Papa went to Waterloo this afternoon to get his watch fixed. Henry & Leona went to Belleville this afternoon & got the kids new shoes. The kids stayed here. The Democrat candidates gave a free dance & lunch in the Odd Fellow’s Hall tonight, Henry & Leona went there, it was so crowded in the basement & also on the second floor. Hugo Radan furnished the latest music & Crooks Ramblers the old time music. We were out at George Boll’s celebrating Karl’s 20 birthday. Cake, Lemonade, Beer, wine, sandwiches were the refreshments served. Papa bought 2 little pigs this afternoon from a man by Burksville. He also brought a little kitten along too.