Today is Emil Brand’s birthday. Bertille baked honey cookies this morning. This afternoon we all went up in the woods. I seen in the Waterloo Times that George Wiegand of Hecker Ills., has a new Plymouth Coupe. Hugo Schroeder of St. Louis was in a accident Tuesday evening a machine collided with him on the Hard Road by Coxeyvile. Leona baked some pinwheel cookies this afternoon for Christmas. Herman Geodelle & Ray Crook had a accident too Tuesday evening. The machines were both damaged & Crook had a cut in his hand. A baby girl was born to Mr. & Mrs. Nick Meuth on Dec. 2 & a baby girl was born to Mr. & Mrs. Hy. Brinkman sponsor were Mr. & Mrs. George Welzbacher. Its name is Sylveria[?] Elizabeth it was baptized in Waterloo Sunday. In Red Bud it is reported have 30 cases of scarlet fever & it also is spreading out in the country now, the way the paper says. The Co. commissions to 3 surveys for the hard road to Hecker & sent them up to Springfield. One was the old road & thru Lord’s Corner down to Athens, & one north, & another still further north, straight east from Waterloo.
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Leona, Robert, Floyd were up this morning. Leona & Bertille went to church. Leona got baptized and went to confession for the first time, tomorrow she is getting confirmed. Bertille was her Baptizing Sponsor and Mrs. Jake Goeddel will be her confirmation sponsor. After church this morning, Bertille went along out with Leona to help her do her work. She baked cakes, scrubbed the porch & kitchen. Papa & Rosalia went to Waterloo. Rosalia got a pair of new shoes. Bertille had dinner out at Henry’s today. When they came back from Waterloo, they took Bertille along home, and then she went up to church to confession. She gave the priest a dollar for Baptism.