There are shooting matches for geese and turkeys and ducks all over again today. Mrs. Threfall has one for geese. Alfred May, Wm. Reagan & a good many others. Henry and family stayed for dinner then afterwards went home. They was supposed to come back to Pete Reheis that Frank Dudenhoeffer was coming out from St. Louis. Mr. Louis Dudenhoeffer and wife and son and wife were here a little while then they went back to Reheis too. He wasn’t in this country around here for 40 years. They was at our house about a half an hour. Hecker played their last baseball game today with Floraville for this season. Hecker won 12 to 1. Rosalia and Bertille went to church, Rosary Devotion this evening. There was a man here from E. St. Louis here and wanted to buy some eggs, so we sold him 6 doz. for .27¢ a doz. Pours got the baby christened Ethel.
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Today is Uncle Pete Reheis birthday. Mr. Hill has a few men working on a sewer, they are going to dig a new sewer on South Main Street. Henry & Emil were here this afternoon, they and Papa went to Sitchefest to get a drill. Henry bought it for $2.00. He broke his old one that he had, so he got this one. Henry has about 20 acres of wheat sewed now. A St. Louis Baseball team played the Hecker team here Sunday. Hecker won 3 to 6. Last Wednesday they got Delbert Meuth from the hospital in St. Louis. Rosalia & Bertille went up to Mamie Eichenseer and then all of us & Angela went to the meeting in the new school hall. After the meeting was over, Father said to take the chairs to one side and then we could dance. So we did. Isadore Helfrich & Edgar Wittenauer furnished music with the accordion & we also had the victrola music to dance on. We came home at 15:11.
We all went to early mass this morning. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary went to Floraville to the church picnic. Mr. Carr was here from Renault, he asked the way to Bill Geodelle, to buy a team of horses. Tonight we all went to the picture show the name of it was Rin Tin Tin. Admission .25 and .10¢. At Recess Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary left for the dance down at Weber’s barn. It was a surprise party for Mrs. Weber. Today is Jake Reheis birthday. After the show this evening they raffled out the cards from the picnic. The lucky winners were, Hy. Schneider from Waterloo, John Braun 2 times, Louisa Braun, Peter Kaiser, Joe Kaiser, Oscar Schmidt from Valmeyer, Fred W. Birkner he got a pair of pillow cases. Hecker played ball with St. Louis and won 20 to 4.
Hempe’s were here this morning & look at our colt & horses. Uncle Fred, Aunt Mary were here for dinner. We had 2 watermelons for lunch. This afternoon Aunt Mary, Rosalia, Bertille went down to Lester Gregson’s to see the little boy. Wittenauer’s from Belleville were also there. Uncle Fred, Aunt Mary ate lunch, watermelons here, then they went home. After they was at home a little while she called up & said they was going to see Henry tonight. So we got ready and we all went out to Henry’s. Uncle Fred had his accordion along & music was the main feature of the evening.
Clarence Wittenauer up set his car in the ditch this evening, after coming from the ball game. But he wasn’t hurt, there was no glass broke, only the fenders & radiator hurt a little, the car was injured. Red Bud & Hecker played ball today, Hecker won. Willie Parkinson is very sick. He turned back Catholic again.
Papa, Uncle Fred, Aunt Mary, Rosalia went up to help clean things again. Hecker played ball with Waterloo Sunday. Hecker won. There is a big piece in the paper about the dedication of the new school. There were 40 priests here and 12 sisters. Gusta Dudenhoeffer and some people came she came with from St. Louis were out, they were down at the house a little while. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here for dinner.
Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary, Henry & Leona & family were all here for dinner today. This evening Rosalia & Bertille walked up to Eichenseer’s corner. It is nice & cool today, yesterday it was 106 degrees. Henry C. Voges was buried this morning. Today is Fern Gulley’s birthday & also George Parker’s, he was 50 years old. Fern was 20 years old. Today the Smithton Pontiac’s & Hecker teams played but Hecker lost this time. They also lost last Sunday, they played with Waterloo K.C.