We washed bed spread today & cleaned the backyard. Philip Meuth from Jake Neff’s place in blackjacks was here this morning, he said he didn’t want our leghorn springs, he could get them cheaper some where else. Mike Armstutz was here this afternoon a little while talking to Papa in the field. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary was here this evening, from here they went to a dance at Fred Weber’s barn. Annie Herzog invited them to come over, they were going to celebrate Joe Herzog’s birthday. We found 21 eggs today. I seen in the paper that Victor Metze, son of John Metze and Miss Florence Crook, daughter of Cora Crook of Belleville will be married soon. Last week Leo Metze had his marriage license in the paper. He married a Horn girl.
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Papa & Uncle Fred went to Waterloo this morning. Aunt Mary stayed here they had dinner with us. There was a party here looking at our blind horse this morning. He wanted to trade on some hogs. Leona & kids were here this morning. We canned apples & made some jelly this morning. Rosalia got the mail this evening. Frank Buehlers have a little boy since last Friday, Frances. I seen in the paper that Irwin Albrect Bertha Meuth, have a little boy.
We all went to church this morning. After dinner we all went out to Uncle Fred’s and Aunt Mary’s, we were there for lunch. This evening we all went to church, after church we went out to Nick Schaefer’s to a dance. Uncle Fred furnished the music, everything was free, cake, beer, lemonade. Ozzie Neff also had a dance. Henry Birkner, Henry Brand, Roy Staufenbiel furnished music. There wasn’t many girls there the way they say. Rosie & Mamie Mueth were there. There was quite a crowd at Schaefer’s. They danced in the house. Last Sat. or yesterday there was a fire in Krebs’ and Kreher’s field. They say in five or ten minutes longer then Emery Kreher’s house would of burned down again.
Jos. Schilling is threshing oats today but Henry had to help Joe Meuth’s, Willie Ganley, Bevirt and Reheis. Rosalia baked peach pie this morning. Papa, Bertille went to Waterloo with a load of wheat, and Rosalia stayed out at Henry’s that long. Wheat is .75¢ bu. Kuhns boys are plowing & they also got the oats threshers.
It rained last night. Papa went out to see Mr. Statterman the man that lives were Julius Ambruster lived. This afternoon he went up to Smithton to August Mueths place, it is getting sold this afternoon. Miss Bertha Wolf of 414 E. McKinley Street died at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital. She was only 21 years old, she will be buried tomorrow afternoon. I went to Blackburn school with her. She was born March 24, 1909. The Fahey twins, Stella and Marcella of St. Louis were home Sunday and celebrated their 19th birthday anniversary. Bertille was at church this morning. Eggs are .17¢ a dozen at Eichenseer’s store. Henry & family were up this evening. Henry sold his gray mare to Schneider from Smithton, for $10.00.
Today is Mother’s Day. It is right nice at present. Uncle Fred, Aunt Mary & Henry were all up for church this morning. After church they all went home. So we ate early dinner and went out for a trip. We went to Waterloo then to Foster Pond as far as the hard road was finished, then turned around and went back again. Then we went to the East St. Louis Boy Scout Camp, they call it Camp Vandeventer, but we couldn’t drive in their gates was locked. Mr. Shrod told us to come back some time after June 22. Then it would be opened to drive in. So we drove back again, and then we went to the other camp they call that the Belleville camp and also Waterloo. The name of it is Camp Wangelin. There was people working there. They have a big hall and all small tents out along the woods. It sure was a dandy place to go. Then we drove back to Waterloo again & then home. We were going to stop at Henry’s but they weren’t at home. In the evening Uncle Fred and Aunt Mary came up a little early and then we played ball on the lawn. Afterwards Mamie Eichenseer came down until it was time to go to church. Then we all went up to church. After church, Mrs. Meuth, Joe, Barbara, Rosie & Mamie Meuth, came down and stayed until about 10:30. Uncle Fred and Aunt Mary were here too. Adolph Rittemeyer didn’t have his dance last nite on account of rain so he is going to have it tonight.
It is raining this morning. Today is Dorothy Napier’s birthday. She is going to be 12 years old. Papa went to New Athens this morning and got some tilining. This afternoon he went to Waterloo to get the Whippet repaired. He got the chive greased last Saturday. Joe Meuth was here this morning on business. Yesterday the Hecker and Smithton ball players played together. Hecker won. Calvin Mcarthy got hurt. Papa, Rosalia, Bertille went out to Aunt Mary’s this evening a little while.
Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here for dinner. Rosalia & Bertille were invited to Angela Eichenseer’s, she had a birthday celebration. Those present were: Miss Lena Meng & Clifford Sthalebher, Mrs. Joe Wachtel, Miss Mamie Eichenseer, Miss Elica(?) Pour, & Rosalia & Bertille & Angela. The evening was spent in playing euchre and pinochle, refreshments were served at due time, popcorn and cake. August Meuth’s have a little girl. They named it Bertilla. We all went up to church this afternoon to confession. Tomorrow is thirteen hour devotion. We found 13 eggs.