Saturday, March 4, 1939

Leo & Rose [Rosalia] went to Belleville, Marita stayed here; had dinner or lunch when they came back. Raining this afternoon & eve. We now got Pope Pious [sic] XII elected Wed. Cardinal Paccellie [sic – Pacelli]; 61 yrs. old. German band played for Hess girls from Hecker.


  1. Betty Carpenter says

    I guess the Hess girls were my cousins.
    In 1939, only 2 would have been old enough to go dancing.
    Cathy would have been 6. Her birthday was today.
    I wonder what the occasion was.
    I don’t know of any other Hesses in Hecker.

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