Wednesday, August 12, 1931

Papa is plowing again today.  Ed Meng was over a little while.  There was a man around selling moth & insect killing, it is something like moth balls, we bought a card for 25¢.  Valentine Fritche of East St. Louis who was in a accident on July 30 on Smithon [sic] & Hecker road died and will be buried Thurs. afternoon at 3 o clock to the Mt. Hope Cemetery.  He is 70 yrs. old & had 5 ribs bones broken & hip bone.  Hy. Armstutz was here this eve, a little while.  Ed Meng & Clifford was here, they brought a gray horse over & took the boy home, they said Nick Schefer bought it & they where going to take it out there.  Today is Weyhaupt sale by Smithon [sic].

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