Abra. Lincoln’s birthday, also Roy Stauenbiel, there is to be a dance there tonight. Rosalia is in bed all day, she has the measles the doctor said “he was here this evening & looked at her. He say’s she is over the worst because they are out now, but she has to stay in bed for 3 or 4 days yet. She had 103 ½ fever this eve. He say’s when you can see spots in the back of the throat, then it is measles. Papa went along with him to the house & got some cough medicine for her. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary was up this afternoon. Aunt Mary & Bertille went to the quilting, there were 4 there. Papa took 24 doz. eggs to the store and got 12¢ a doz. Tonight is Literary Meeting in the Public School House. Speakers are Dr. Bock. They also wanted A.C. Bollinger but he called out and said “on account of rain, he wasn’t coming.
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Henry & family were here all day today. Henry finished plowing this evening. Emil was here this afternoon. We baked molasses cookies today. There was a man here this evening, he wanted to buy eggs, but we told him we didn’t have any. Eggs are .29¢ at the store. Rosalia & Bertille went up to Mamie’s & Angela & then we all went down to the public School House for a Literary Meeting. Speakers were: H. M. Hill, Wm. Wiegand, Greg. McCarthy. Mr. Wiegand spoke on prohibition and ruination of the country. Mr. Hill spoke of Art and Mr. McCarthy spoke of Nature. Mr. Hill also sang a song & played the violin with it, a war time song. Today is Annie Reheis Birthday.