Monday, Aug. 29, 1938

Send a order to Chicago Mail House. Got alalfala [sic] seed 5 lbs. 30 [cents] to sew in hog patch. Eggs 21 [cents]. Susie got $10 for coming here. Pap hauled wood this afternoon. We picked about bu. tomatoes.

Tuesday, Aug. 2, 1932

We washed & ironed, patched. George Wagner & kids where here awhile. Strodt was here from Burksville & wanted to buy a house, but it was too much money for him. Jack Ganley bought $30.00 part interest this morn. he works at Phil Braun’s helping to build a shed; they had frolic yesterday putting it up, they called over the lines, everybody was welcome to help. It rained this afternoon. We heard there where 5 families from the city moving out to Lords Corner, all boys that where raised in Lords Corner, starting in farming. Nick Frisch from that corner is moving on Wm. Sheets place by New Athens. Papa sewed alfalfa seed this afternoon, with Meng’s sewer.