Papa got crushing done this morn. It is such a nice day too, it is warm for being Jan. Willie Ganley’s children got the measles. Paul Pour has them too. Gilbert Birkner was sent home from school the other day, he had fever. Henry was here this morning, he brought some oats up too the preist’s from Peter Reheis. There was a man from Collinsville here this morning. He wants to buy timber. Papa went up town this afternoon. Walter Weber’s of E. St. Louis have a little baby girl. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary was here this afternoon. They came up to file in their claim in the Hecker Bank. Frank Birkner’s have a little baby boy since yesterday afternoon. They are going to christened it Sun. afternoon, Roland.
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Bertille was up town & got the papers this morning. Rosalia went out to Henry’s this afternoon. Albert Monike was engaged last week at the Hecker State bank giving it a new coat of paint. Ed. Weber & the Braun’s from Red Bud that owned a rock crusher down at the Prairie Du Long Creek, Weber bought out the Braun’s & has taken Nick Helfrich with him for a partner.
We all went to early mass this morning. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary went to Floraville to the church picnic. Mr. Carr was here from Renault, he asked the way to Bill Geodelle, to buy a team of horses. Tonight we all went to the picture show the name of it was Rin Tin Tin. Admission .25 and .10¢. At Recess Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary left for the dance down at Weber’s barn. It was a surprise party for Mrs. Weber. Today is Jake Reheis birthday. After the show this evening they raffled out the cards from the picnic. The lucky winners were, Hy. Schneider from Waterloo, John Braun 2 times, Louisa Braun, Peter Kaiser, Joe Kaiser, Oscar Schmidt from Valmeyer, Fred W. Birkner he got a pair of pillow cases. Hecker played ball with St. Louis and won 20 to 4.
Rosalia & Bertille went out to Henry’s this morning. Bertille dyed her white dress this afternoon made it a dark pink. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here this evening from here they went to Weber’s barn, Joe Gregson’s are giving a dance there. We were invited, but didn’t go. Bertille was up town this afternoon. I seen in the Waterloo paper that Geo. Quibold was over in St. Louis at the Radio Exposition and we won an automobile radio and he has four children and each one received $25 a piece to put in the bank until they are 21 years of age. He sure was lucky. Aunt Mary brought a watermelon along and we ate it just before we went to bed.
We washed bed spread today & cleaned the backyard. Philip Meuth from Jake Neff’s place in blackjacks was here this morning, he said he didn’t want our leghorn springs, he could get them cheaper some where else. Mike Armstutz was here this afternoon a little while talking to Papa in the field. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary was here this evening, from here they went to a dance at Fred Weber’s barn. Annie Herzog invited them to come over, they were going to celebrate Joe Herzog’s birthday. We found 21 eggs today. I seen in the paper that Victor Metze, son of John Metze and Miss Florence Crook, daughter of Cora Crook of Belleville will be married soon. Last week Leo Metze had his marriage license in the paper. He married a Horn girl.
We washed, ironed, cooked soap, scrub the basement today. Bertille got the mail. Mrs. Joe Gregson & family stopped in her this evening on there way down to Lester’s. They invited us to come down to Fred Weber’s barn next Friday night, they are going to celebrate Joe and Lee birthday.
Today is Flag day but I didn’t see very many flags floating. Leona called this morning and wanted to know if one of us could come out there today and watch the kids, her and Henry was going to cultivate corn. So Papa & Rosalia went out. Papa went to Waterloo & Rosalia stayed there, she had dinner there. Papa came home for dinner. After dinner, Papa went to New Athens & Freeburg on business. We have an invitation from Mrs. Cleveland to go to Weber’s barn dance, it is Mrs. Weber’s birthday. I don’t know if we will go yet or not. I seen posters today for Harry Kammlers dance next Saturday, the 28 of June. I noticed in todays Belleville News Democrat that Edward Neff from 19 North Church Street was in the hospital undergoing medical attention. And also that Miss Ester Ida Dalkert had her name analysis. She is from Waterloo, Ill. Miss Irene Roth analyzed it for her. Good many people are cutting wheat already. Steve Rennecker went out shocking for Jake Klein. Henry & family came up this evening & brought Rosalia along back with them, they didn’t get off of the machine because they wanted to go to Waterloo to get their machine, they had theirs in there getting it fixed up in running condition. We stayed at home this evening. George Wagner & Bernice, Charles, Melvin were over here this evening a little while. He came to get a spring chicken for Sunday. We sold him one for .75¢ a piece. He took 1. Afterwards Papa went along with him to see his barn. Ralph Rausch took a motor cycle ride this evening. The motor cop is on the road now. I think he was on Saturday anyway.