Papa, Rosalia are going to haul gravel in our road today. Lester Gregson’s have a little boy since last Sat. afternoon. They got it christened Sunday, Robert Leo. Leo Wittenauer and a girl from Belleville stood up for it. Ed Schneider have a little girl, they christened it Mary Frances. Last Friday when we was in Belleville we all got weighed in the News Democrat office. Uncle Fred was 161. Papa was 160. Aunt Mary was 160. Rosalia was 153. Bertille was 113 lbs. Bertille was out at Henry’s this afternoon. We had chicken for dinner and one for supper today. Rosalia took Bobby along up this afternoon when she hauled a load of gravel. Peter Birkner was at our place at noon. Papa wanted to see him about making sidewalks. He is fixing a driveway by Joe Watchel’s house.
August 19, 2011