Today is Bertille’s birthday she is 16 years old. She went to church this morning. Papa went out to Henry’s today. Osie Neff is butchering a cow for him. Papa had dinner there. Henry wants to sell the beef. Osie Neff was busy with some thing else today, so he couldn’t butchered the cow for Henry. George Boll did it. Papa brought 3 lbs. roast & some liver along home. Henry & Rosalia went and delivered & sold some beef. He has it almost all sold now. Henry & family, Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary, Mr. & Mrs. Cleveland & son Grover & teacher Miss Klinklenberg & Emil Brand were all here celebrating Bertille’s birthday. The men played solo all but Henry & him & ladies played pinochle. Cake, lemonade were served.
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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.
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.
Today is sales all over again, Smithton, Red Bud, Waterloo, Burksville. Papa was talking like going to Geoddelman down by Red Bud. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here a little while this afternoon. Papa didn’t buy anything at the sale today. This evening we all went out to Cleveland’s dance, we sure did have a good time, there were so many people there. Dan Geodelle & Gus Geodelle, Bill Herzog furnished music. Lemonade, cake, beer were served.
I have seen the paper that Arthur Matlock from Waterloo have a little boy at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, it was born last Monday. Nick Schaefer’s second youngest daughter, Maggie, was taken to the hospital last Sat. night and was operated on for appendix. Henry Meng got his finger smashed between 2 large rocks, he now has his arm & fingers in a sling. The St. Louis baseball team played here Sunday with Hecker the score was 8 to 15 in favor of Hecker. It is reported that Clem Parker lost a valuable horse last Sat. from heat. Bertille was up town and got the paper this morning. Mrs. Gene Meckler from Waterloo, they took her to the Hospital at Red Bud. We baked cookies, washed, ironed, cleaned upstairs today. It is Albert Cleveland’s birthday today. Yesterday it was their wedding anniversary 18 years married & tomorrow night they are going to have a dance. Emma Braun brought Mrs. Rennecker home this evening. Papa & Rosalia went down to Geo. Vonderheit’s this afternoon and got the spring buggy home, what Papa bought for .30¢. Steve Rennecker and his wife were over this evening a little while. Roman Meng came over and told us that our colt was out, something was chasing it, I guess a dog. It ran through the wire fence, it has a cut on the breast & one on leg behind. We put some lard & turpentine on it right away. Mrs. Rennecker said that Mr. Dehn ain’t no better yet, no changes she said. Dr. Eckert’s father is awful bad sick too.
Today is Ike Napier’s sale. We all went to Napier’s this afternoon. There was a large crowd there & things brought a pretty fair price. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary got an invitation to come back tonight again. So I guess they will go. We got an invitation to come to Wiegand’s on Aug. 12 & to Blackburns Aug. 13 & to Clevelands next Sat. night. Hurrah! for a good time. Mary May was buried this morning at Tipton Church and cemetery. We had a little rain this morning. We fixed a tire & tube. Ed Ming bought most of his stuff today from Ike. He got 2 horses & wagon, brooder house and many other articles. Today is Robinson’s Circus in Belleville. Emil Brand went up to see the parade. Bertille went and got the mail this evening, our paper come in the evening now.
Today is Mrs. Cleveland’s birthday. Leona called up this morning & said “that Olivia called up & invited us all to go to Clevelands tonight.” So we all went out there, there was a big crowd there. Beer & cake were served. We washed, ironed, patched, baked bread, coffee cake, cakes today. Mrs. Reinecker came home this afternoon from Dehn’s, Perter is the same yet she said, I guess she is going back tomorrow afternoon. Tomorrow morning she wants to can tomatoes and cabbage.
Today is Flag day but I didn’t see very many flags floating. Leona called this morning and wanted to know if one of us could come out there today and watch the kids, her and Henry was going to cultivate corn. So Papa & Rosalia went out. Papa went to Waterloo & Rosalia stayed there, she had dinner there. Papa came home for dinner. After dinner, Papa went to New Athens & Freeburg on business. We have an invitation from Mrs. Cleveland to go to Weber’s barn dance, it is Mrs. Weber’s birthday. I don’t know if we will go yet or not. I seen posters today for Harry Kammlers dance next Saturday, the 28 of June. I noticed in todays Belleville News Democrat that Edward Neff from 19 North Church Street was in the hospital undergoing medical attention. And also that Miss Ester Ida Dalkert had her name analysis. She is from Waterloo, Ill. Miss Irene Roth analyzed it for her. Good many people are cutting wheat already. Steve Rennecker went out shocking for Jake Klein. Henry & family came up this evening & brought Rosalia along back with them, they didn’t get off of the machine because they wanted to go to Waterloo to get their machine, they had theirs in there getting it fixed up in running condition. We stayed at home this evening. George Wagner & Bernice, Charles, Melvin were over here this evening a little while. He came to get a spring chicken for Sunday. We sold him one for .75¢ a piece. He took 1. Afterwards Papa went along with him to see his barn. Ralph Rausch took a motor cycle ride this evening. The motor cop is on the road now. I think he was on Saturday anyway.
Bertille was at church this morning. Papa & Rosalia are fixing gates. Mrs. Ganley is pretty bad sick we heard. Bertille mailed a letter to the Auto Ins. Co. for $6.32 for the Whippet Insurance. This evening Mr. & Mrs. Albert Cleveland & son Grover were here they came to look at our little chicks. Ed. Neff was also here a little while.
Papa & Rosalia went up to Henry the morning to fix [the] fence. There are dances all over tonight. We have an invitation to Ronnenbergs and also have one to Ettlings, Marcella’s birthday. There is one at Chas. Sensel’s barn dance, one at Oak Grove, Renault. It rained a little this evening. Papa, Rosalia & Bertille were at Ettlings this evening. There sure were a lot of people there. Marcella got all kinds of beautiful presents. Those that were there were, Peter Reheis & family, John Reheis & family, Albert Cleveland & family, Robert Laut & family, Perry Klotz & family & Elmer Kammlers wife & Billy, August Blackburn & family, Nick Menths family, Ike Napier & family, George Boll & family. The boys were: Henry Spalt, Clifford Stallebher, Elmer & Clement Parker, Odillo Eichenseer, Henry & Ralph Wiegand, Levi Ganley, Clarence Pabst, Karl Kammler & his girl, & Alfred Kammler & his girl, Ralph Rausch, Kenneth Kemp, Milton Wagner, & a good many others from St. Louis. Cake, Beer, Lemonade were served. We came home at 12:30. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were at Ronnenbergs. There was an awful big crowd there too. Henry said it was crowded at Sensel’s too. There were way many more people at Ettling then what I have mentioned.