Tuesday, May 5, 1931

We are going to wash quilts today.  Leona & the kids came up.  They where here for lunch & dinner.  We washed in all 12 quilts, & front room curtains, & table scarfs, & also washed windows, & cleaned the front room.  Papa & the boy’s & Clifford where picking up rocks in the chicken yard & put them on the truck & hauled them on the road.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up this afternoon, she went to the play in the school hall given by the children, there wasn’t many there, about 12 people, it is to be tonight again, but it is raining all the time.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary where here for lunch, she went over to George Wagner’s a while.  Tonight they want to go to Ike Napiers, it is Dorothy’s bithday & they are giving a dance party.  They didn’t go account of rain.  Mr. Jackson a medicine show man was here to see Papa, if he could stage a show on our ground by the highway for a week but Papa told him no.  So they are going to have it on the School grounds beginning tomorrow evening.  They have no tent just seats.  Mr. Peter Dehn died Mon. evening at 7 & will be buried Thurs. afternoon in Red Bud cemetery.  He was 86 yrs. old & sick about a year, most of the time in bed.  Mrs. Philip Lehr was buried this morning in Red Bud.

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