Today the groundhog saw his shadow that means six more weeks bad weather. Aunt Mary & Uncle Fred were here this morning. Henry came up with Levi Ganley to church and took our Whippet home. After dinner Henry’s family came up because there was Benediction and throat blessing. We all got our throats blessed. We found 5 eggs. John Kammler’s and Mehremans were also there. Mrs. Laut is on the sick list at present. Adam Eckert’s baby Irvin is also sick with bronchitis and pneumonia. Tonight there is a play at Smithton. Players from the St. Mary’s Parish at Belleville (to preform). Today Bill Grohman had their little baby girl baptized. Mr. and Mrs. Adam Matzenbacher were sponsons. They named it Orlin Ida. Henry had company last night. Uncle Pete and Jake’s kid and Betty Jane and rest of family were there.