Today is Robert Probst’s birthday, they are to have a party there tonight. George Boll’s family are going to Uncle Fred’s this afternoon. Papa went up town a little while this morning. Leona came up by herself this morning the kids ain’t feeling so good yet. We all went to Uncle Fred’s & Aunt Mary’s this afternoon, George Boll’s family & Lizzie Schaefer from Texas was there too for supper. Karl Boll has to play music over at Probst’s tonight.
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Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here for lunch this morning. We & Henry & family went out to Uncle Fred’s & Aunt Mary’s for dinner & supper. We played pinochle and victrola. This evening they came up here. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary & then we all went to the euchre in the School Hall. For a prize they took a little washtub & Aunt Mary got it back again, she had 8 points. We took a flower vase there, but none of us got anything. Papa & Bertille had six points & Rosalia 2 points. There was quite a crowd there. George Parker’s have a little baby boy since yesterday, they got it christened today. They called it Virgil. Paul & Anna Marie were sponsors. Joe Kaisers have a little boy since last week, Christmas Eve. William Schaefers also have a little boy since last week.
Today is Freeburg Home Coming & also a lot of sales. Papa went to Altoff sale at Wartburg, IL. He bought some disc plates for .25¢. Fred Schaefer is moving into part of Albert Monike’s house. Lester Gregson’s have a little boy.
Today is sales all over again. Mrs. Hirst, Fred Schaefer and many others. Papa is spreading lime this morning. This afternoon we all went to Mrs. Hirst sale. Papa bought a harrow for $1.50. Roy Staunbiel bought a bed and we had to haul it up to Jennie Coop’s for them. This evening we took the spring wagon out to Roy’s and from there we went to Uncle Fred’s and took them along & then we went to Hy. Ronedebergs dance. Beer, cake, fruit salad were the refreshments. There is also a dance at Bill Probst’s tonight too. John Reheis have one by Burksville too.
I have seen the paper that Arthur Matlock from Waterloo have a little boy at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, it was born last Monday. Nick Schaefer’s second youngest daughter, Maggie, was taken to the hospital last Sat. night and was operated on for appendix. Henry Meng got his finger smashed between 2 large rocks, he now has his arm & fingers in a sling. The St. Louis baseball team played here Sunday with Hecker the score was 8 to 15 in favor of Hecker. It is reported that Clem Parker lost a valuable horse last Sat. from heat. Bertille was up town and got the paper this morning. Mrs. Gene Meckler from Waterloo, they took her to the Hospital at Red Bud. We baked cookies, washed, ironed, cleaned upstairs today. It is Albert Cleveland’s birthday today. Yesterday it was their wedding anniversary 18 years married & tomorrow night they are going to have a dance. Emma Braun brought Mrs. Rennecker home this evening. Papa & Rosalia went down to Geo. Vonderheit’s this afternoon and got the spring buggy home, what Papa bought for .30¢. Steve Rennecker and his wife were over this evening a little while. Roman Meng came over and told us that our colt was out, something was chasing it, I guess a dog. It ran through the wire fence, it has a cut on the breast & one on leg behind. We put some lard & turpentine on it right away. Mrs. Rennecker said that Mr. Dehn ain’t no better yet, no changes she said. Dr. Eckert’s father is awful bad sick too.
We all went to church this morning. After dinner we all went out to Uncle Fred’s and Aunt Mary’s, we were there for lunch. This evening we all went to church, after church we went out to Nick Schaefer’s to a dance. Uncle Fred furnished the music, everything was free, cake, beer, lemonade. Ozzie Neff also had a dance. Henry Birkner, Henry Brand, Roy Staufenbiel furnished music. There wasn’t many girls there the way they say. Rosie & Mamie Mueth were there. There was quite a crowd at Schaefer’s. They danced in the house. Last Sat. or yesterday there was a fire in Krebs’ and Kreher’s field. They say in five or ten minutes longer then Emery Kreher’s house would of burned down again.
Papa went down to Red Bud to get some lumber this morning. Hy. Armstutz is cutting oats today. Nick Schaefer is on the binder (?) and Hy. & Arthur are shocking. It was in today’s paper that Mr. & Mrs. Colonel Lindbergh have a little son born last Sunday at 3:15 p.m. They didn’t know what they was going to called it yet. Some said “Charles Augustus” and others said “Charles Morrow” in honor of the grandfather. It will be in tomorrows paper what they are going to call it. Papa is setting fence posts this afternoon. “Dick” Stahlebher & John Wertz were here at noon hour & John wanted to look at our little leghorn chick. He was going to talk to his papa about them once and would (let) us know later. He is working over at Meng’s today, hauling mist. Rosalia & Bertille went out to Henry’s this evening to water the horses. Henry & Emil are cutting oats. After supper we all went out to set posts. We had spring chicken for dinner today. It sure was good.
Today is Confirmation at Evansville & Red Bud. Ivo Buehler is getting confirmed in Red Bud this afternoon. Adam Eckert is his sponsor. Father Grooten stopped here this morning and asked Papa to help work on the new school. So Papa went up this morning & also this afternoon. Nick Schaefer, Jos. Schilling and Jack Helfrich are working there. We sold 26 lbs. springs .32¢ a lb. $8.32 the other day, last Monday. Rosalia took 2 doz. eggs off and got .17¢ a dozen. It rained a little this afternoon, but not very much. This evening Rosalia & Bertille went up town. There is dairy meeting at the school house & the Y.P.L. have meeting at their church. Henry came up for the milk meeting. He was down here a little while before he went. Ida Kammler was sitting on the porch & we went over a little while. Billy’s pussy’s are both gone and he can’t find them no more.
Rosalia & Bertille washed, ironed, patched & baked cookies today. Leona, Robert, Floyd were up this morning. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up this evening. They got a letter today from Henry Keorber to come to a basket picnic Sunday at Rittemeyer’s woods. Tonight there is a Public dance at Nick Schaefers barn. There was a man at our house this afternoon, by the name of Mr. Sparks. He sell the Wayne Feed but Papa wasn’t at home. He was out at Henry’s with a guy from Belleville that wanted to buy a mule or the mare. But he didn’t buy neither one. Uncle Fred and Papa went up to the creamery this evening to see if they could get some cinders. But they couldn’t have none right now, but maybe later on. Aunt Mary was saying Bertha Wolf could die anytime now. She got operated on for appendicitis and now she is awful bad sick. They phoned and left Mrs. Jatho at Hecker. I have noticed Edgar Herzog from New Athens and Miss Luetta Fanke of Lenzburg have their marriage license in the paper today. He is 19 years old and she is 18 years old. They go out playing music together. They play the accordions.
It is raining this morning. Rosalia went up to church this morning . After church she was going to clean the church (and) Aunt Mary’s place. But there was no one else there that was supposed to help. So she came back home & went up in half hour again & there was no one there yet. So went she came home again, she saw Mrs. Pour going up. She stopped and told her there was no one there yet. When they are ready to clean Rosalia has to let Mrs. Pour know. She is cleaning on Mrs. Willie Braun place. Rosalia killed a chicken spring for dinner today. Mr. Ed Parker came this morning, he wanted to sell us some little chicks very reasonable. Rosalia went up to clean church this afternoon. Today is Emma Eckert’s birthday. She is going to seven years old. Tonight there are barn dances all over. Adam Braun, Nick Schaefer. Last Sunday night there was one at Rittemeyers. There was an awful crowd there. It rained all day today. Rosalia took 2 doz. eggs to the store and got .17¢ a dozen.