Papa was up town this morning & also got the papers. In the Waterloo Paper was the announcement of a free dance at Greating Hall at Coxeyville by Jacob Bien on Sun. night, the Myers Bros. music. He is 68 years old & is selling Eddy’s Products. This evening Ed. Neff was here & we played pinochle. Ed & Rosalia were partners & Papa & Bertille, we won 4 games out of 5. Ed Neff is going to be policeman in Hecker soon, the way he talks.
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Today is Emil Brand’s birthday. Bertille baked honey cookies this morning. This afternoon we all went up in the woods. I seen in the Waterloo Times that George Wiegand of Hecker Ills., has a new Plymouth Coupe. Hugo Schroeder of St. Louis was in a accident Tuesday evening a machine collided with him on the Hard Road by Coxeyvile. Leona baked some pinwheel cookies this afternoon for Christmas. Herman Geodelle & Ray Crook had a accident too Tuesday evening. The machines were both damaged & Crook had a cut in his hand. A baby girl was born to Mr. & Mrs. Nick Meuth on Dec. 2 & a baby girl was born to Mr. & Mrs. Hy. Brinkman sponsor were Mr. & Mrs. George Welzbacher. Its name is Sylveria[?] Elizabeth it was baptized in Waterloo Sunday. In Red Bud it is reported have 30 cases of scarlet fever & it also is spreading out in the country now, the way the paper says. The Co. commissions to 3 surveys for the hard road to Hecker & sent them up to Springfield. One was the old road & thru Lord’s Corner down to Athens, & one north, & another still further north, straight east from Waterloo.
Today the banks are closed on account of Columbus Day yesterday. Wm. Meister Jr. was here this morning and looked at our horses, he bought them both for $45.00. Mr. Burkhardt was here this morning too. Mr. Meister rode the horses home so Papa had to take his truck home. Rosalia had to take the Whippet and get Papa. They was up by Coxeyville. Bertille went out to Henry’s. She helped Leona wash this afternoon. We washed and ironed this morning. Henry & family were at Peter Reheis yesterday. Frank Dudenhoeffer and wife, George Duscan, Lester Hoefner & wife, daughter Virginia, Val Adam & family, Louis Dudenhoeffer family from St. Louis & Shads from Columbia, Jake Reheis & family, Gus Geodell & family, Edwin Reheis & Emil Bestman were all there. We found 38 eggs today. Edwin Watchel had a accident last night, but he isn’t hurt, the machine is smashed & bent up every which way. He hit another car & turned his over in the ditch by Grossheim’s it happened. Rosalia took 3 doz. eggs off & got .25¢ a doz.