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, Carrie – SCHOFF, Auter – SCHOFF, Peter – THOMURE, Pete, THOMURE, Belle – THOMURE, Ida – WOLK, Peter. Persons calling for letters in the above list will please say “advertised.” Augustine MENARD, P.M.Read More →

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 sweet a flower In paradise would bloom. FLYNN — On Thursday, July 24, 1884, at 4 P.M., Tommy, only son of Joseph and Mary FLYNN, aged 1 year and 22 days. Ere sin could blight, or sorrow fade, Death came with friendly care The opening bud to heaven conveyed, AndRead More →

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 Joseph PRATTE, of St. Mary, were married on Tuesday, July 22nd, 1884. Mr. MEYERS is one of the most enterprising and energetic young men and Miss PRATTE one of the sweetest and most lovely young ladies of St. Mary, and we wish them every joy and happiness. They were marriedRead More →

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 fools. They probably are, but you were young once yourself. Don’t take the front seats at ballet shows. Your bald heads reflect the light unpleasantly. Don’t say vulgar things before ladies and excuse yourselves on the ground that you are old enough to be their fathers. Don’t forget that ageRead More →

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 were in town Monday. Mrs. Joe GUIGNON, of St. Louis, is visiting relatives here. Capt. Alex. ZIEGLER, of Pevely, was in town a few days this week. Miss Lizzie WEISS went to St. Louis Tuesday and returned Friday. Mr. H.S. SHAW took a little business trip to St. Louis SundayRead More →

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 thinks he has the best of the bargain. We are not prepared to dispute his word. John MORTON, stone cutter and builder, of Illinois, who was one of the contractors for the Ste. Genevieve sand stone used in the construction of the St. Louis bridge and is probably well rememberedRead More →

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 put the bridge in a safe and sound condition. Mr. WHITLOCK's motto is "Dispatch." We see, through the Farmington Times of July 18th, that "Charley BOYER of Ste. Genevieve, who is helping to plaster BRAUN's hall, met with a painful accident last week. The scaffolding on which the plasterers wereRead More →

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 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 existingRead More →

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. – J.A. WILSON, Sparta, Ill. – L. WANDEL, Cincinnati, O.Read More →