Leona came up for church by herself this morn. Henry stayed at home and watched the kids, then he went to Waterloo to late mass & brought Jake Geodell’s family along out. Leona had to cook dinner for them. Uncle Fred and Aunt Mary were here for dinner today, they brought some peas & beans, dewberries along up. It rained this afternoon & then they ran for home. Mamie Eichenseer came down a little while this evening until it was time to go to church, then Rosalia, Bertille, Mamie went up to church. It rained this evening again a little. There were 2 St. Franciscans Sisters here, one was Rosa Kaiser. Today the Hecker baseball team played with New Athens. Hecker won 3 to 4. The ball players went coming back from New Athens they slipped in the ditch by Jake Klein’s and tore the mailbox off.
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Today is Flag day but I didn’t see very many flags floating. Leona called this morning and wanted to know if one of us could come out there today and watch the kids, her and Henry was going to cultivate corn. So Papa & Rosalia went out. Papa went to Waterloo & Rosalia stayed there, she had dinner there. Papa came home for dinner. After dinner, Papa went to New Athens & Freeburg on business. We have an invitation from Mrs. Cleveland to go to Weber’s barn dance, it is Mrs. Weber’s birthday. I don’t know if we will go yet or not. I seen posters today for Harry Kammlers dance next Saturday, the 28 of June. I noticed in todays Belleville News Democrat that Edward Neff from 19 North Church Street was in the hospital undergoing medical attention. And also that Miss Ester Ida Dalkert had her name analysis. She is from Waterloo, Ill. Miss Irene Roth analyzed it for her. Good many people are cutting wheat already. Steve Rennecker went out shocking for Jake Klein. Henry & family came up this evening & brought Rosalia along back with them, they didn’t get off of the machine because they wanted to go to Waterloo to get their machine, they had theirs in there getting it fixed up in running condition. We stayed at home this evening. George Wagner & Bernice, Charles, Melvin were over here this evening a little while. He came to get a spring chicken for Sunday. We sold him one for .75¢ a piece. He took 1. Afterwards Papa went along with him to see his barn. Ralph Rausch took a motor cycle ride this evening. The motor cop is on the road now. I think he was on Saturday anyway.
Henry was up this morning. Rosalia and Bertille washed, ironed, scrubbed the basement today. Papa worked up at the new school all day. In the evening Rosalia, Bertille, Aunt Mary went to church. Joe Grossheim’s have a new chevrolet sedan. There are a lot of trucks hauling brick for the new school from Red Bud up here. Those that hauled today were: Eichenseer’s, Roth’s, Schilling’s, Lorberg’s, Gambach, Pabst, Klein’s, Helfrich’s, Brauns. Our hens are hatching today.