Today is Clara Gregson’s birthday. Levi Ganley & Martin Doyl’s are going to have shooting match. Mrs. Rexroth is to be buried in the Waterloo cemetery this afternoon. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary went to the funeral & then to Levi Ganley’s shooting match, we were there too but didn’t get anything. This evening, we went out to Uncle Fred’s and had a game of pinochle.
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Today is Harold Hellmer’s birthday. Henry & family were here for dinner today. After dinner we played ball. It is such a nice day. Charles Schilling & Odillo Eichenseer was riding around this afternoon they went down as far as Meng’s road and turned around & he missed the culpert with one wheel and it went down, Odillo got the truck and pulled him out. At 2 o’clock was church, so we went to church & after church to the cemetery. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary went to the cemetery first then they came up here, then to church, then to Mrs. Threfall’s shooting match. We had company from St. Louis, they first was at the house, but we weren’t at home, so they came up to church & then they went along to the cemetery & then they came back up to Hecker again & had lunch with us. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up again afterwards from the shooting match. There was nobody there. The people from St. Louis were Mr. & Mrs. Sig. Dudenhoeffer, and friends Mrs. Karmer and son Harry & Jake Becherle from Germany, he is just over 4 months now. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary had supper here and then they went to Willie Birkner’s it was their wedding anniversary. Tonight Harry Kammler has a dance again. People Jane Orchestra playing. Bill Matzenbacher, Ed. Wittenaurs, Mrs. Threfall all had shooting matches this afternoon.
Today is shooting matches all over again, Ambrose Doyle, Philip Meuth, George Rickert. Henry & family were all here for dinner today. Little after dinner they went home. In the evening Henry & Leona brought Bobby & Floyd here to stay with us all night, while they went to New Athens to play music.
We had our first snow this morning for this year. Today is shooting matches all over, George Boll’s, Martin Doyl’s, Mike McCarthy’s. There is also a picnic in Smithton fish fry and dance tonight. Henry and family were all here for dinner today. We had roast beef. Tonight Rosalia & Bertille went to the picture show in the new school hall, the name of the show was “Noah’s Ark” in 10 reels. There was a good crowd there. Admission was 10 and 25¢.
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.
Today is shooting matches all over. Hepe Bros. at St. Joe. Hy. Eichelmann, and many other places. A ambulance went through town this morning. The St. Augustine’s Parish is to have a euchre tonight, they called over the lines for it. Papa & Rosalia each got a prize at the euchre, a dresser scarf & wall flower vase. Bertille had 4 punches. Rosalia 8 & Papa 7. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary both had 7’s. They each got a prize too. They took a watermelon & a box of sweet potatoes there for prizes. Elmer Parker got the watermelon. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up this evening a little while before the euchre. Uncle Fred ate a little supper with us, we were just ready to ate when they came. There sure was a crowd at the euchre they had 25 tables. They had a electric radio victrola in the ball for music. We found 38 eggs today.