Papa went to the sale 1/2 north of Tiptown Church, it was Mike Elonka sale. Papa didn’t buy anything. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were there too. Harold Wagner was here this afternoon taking orders to sell flower and garden seeds. This evening we went out to Meuth’s. Rose & Josie were out from St. Louis. The rest of the girls weren’t home, they had to work.
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Papa got some crushing done this morning. This afternoon Mrs. Lutz property is getting sold. Papa went to the sale. Mr. Hill was auctioneer. Rosalia & Bertille went to church this afternoon & then we also went down to the sale, Papa bought some fruit jars and pie cake pans .50¢ it was a pretty cheap sale. Papa bought a wash stand for Oscar Birkner for $3.00. We brought it home on our Whippet truck. Aunt Mary came up with Oscar Birkner’s wife in the buggy. There sure were a lot of people got crushing done today. They finished this evening about 8 o’clock.
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.
Papa, Rosalia, Bertille went to Albert Strohd (?) sale by Waterloo. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were also there. We all bought a few things, dishes, glassware, incubator. In the evening Henry & family were all here. This evening the Waterloo Home Coming starts with a dance.
Papa went to a sale today by St. Joe. But he didn’t buy anything. In the evening we went out to Uncle Fred’s, it was their 32 year wedding anniversary. Henry & family & Christ Buehler’s family were there, we had lemonade. coffee, cakes, cookies, pies, doughnuts. Music was furnished by Christ Buehler, Henry Brand, Fred Birkner. The rest of us danced.
We all went out to Henry’s this morning. Papa help to fan clover seed. We help Leona wash. We took 2 chickens along & had them for dinner out there. In the afternoon we went to Louis Voges’ sale, Papa bought a plow & Uncle Fred bought a wagon for $7.00. We had to pull it home for him. So we had supper out there. After supper Oscar Birkner played the radio and we listen in.
Today is sales all over again, Smithton, Red Bud, Waterloo, Burksville. Papa was talking like going to Geoddelman down by Red Bud. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here a little while this afternoon. Papa didn’t buy anything at the sale today. This evening we all went out to Cleveland’s dance, we sure did have a good time, there were so many people there. Dan Geodelle & Gus Geodelle, Bill Herzog furnished music. Lemonade, cake, beer were served.
Today is Ike Napier’s sale. We all went to Napier’s this afternoon. There was a large crowd there & things brought a pretty fair price. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary got an invitation to come back tonight again. So I guess they will go. We got an invitation to come to Wiegand’s on Aug. 12 & to Blackburns Aug. 13 & to Clevelands next Sat. night. Hurrah! for a good time. Mary May was buried this morning at Tipton Church and cemetery. We had a little rain this morning. We fixed a tire & tube. Ed Ming bought most of his stuff today from Ike. He got 2 horses & wagon, brooder house and many other articles. Today is Robinson’s Circus in Belleville. Emil Brand went up to see the parade. Bertille went and got the mail this evening, our paper come in the evening now.
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.
Today is Henry Eichelmann’s sale, 3 miles east of Waterloo. Uncle Fred came up this morning and Papa took the horses & went down & got Henry Armstutz’s wagon to haul the lumber home & kindling what they bought by the new school house. Rosalia & Uncle Fred hauled it with the Whippet. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here for dinner. After dinner they went home & dressed & came back again. Then we all went to Henry Eichelmann’s sale. It was late till we got back again. Everything went pretty cheap back there.