THE STAR, Bonne Terre, St. Francois Co. MO, Fri. July 19, 1912
On last Sunday the friends of Joe Demier to the number of 56 helped him celebrate his birthday, the celebration taking the form of picnic on Big River with the usual accompainment of a good dinner, and a photograph of the crowd taken by Rev. Fred Demier.
They all had a good time and wish for more Demire birthdays.
Those present were:
Joe Demier and wife of Leadwood; Wm. Demier and family of Farmington; Fred Demier and family of Big River; Ed Clay and family, Sim Richardson and family of Big River; Ellis Ketcherside and family, Jno. Ketcherside and family, Bonne Terre; Woods Ketcherside of Cantwell; Mrs. Geo. Scott and family of Festus; and Mrs. Chas. Flinchbaugh and little daughter, Birdeen, of Masscott, Tenn.