We washed bed spread today & cleaned the backyard. Philip Meuth from Jake Neff’s place in blackjacks was here this morning, he said he didn’t want our leghorn springs, he could get them cheaper some where else. Mike Armstutz was here this afternoon a little while talking to Papa in the field. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary was here this evening, from here they went to a dance at Fred Weber’s barn. Annie Herzog invited them to come over, they were going to celebrate Joe Herzog’s birthday. We found 21 eggs today. I seen in the paper that Victor Metze, son of John Metze and Miss Florence Crook, daughter of Cora Crook of Belleville will be married soon. Last week Leo Metze had his marriage license in the paper. He married a Horn girl.
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We washed, ironed, cooked soap, scrub the basement today. Bertille got the mail. Mrs. Joe Gregson & family stopped in her this evening on there way down to Lester’s. They invited us to come down to Fred Weber’s barn next Friday night, they are going to celebrate Joe and Lee birthday.
We all went to first mass this morning at 8 o’clock Leona and her two girl friends, Miss Ida Whitkamp, & Miss Lena Koopman. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary stayed for lunch. Second mass is from now until 10:15. Henry came up for that. He helped to move the piano from church over to the new school hall. Next Sun. night will be the first moving picture shown in the hall. Steve Rennecker was over a little while this evening. It rain this afternoon from about 3 until 5:30, showers, it sure was nice & we need it too. Robert Laut couldn’t get his machine started so Perry Klotz pulled him down the hard road a piece until it started. George Wagner’s were up at Floraville last night. Jake Mehrmans had a dance, it also was Bernice Mehrmans birthday. Dan Geodell furnished mass.
Today is Frank Birkner’s & Grover Cleveland’s birthday’s. There is going to to be a dance at Frank Birkner’s, but we are not invited. Uncle Fred was asked to furnish the music. Bertille got the mail this evening. There were girls from Waterloo that took a trip to Europe. I seen in the paper that Anselm Hellmar have a little baby boy born last Monday. I seen that E.J. Brand from Birmingham, Alabama order his paper for another year, The Waterloo Times.
Today is Rosalia’s birthday, she is 19 years old. Bertille baked 3 birthday cakes this morning. Papa went over to Freeburg this morning & got some tiling for a well. We are having chicken soup for dinner. Papa went out in the Blackjacks to see a man by the name of Hover this afternoon. This evening Uncle Fred, Aunt Mary, Christ Buehler’s family & Henry & family were all here celebrating Rosalia’s birthday, music was played & watermelons, cakes, doughnuts, lemonade were the refreshments. There was a man here this afternoon trying to sell watermelon, he came from Sparta. But we didn’t buy any because we already had two.
Today is Eunice Blackburn’s birthday. She is going to be 15 years old. It is also Hilda Staunbiel’s birthday. I believe there is a bunch going to Hilda’s first and then afterwards go to Blackburns. We have an invitation, but we aren’t going. It rained this afternoon. There were 2 nice rainbows in the East. Bertille went & got the paper this evening. She priced the chickens, heavy’s are .22 and leghorns are .18 and .15. Lard is .10¢. George Wagner has his garage finished now. There was a big crowd at Blackburn’s.
Rosalia & Bertille washed, ironed, patched, baked pie this morning. Papa went up in the woods to get a load of gravel for our road, but he got stuck in the branch & he called for Rosalia to come up with the chevrolet & bring along the ax and the chain along. Bertille made a chicken for dinner, we had soup. Today is Melissa Wiegand’s birthday. We all went there this evening. There sure was a crowd there, lemonade, cake were the refreshments. They had a cake baked with 23 candles on. It is also Mrs. Ben Heyl’s birthday. Clevelands were there until about 10 o’clock then them & Heyls came to Wiegands. Nick Mueth furnished music, but his music broke so Gus Blackburn got his. Uncle Fred brought Aunt Mary up this afternoon & he went back home again. Aunt Mary was here for supper. I have seen in the paper that Dr. Eckert was fined $5 & costs for disturbing the peace, about his father. He is to have a trial today. It looks awful cloudy.
Papa & Rosalia took a load of wheat to Red Bud this morning & got .82¢ a bu. for it. Today is Mrs. Ronenberg’s birthday. They are to have a surprise party tomorrow night. It is also Mr. & Mrs. Adam Eckerts wedding anniversary. Last Monday Mr. & Mrs. Fred Doyle got a little boy. They now have 2 boys. I seen in the paper that Mr. & Mrs. Joe Klingler have a little boy. Papa & Rosalia took another load of wheat to Red Bud this afternoon & got same price. Papa got his watch repaired, cost him $1.00. Papa brought a fish along this morning for dinner, it sure was good. It costs .30¢. It rained this evening, a little shower. Herzogs are moving Bill Herzog today & tomorrow.