Today lent begins. Papa went to church this morning. Rosalia is up again today. Osie Neff moved today in Lutz’s house here in Hecker. Bertille went to church this evening for lent services. It is raining again tonight. We put out cabbage plants out in a bunch today. It is too wet to set them out yet.
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Tonight is a dance at Smithton, the Kentucky Mountaineers are giving a show there. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here for dinner today. They were cleaning at there place again. Ed Neff was here this morn. & got 2 bus. of potatoes from Uncle Fred’s. Aunt Mary & Bert. went to the quilting this afternoon, in the school hall. Deukers moved into John Kammlers house, Werner helped them move with his truck. We cut the chickens wings off this evening. Bertille took 8 doz. eggs to Eichenseer’s, got 14¢ a doz.
Rosalia & Bertille, Leona & the kids all went to church. Then Papa, Rosalia, & Bertille went to Belleville with 26 doz. eggs sold 12 doz. for 15¢ & the rest for 20¢. This eve. is meeting for the farmers again in the school hall. Papa is hauling wood this afternoon. He helped Henry fix fence yesterday afternoon. John McCarthy died & will be buried tomorrow. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up this evening. Then we all went over to see there house across the street. Henry & family came too this eve. Henry went to the meeting. Jac. Neff was here this evening & wanted to see Uncle Fred for buying some seed potatoes from him. This afternoon Bertille washed the Chev. & Rosalia spaded a piece in the garden & sewed some lettuce seed. Some people up by Belleville were planting potatoes today already.
Papa went out to work on the church farm again. This afternoon Rosalia & Bertille went out to Aunt Mary’s. Papa came over there too with Uncle Fred. We all had supper there. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary stopped in this eve. before they went down to the dance at Wiegands. The transfer of Anna Braun’s property was in the paper today. It was in the paper about Gregory Neff & Hedwig Watchel, they were married Tues. morning at Paderborn. Alvin Roos & Florence Meuth were also married at Paderborn this week. The license for Elmer Quirin 21 to Lena Roth, Hecker, 22 were in the Times.
Papa & Uncle Fred was working at the church farm today. Papa had dinner out at Uncle Fred’s. This afternoon Uncle Fred brought Aunt Mary up here & then Bertille & her went to the sewing circle. This evening he came up & got her again. There was a man around selling articles today for the orphan children of Belleville. Elmer Kammlers are moving there furniture out today. Osie Neff was here this eve. on business. Elmer Kammler came here this evening & brought the house keys over. He said he moved because the house was to big it took too much coal. We went over to Steve Rennecker this eve. & had 6 games of pinochle. Papa & Rosalia won 5 games.
Today is Mrs. Boll’s birthday. We are going to butchered today. The last one now. Uncle Fred, Aunt Mary, Henry & family were all here for dinner today. Leona when [went] to Red Bud to the dentist this afternoon. We seen in the paper the marriage license of Alven Roos & Florence Meuth, & Gregory Neff & Hedwig Watchel all of Paderborn. Last Sun. Lena Roth & Ed. Quirin were published for the first time in church.
It is raining a little this morning. Papa went up to see Fr. Grootens a little while & had a conversation with him. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here this morn. they stayed for dinner & then they went through Red Bud to Waterloo & then back here again, they were here for supper, after that we played a 4 handed pinochle game, 4 games were played each winning 2 games. Fredie Fritsche was here and wanted to sell seeds for the school. Today was election for telephone operator, Eliza Boll received it again. Mrs. Deuker & Jake Neff had applied for it too. Deukers had 2 votes, Neff 7 votes, Eliza 3 votes. Today is George Boll’s birthday, Karl is sick ever since last Wednesday, he has awful high fever.
Papa was up town this morning & also got the papers. In the Waterloo Paper was the announcement of a free dance at Greating Hall at Coxeyville by Jacob Bien on Sun. night, the Myers Bros. music. He is 68 years old & is selling Eddy’s Products. This evening Ed. Neff was here & we played pinochle. Ed & Rosalia were partners & Papa & Bertille, we won 4 games out of 5. Ed Neff is going to be policeman in Hecker soon, the way he talks.
Papa went to church this morning & then he went down to see Jos. Braun a little while. We washed & ironed today, baked bread. This afternoon Mamie called up & wanted to know if any of us were going to the quilting in the School Hall. We didn’t know anything of it at all so Rosalia went up to Mamie’s & then they went. There is Trustee meeting over at Elmer Kammler’s this afternoon. This morning the ground was all covered with snow, but it is so warm today, that the snow is all most gone already. This evening Papa went down to the telephone meeting at George Kammler’s & Rosalia & Bertille went up to Mamie’s & played pinochle. Angela & Bertille were partners & Mamie & Rosalia, we played 2 games & each won one. Greg. McCarthy went to a show with Ralph Wiegand. Odillo went over to Ed. Neff’s & the 2 Schilling’s boys too, they had a game of pinochle there. At the telephone meeting they elected the old officers again, & the next meeting will be in April at our place.
Today is Mrs. Napier’s birthday. We washed this morning. Papa went out to Henry’s. Osie Neff is butchering a cow for him, he is going to take it to Waterloo and sell it there. Papa had dinner out there & then he took some beef back to Willie Ganley’s & then brought some to Uncle Fred’s. Rosalia & Bertille went out to Aunt Mary’s this afternoon & finished our dresses. This evening Rosalia & Bertille went up to see Mamie, we played cards & dominos. Mr. Fries is getting buried this afternoon at New Athens. There is also 2 funerals at Smithton, Mr. Heinrich, Mrs. Weyhaupt.