We all went out to Henry’s butchering today. Uncle Fred’s & Emil were all there helping, he butchered 1 sow – it weighed 275 lbs. dressed. That was the first one this year. It started snowing today, for a little while & cold 28 above zero. Today Papa & Rosalia shoes came, they fit alright could have been better. Last Sunday, Mr. & Mrs. August Voges celebrated their silver wedding down at Lords Corner.
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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.
Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary, Henry & Leona & family were all here for dinner today. This evening Rosalia & Bertille walked up to Eichenseer’s corner. It is nice & cool today, yesterday it was 106 degrees. Henry C. Voges was buried this morning. Today is Fern Gulley’s birthday & also George Parker’s, he was 50 years old. Fern was 20 years old. Today the Smithton Pontiac’s & Hecker teams played but Hecker lost this time. They also lost last Sunday, they played with Waterloo K.C.
Bertille was up at the store this morning. We heard this morning when Mr. Hill telephoned into Belleville to the News Democrat office that Henry C. Voges died last night at 1:30 a.m. He was over heated from thrashing. He was helping August Voges to thrash and today he was to get them. Peter Dehn, Jr. also had a stroke frm over heated, he was out thrashing too. Henry C. Voges was 63 years old. Mrs. Hill is Aunt over him and August Voges is Uncle. That is where he got over heated. Mr. Steve Rennecker is at home today, so Papa went over a little while now. That isn’t so that Peter Dehn Jr. got a stroke. Old Man Dehn is pretty bad, he can’t move his legs nor his arms.
Papa left real early this morning & went down to Wm. A. Voges and got 10 pigs 6 for us & 4 for Henry. He unloads ours here & took Henry’s out there to him. He paid $5 a piece for them. Rosalia & Bertille washed this morning & also packed some beans. Papa & Rosalia went out to help Henry put up hay. Emil is on the sick list. Bertille stayed at home & ironed & patched. We received a greeting card today from Frank Dudenhoeffer from Detroit, Michigan. Nick Mueth were here this afternoon & Mrs. Mueth came in & invited us for their dance tonight along the hard road where Wiegands place is. I have noticed in the paper, Mr. & Mrs. Martin Karban have a little son born June 4. Mrs. Karban was formerly Lena Schilling before marriage, they live close to Paderborn. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up this evening then we all went down to Nick Mueth’s dance. They served lemonade. Uncle Joe, John, Mamie, Rosie & Eddy Mueth were also there. They charged .25¢ from the men, at least some of them.
Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary, Henry’s family were all up this morning. This afternoon Papa, Rosalia & Bertille drove down to Wm. A. Voges to see about some pigs. We talked with Irene that long. She told us that Kunkelmann’s had a dance Sat. nite and that Hy. Hillsman is to have one over at Fayetteville to-night. The bunch from Hecker, 40 of them, was going over in Clarence Braun’s truck. We went out to George Schilling’s this evening & took their sacks back again. We stopped at Henry’s but nobody was at home so we came back home again. In the evening Mamie & Angela Eichenseer came down. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary went to Red Bud to Irene Buehler’s birthday. They stopped in here when they came back. Irene was 8 years old today. Today it is so hot it is 104 under porches in the shade.
This morning Papa went down to Pabst’s to get some corn. Leona, Robert, & Floyd were up this morning. Leona went up by the priest. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here too. Uncle Fred was called on to help work at the new school house. Aunt Mary was here for lunch. Uncle Fred came down for dinner & lunch in the afternoon. He was finished then. Aunt Mary was here for dinner & lunch in the afternoon too. Rosalia finished painting this morning. Papa made 3 trips down to Pabst’s to get corn. He has it all up here now. Papa went to see William. A. Voges this evening about some pigs.