Thursday, April 28, 1932

We cooked another kettle of soap this morning. Papa went to Red Bud to Miss Bel & paid $6.00 pew rent, then he drove out through the blackjack home. Two fellows where here looking at our colt this evening. We all went up to Eichenseer’s, went to see Mamie. They are painting the wash house.

Wednesday, April 6, 1932

Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary are planting potatoes up here today. Papa is setting posts. Uncle Fred got our mule to work his patch up for corn. Catherine Perry from St. Louis got married yesterday. We got a letter from the Ill. State Auto Ass. the cards, & stickers for the car. Jo. Huber, & Walter Heyl where relected [sic] for road commisioner [sic] & clerk. against Geo. Lohrberg & Albert Thompsons for Poll 1 Monroe Co. & Melching the way we heard for the Blackjack & out that way.