Papa was up town this morning, & this afternoon made a business trip out to George Sensel’s & then down to Red Bud. The St. Louis Diary quit giving the people skim milk now. We traded our old red Christmas tree today for a green one. There are 3 schools going together & give a play at the Bob White Grange on Christmas Eve, one school being the Fairview School which Reuben Kammler teaches. O.J. Maul is giving a Grand Opening Dance at Breezy Hill tonight. Elmer Kammler’s boy Billy has the chicken pox & also Perry Laut. There is to be a Euchre and Box Social in Tiptown on Dec. 28 Sun. night.
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Rosalia went to church this morning. Papa is fixing fence. We put clean straw in the chicken houses this afternoon. There was a boy here this morning, he was deaf & dumb & couldn’t speak a thing. He had a card and on there it said “he was deaf & should help him out by buying a package of needles for .25¢, so we bought one from him. I seen in the paper that Jake Frierdichs moved into there new house on the Waterloo & Hecker road this week, & Mr. & Mrs. Jeff Payne moved into the Frierdich’s residence on Morrison Ave. Tuesday and are citizens of Waterloo now. Mr. & Mrs. O. J. Maul moved from Waterloo to Breezy Hill Wednesday to take charge of the service station there. A little baby girl arrived at the home of “Bill” Heubner, they now have a boy and a girl. The two McCarthy’s boys Greg & Kevin & John Cody captured two coons & two opossums for the start of the hunting season. Joe Watchel is building chicken house & garage on his premises. The Orbon Stove Works in Belleville are laying quite a few men off from work at present.