Today is Merry Christmas. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up early this morning & we all went to church but Uncle Fred he went up stairs & lay down awhile with the kids. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary was here last night for supper. This morning they were all here for breakfast. Henry & Leona went home & left the kids here. Bobby went along with them home with Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary. We took Floyd along out to Henry’s with us, we were all there for dinner & for supper, Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary, Geodells, family. In the afternoon we played pinochle. Papa & Bertille were partners & won every game against Uncle Fred & Henry. We came home about 4:30 then Bertille went after the mail, but no mail there. Mamie Eichenseer called up this evening & wanted to know if we would be at home, so then she came down this [way], we played pinochle, Papa & Bertille & we won every game. Then we played Euchre because next Sun. night is euchre in the School Hall, but them Mamie & Rosalia won. She stayed till about 10 o’clock.
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Today is shooting matches all over again, Ambrose Doyle, Philip Meuth, George Rickert. Henry & family were all here for dinner today. Little after dinner they went home. In the evening Henry & Leona brought Bobby & Floyd here to stay with us all night, while they went to New Athens to play music.
Harry Kammler is having a dance again tonight in the Hall. Papa went to Waterloo today. Leona & Bobby were here a little while this afternoon. There wasn’t such a crowd at Kammler’s dance tonight, any how there weren’t many cars parked down this away. We found 40 eggs today. Bertille took 3 doz. off and got .25¢ for them. Bertille went to church this afternoon.
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.
Today it is a year that Stella Griffin died. Uncle Fred, Aunt Mary came up this morning & Papa & Uncle Fred got rocks from the city lot & brought them here and laid crossings. Aunt Mary fixed Rosalia’s dress & then she dyed it purple. They were here for lunch, dinner, lunch. Leona was here this morning and brought Bobby & Floyd here, they stayed all day with us & this evening Henry & Leona came up after them.
Today we have to get things ready for the picnic tomorrow. Papa is hauling gravel this morning again. Bobby and Floyd were up here all day. We took them home this evening.
Papa, Rosalia are going to haul gravel in our road today. Lester Gregson’s have a little boy since last Sat. afternoon. They got it christened Sunday, Robert Leo. Leo Wittenauer and a girl from Belleville stood up for it. Ed Schneider have a little girl, they christened it Mary Frances. Last Friday when we was in Belleville we all got weighed in the News Democrat office. Uncle Fred was 161. Papa was 160. Aunt Mary was 160. Rosalia was 153. Bertille was 113 lbs. Bertille was out at Henry’s this afternoon. We had chicken for dinner and one for supper today. Rosalia took Bobby along up this afternoon when she hauled a load of gravel. Peter Birkner was at our place at noon. Papa wanted to see him about making sidewalks. He is fixing a driveway by Joe Watchel’s house.
Papa went up town this morning. Rosalia was up at Mamie Eichenseers this afternoon and got one of her dress patterns. She brought our umbrella along back. They got it fixed up now. The men are going to work in the quarry again today. Fr. Grootens called on Uncle Fred to come to the new school and work today. He was afraid it was going to rain so Rosalia went out there and brought them along back. Then Uncle Fred and Papa went to work at the school all day. Henry & family came up this afternoon. Henry & Leona went to Belleville and the kids stayed here. Aunt Mary & Bobby carried lunch up to the men working, to Uncle Fred and Papa. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary had dinner, supper & breakfast with us. Clarence Wagner was down a little while this evening or this afternoon playing with Bobby. This evening Mamie, Angela Eichenseer & Mrs. Joe Wachtel came here to get us. Then we all went up to Kammler’s Hall and celebrated Odillo Eichenseer’s birthday. There were quite a few people there – Gus Blackburn, Uncle Fred, Karl Boll, Hy. Rausch & Ralph Rausch furnished the music. Gus Blackburn charged $3.00. They had 8 cakes baked. We sure had a good time! Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary stayed all night at our house. There is going to be a dance at Rapp’s next Wed., but we got no invitation.
Leona, Bobby, Floyd were up this afternoon. Elmer Kammler was over a little while. “Billy” had been sick but he said he was better today. There was a man around deliveries some paper for the Slack Furniture Co. at E. St. Louis, Mo. Bertille took 5 dozen eggs to the store, got .22¢ a dozen. Uncle Fred and Aunt Mary were here this evening. We found 28 eggs today.
Today is Robert’s birthday. Papa, Rosalia, Bertille went out to Henry’s this evening. Uncle Fred and Aunt Mary were also there. It rained heavy while we were out there. Leona, Bobby, Floyd were here this afternoon. Papa went to New Athens this morning. Henry, Rosalia, Bertille all got a letter from the County Clerk of Chester for the remains of Mrs. Bridget Dunn. Papa sent the papers which Dudenhoefers sent out here for him to fill up back again, but he didn’t fill in the blanks. We found 28 eggs today.