We went to Belleville this morn. & sold 5 doz. eggs for .25¢ & 12 doz. for .20¢. We got new hats today. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were there too. The way it looks like Elmer Kammlers are moving today. They are loading up things, rugs & boxes up too Gambachs place, but they wasn’t told to move by Uncle Fred & Elmer never say anything to him. Tonight is euchre in the new school hall again. Papa & Rosalia are hauling water from Henry’s cistern and are putting it in ours, with milk cans. Papa took the milk cans back to Oscar Birkners & Ronerbergs again. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up this evening & then we all went to the euchre, there wasn’t many people there. Rosalia & Aunt Mary each won a prize. Rosalia had 7 points & got a hat. Aunt Mary had 8 points & got a pair of pillow cases.
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It is awful cool this morning. George Reheis was here this afternoon with Ronederberg’s horses & got our lime dust spreader. Papa was hauling wood today. There is a sale by Millstadt & Saxtown, it is Mrs. Charles Scrugg’s. Bertille got the mail this evening, the parcel post package from Chicago Mail Order came.
Papa & Rosalia took a load of wheat to Red Bud this morning & got .82¢ a bu. for it. Today is Mrs. Ronenberg’s birthday. They are to have a surprise party tomorrow night. It is also Mr. & Mrs. Adam Eckerts wedding anniversary. Last Monday Mr. & Mrs. Fred Doyle got a little boy. They now have 2 boys. I seen in the paper that Mr. & Mrs. Joe Klingler have a little boy. Papa & Rosalia took another load of wheat to Red Bud this afternoon & got same price. Papa got his watch repaired, cost him $1.00. Papa brought a fish along this morning for dinner, it sure was good. It costs .30¢. It rained this evening, a little shower. Herzogs are moving Bill Herzog today & tomorrow.
Papa & Rosalia went up to Henry the morning to fix [the] fence. There are dances all over tonight. We have an invitation to Ronnenbergs and also have one to Ettlings, Marcella’s birthday. There is one at Chas. Sensel’s barn dance, one at Oak Grove, Renault. It rained a little this evening. Papa, Rosalia & Bertille were at Ettlings this evening. There sure were a lot of people there. Marcella got all kinds of beautiful presents. Those that were there were, Peter Reheis & family, John Reheis & family, Albert Cleveland & family, Robert Laut & family, Perry Klotz & family & Elmer Kammlers wife & Billy, August Blackburn & family, Nick Menths family, Ike Napier & family, George Boll & family. The boys were: Henry Spalt, Clifford Stallebher, Elmer & Clement Parker, Odillo Eichenseer, Henry & Ralph Wiegand, Levi Ganley, Clarence Pabst, Karl Kammler & his girl, & Alfred Kammler & his girl, Ralph Rausch, Kenneth Kemp, Milton Wagner, & a good many others from St. Louis. Cake, Beer, Lemonade were served. We came home at 12:30. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were at Ronnenbergs. There was an awful big crowd there too. Henry said it was crowded at Sensel’s too. There were way many more people at Ettling then what I have mentioned.
Papa went up to work at the school this morning a little while. Bertille went up and called him to help Henry make hay, so Papa and Rosalia went out there all day. Bertille is baking bread. Today is Marcella Ettling’s birthday, but the way I heard they are going to celebrate it Saturday night. Last Friday on Decoration Day, the Hecker baseball players played with Waterloo, but Hecker lost for the first time this season. Sunday they played with Red Bud and Hecker lost again. That is the second time for Hecker. Papa and Rosalia came home right after dinner & then Rosalia & Bertille drove out there , we took all of our quilts along & washed them in that new motor washing machine. It sure did go nice. In the evening Papa, Rosalia, & Bertille drove out to Aunt Mary’s and Uncle Fred & when we got there they was just getting ready for the birthday. Today is Henry Birkner’s birthday. He is 27 years old. So we didn’t stay very long out at Uncle Fred’s. Clifford Stahlheber was here a little while this evening. He came to tell us that Mrs. Ettling told him that there is going to be a dance Sat. night at their place. They are going to celebrate Marcella’s birthday & we should also tell Uncle Fred’s, so we did but they had an invitation for Ronnenbergs on Saturday night and Mrs. Ronnenberg told them to tell us, so we [have] an invitation for 2 places Sat. nite. Henry & family went to Dan Geodells to nite to practice music for Sat. nite, they have to play at Chas. Sensel’s barn dance.