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Weekly Perryville Union
Perryville, Missouri, Friday, 15 August 1873


MR. WILLIAM FURTH, accompanied by his lady, left our town for St. Louis on Monday last.

FRIDAY, the 15th inst., a pic nic will be had at the big spring south of Perryville, and a good time is anticipated.

THE POPULATION of Perryville is increasing. Mr. Henry G. Kiesler became father of an interesting little boy on Tuesday morning.

THE POST OFFICE has been removed to the northeast corner of the public square. Mr. John H. Simpson is our post master.

REV. FATHER KLEISER will preach on Sunday, the 17th inst., at the following places, viz: Snurbush Church at 8 o’clock, and at Biehle’s Church at 11 o’clock A. M.

MISSISSIPPI COUNTY FAIR. -- We have just received the premium list of the Second Annual Fair of the Mississippi County (Mo.) Agricultural and Mechanical Society. This fair will be held at Charleston in the above county, on the 2d, 3d, 4th and 5th days of September, 1873.

THE INDIVIDUAL charged with taking a watch from Mr. Eugene Bouvier some months since, was arrested last week in Ste. Genevieve by Sheriff Dean and brought to Perryville, but our jail being in a bad condition, the prison was conveyed to Farmington, to be placed in the St. Francois county jail.

MR. SAMUEL SHULTZ, the gentlemanly deguarrian [sic] who has been stopping in our town for several weeks past, left Perryville for the Brazeau Church last Tuesday, where he goes to do work in his line. We know Mr. Shultz to be an excellent workman and a worthy gentleman, and deserves the patronage of the public.

FATAL ACCIDENT AT APPLETON. -- Last Saturday, as Mr. Weisbrod and another gentleman, whose name we have been unable to learn, were at work cleaning out a cistern in Appleton, they were over powered by the foul air, and before assistance reached, they expired...


Creditors and all others interested in the estate of Mary E. McCauley, decreased, late of Perry county, are hereby notified that on the sixth day of the probate and common pleas court, to be held in the town of Perryville, Perry county, Mo., on the first Monday in September, 1873, I will make final settlement of said estate.

JOHN C. DOERR, Administrator


Will be given at the Swing near Gregory Brewer’s on the

20th of August, 1873,

Music and Dancing will be had during the day. Cider and Lemonade will be upon grounds. A speech will be made by J. B. Robinson, Esq., at 2 o’clock P. M. Every body is invited to attend.



Notice is hereby given that the copartnership heretofore existing between William Doerr and Henry Rolf is this day dissolved by mutual consent. Those knowing themselves indebted to the old firm are politely requested to come forward and settle.


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