We went to Red Bud church. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary where here for dinner & supper playing 5 hand pinochle. The St. Mary’s players from Belleville have a play in the school hall here tonite.
Slyvanus Schroeder is giving a free wedding dance at Dreamland Palace tonite. Papa got crushing done this morn.
Vic Eichenseer was here & delivered some articles, flour etc. Mr. & Mrs. Louis Armstrutz where here this evening, playing 5 hand pinochle, Bertille had 1500 spade. The nurse was at the Paroachial [sic] School & sent John Krehers, Nic Schaefers & Will Braun’s, children home because they had scarlet fever & also quarrantined [sic] them. Melburn Miller got pulled in for making whiskey & beer.
Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary had dinner here. He went down to Red Bud to get medicine, is kind on a sick list. Then he went to Mike Armstutz’s. A Lady was here & wanted eggs. We sewed cabbage seed today. Mrs. Joe Wacthel & Angela Eichenseer where here & the little boy Delmar. The Freeburg banker Mr. Hamil shot himself this morn. at 7:45 the paper says, the bank was in good standing but there was lot of talk & that made it worse for him.
Rained last nite. Today Aunt Mary is 55 yrs old. We went out right after dinner had supper there. Louie was down in the afternoon & we played 5 hand pinochle. About 5 o clock a big showrer [sic] or rain come up. Then later it cleaned of so nice, moon shined & stars. About 9 o’clock, George Parker’s kids & Schaefer’s & Pappenbergs kids all came, card playing pinochle & [ineligible] till 12. Cake & lemonade where served. Musci [sic] was played.
Today is wash & iron & patching. Sewed all our aprons. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came here this evening, they came after Josie, she was down at Ben Heyl’s today, we played 5 & 6 handed pinochle. Lester Gregson is moving to Hecker in Gambach’s house, he moved some today. Aunt Mary said Edwin Watchel’s windows where smashed in, but she don’t know what happened.
Went to Red Bud church. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary where here for dinner & supper. Josie Keller is spending today & tomorrow in Hecker visiting friends. Aunt Mary went to the mission service this afternoon. Henry & family where here this evening playing 5 hand pinochle. Bert Tomphson was here to look at our pigs. Leona said Eliza Freund & Kruse where published for first time this morn. & Pearl Geodell second & Slyvanus Schroeder last time.
Harbaugh the Moorman’s Mineral Feedman was here this afternoon. This afternoon was mission for the men yesterday for young people, & tomorrow for the women, & morn. & nights for all. It is getting colder again.