The Employee Picnic
Andrew got work at the
Anna felt that her youngest daughters shouldn't drink. She felt they were too young and it was not proper for them to drink in public. Daughter Anna Marie, decided that she was going to find a way. She went around the park and when as people left their beer glasses behind, she finished them off.
Half-way through the afternoon, Anna missed her daughter. They found her lying on a park bench, passed out with her hoop skirt standing straight up and a clear view of her bloomers.
A Little History
After coming over on the Bark
Capella in 1867, Andrew Rezabek, his wife Anna Hora, their
children (Marie, Anna, Theresa, Mathew, Ann, Joseph, Albert and John) found a
home in the
There were jobs for everyone. The two youngest children got a job in a factory that produced cotton thread for the garment industry. The thread would roll onto big commercial spools. When the spool was full, the childrenís job was to stop the machines and get one of the men to put on a new spool. The spools were too large and heavy for the children to lift.
stayed in the
In 1874, on Dec. 16, a meeting was called in Wilbur Nebraska for the purpose of founding a cemetery. Sixty-one members enrolled and each agreed to pay $4.75 in payments as a fee. Joseph Kobes agreed to sell 40 acres of school land that he had taken in Section 16. The first payment per member was 70 cents in order to make the first payment on the land. The association borrowed money to purchase the land. This debt was paid off in time.
Andrew was the first sexton (caretaker) of this cemetery. This is where Bessieís parents are buried as well as Bessie and her husband Ludvik.