Tonight is a dance at Smithton, the Kentucky Mountaineers are giving a show there. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here for dinner today. They were cleaning at there place again. Ed Neff was here this morn. & got 2 bus. of potatoes from Uncle Fred’s. Aunt Mary & Bert. went to the quilting this afternoon, in the school hall. Deukers moved into John Kammlers house, Werner helped them move with his truck. We cut the chickens wings off this evening. Bertille took 8 doz. eggs to Eichenseer’s, got 14¢ a doz.
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Papa went out to the cemetery this morning, because they are going to start to plow it over today. But we don’t want it done to our lots. Rosalia fried down sausage this morn. There wasn’t anybody at the cemetery today. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up & then we went over to clean their place. They were here for dinner. We were just washing dinner dishes when all at once, we heard there was fire at Mrs. Deukers house. So we all ran down there & fire was a blazing, the house burned to the ground & the shed & barn would of went too if they hadn’t called the Smithton Fire Apartment [Department]. The water was to scared or’s they could have saved the house. They saved all the furniture down stairs, their clothing was all up stairs, that they couldn’t save. Mrs. Ruhl just about went wild about it. They stored all their stuff in Kammler’s Hall for the evening. They were here this afternoon & looked at Aunt Mary & Uncle Fred’s place, it suited them allright but the rent was to high. They went down to Barthel’s house, but the chimneys were condemned, so they couldn’t get in there. Deukers was going to call Harold out & then talk it over with them. Tonight they went to Walter Parrot in Red Bud. Olivia Gregson & baby was here this afternoon while Lester helped to move the furniture. This evening Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary, Henry & Leona & kids were all here. The kids stayed at home with Papa, & the rest of us went to the dance down at Wiegand’s House. Herzog gave it. Bill Freund & Creses took Rosalia & Bertille along there. It was a crowd there from all over. They said there was about 500 people at the fire today. Bill & Philip Freund was there too. They were working at Ganleys.
Rosalia & Bertille, Leona & the kids all went to church. Then Papa, Rosalia, & Bertille went to Belleville with 26 doz. eggs sold 12 doz. for 15¢ & the rest for 20¢. This eve. is meeting for the farmers again in the school hall. Papa is hauling wood this afternoon. He helped Henry fix fence yesterday afternoon. John McCarthy died & will be buried tomorrow. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up this evening. Then we all went over to see there house across the street. Henry & family came too this eve. Henry went to the meeting. Jac. Neff was here this evening & wanted to see Uncle Fred for buying some seed potatoes from him. This afternoon Bertille washed the Chev. & Rosalia spaded a piece in the garden & sewed some lettuce seed. Some people up by Belleville were planting potatoes today already.
Henry & family & Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were all here for dinner today. Elmer Kammler came here this afternoon & paid Uncle Fred’s his $10.00 rent for the first & last time. Phillip Freund was here for supper, then we all went to the show in the new school hall. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary, Henry & family came all up to see it. It sure was good. Adm. was 10 & 25¢ and 25% of what they took in went for the hall. They also sold candy 10¢ & in some boxes you get a coupon & on there you could win perfume, pillows, razor & many different articles. Aunt Mary got a waste basket. It was all over about 9:30. They are going to be at Smithton on Feb. 5 there they will also give a dance.
Papa went to Red Bud this afternoon & paid the Chev. Insurance. This evening we & Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary went up to see Uncle Adam & Emil. We stopped in at Henry’s, but they weren’t at home, they were in Waterloo by Leona’s grandma, she is sick & no hope for recovery.
Papa went out to work on the church farm again. This afternoon Rosalia & Bertille went out to Aunt Mary’s. Papa came over there too with Uncle Fred. We all had supper there. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary stopped in this eve. before they went down to the dance at Wiegands. The transfer of Anna Braun’s property was in the paper today. It was in the paper about Gregory Neff & Hedwig Watchel, they were married Tues. morning at Paderborn. Alvin Roos & Florence Meuth were also married at Paderborn this week. The license for Elmer Quirin 21 to Lena Roth, Hecker, 22 were in the Times.
Papa & Uncle Fred was working at the church farm today. Papa had dinner out at Uncle Fred’s. This afternoon Uncle Fred brought Aunt Mary up here & then Bertille & her went to the sewing circle. This evening he came up & got her again. There was a man around selling articles today for the orphan children of Belleville. Elmer Kammlers are moving there furniture out today. Osie Neff was here this eve. on business. Elmer Kammler came here this evening & brought the house keys over. He said he moved because the house was to big it took too much coal. We went over to Steve Rennecker this eve. & had 6 games of pinochle. Papa & Rosalia won 5 games.
We went to Belleville this morn. & sold 5 doz. eggs for .25¢ & 12 doz. for .20¢. We got new hats today. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were there too. The way it looks like Elmer Kammlers are moving today. They are loading up things, rugs & boxes up too Gambachs place, but they wasn’t told to move by Uncle Fred & Elmer never say anything to him. Tonight is euchre in the new school hall again. Papa & Rosalia are hauling water from Henry’s cistern and are putting it in ours, with milk cans. Papa took the milk cans back to Oscar Birkners & Ronerbergs again. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up this evening & then we all went to the euchre, there wasn’t many people there. Rosalia & Aunt Mary each won a prize. Rosalia had 7 points & got a hat. Aunt Mary had 8 points & got a pair of pillow cases.
Today is Mrs. Boll’s birthday. We are going to butchered today. The last one now. Uncle Fred, Aunt Mary, Henry & family were all here for dinner today. Leona when [went] to Red Bud to the dentist this afternoon. We seen in the paper the marriage license of Alven Roos & Florence Meuth, & Gregory Neff & Hedwig Watchel all of Paderborn. Last Sun. Lena Roth & Ed. Quirin were published for the first time in church.
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.