Papa went to Waterloo again this morning. Wm. Ganley was here this morning. Papa (had dinner out there too) went to Henry’s first and helped him get his pig pen fixed so when the man comes with pigs, so it was ready. He got the mule this morning & brought Henry the pigs. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up this evening & brought a 40 lb. watermelon along up to eat, so I called Leona & told them to come up too, so they did but still we couldn’t eat it all. Eggs are .32¢.
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Today is Uncle Fred’s birthday, he’s 53 yrs. old. We all went out & the whole bunch came too. So they cleaned the room out & danced, it was a surprise. Cakes & lemonade were served. Papa went to Waterloo today is John Henkel’s property sale. George Henkel bought the place for $5,032.50. Henry sold his mule for $10.00 & 2 pigs.
Bertille went to church this morning. Papa went up in the woods again. Today is Louis Birkner’s birthday. The priest Frank Swindle came back last night. He left from here last Spring & now he is back again. Papa hauled a load of ground up for the priest this morning. Uncle Fred brought Aunt Mary up this afternoon & then he went back home again. Aunt Mary did some sewing. She was here for supper, we had pancakes. Papa went out in the woods this afternoon in Lord’s Corner & brought some shade trees along home. We planted them out this evening. Uncle Fred went to Wm. Harbaughs first & then he came up here, & then they went to Louis Birkner’s. Lester Gregson & wife & Bobby were here this evening, he brought us our sack of feed. Cyril Eichenseer was down this evening, he wanted to know what Aunt Mary’s middle name was. I seen in the paper that Tiptown Church is going to have a Euchre & turkeys will be disposed of next Sunday night. Rexroth’s in Waterloo, his mother died last night at 7 o’clock.
Papa went to Red Bud & Waterloo this morning. Mrs. Rausch is awful bad sick again, she had a stroke, she doesn’t speak anymore, just whispers the way they say. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary went to Red Bud this afternoon. This evening they are going to Fred Papenberg’s dance. We were not invited.
Today is Mrs. Napier’s birthday. We washed this morning. Papa went out to Henry’s. Osie Neff is butchering a cow for him, he is going to take it to Waterloo and sell it there. Papa had dinner out there & then he took some beef back to Willie Ganley’s & then brought some to Uncle Fred’s. Rosalia & Bertille went out to Aunt Mary’s this afternoon & finished our dresses. This evening Rosalia & Bertille went up to see Mamie, we played cards & dominos. Mr. Fries is getting buried this afternoon at New Athens. There is also 2 funerals at Smithton, Mr. Heinrich, Mrs. Weyhaupt.
We all went to church this morning, for all 3 masses. We washed today. Papa went up into the woods. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up after dinner they wanted to take Rosalia along & then they wanted to get new dresses. So she went along, they went to Red Bud first & then to Waterloo. There was a lady here this afternoon & wanted to buy eggs, but she didn’t want to pay .30¢ a doz. So I didn’t sell her none. Eggs are .29¢ here today. Rosalia brought some dress goods along for .19¢ a yard.
It froze ice last night in the chicken troughs. The people were seen with their overcoats on. Papa went to Waterloo this afternoon and got his watch fixed and the oil changed in the Chev. 11513 miles. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary went to Red Bud to a sale. They brought us 1/2 bu. sweet potatoes along. I don’t no how much they are. We made fire in the furnace today.
Mrs. Alfred Stahl got buried yesterday afternoon at Smithton. She died in the hospital Friday at 6:30 in the evening. She was operated for gall stones about 4 weeks ago. Rosalia & Bertille went to Henry’s this afternoon to iron and help to work. They are sewing wheat, he wants to finish tomorrow. Mr. Hill was here this evening & collected telephone dues. We found 39 eggs today. Papa got the oil changed in the Whippet last Sat. in Waterloo, 6505 miles.
Harry Kammler is having a dance again tonight in the Hall. Papa went to Waterloo today. Leona & Bobby were here a little while this afternoon. There wasn’t such a crowd at Kammler’s dance tonight, any how there weren’t many cars parked down this away. We found 40 eggs today. Bertille took 3 doz. off and got .25¢ for them. Bertille went to church this afternoon.
Rosalia went to church this morning. Papa hauled 2 loads of coal this morning. They took Delbert Meuth son of Nick Meuth to the hospital one day last week, where he will be operated on appendix. Mrs. Lorberg is staying with him in the hospital. Papa hauled 5 loads of coal this afternoon. Henry called up and wanted to know if Rosalia could take Leona to Waterloo to the doctor this afternoon, so she took her in. Leona went out to get the mail yesterday afternoon & she ran back to the house & stumbled & cut a big gash in her chin down to the bone. The doctor put a piece of plaster over it to heal, if it don’t heal shut that way then she will have to get it sewed together. I seen in the Times, that Clyde Crowe & Walter Schmidt left last Tuesday for Ada Groves, Iowa to visit with Schmidts relatives. We found 3 dozen eggs today.