We washed, ironed, cooked soap, scrub the basement today. Bertille got the mail. Mrs. Joe Gregson & family stopped in her this evening on there way down to Lester’s. They invited us to come down to Fred Weber’s barn next Friday night, they are going to celebrate Joe and Lee birthday.
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We went to late mass this morning. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here all day, we took them home this evening. We at the watermelon this afternoon. What we got from Lee Gregson for .30¢. It tasted pretty good. Uncle Fred gave Mr. Hill a piece to put in the paper about Rosalia’s birthday.
The parade will be at 1 o’clock. They are going to have a direble (?) out at Breezy Hill. $5 for 20 min. This morning Sam Krehrer & wife, Josie & Lee Gregson were all here. Sam & wife looked for water & we all watched them. They made the stick bent. After dinner we all went in to see the parade & stayed for the evening.
Hempe’s were here this morning & look at our colt & horses. Uncle Fred, Aunt Mary were here for dinner. We had 2 watermelons for lunch. This afternoon Aunt Mary, Rosalia, Bertille went down to Lester Gregson’s to see the little boy. Wittenauer’s from Belleville were also there. Uncle Fred, Aunt Mary ate lunch, watermelons here, then they went home. After they was at home a little while she called up & said they was going to see Henry tonight. So we got ready and we all went out to Henry’s. Uncle Fred had his accordion along & music was the main feature of the evening.
Clarence Wittenauer up set his car in the ditch this evening, after coming from the ball game. But he wasn’t hurt, there was no glass broke, only the fenders & radiator hurt a little, the car was injured. Red Bud & Hecker played ball today, Hecker won. Willie Parkinson is very sick. He turned back Catholic again.
Papa, Rosalia are going to haul gravel in our road today. Lester Gregson’s have a little boy since last Sat. afternoon. They got it christened Sunday, Robert Leo. Leo Wittenauer and a girl from Belleville stood up for it. Ed Schneider have a little girl, they christened it Mary Frances. Last Friday when we was in Belleville we all got weighed in the News Democrat office. Uncle Fred was 161. Papa was 160. Aunt Mary was 160. Rosalia was 153. Bertille was 113 lbs. Bertille was out at Henry’s this afternoon. We had chicken for dinner and one for supper today. Rosalia took Bobby along up this afternoon when she hauled a load of gravel. Peter Birkner was at our place at noon. Papa wanted to see him about making sidewalks. He is fixing a driveway by Joe Watchel’s house.
Today is Freeburg Home Coming & also a lot of sales. Papa went to Altoff sale at Wartburg, IL. He bought some disc plates for .25¢. Fred Schaefer is moving into part of Albert Monike’s house. Lester Gregson’s have a little boy.
Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary had breakfast with us, then Uncle Fred went home with Lester Gregson & came back up again with Roy Stavenbiel. Papa and Uncle Fred went to work at the school. Papa went on Henry’s place all day. They had dinner and also supper with us. After supper we took them home. Aunt Mary stayed all day. We dug some of our potatoes the other day. They sure are nice. Eggs are .17¢ today.
Today is Walter Reheis’ birthday. He is 22 years old. Aunt Mary came up to church with Oscar Birkners. After church, Rosalia, Papa, Bertille went out to Uncle Fred and Aunt Mary’s. When we got there they just was ready to go fishing. So we all went along. Uncle Fred caught 2, Papa 1, and Bertille one. Oscar Birkner’s wife and kids came down fishing a little while too. Then about 4:30 we went back and ate supper. Fish Fry . Ha! Ha! All day fishing. In the evening Rosalia and Bertille went to church. Tonight there is a dance at Haudrich’s, a barn dance. Nick Schaefer is going to have his Thursday night the way we hear. The Hecker Baseball Club was playing with Floraville. Hecker won the game. Hecker won every game played with them so far. This morning the children made their first Communion and also some made Solemn Communion. Those that made their Solemn were girls: Ethel Parker, Eunice Schneider, Rita Braun, Elenora Krehrer & Bernice Neff. Boys: Lee Gregson, Lawrence Wittenauer, Morris Braun, Willie Braun, Wilbur Wittenauer.
Today is Josie Gregson’s birthday. She will be 50 years old. Rosalia & Bertille washed today. There was an inquest at Smithton yesterday afternoon for George Heyl. They pronounced it accident. There was a dance at Gregson’s this evening. Some people from their corner were there. Blackburn and the other bunch were at Sensel’s, there was a dance and birthday there too. We didn’t have no invitation for either one, so we stayed at home. Eggs are only .19¢. Wheat $1.00.