter List

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 12 July 1884 LIST OF LETTERS Remaining in the P.O. at Ste. Genevieve, Mo., July 11, 1884. BASLER, Fr. – BAZEAL, Delia – CAMBRON, Ed. – DELL, James – DILLARD, N.E. – HUGHES, Ida – INGOWEN, Hat. – KAHN, Geo. – MOYERS, H.J. – MILLER, Anna – REED, […]

 

4 Jul 1884/Genevieve Herald/Death

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Friday, 4 Jul 1884 We learn from the Stephenville, O., Daily Herald, that Joseph S. KEITH, formerly of Ste. Genevieve, died in his residence in that city on Sunday, June 22nd, of heart disease at the the age of 50 years. He was one of the best steamboat clerks […]

 

4 Jul 1884/Genevieve Herald/Marriage

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Friday, 4 Jul 1884 MARRIED On Wednesday, July 2 1884, by ‘Squire F.A. ROY, Mr. F. Emanual TERRY and Miss Augustine LAPLANT, both of this county.

 

4 Jul 1884/Genevieve Herald/Birth

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Friday, 4 Jul 1884 BORN On Friday, June 20th, to the wife of Mr. Andrew FISCHER of River aux Vases, a son.

 

4 Jul 1884/Genevieve Herald/Personals

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Friday, 4 Jul 1884 PERSONAL MENTION Rev. Father WEISS went to St. Louis Sunday. Miss RosieBAECHLE, of St. Louis, is here visiting her parents. Mr. H.L. ROZIER and lady returned from their wedding tour last Saturday. Miss Mamie KIMMEL, of Cape Girardeau, is visiting Mr. J.S. WHITLOCK’s family. Miss […]

 

4 Jul 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Misc II

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Friday, 4 Jul 1884 This is the time of the year when the festive fly gets in his best work. He has little manners, but is ready at any time to stick his bare feet in a "feller’s" face. We would not mind this so much if he were […]

 

4 Jul 1884/Genevieve Herald/Misc

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Friday, 4 Jul 1884 The colored public school closed Wednesday. A shooting gallery has been opened on Main street. Our mail came about one hour after the usual time last Monday. The river is falling and there is no danger of an overflow this year. John F. SHEARLOCK shipped […]

 

4 Jul 1884/Genevieve Herald/Hotel Arrivals

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Friday, 4 Jul 1884 HOTEL ARRIVALS For Week Ending July 3. MEYER’S HOTEL P.J. MENARD, Galveston, Tex. Aug. RICK, Herman, Mo. F.H. BOYD, Marshall, Mo. Henry WENCKER J.N. LAUXEN P. CAIN, St. Louis

 

4 Jul 1884/Genevieve Herald/Letter LIst

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Friday, 4 Jul 1884 LIST OF LETTERS Remaining in the P.O. at Ste. Genevieve, Mo., July 3, 1884. BOCKENKAMP, Fred., foreign – BENZ, John, foreign – COLLINS, Mary – DOLL,  Chas. – DOLL, Lawrence – JAMES, J.S. – LOUGHRAN, Alice – MCMURTY, Hetty – MITCHELL, Wm. – SEXAUER, Felix […]

 

28 Jun 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Death

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 28 Jun 1884 Louis BEQUETTE caught a floater last Wednesday, a boy about 15 years old, naked as if drowned in swimming, up in the river near Turkey Island and brought him to town. After the usual inquest by the coroner, the body was buried in the city […]

 

28 Jun 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Marriage

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 28 Jun 1884 NICHOLSON – ARNER NUPTIALS [From the Globe-Democrat] An interesting marriage celebration was that at the residence of Col. Norman J. COLEMAN on Wednesday last. The contracting parties were Mr. Frank NICHOLSON, a graduate of Washington University, and upon whom was recently conferred the exceptional degree […]

 

28 Jun 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Chestnut Ridge

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 28 Jun 1884 FROM CHESTNUT RIDGE Friday, May 20, 1884 To-day is the longest day of the year. This is the latest wheat harvest we have ever known. Chestnut Ridgers will cut the first wheat of the season to-day. Corn looks well, but it is not very large […]

 

28 Jun 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Academy Commemcement

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 28 Jun 1884 THE CONVENT SCHOOL COMMENCEMENT The annual examination and exhibition of the young lady students at St. Francis de Sales’ Academy, conducted by the Sisters of St. Joseph, was held in the School Hall of that institution on Friday, 20 inst.  There was a fair audience […]

 

28 Jun 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Personals

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 28 Jun 1884 PERSONAL MENTION Dr. SCOTT and wife of Staabtown were in town this week. Mr. John SCHEARLOCK of River aux Vases was in town Saturday. Mr. Frank ROEDER of St. Louis spent Monday and Tuesday in our midst. A.C. HERTICH, Esq., was called to Chester last […]

 

28 Jun 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Misc II

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 28 Jun 1884 On Sunday last the Riversides of Ste. Genevieve downed the Actives of Perryville, at St. Mary, by a score of 16 to 28. The Ste. Genevieve boys were not up to their usual standard, several inexcusable muffs and errors were scored against them. Whether this […]

 

28 Jun 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Misc

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 28 Jun 1884 Harvest hands are in demand. Mr. Jules GUIGNON is having his house repaired. Prof. FLYNN’s school closed for this term Wednesday. Don’t forget the picnic at GROBE’s Grove on July 4th. On July 4th the Riversides will play a match game with a St. Louis […]

 

28 Jun 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Hotel Arrivals

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 28 Jun 1884 HOTEL ARRIVALS For Week Ending June 27. MEYER’S HOTEL E.H. STUNTZ and family – H.C. HOMAN – Jno. A. KELIAR – E.F. SCHMID – Gid NOTHHELFER – Saunders, NORVELL – C. JALKUT – C. KUPFERER – J.C. ROBERTS – L. BRANCH – L.C. JUDAH, St. […]

 

28 Jun 1884/Ste. Genevieve Herald/Letter List

Ste. Genevieve Herald Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Saturday, 28 Jun 1884 LIST OF LETTERS Remaining in the P.O. at Ste. Genevieve, Mo., June 27, 1884. ANDERSON, C.D. – BUCHHOLZ, F. – COURTOIS, A. – HEINS, Aug. – LANPHER, Dr. – RENDLER, A. – SPROUT, Matt – SCHNEIDER, A. – WILSON, Lon – WILL, Andrew – WELLS, […]

 

Andrews, Louise C. (1882)

Thank you to Sue Resinger for this clip From the Ste. Genevieve Herald, Saturday, Dec. 9, 1882 About two weeks ago, there died at Chicago a Negro woman named Louise C. ANDREWS at the unusual high age of 103 years. She was born at Potorloo(?) on the island of Haiti, came to the United States […]

 

Tornadoes (2003)

Tornadoes Ste. Genevieve Herald March 12, 2003 February 19, 1888 – a category F3 twister (winds of 158-206 mph) touched down north of St. Marys and destroyed barns in the area before crossing the Mississippi River near Kaskaskia.  No one was hurt in this county. March 27, 1890 – a category F2 tornado formed one […]

 

Floater Near Little Rock (1903)

122 Years with the Ste. Genevieve Herald The Ste Genevieve Herald April 30, 2003 100 Years Ago – 1903 A floater was found in the river Thursday morning and landed near Little Rock.  The body was that of a boy about 13 years old and rather refined looking.  As it was perfectly nude it is […]

 

Local WWII Hero Wolf Remembers Days As POW (2003)

Local WWII Hero Wolf Remembers Days As POW The Ste. Genevieve Herald August 6, 2003 Melvin Frelix         There is a hero living right here in Ste. Genevieve – an everyday Joe.         Corporal Joseph William Wolf, who currently resides at Riverview Manor Nursing Home, was a prisoner of war for 3 1/2 years during […]

 

Passenger Trains (1904)

123 Years With the Ste. Genevieve Herald; STE GENEVIEVE HERALD, Ste. Genevieve, MO March 31, 2004 100 Years Ago – 1904 On June 1st passenger trains were put on the Frisco between Memphis and St. Louis.  The trains pass here daily, running north and south.

 

Lost & Nine Lives (1904 & 1929)

123 Years With the Ste. Genevieve Herald; STE GENEVIEVE HERALD, Ste. Genevieve, MO March 10, 2004 100 Years Ago – 1904 Lost, between Dr. Robert’s residence and the post office, a gold brooch in the shape of a dragon, with opal setting; also two pairs of prayer beads in a leather case, between Catholic Church […]

 

Earthquakes (1903)

122 Years With the Ste. Genevieve Herald; STE GENEVIEVE HERALD, Ste. Genevieve, MO August 13, 2003 100 Years Ago – 1903 Several persons in town noticed two earthquake shocks following close upon one another Wednesday about noon and another Thursday morning at five

 

Crazy People & Street Signs (1903 & 1928)

122 Years With the Ste. Genevieve Herald; STE GENEVIEVE HERALD, Ste. Genevieve, MO May 21, 2003 100 Years Ago – 1903 Two men were put into the cooler the early part of this week under the information that they acted like crazy men.  One of the must certainly have been bereft of his sober senses, […]

 

Explosion (1903)

122 Years With the Ste. Genevieve Herald; STE GENEVIEVE HERALD, Ste. Genevieve, MO May 14, 2003 100 Years Ago – 1903 Last Tuesday evening a premature explosion took place at the Donoghue Camp near the mouth of the Establishment and according to reports one man by the name of Bailey was killed and several others, […]

 

An Organ & Memorial Day (1903 & 1928)

122 Years With the Ste. Genevieve Herald; STE GENEVIEVE HERALD, Ste. Genevieve, MO March 12, 2003 100 Years Ago – 1903 The new church organ is done and is now being set up in St. Louis to be tested as to its tune. In two or three weeks it will be ready for shipment to […]

 

City Happenings (1903 & 1928)

122 Years With the Ste. Genevieve Herald; STE GENEVIEVE HERALD, Ste. Genevieve, MO March 5, 2003 100 Years Ago – 1903 Since Thursday workmen have been busy putting up the cable which is to take the place of the many wires of the telephone line. It will do away with entangling alliances and disordered or […]

 

Floating Houses (1903)

122 Years with the Ste. Genevieve Herald, The Ste. Genevieve Herald, Ste. Genevieve, MO February 5, 2003 75 Years Ago – 1903 Friday morning of last week a three-room frame house came floating down the Mississippi River and lodged on the sandbar opposite the County Poor Farm nursing home.  Parties who discovered it, and rowed […]

 

Parish Reports & Fires (1902 & 1927)

121 Years With the Ste. Genevieve Herald; STE GENEVIEVE HERALD, Ste. Genevieve, MO Dec 3, 2002 100 Years Ago – 1902 The report of the parish of Ste. Genevieve for the year 1902 has the following items: Baptisms, 86; marriages, 10; burials – adults, 20; infants, 10; communions during the year, 7,035; persons confirmed, 220; […]

 

Crow Hunting (1927)

121 Years With the Ste. Genevieve Herald; STE GENEVIEVE HERALD, Ste. Genevieve, MO Nov 13, 2002 75 Years Ago – 1927 Last Saturday night several men invaded the crow roost near here and fired a number of volleys of shots into the robber birds that roost in the willows at night and all day rob […]