Papa got crushing done this morn. It is such a nice day too, it is warm for being Jan. Willie Ganley’s children got the measles. Paul Pour has them too. Gilbert Birkner was sent home from school the other day, he had fever. Henry was here this morning, he brought some oats up too the preist’s from Peter Reheis. There was a man from Collinsville here this morning. He wants to buy timber. Papa went up town this afternoon. Walter Weber’s of E. St. Louis have a little baby girl. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary was here this afternoon. They came up to file in their claim in the Hecker Bank. Frank Birkner’s have a little baby boy since yesterday afternoon. They are going to christened it Sun. afternoon, Roland.
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Papa went to the creamery this morning & got a can ful of skimmed milk for the little pigs. This afternoon he went uptown. Gus Klotz had there little baby girl christened last Sun. at Renneckers, they called it Dorothy. The coffee man was around again this afternoon, but we didn’t take any, so he said he wouldn’t come any more. It has been raining all day & this evening too. I seen in the Belleville paper this evening that Walter Schilling son of Francis Schilling of Paderborn died this morning at 2 o’clock, the funeral will be Sunday afternoon to the St. Michael Church in Paderborn. It was the baby, 3 months old.
Rosalia went to church this morning. Papa is fixing fence. We put clean straw in the chicken houses this afternoon. There was a boy here this morning, he was deaf & dumb & couldn’t speak a thing. He had a card and on there it said “he was deaf & should help him out by buying a package of needles for .25¢, so we bought one from him. I seen in the paper that Jake Frierdichs moved into there new house on the Waterloo & Hecker road this week, & Mr. & Mrs. Jeff Payne moved into the Frierdich’s residence on Morrison Ave. Tuesday and are citizens of Waterloo now. Mr. & Mrs. O. J. Maul moved from Waterloo to Breezy Hill Wednesday to take charge of the service station there. A little baby girl arrived at the home of “Bill” Heubner, they now have a boy and a girl. The two McCarthy’s boys Greg & Kevin & John Cody captured two coons & two opossums for the start of the hunting season. Joe Watchel is building chicken house & garage on his premises. The Orbon Stove Works in Belleville are laying quite a few men off from work at present.
Today is Election. Papa went out in the woods this morning, him and Uncle Joe & Eddy Meuth cut a tree down with a bee hive in it. Then they went up to Meuth’s again, they had a whole tub full. So Papa called up & said Rosalia should come out & fix the honey out there so she went. They said for half it would make about 3 or 4 gals. Meuths are going to get half of it. Henry is plowing here today. Leona & the kids came up just before dinner, they were all here for dinner. Papa had dinner out at Meuths today. Henry and Papa went up to vote. Bertille was at church this morning. Rosalia was out at Meuth’s for supper. They didn’t have enough jars to put the honey in so in the evening Papa & Bertille drove out there too & took a 2 gal. jar along. It made about 12 gals. altogether, we got 5 1/2 gals. John Wittenauer’s have a little girl since Sunday afternoon.
Today there is homecoming in New Athens. This evening we went out to Henry’s a little while, they are going to thrash Monday morning. I saw in the paper that Mr. & Mrs. Raymond Koch have the blessing of a little boy since last Thursday. They now have a boy and a girl. Mr. [and Mrs.] Jacob Miller celebrated their 29th wedding anniversary on July 2.