Today is Mrs. Napier’s birthday. We washed this morning. Papa went out to Henry’s. Osie Neff is butchering a cow for him, he is going to take it to Waterloo and sell it there. Papa had dinner out there & then he took some beef back to Willie Ganley’s & then brought some to Uncle Fred’s. Rosalia & Bertille went out to Aunt Mary’s this afternoon & finished our dresses. This evening Rosalia & Bertille went up to see Mamie, we played cards & dominos. Mr. Fries is getting buried this afternoon at New Athens. There is also 2 funerals at Smithton, Mr. Heinrich, Mrs. Weyhaupt.
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Today is Mrs. Blackburn’s birthday. Henry & family were all here for dinner today. This afternoon, Papa, Rosalia, Bertille drove out to John McCarthy’s to get our lamp for the incubator that we bought at Strohd’s Sale & also got a 1/2 bu. apples for .75¢. Papa spoke a few words to Wm. Rankin. We also stopped at Frank’s and Hover’s. Tonight Louis Kerobers are having a dance celebrating Kate’s birthday. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary are going. We heard Mr. Fries shot his wife and then himself at New Athens this morning at 4 o’clock.