Rosalia was at church this morning. Bertille scrubbed upstairs. Henry Braun the census enumerator was here this morning. Papa went up to the bank this afternoon and gave Father Grootens a check for $149.00. He gave $100.00 for building of new school, $20 for masses, $27 for pew rent, $2 for brick. We saw the license in today’s paper for George Dudenhoeffer and Estelle Forester from St. Louis. The marriage license was in the Belleville News Democrat paper. We will have 5 hen hatching on the 2nd of May. We sent 6 hens on the 24 of April. Ed Kaiser is sporting a new Ford Coupe. Henry Birkner’s have a little boy. It was born about 9 o’clock this evening. They got him christened Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. George Parker were sponsors. They called him Zeno Birkner.
April 25, 2011