Bertille cleaned house this morning. We made some sweet chow-chow this afternoon & also some piccalilli. One of our white young pullets died today. Rosalia & Bertille went to church this evening. Rosary Devotion again. When we came out of church it just started pouring down raining. Tonight is also the Literary Meeting down in the Public School House. Speakers are H.M. Hill, Wm. Wiegand, Dr. Bock from Smithton & Greg McCarthy teacher.
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It is raining a little this morning. Gregory McArthy is teaching the Hecker School and he boards by Eichenseers. I seen in the paper that there are a lot of people ailing at present, they are, Mrs. Rausch ailing of a weak heart. Mrs. Spalt has Typhoid fever, Bill Parkinson has rehuwates [?], Peter Dehn is no better yet. George Gambach had his well closed up with cinders. Harry Stiffler moved in Gambach’s property. Clarence Pabst sold his milk route and truck to Clarence Wittenauer. Edward Neff & Mr. & Mrs. John Reheis motored to St. Louis & visited Forest Park. The Hecker baseball team played with Waterloo, the Catholics, Sunday there and were defeated with a score of 14 to 6 & Monday they played at New Athens & was defeated by a score of 14 to 4. William Birkner is building a garage. Henry Armstutz is on jury at Waterloo. Papa, Rosalia, & Bertille went to Uncle Fred’s & Aunt Mary’s this afternoon to help to cut corn. We had lunch out there. We brought some corn father along back. Rosalia went and got the mail. Tomorrow we intend to dig a well by the straw shed. Bennet Mudd from Red Bud guessed in Waterloo Sunday that a sack of feed weighed 30.9 lbs. He was closest to it, it weighed 30.8 lbs. He got the 100 lb. sack of pig chow. Mrs Threfall & John Henkel had to be on circuit court last Tuesday. She sued John $300.00 for board. On Sept. 1 Mon. Peter Dietz & Miss Marie Henke were married in Waterloo. Mrs. Ralph Neff & Miss Anna Dietz were best. Henry Eichleman marriage license was also in the paper he is 29 yrs. old & Dora Einwich is 18 yrs. Virginia Emery of Hecker won the Normal School Scholarship.
Today is Labor Day. Picnic at Red Bud, Smithton, Tiptown & Old time dance at Waterloo Court House Yard. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up about 3 o’clock and then we went down to Red Bud we were there a little while, then the fellow came with snakes & selling Cactus Oil & rattle snake oil. There were four fellows singing and one playing piano, Snitzelbank & Adam’s Rib. From there we watched the ladies or women saw wood on the stage. About 5:30 we all went to Tiptown picnic & dance. We were there a little while & the prizes were awarded. 1st prize Living Room Suite Mrs. Kate Brand from Red Bud, Ill. 2nd prize 9×12 rug A.L. Clifford Red Bud, Rt. 4 the same man what got the radio last year. 3rd prize wrist watch Herman Geoslling Waterloo, Ill. 4 rd. & fifth prize went to St. Louis & East St. Louis. The dancing began in the evening. Admission .25¢. Ludwigs accordion & guitar, mandolin, furnished music. Uncle Fred & Gregory Mcarthy played together. We left from there & went back to Red Bud and listened to the music a little while there. Rosalia was at church this morning.
Today is John Limbach’s sale. Papa went out to Henry’s and got a load of wheat, then he went to Waterloo to the mill & then went out to John Limbach’s sale. We get our daily paper in the evening from now on with the buss. Instead of morning mail carrier. Papa never bought nothing at the sale, everything high priced. Albert Rittemyer was here this afternoon trying to sell brushes of all kinds. But we didn’t buy any. Margaret McDermott call up & told us that our cousin Mary May, Martin May’s oldest daughter died & will be buried tomorrow morning at 9 o’clock at the Tipton church. She was to get operated on appendicitis and tonsils, they gave her ether & she never came too anymore. They say she had a sweetheart Joe McArthy. She is 18 years old. Wheat is .78¢ this morning.
It is raining this morning. Today is Dorothy Napier’s birthday. She is going to be 12 years old. Papa went to New Athens this morning and got some tilining. This afternoon he went to Waterloo to get the Whippet repaired. He got the chive greased last Saturday. Joe Meuth was here this morning on business. Yesterday the Hecker and Smithton ball players played together. Hecker won. Calvin Mcarthy got hurt. Papa, Rosalia, Bertille went out to Aunt Mary’s this evening a little while.