It is raining this morning. Today is Dorothy Napier’s birthday. She is going to be 12 years old. Papa went to New Athens this morning and got some tilining. This afternoon he went to Waterloo to get the Whippet repaired. He got the chive greased last Saturday. Joe Meuth was here this morning on business. Yesterday the Hecker and Smithton ball players played together. Hecker won. Calvin Mcarthy got hurt. Papa, Rosalia, Bertille went out to Aunt Mary’s this evening a little while.