January 25 1897
Interesting Celebration of St. Boniface Maenncr-Ycretn. Maenncr-Ycretn. Maenncr-Ycretn. Tn fiftieth anniversary of the St. Boniface Maenner-Vcrein Maenner-Vcrein Maenner-Vcrein Society was held yesterday at St Boniface church. The society was organised la 1247. and none of the organisers or original mem bers are now living, the last original member having been In the person of th lat Jacob Pfalser, who died about nine month ago. The object of the society wss to up hold th parochial school and to further further the education of CaXhollo children In Louisville. It wss first known as the Louisville School Boclety. but three years ago a new constitution waa adopted adopted and a thorough organisation waa effected. The society waa then given the nam of th bt Bonlfac Maeansr-Vereln, Maeansr-Vereln, Maeansr-Vereln, The anniversary services began early yeaterday morninar and continued until a lat hour last night The ehorch wa beautifully decorated - with - cedar wreathe and flags. At 1JM o'clock yesterdsy morning Mr. trban StenxeL th retiring President, made a short address. In which he spoke of the good the society bad accomplished and bow It had grown sine he became member of It forty-five forty-five forty-five years ago. Communion wa then held and maa was celebrated by th Rev. Father Lu- Lu- l In the aftemooa all the member lembled wtth the Koman Knight and the t Aloysiua Toung Men's Koctety. Aa afternoon service was then coo- coo- ducted, and splendid music given under the direction of IT if. Kicimeyer waa rendered. Father L'baidua NebemtDkr, of St Bernard. O.. who waa lormeriy rector of St. Boniface church, mad a short address. A feature of the after-ama'i after-ama'i after-ama'i celebration waa a march by the members of th different sorletU-s, sorletU-s, sorletU-s, beaded beaded by two members bearing two large 1'nhiul RtilM flara. The eveninaT pro gramme wa much th aame aa that of th aternoon. addresses being mad by prominent members. The following new mcers were etecva: rFwu'oi. '7 nardlne Fritsch: Vic President Hommrtch; Becretary. Ben J Oeher; Treasurer. Fred Fartusch: Marsnai. John Christ .