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.
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Bertille went to church this morning. It rained last night & today too. Bertille send an order to Chicago Mail Order this morning for Papa & Rosalia’s shoes. $6.29. I seen in the paper that Mrs. Jake Helfrich of Belleville is in St. Elizabeth’s Hospital. Henry Kern & family moved into Henry Braun’s place on Goose Alley this week. George Reheis hurt his wrist with the hatchet while out carpeting, he now carries his arm in a sling. It is getting awful cold again.
Mr. Hill was here this morning & asked for permission to bury a dog on our ground, Papa told him it was alright. They shot that shepherd dog that was around here, it was a lost dog. Mr. Willie Ganley was here this morning, he wanted to see Papa. Papa & Rosalia went to Belleville & took some eggs along in to sell & they also want to get some fruit trees at Dintelmanns Nursery. Bertille was at church this morning. J. Sauzek bought the 12 doz. eggs in Belleville for .38¢ a doz. They brought 18 fruit trees along.
Today the Rabbit season is opened. Papa went to Belleville this morning to look for fruit trees. Rosalia, Bertille went to Uncle Fred’s and Aunt Mary’s to fix our dresses. We had dinner out there, & watermelons. Henry was here this evening, he brought his cow hide up to the store. Eggs are .31¢.
Today is Frank Dudenhoefer’s birthday. We all drove out to Aunt Mary’s this morning & from there went to Belleville. Aunt Mary & Rosalia got new dresses for $3.85 black ones. We had dinner out at Aunt Mary’s and also watermelons.
We all went to first mass this morning all but Rosalia she stayed at home & took care of the kids. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up this afternoon & then we all went to Belleville. Rosalia & Aunt Mary got new coats. Henry & family were in there too, but we didn’t see any of them there.
We canned beets & sauerkraut today. Leona & the kids were up this afternoon, but they didn’t get off of the machine, she came up to get some things from the store. It is nice & warm again this afternoon. Ed Meng was over tonight and wanted to know if he could get the lime dust spreader tomorrow. In Belleville everybody is donating for the jobless.
We washed this morning. Henry & Leona went to Belleville & also to the coal mines & got a load of coal for the church. They left the kids here, they came back about 4 o’clock, they left at 10am this morning, but they had to wait so long to get a load of coal. Sister Several call up this morning and wanted to know if Papa would go to Red Bud this morning & get a school desk for the sister, so he did, this afternoon he went to get a load of coal for the church, but there were so many trucks waiting at the coal mine that he went over to Freeburg’s coal mine & there he got 19 bu. 70 lbs. for $1.56. Rosalia took 8 doz. eggs to the store & got .26¢. The Catholic School children didn’t have no school today, because it was to cold & the furnace isn’t fixed yet in the new school house, & it is to cold with out fire.
Bertille sold 3 doz eggs this afternoon and got .25¢ a doz. Mr. Charles Rausch a retired farmer now living in Belleville died suddenly this morning at about 2:30. He has four daughters all married, his wife & one brother & four sisters survive him. The funeral will be Tues. afternoon at 1 o’clock to St. Pauls Church in Belleville then to the Hecker cemetery. He lived on a farm 1 mile west of Hecker, until about 12 years ago moved to Belleville where he was living until the time of his dead. Mr. Ed Scheinder is leaving [living] on his farm.
Henry & Leona came up this morning, they brought Bobby & Floyd here, & then they went up to Belleville. They all had dinner with us. Papa went down & cut the cemetery grass this afternoon & then he got a load of wood. Philip Braun is starting to put Elmer Kammler’s roof on today, Robert Laut & Ed Neff are helping him. Today is Charles Schilling’s birhtday he is going to be 17 or 18, I don’t know which.