A pink and white luncheon was given Thursday by
Misses Ruby and Anna Spurlock in honor of Miss Dollie Brittain, a June
bride to be.
Source: The St. Joseph Observer, St. Joseph, Mo., May 2,
Mrs Eliza Deal was given a suprise party
Tuesday night in honor of her birthday.
Source: The St. Joseph
Observer, St. Joseph, Mo, May 2, 1915
Mrs. James Dixon
a surprise party Monday night in honor of her birthday.
Joseph Observer, St. Joseph, Mo. October 2,1915
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph
A farewell surprise party was given Mr. and Mrs. Joseph
Donaldson at their home near Easton Saturday night, at which about one
hundred couples were present. The Donaldsons are moving to a farm
Source: ST. Joseph Observer, St. Joseph MO, August 12,
Mr. and Mrs. I. Feltenstein will celebrate
their golden wedding anniversary with a big dinner at the St. Francis, May
Source: St. Joseph Observer, St. Joseph, Mo., May 4,
On Friday evening Mr. and Mrs. A. Furst entertained a
company of friends in honor of their son, E. Furst, and E. Adler of St.
Louis. All were agreeably entertained.
Source: St. Joseph Herald,
St. Joseph, MO., Jan. 1, 1882
The relatives and friends of
Thomas L. Gaunt of Dearborn to the number of sixty celebrated the
seventy-eighth anniversary of the birth of that splendid gentleman, with a
picnic at Krug Park Sunday.
Source: The St. Joseph Observer, St.
Joseph, Mo., Aug. 3, 1918
The descendants of Colby,
Harden, Sam, Wilson and William Gordon and Betty Marsh and Peggy Barker,
will hold their annual reunion and picnic in Myers Grove near South Park
Sunday. The family settled here in 1844 and has now grown to strong
Source: The St. Joseph Observer, St. Joseph, MO, Sept. 7m,
Sixty friends of Mr. Frank Hall surprised him at
his home, 801 South Nineteenth St., Tuesday night and enjoyed a social
evening. It was the young gentleman's birthday.
Source: The St.
Joseph Observer, St. Joseph, MO. October 16, 1915
entertained the members of the German clubs last night. There
was music and dancing and feast, and a good time generally. The
clubs always enjoy a huge time when Miss Hax acts as hostess.
The St. Joseph Weekly Gazette, St. Joseph, Mo., Jan. 2, 1879
a negro woman and a former slave, is 118 years of age.
St. Joseph Observer, St. Joseph, MO. September 25, 1915
Is Sent Away Monday to Great Lakes Naval Training Station Feeling
At the home of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Chequers of 304 Alabama
street, Saturday night last, a reception was held in compliment to Frank
Keene of 2008 James street, who left Monday evening for Chicago, Illinois
to enter the naval service. Mr. Keene is well and favorable known in
the south end and has many friends who are sorry to see him depart but in
view of the fact that he is going to do his bit for Uncle Sam, they were
willing to see him depart and made his last hours here very happy.
Games, music and other amusements were indulged in and at the close of the
reception a very tast repast was served to the following guests: Gertie
Dugger, Winnifred and Lena Walsh, Helen Gardner, Doris Rupert, Atris West
Stiffler, Francis Berry, Vinis Cummings, Mary Labin, Gillis Pennington of
Hopkins and Polly Lyons of Fort Worth Texas, Messrs. Frank Keene, Billy
Woods, James Boyle, Roland Cummings, Ray Dennis, Francis O'Malley, Stephen
Chequers, Mrs. and Mrs. Ernest Remellus, the host and hostess, Mrs. and
Mrs. Samuel Chequers and Miss Hilda Chequers.
Source: The St. Joseph
Observer, St. Joseph, MO. August 24,1918
Mr.and Mrs Rufus L.
observed the sixty-third anniversary of their marriage
Thursday, and were the recipients of the well wishes of their legions of
Source: The St. Joseph Observer, St. Joseph, Mo., May 18,
The second concert of the Mendelssohn
Musical Association for the season of 1881-1882, will be given at the hall
of the society, Fourth street, near Felix, on Thursday evening Jan.
5. The participants will be Mrs. H.W. Carter, Mrs. C.M. Carter, Mrs.
Reed, Messrs, Jurth, Weisbach, Kneer, Behr, Kershaw, Mrs. McKinnie, Prof.
Kost, a string quartette and a chorus of ladies voices, and the
entertainment concluding with a solo by the society, with orchestral
Source: St. Joseph Herald, St. Joseph, MO, Jan. 1,
Mr and Mrs. Painter
Mr. and Mrs. John T. Painter, highly
respected old folks of the city celebrated their golden wedding
Source: St. Joseph Observer, St. Joseph, MO, July 3,
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Peterson gave a dinner for a
party of twelve at the Lotus club opening Wednesday night.
St. Joseph Observer, St. Joseph, Mo., May 2, 1915
O.J. McConnell was hostess at a Wednesday tea in honor of her sister, Miss
Cora Rockwood, a June bride to be and Miss Grace Moore of Danville,
Source: The St. Joseph Observer, St. Joseph, Mo. June 5,
John Van Brunt
General Manager John H. Van Brunt of the
street railway system, as usual gave his boys and their families the New
Year feast and entertainment, which is looked forward to by all of the
employes each year. At the car barns yesterday from 11:30 in the
forenoon to 1:30 the next morning the 600 employees and their families
were feasted to their hearts content, and in addition a musical and
vaudeville program was put on which lated throughout the entire time of
Source: The St. Joseph Observer, St. Joseph, Mo., Jan. 3,
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