Papa got crushing done this morn. It is such a nice day too, it is warm for being Jan. Willie Ganley’s children got the measles. Paul Pour has them too. Gilbert Birkner was sent home from school the other day, he had fever. Henry was here this morning, he brought some oats up too the preist’s from Peter Reheis. There was a man from Collinsville here this morning. He wants to buy timber. Papa went up town this afternoon. Walter Weber’s of E. St. Louis have a little baby girl. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary was here this afternoon. They came up to file in their claim in the Hecker Bank. Frank Birkner’s have a little baby boy since yesterday afternoon. They are going to christened it Sun. afternoon, Roland.
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Papa got crushing done this morning. This afternoon Papa & Rosalia went out to the woods & sawed a tree down. They stopped at Henry’s & brought our big table along back for butchering Monday. Tonight we all went to Uncle Fred’s & Aunt Mary’s first, Henry Birkner & family were also there & then we all went to Hy. Ronenberg birthday dance. There was an awful crowd there. Henry Birkner & Uncle Fred & Roy Stafenbiel furnished music. Those from here that were there were, Parkers, Pappenbergs, Rittemeyers, Probsts, Reheis, Watchel, Skaer boy played his guitar & sang three songs, one was, The Letter Edged in Black, Will You Let Me Sleep in Your Barn. It sure was nice. The Evansville relatives were all there too.
Papa, Rosalia, Bertille all went to Belleville to sell sausage again this morning, so we did pretty good today, we sold $6.30 eggs & had calls for many more, but we didn’t have any, only 18 dozs. We also came across Aunt Mary & Uncle Fred too, John Reheis’s, Louis Armstutz, Flossie Kammler, Alvera Jatho. We & Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary went to Rhein’s & Kamapp Piano Co. we bought a victrola from Rhein’s for $8.00 delivered to the house, 24 records, 2 package needles. Rosalia & Bertille are baking oatmeal cookies tonight. We met Tony Eichenseer & also Raymond Schumacher at Belleville today. Bertille was up town twice this evening to get the papers. The marriage licenses of Osborn Birkner & a girl from Belleville 16 years old were in the paper & also those who were present at the wedding supper. He is the son of Pete Birkner, he is 29 yrs. old & married a girl 16. Viola Steinheimer of Belleville. Hy. Rausch is ill at present.
Today is Gus Geodell’s birthday. Papa went up to the creamery this morning to find out whether they had any cinders to spare. Uncle Fred wanted some, but they didn’t have any, then Papa & Rosalia went up in the woods. Joe Watchel is butchering a hog today. Johnny Reheis is his butcher. Lloyd Rausch was here at noon & wanted to sell us some Christmas stamps but we didn’t take any. We all went out to Henry’s this evening to get the sleigh for a scalding binch [?]. After we left they went in to Waterloo, to Mr. Geodell’s birthday. He is 49 years old.
Bertille went to church this morning. It rained last night & today too. Bertille send an order to Chicago Mail Order this morning for Papa & Rosalia’s shoes. $6.29. I seen in the paper that Mrs. Jake Helfrich of Belleville is in St. Elizabeth’s Hospital. Henry Kern & family moved into Henry Braun’s place on Goose Alley this week. George Reheis hurt his wrist with the hatchet while out carpeting, he now carries his arm in a sling. It is getting awful cold again.
Henry & family were here all day today. Henry finished plowing this evening. Emil was here this afternoon. We baked molasses cookies today. There was a man here this evening, he wanted to buy eggs, but we told him we didn’t have any. Eggs are .29¢ at the store. Rosalia & Bertille went up to Mamie’s & Angela & then we all went down to the public School House for a Literary Meeting. Speakers were: H. M. Hill, Wm. Wiegand, Greg. McCarthy. Mr. Wiegand spoke on prohibition and ruination of the country. Mr. Hill spoke of Art and Mr. McCarthy spoke of Nature. Mr. Hill also sang a song & played the violin with it, a war time song. Today is Annie Reheis Birthday.
Today is Jake Reheis’s wife’s birthday. They are going to celebrate by having a dance in Breezy’s Hill. Today Gambach is to start his sale. This evening Rosalia and Bertille went up & took Mamie along & then we went to the Republican meeting in the church hall, or in the new school hall. Archie Weihl & A.C. Bollinger, A.H. Friedichs & Meader from Columbia were the main speakers & Luis Weihl was chairman. Free sandwiches and soda water were had & gumo (?) for the ladies from Casey Leep, blotters from Louis H. Zimmer.
Today the banks are closed on account of Columbus Day yesterday. Wm. Meister Jr. was here this morning and looked at our horses, he bought them both for $45.00. Mr. Burkhardt was here this morning too. Mr. Meister rode the horses home so Papa had to take his truck home. Rosalia had to take the Whippet and get Papa. They was up by Coxeyville. Bertille went out to Henry’s. She helped Leona wash this afternoon. We washed and ironed this morning. Henry & family were at Peter Reheis yesterday. Frank Dudenhoeffer and wife, George Duscan, Lester Hoefner & wife, daughter Virginia, Val Adam & family, Louis Dudenhoeffer family from St. Louis & Shads from Columbia, Jake Reheis & family, Gus Geodell & family, Edwin Reheis & Emil Bestman were all there. We found 38 eggs today. Edwin Watchel had a accident last night, but he isn’t hurt, the machine is smashed & bent up every which way. He hit another car & turned his over in the ditch by Grossheim’s it happened. Rosalia took 3 doz. eggs off & got .25¢ a doz.
There are shooting matches for geese and turkeys and ducks all over again today. Mrs. Threfall has one for geese. Alfred May, Wm. Reagan & a good many others. Henry and family stayed for dinner then afterwards went home. They was supposed to come back to Pete Reheis that Frank Dudenhoeffer was coming out from St. Louis. Mr. Louis Dudenhoeffer and wife and son and wife were here a little while then they went back to Reheis too. He wasn’t in this country around here for 40 years. They was at our house about a half an hour. Hecker played their last baseball game today with Floraville for this season. Hecker won 12 to 1. Rosalia and Bertille went to church, Rosary Devotion this evening. There was a man here from E. St. Louis here and wanted to buy some eggs, so we sold him 6 doz. for .27¢ a doz. Pours got the baby christened Ethel.
Rosalia went to church this morning. George Reheis brought our lime dust spreader back again. Today is Mrs. Oscar Birkner’s birthday & also chicken supper in Paderborn. Papa hauled a load of coal this morning & this afternoon took some tile to Belleville for Fr. Grootens & then he brought another load of coal along back. Rosalia took 8 doz. eggs off & got .25¢ a doz. She bought 2 1/2 yds. of table cloth for $1.65. I seen in the paper that Ike Napier moved his family & household goods to a farm by Paderborn, one of Knapp’s places last Thurs. Ike is going to work for Knapps. Mr. & Mrs. Martin Fritsche celebrated their golden Wedding last Sunday.