Papa got crushing down this morn. Rosalia & Bertille baked Christmas cookies this afternoon. Mr. Ed. Pabst was here this morning and brought a load of corn 12 bus. from the place down there. Papa went up in the woods. There is to be some kind of play party down at Hepp’s tonight the way we heard.
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It is raining again this afternoon & is turning awful cold. There was a truckload of apples going along here trying to sell them, when they stopped front of Lauts’ they couldn’t get back on the hard road any more, they backed up & forward & a good many was pushing but it wouldn’t go, they drove along that side till down by George Wagners, there they got on the hard road. We took 1 bu. Ben Davis for $1.25. They tasted alright, but they are awful hard. Rosalia took 8 doz. eggs off and got .25¢ a doz. We shelled some corn this afternoon.
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.
It looks cloudy this morning. Rosalia & Bertille washed & hung it in the basement. Bertille went to church. Papa, Rosalia went out to Henry’s to get some corn. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up this afternoon & from here they went to Waterloo & Red Bud & then came back here again. They had Oscar Birkner’s baby, Erma, along & then they took it over to Frank Birkner’s wife and she took care of her till they went home. Papa went up in the woods this afternoon. Mamie Eichenseer came down a little while this evening. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came here a little while too. From here they went to Charles Hepp. They had a barn dance, they were invited. But we didn’t have no invitation so we didn’t go. We planted flowers out this evening, what Aunt Mary brought along from Frieda Buehler. There were all kinds. Bertille was at church this morning.
This morning Papa went down to Pabst’s to get some corn. Leona, Robert, & Floyd were up this morning. Leona went up by the priest. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here too. Uncle Fred was called on to help work at the new school house. Aunt Mary was here for lunch. Uncle Fred came down for dinner & lunch in the afternoon. He was finished then. Aunt Mary was here for dinner & lunch in the afternoon too. Rosalia finished painting this morning. Papa made 3 trips down to Pabst’s to get corn. He has it all up here now. Papa went to see William. A. Voges this evening about some pigs.