Today is Mrs. Blackburn’s birthday. Henry & family were all here for dinner today. This afternoon, Papa, Rosalia, Bertille drove out to John McCarthy’s to get our lamp for the incubator that we bought at Strohd’s Sale & also got a 1/2 bu. apples for .75¢. Papa spoke a few words to Wm. Rankin. We also stopped at Frank’s and Hover’s. Tonight Louis Kerobers are having a dance celebrating Kate’s birthday. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary are going. We heard Mr. Fries shot his wife and then himself at New Athens this morning at 4 o’clock.
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It is raining again this afternoon & is turning awful cold. There was a truckload of apples going along here trying to sell them, when they stopped front of Lauts’ they couldn’t get back on the hard road any more, they backed up & forward & a good many was pushing but it wouldn’t go, they drove along that side till down by George Wagners, there they got on the hard road. We took 1 bu. Ben Davis for $1.25. They tasted alright, but they are awful hard. Rosalia took 8 doz. eggs off and got .25¢ a doz. We shelled some corn this afternoon.