Today the teacher’s have institute in Monroe Co. Papa went over to Steve Rennecker’s awhile last evening. Rosalia & Bertille went to church this morning. Mr. Feldmeier was here this afternoon and looked at our horses. But he didn’t want them. Papa went to Belleville this afternoon. I seen in the paper that Mrs. Alfred Stahl was ill & Miss Luella Pfeiffer is working there. Last Sat. Eichenseer’s has a new roof put on the barn. Jacob Helfrich did the work. Mr. & Mrs. George Wagner and family spent last Sunday at Forest Park in St. Louis. George Gambach will sell out and retire from merchandise business. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here this evening, they brought a watermelon along, we ate it, it tasted good. Bertille took 6 doz. eggs off and got .23¢ a dozen.