Today is Mrs. Blackburn’s birthday. Henry & family were all here for dinner today. This afternoon, Papa, Rosalia, Bertille drove out to John McCarthy’s to get our lamp for the incubator that we bought at Strohd’s Sale & also got a 1/2 bu. apples for .75¢. Papa spoke a few words to Wm. Rankin. We also stopped at Frank’s and Hover’s. Tonight Louis Kerobers are having a dance celebrating Kate’s birthday. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary are going. We heard Mr. Fries shot his wife and then himself at New Athens this morning at 4 o’clock.
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Today is Rosalia’s birthday, she is 19 years old. Bertille baked 3 birthday cakes this morning. Papa went over to Freeburg this morning & got some tiling for a well. We are having chicken soup for dinner. Papa went out in the Blackjacks to see a man by the name of Hover this afternoon. This evening Uncle Fred, Aunt Mary, Christ Buehler’s family & Henry & family were all here celebrating Rosalia’s birthday, music was played & watermelons, cakes, doughnuts, lemonade were the refreshments. There was a man here this afternoon trying to sell watermelon, he came from Sparta. But we didn’t buy any because we already had two.