Rosalia went up to church this morn. Mr. Caldwell was here & from here he went to Waterloo. Papa & Uncle Fred went to Waterloo this afternoon. Aunt Mary, Rosalia, Mamie went to the quilting in the new school hall. There were 14 there. It is just like spring today, so warm. This evening we, & Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary went out to Henry’s. We had a six hand pinochle game, men against the ladies, the men won all 3 games. There was a picture of 4 generations in the Sunday paper, they were Mrs. Hy Geodelle, Mrs. Adam Matzenbacher, Frieda Grohman & her baby Arlene. There was also a picture of Lucy DeMint dancing [with] pupils. Blanche & Rose Mary Crowe is also in it.
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This morning we all went to church. The Eichenseer’s kids were all here this morning. Harold, Cyril, Clarence, Lucinda. Them boys all got pocket knifes for Christmas from Santa Claus. Today Bill Freund was here for dinner, he brought Rosalia & Bertille each a scarf for a Christmas present. Rosalia got the mail this morning. I seen in the papers that Al Geodelle of Waterloo have a little girl. Mr. McCarthy teacher of the Hecker Public School had a Christmas Program & also Santa Claus was there, he received many beautiful present, powder, perfume, shaving outfit from the school children, & he presented them each with a bag of candy. School is closed now till Monday, Jan. 5 1931. The author Mr. Harris, of the piece “After the Ball” passed away at the age of 65, I seen in the paper.
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 is Gus Geodell’s birthday. Papa went up to the creamery this morning to find out whether they had any cinders to spare. Uncle Fred wanted some, but they didn’t have any, then Papa & Rosalia went up in the woods. Joe Watchel is butchering a hog today. Johnny Reheis is his butcher. Lloyd Rausch was here at noon & wanted to sell us some Christmas stamps but we didn’t take any. We all went out to Henry’s this evening to get the sleigh for a scalding binch [?]. After we left they went in to Waterloo, to Mr. Geodell’s birthday. He is 49 years old.
We all went to early mass this morning. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary went to Floraville to the church picnic. Mr. Carr was here from Renault, he asked the way to Bill Geodelle, to buy a team of horses. Tonight we all went to the picture show the name of it was Rin Tin Tin. Admission .25 and .10¢. At Recess Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary left for the dance down at Weber’s barn. It was a surprise party for Mrs. Weber. Today is Jake Reheis birthday. After the show this evening they raffled out the cards from the picnic. The lucky winners were, Hy. Schneider from Waterloo, John Braun 2 times, Louisa Braun, Peter Kaiser, Joe Kaiser, Oscar Schmidt from Valmeyer, Fred W. Birkner he got a pair of pillow cases. Hecker played ball with St. Louis and won 20 to 4.
We all went to first mass this morning at 8 o’clock Leona and her two girl friends, Miss Ida Whitkamp, & Miss Lena Koopman. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary stayed for lunch. Second mass is from now until 10:15. Henry came up for that. He helped to move the piano from church over to the new school hall. Next Sun. night will be the first moving picture shown in the hall. Steve Rennecker was over a little while this evening. It rain this afternoon from about 3 until 5:30, showers, it sure was nice & we need it too. Robert Laut couldn’t get his machine started so Perry Klotz pulled him down the hard road a piece until it started. George Wagner’s were up at Floraville last night. Jake Mehrmans had a dance, it also was Bernice Mehrmans birthday. Dan Geodell furnished mass.
Rosalia & Bertille went out to Henry’s to help cook apple butter, she got 10 gallons. Mrs. Geodelle was also out, we cook a kettle full of soap, and washed this afternoon & scrubbed the rooms & porches for Leona. We had lunch & dinner out there. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here. We found 19 eggs. Egges are .20¢ a doz. I seen in the paper that $500,000 as fire sweeps Quality & Oakland Foundries at Belleville yesterday. Papa is discing the chicken yards. Henry Meng was over watching Papa disc a little while.
Today is Cletus Buehler’s birthday. Leona called up this afternoon to come out this evening and peel apples. So we went out. The rest helping present were, Mr. & Mrs. Gus Geodelle & Rayomond & 2 Lenhardts boys, Mr. & Mrs. Peter Reheis & family, Joe Geodelle & wife, Dan Geodelle & family, Edna Geodelle & husband & children from St. Louis, Mr. & Mrs. Fred Birkner. We peeled 4 bus. of apples. We found 16 eggs today.
Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here for lunch, dinner & lunch today, we dug a well. There is about 8 ft. of water. In the evening we drove out to Uncle Fred’s & got them went back to Hecker and took the hard road to Breezy Hill to Gus Geodell’s 25th wedding anniversary, silver. There was a big crowd there. It rained this evening, it just poured down. They stayed at our house all night. Bertille was over an invited Elmer Kammler.
Papa went to cut corn but he came back about 8:30. Bertille went up town to get coal oil and a few things. Mrs. Ed Meng & Clifford went to do Belleville shopping and visiting today. Papa went back to see Hempe’s after dinner. I seen in the paper that Mr. & Mrs. Anselm Krehrer celebrated their 25th Wedding anniversary on Sun. Aug. 24. All the relatives gathered to take part in the happy event. Rebumen [Ruben?] Kammler and a Dr. from Belleville motored to the Ozarks over the weekend. This evening we went out to Uncle Fred’s to help him unload & carry their victrola in the house. They were at Belleville this afternoon and bought one from Rhein’s for $10.00 with 18 records. They have 2 right nice pieces they are, “You Don’t It Not Much.” & “Lonesome Tonight.” Bertille read in the Republican paper Mr. Henry Eichleman & Doris Einwich were married Aug. 26 in Rev. Eschman’s parsonage. They took a honeymoon trip to South Dakota. Mrs. Elizabeth Krack died she was 88 years old. If she would of lived until Sunday she would have been 89 years. She stayed by Mrs. Hy. Hellmer her daughter. She was buried last Thursday morning. Otto Susewind & Catherine Schafer close friends of Ewinich and Eichleman were best man and bridesmaid. I seen in the paper that Hy. Biffar had a weed fire. It destroyed the house & barn on the premises of the Ahern Bros. who reside in St. Louis. With the help of some farmers ploying furrows around tracts. Besides the buildings, quite a bit of hay in the barn was also burned. Mrs. Alvin Franke nee Geodelle died and was buried Monday. She was 37 years old. And is survived by her husband & 2 children one son Hamilton and daughter Mary Louise. She also leaves four brothers Emil & Ted of St. Louis and Victor & Jacob of Waterloo & 4 sisters Mrs. Wm. Kolmer, Mrs. L. Matzenbacher, Mrs. Art. Bestman & Miss Olivia all of Waterloo, Ill. Mrs. Cornelia Petria is working at the knitting mill.