This branch of the Austrian Hesch family is descended from Johann Hesch and his wife Marya (Schlinz) Hesch, who came to America from Oberschlagles, Bohemia with three sons: Paul, Mathias, and Anton. +++Johann & Marya settled in Buffalo County, Wisconsin but moved to Pierz, Mn in about 1885. .+++Mathias settled in Waumandee, Wisconsin and moved to Pierz in 1911. +++Anton never married but farmed with his dad in Agram Township, where he died in 1911.+++And Paul, my great grandfather, settled five miles away, in Buckman, Minnesota. He died there in 1900.

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Friday, July 17, 2009

The St Paul Daily Globe

The Library of Congress website is fascinating. It has an online division called Chronicling America, a collection of early newspapers from across the nation. Of course, it's searchable, so I tried "The Globe Newspaper, St Paul, Mn" and found that the newspaper folded in 1905.

Evidently, there was a problem as early as 1893:(NYTimes).... but by 1905, the publishers gave up.
This piece was part of an article that day chronicling reactions from other newspapers around the state:
But Larry and I have formed our own opinions of the Globe over the other newspapers were just being 'nice' there. The Globe seemed to love sensational stories, but went out of business well before THIS story ended:

(The Daily Globe, Oct 7, 1902)

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