Papa and Rosalia went out to Henry’s this afternoon, Henry is sawing wood. Mr. Jeff Payne and Virginia Alterkruse were married Wednesday, way it states in the paper. Albert Monike was surprised last Sat. evening, when a number of his friends gathered at this home to join in the celebration of the anniversary of his birthday. He was 52 years old. Among those present were: Nick Schaefer, Frances, Rosalia, Lorinda, Maggie, Clarasia, his daughters, Mr. & Mrs. Frank Birkner, Henry Volkman, Robert Probst, George & Clarence Rettinghouse, Jerome and Wilford Cortner, Robert Lippert, Raymond Ambruster, Ed Cortner, Ben Kuhn, August Frisch, Clarence Pabst, August Millman & Roy Kammeron. The elderly persons played cards while the young folks enjoyed the evening dancing. The bachelor’s band consisting of harp, accordion & organ furnished the music. Mail Carrier Schmidt’s niece died at Red Bud of flu. The store of late Henry Kocchel at Waterloo was sold to Mrs. Lulu Myers who is going to start business as soon as possible. We found 17 eggs today. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here this evening.