Today lent begins. Papa went to church this morning. Rosalia is up again today. Osie Neff moved today in Lutz’s house here in Hecker. Bertille went to church this evening for lent services. It is raining again tonight. We put out cabbage plants out in a bunch today. It is too wet to set them out yet.
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It started raining all night & all day yet. There is to be a euchre in the School Hall, I don’t know if it will be or not now. We can’t go no how. Bertille washed & ironed today. Papa got the mail this afternoon & took 8 doz. eggs off they are 12¢ a doz. yet. The euchre is postponed until tomorrow night, & the meeting which was to be Tues. night is said off till Thurs. night. Because of the bad weather.
Bertille went to church this morning. It rained last night & today too. Bertille send an order to Chicago Mail Order this morning for Papa & Rosalia’s shoes. $6.29. I seen in the paper that Mrs. Jake Helfrich of Belleville is in St. Elizabeth’s Hospital. Henry Kern & family moved into Henry Braun’s place on Goose Alley this week. George Reheis hurt his wrist with the hatchet while out carpeting, he now carries his arm in a sling. It is getting awful cold again.
Ed. Meng & Johnny Wertz was here this morning & got the lime dust spreader. Today a year ago our curtain was put up and our linoleums laid. The weather is awful gloomy. It is raining a little now. There is no devotion tonight on account of the weather.
It is cold this morning. There was a light frost last night. The paper said a killing frost tonight. We picked all our green beans.
It is awful icy. Fr. Goottens and Frank walked through our wheat field going East. Leroy Kuhns came here to get some sand. He was going to drive in and got stuck in our lane. The Bruns brothers, Lester, Henry, Eugene, lifted him out. Papa, Rosalia, Bertille, went out to Henry’s this morning but when we got to the hills we turned around & went back, we couldn’t get through.
George Freund’s barn burned down, Sat. Jan. 4. Five loads of hay, 2 load of bundle oats & some wheat & machinery [were lost]. The fire was put out by some neighbors.