Today is Bertille’s birthday she is 16 years old. She went to church this morning. Papa went out to Henry’s today. Osie Neff is butchering a cow for him. Papa had dinner there. Henry wants to sell the beef. Osie Neff was busy with some thing else today, so he couldn’t butchered the cow for Henry. George Boll did it. Papa brought 3 lbs. roast & some liver along home. Henry & Rosalia went and delivered & sold some beef. He has it almost all sold now. Henry & family, Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary, Mr. & Mrs. Cleveland & son Grover & teacher Miss Klinklenberg & Emil Brand were all here celebrating Bertille’s birthday. The men played solo all but Henry & him & ladies played pinochle. Cake, lemonade were served.
Today is “Billy” Kammler’s birthday. He is 2 yrs. old. Gus Hempe and a man from St. Joe were here this afternoon & got our little colt for $40.00. They didn’t have it so nice to load her, she wasn’t used to any trucks. They got her on & away they went. Papa & Rosalia went out to Henry’s to got a load of wheat, then Papa went to Red Bud with it. Mr. & Mrs. Mike Wedel had a accident near by Waterloo, when they were crowded off of the hard road. The Hecker School will open on Tuesday, Sept. 2 Gregory Mcarthy teacher. Broad Hollow on Sept. 2 by Miss Mary Havey teacher. McQuillen School Sept. 2 by Miss Lela Deuker teacher. Hirst School Sept. 2 by Miss Ethel Deuker teacher. Blackburn School Sept. 2 by Miss Klinklenberg of Marystown teacher. Grace Axley the Marini School.