Papa was up town this morning, & this afternoon made a business trip out to George Sensel’s & then down to Red Bud. The St. Louis Diary quit giving the people skim milk now. We traded our old red Christmas tree today for a green one. There are 3 schools going together & give a play at the Bob White Grange on Christmas Eve, one school being the Fairview School which Reuben Kammler teaches. O.J. Maul is giving a Grand Opening Dance at Breezy Hill tonight. Elmer Kammler’s boy Billy has the chicken pox & also Perry Laut. There is to be a Euchre and Box Social in Tiptown on Dec. 28 Sun. night.
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Rosalia went to church this morning. Papa is fixing fence. We put clean straw in the chicken houses this afternoon. There was a boy here this morning, he was deaf & dumb & couldn’t speak a thing. He had a card and on there it said “he was deaf & should help him out by buying a package of needles for .25¢, so we bought one from him. I seen in the paper that Jake Frierdichs moved into there new house on the Waterloo & Hecker road this week, & Mr. & Mrs. Jeff Payne moved into the Frierdich’s residence on Morrison Ave. Tuesday and are citizens of Waterloo now. Mr. & Mrs. O. J. Maul moved from Waterloo to Breezy Hill Wednesday to take charge of the service station there. A little baby girl arrived at the home of “Bill” Heubner, they now have a boy and a girl. The two McCarthy’s boys Greg & Kevin & John Cody captured two coons & two opossums for the start of the hunting season. Joe Watchel is building chicken house & garage on his premises. The Orbon Stove Works in Belleville are laying quite a few men off from work at present.
Today is Jake Reheis’s wife’s birthday. They are going to celebrate by having a dance in Breezy’s Hill. Today Gambach is to start his sale. This evening Rosalia and Bertille went up & took Mamie along & then we went to the Republican meeting in the church hall, or in the new school hall. Archie Weihl & A.C. Bollinger, A.H. Friedichs & Meader from Columbia were the main speakers & Luis Weihl was chairman. Free sandwiches and soda water were had & gumo (?) for the ladies from Casey Leep, blotters from Louis H. Zimmer.
Henry was here this morning. Today is Leona’s birthday, she is 20 yrs. old and is going to have a celebration tonight at Breezy Hill. Papa went to Waterloo this morning & afternoon to get the batteries for the Chevrolet. We all went to Breezy Hill tonight. Frank Dudenhoeffer & wife, Val Adam’s & wife & girl. Leona received many and all kinds of presents. There sure was a crowd there after the circus was over in town.
Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here for lunch, dinner & lunch today, we dug a well. There is about 8 ft. of water. In the evening we drove out to Uncle Fred’s & got them went back to Hecker and took the hard road to Breezy Hill to Gus Geodell’s 25th wedding anniversary, silver. There was a big crowd there. It rained this evening, it just poured down. They stayed at our house all night. Bertille was over an invited Elmer Kammler.
The parade will be at 1 o’clock. They are going to have a direble (?) out at Breezy Hill. $5 for 20 min. This morning Sam Krehrer & wife, Josie & Lee Gregson were all here. Sam & wife looked for water & we all watched them. They made the stick bent. After dinner we all went in to see the parade & stayed for the evening.