Papa went out to see Ben Kuhns this morning. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here for supper. We had 2 leghorn chicks for supper.
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Jos. Schilling is threshing oats today but Henry had to help Joe Meuth’s, Willie Ganley, Bevirt and Reheis. Rosalia baked peach pie this morning. Papa, Bertille went to Waterloo with a load of wheat, and Rosalia stayed out at Henry’s that long. Wheat is .75¢ bu. Kuhns boys are plowing & they also got the oats threshers.
We are cooking plum jelly today. Bertille went up town & got some sugar. Papa is spreading lime dust this morning. Kuhns are plowing over at Ed Mengs, they are going to stay another year yet. I guess they will crop our ground again too. Leona, Robert, & Floyd were here this afternoon, she came up & got the milk check. Clarence Pabst was here this afternoon & brought the oats here from down at their place. I saw in the paper that Joe Handrich fainted while out at thrashing, but they called for Dr. Pautler from Waterloo to come out. He is allright again now. They took William Braun to the hospital last Thurs. he got operated on appendicitis, he is as good as can be expected, last Sunday. Papa went to Waterloo last Sun. & got the oil changed in the chev. 10,942 miles. Steve Rennecker came over a little while this evening.
Henry is trashing this morning. We all went out to Uncle Fred’s and Aunt Mary’s and got them then we all went to Henry’s. Mrs. Gus Geodell and Mrs. Dan Geodelle were also helping. They had them for lunch and dinner. After dinner, Papa took the horses & colt & hitched them to the cultivator and drove them to Hecker. We thrashed about 183 bus. out at Henry’s. And here from Kuhns we thrashed about 166 bus. and from Pabst, 63 bus. Kuhn’s thrashed altogether 2300 bus. wheat. Papa hauled to Red Bud 8 bus. and got .78¢ that was Hecker wheat.
Today we can eat meat. We are thrashing this morning again. We had spring chicken for dinner. We thrashed 139 bu. of wheat. Kuhns thrashed altogether 2300 bu. This evening we all went out to Henry’s. Gus Geodelle and family, Conrad Geodelle and family, Miss Hilda Klube & boyfriend, Mr. Fred Lindes & mother were all there. They played music, accordion, violin, guitar. Today you can see all kinds of fireworks. Papa & Rosalia fixed fences this afternoon. There is picnic in Columbia, picnic & fish fry in Oak Grove Park, one in Belleville, and a good many other places.
Henry, Leona & the kids were up this morning they went to church. After church they all went home. In the afternoon Uncle Fred and Aunt Mary came up and wanted us to take them to the basket picnic. So then we all went down to Rittemeyer’s woods. They played drop the handkerchief down there. There sure were a lot of people there. They went boat riding. Marcella Ettling and Alvera Kuhn fell in the creek. Marcella was all wet her hair and dress. She had her Aunt’s dress on. Alvera wasn’t so bad. Karl Boll and a few more pulled her out. The boat dipped and she got underneath the boat. Then they spread the table for lunch. They had all kinds of stuff, everything you could think of. Soda, water, beer, Highballs, lemonade. In the evening we went to church. After church we listened to the music. There was a dance at Kammler’s hall. There were quite a few machines in town. Mrs. Hellmer and her brood were all out from Waterloo.
Papa and Rosalia went out to Henry’s this afternoon, Henry is sawing wood. Mr. Jeff Payne and Virginia Alterkruse were married Wednesday, way it states in the paper. Albert Monike was surprised last Sat. evening, when a number of his friends gathered at this home to join in the celebration of the anniversary of his birthday. He was 52 years old. Among those present were: Nick Schaefer, Frances, Rosalia, Lorinda, Maggie, Clarasia, his daughters, Mr. & Mrs. Frank Birkner, Henry Volkman, Robert Probst, George & Clarence Rettinghouse, Jerome and Wilford Cortner, Robert Lippert, Raymond Ambruster, Ed Cortner, Ben Kuhn, August Frisch, Clarence Pabst, August Millman & Roy Kammeron. The elderly persons played cards while the young folks enjoyed the evening dancing. The bachelor’s band consisting of harp, accordion & organ furnished the music. Mail Carrier Schmidt’s niece died at Red Bud of flu. The store of late Henry Kocchel at Waterloo was sold to Mrs. Lulu Myers who is going to start business as soon as possible. We found 17 eggs today. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here this evening.