Rosalia is got them spots all over this morning, so I guess in a few days she will be alright again. Papa took 8 doz. eggs off & got 12¢. This afternoon a fellow from Belleville was here & looked at our chickens, he wanted to buy 6 for $1.50 a piece, but Papa wanted $2.00. So he bought 6½ doz. eggs from the White Rocks, selling eggs for 25¢ a doz. We got a Valentine yesterday & today, one from Rosie & Mamie Mueth. Joe Miller from Waterloo got buried the other day, that is Bess Miller’s dad. The transfer of Ben Schilling to Clara Braun was also in the paper. Quernheim’s are going to have their new funeral apartment open on Main St. next Sunday from 9 to 5, everybody should come to see it. Papa took a letter to Chicago Mail Order to the bank this morning. Mr. Pinkel said, he would take charge of it. That he would send it away tomorrow. We send a Valentine to Rosie & Mamie today.
Papa, Rosalia are painting the chicken houses this morning. Mr. Theodore Klinkhardt of St. Louis was here a little while this morning. He is Mrs. Pour’s father. This afternoon Papa, Rosalia, Bertille, Uncle Fred, Aunt Mary went to George Heyl’s funeral. It sure was a large one. Quernheim undertaker. They have a new hearse. The funeral was so large that when the hearse was was driving in at the Round Prairie Church, there were still machines leaving the house yet. People from all over, St. Louis, Red Bud, Waterloo, Hecker. Mr. Heyl belonged to the Horse Prairie fire insurance co. He was killed accidentally. There were over 100 machines at the house and about 100 at the cemetery before the funeral cortege every came.
Today is Gregory Ganley’s birthday. Lena Meng was over a little while this morning and told Rosalia to get some buttons for her dress. Uncle Fred and Aunt Mary had lunch with us this afternoon.