Papa took 12 doz. egg off & got 12¢ a doz. Tonight is Poultry meeting. Papa went, there was about 24 people there. Speakers were Frank Schwim, Ed Parker, Henry Braun & a Commission man from St. Louis.
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Rosalia was at church this morning. Today is Aunt Mary’s birthday she is 54 years old. We went out there this evening. The bunch came and then they danced “what a time?!” Lemonade and cake were served. They left at 12 o’clock. We got our invitation for a dance down at Wiegand’s house next Friday night, Clem Parker & Aaron Papenberg are giving it. It sure is a heavy fog this evening. Talk is out that Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary had a farewell party tonight & Feb. 1 they are going to move to Hecker. Adam Eckert rented the Kaiser farm east of Hecker where Joe Herzog is now living. Christ Buehler intends to rent Mrs. Threfall’s farm.
Papa got crushing done this morning. This afternoon Papa & Rosalia went out to the woods & sawed a tree down. They stopped at Henry’s & brought our big table along back for butchering Monday. Tonight we all went to Uncle Fred’s & Aunt Mary’s first, Henry Birkner & family were also there & then we all went to Hy. Ronenberg birthday dance. There was an awful crowd there. Henry Birkner & Uncle Fred & Roy Stafenbiel furnished music. Those from here that were there were, Parkers, Pappenbergs, Rittemeyers, Probsts, Reheis, Watchel, Skaer boy played his guitar & sang three songs, one was, The Letter Edged in Black, Will You Let Me Sleep in Your Barn. It sure was nice. The Evansville relatives were all there too.
Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here for lunch this morning. We & Henry & family went out to Uncle Fred’s & Aunt Mary’s for dinner & supper. We played pinochle and victrola. This evening they came up here. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary & then we all went to the euchre in the School Hall. For a prize they took a little washtub & Aunt Mary got it back again, she had 8 points. We took a flower vase there, but none of us got anything. Papa & Bertille had six points & Rosalia 2 points. There was quite a crowd there. George Parker’s have a little baby boy since yesterday, they got it christened today. They called it Virgil. Paul & Anna Marie were sponsors. Joe Kaisers have a little boy since last week, Christmas Eve. William Schaefers also have a little boy since last week.
Today is shooting matches all over. Hepe Bros. at St. Joe. Hy. Eichelmann, and many other places. A ambulance went through town this morning. The St. Augustine’s Parish is to have a euchre tonight, they called over the lines for it. Papa & Rosalia each got a prize at the euchre, a dresser scarf & wall flower vase. Bertille had 4 punches. Rosalia 8 & Papa 7. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary both had 7′s. They each got a prize too. They took a watermelon & a box of sweet potatoes there for prizes. Elmer Parker got the watermelon. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up this evening a little while before the euchre. Uncle Fred ate a little supper with us, we were just ready to ate when they came. There sure was a crowd at the euchre they had 25 tables. They had a electric radio victrola in the ball for music. We found 38 eggs today.
I have seen the paper that Arthur Matlock from Waterloo have a little boy at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, it was born last Monday. Nick Schaefer’s second youngest daughter, Maggie, was taken to the hospital last Sat. night and was operated on for appendix. Henry Meng got his finger smashed between 2 large rocks, he now has his arm & fingers in a sling. The St. Louis baseball team played here Sunday with Hecker the score was 8 to 15 in favor of Hecker. It is reported that Clem Parker lost a valuable horse last Sat. from heat. Bertille was up town and got the paper this morning. Mrs. Gene Meckler from Waterloo, they took her to the Hospital at Red Bud. We baked cookies, washed, ironed, cleaned upstairs today. It is Albert Cleveland’s birthday today. Yesterday it was their wedding anniversary 18 years married & tomorrow night they are going to have a dance. Emma Braun brought Mrs. Rennecker home this evening. Papa & Rosalia went down to Geo. Vonderheit’s this afternoon and got the spring buggy home, what Papa bought for .30¢. Steve Rennecker and his wife were over this evening a little while. Roman Meng came over and told us that our colt was out, something was chasing it, I guess a dog. It ran through the wire fence, it has a cut on the breast & one on leg behind. We put some lard & turpentine on it right away. Mrs. Rennecker said that Mr. Dehn ain’t no better yet, no changes she said. Dr. Eckert’s father is awful bad sick too.
Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary, Henry & Leona & family were all here for dinner today. This evening Rosalia & Bertille walked up to Eichenseer’s corner. It is nice & cool today, yesterday it was 106 degrees. Henry C. Voges was buried this morning. Today is Fern Gulley’s birthday & also George Parker’s, he was 50 years old. Fern was 20 years old. Today the Smithton Pontiac’s & Hecker teams played but Hecker lost this time. They also lost last Sunday, they played with Waterloo K.C.
Papa & Rosalia went up to Henry the morning to fix [the] fence. There are dances all over tonight. We have an invitation to Ronnenbergs and also have one to Ettlings, Marcella’s birthday. There is one at Chas. Sensel’s barn dance, one at Oak Grove, Renault. It rained a little this evening. Papa, Rosalia & Bertille were at Ettlings this evening. There sure were a lot of people there. Marcella got all kinds of beautiful presents. Those that were there were, Peter Reheis & family, John Reheis & family, Albert Cleveland & family, Robert Laut & family, Perry Klotz & family & Elmer Kammlers wife & Billy, August Blackburn & family, Nick Menths family, Ike Napier & family, George Boll & family. The boys were: Henry Spalt, Clifford Stallebher, Elmer & Clement Parker, Odillo Eichenseer, Henry & Ralph Wiegand, Levi Ganley, Clarence Pabst, Karl Kammler & his girl, & Alfred Kammler & his girl, Ralph Rausch, Kenneth Kemp, Milton Wagner, & a good many others from St. Louis. Cake, Beer, Lemonade were served. We came home at 12:30. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were at Ronnenbergs. There was an awful big crowd there too. Henry said it was crowded at Sensel’s too. There were way many more people at Ettling then what I have mentioned.
Papa & Bertille went to church this morning. Rosalia is out at Uncle Fred’s. After church Papa & Bertille went out to Aunt Mary’s for dinner & lunch. Papa & Rosalia went to the cemetery & from there they went to Jac. Mavers he wanted to sell his horses and farm implements. Uncle Fred is feeling pretty good today. He got up this morning and he shaved himself this afternoon. In the evening we all went home and went to church. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary had lots of company. Uncle Adam & Emil, Willie Birkner’s family, Adam Eckert’s family, Henry Birkner’s family, Bessie Parker, Ino Buehler.
Today is Walter Reheis’ birthday. He is 22 years old. Aunt Mary came up to church with Oscar Birkners. After church, Rosalia, Papa, Bertille went out to Uncle Fred and Aunt Mary’s. When we got there they just was ready to go fishing. So we all went along. Uncle Fred caught 2, Papa 1, and Bertille one. Oscar Birkner’s wife and kids came down fishing a little while too. Then about 4:30 we went back and ate supper. Fish Fry . Ha! Ha! All day fishing. In the evening Rosalia and Bertille went to church. Tonight there is a dance at Haudrich’s, a barn dance. Nick Schaefer is going to have his Thursday night the way we hear. The Hecker Baseball Club was playing with Floraville. Hecker won the game. Hecker won every game played with them so far. This morning the children made their first Communion and also some made Solemn Communion. Those that made their Solemn were girls: Ethel Parker, Eunice Schneider, Rita Braun, Elenora Krehrer & Bernice Neff. Boys: Lee Gregson, Lawrence Wittenauer, Morris Braun, Willie Braun, Wilbur Wittenauer.