Saturday, July 25, 1936

Pretty warm & windy. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came him & papa went to Nobbe’s at Waterloo & got the new 1936 Chev. coupe, then went out to the sale, we also went took Aunt Mary along to Joe Schilling’s sale, had such a crowd & all bought a good price. Ed. Parker got the piano $25. C. Myerscough the radio $5. Uncle Fred & pap went to see Jac Erle, about Ins. on his new car; green all modern, very pretty car. Manier has a fish fry.

Tuesday, April 21, 1936

Rain this morning. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came she stayed here & pap went along with him to Waterloo, paid taxes, $206.84; got flour & chic mash. Minnie Staufenbiel came here to see Aunt Mary about fixing her dress for her. Pap & Uncle went to Red Bud see Schrieber garage man on trading cars; they want to get a new Chev. coupe, soon. Eggs are 18ยข at present. Mr Gus Ettling died at the home of his son Oswald at Belleville, was reported on radio. Pap took Whippet to Probst’s got it repaired & oil put in.

Friday, March 3, 1933

Josie came up for church this morn, & she came down here & brought papa glasses along, he forgot them last night, Papa is sewing clover seed. It is cloudy & cooler today. Mr. & Mrs. Joe Geodelle nee Fritz have a little baby boy Joe Jr. born Feb. 24 Friday. Mrs. Kreitner of Edison Place obtained a divorce from her husband, lawyer Eugene Kreitner, charge cruelty. The Farm Bureau Office at Waterloo is moved 2 doors west in Ruch’s building, on account lack of space. A transfer of Christian Betsman & wife to Dominic Klein in in the paper. Dr. Werth & A.A. Brandt, where purchasers of new Chev, Coupes. There where 2 fellows here looked at our mules. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary & Josie came up for church, we played cards, 2 games.

Sunday, May 8, 1932

Josie Gregson’s birthday. We went to Red Bud. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary where here this morning awhile & this afternoon they went to see Louis Birkner’s, Edmund Eckert is getting better they said there, they came back here again & Uncle Adam & Emil was also here, they all had lunch. Abromse [?] Doyle & Joe Kelley & son & Paul Poney where here looked at the colts. Josie Keller & girl friend Miss Mckurns from St. Louis came, Josie has a new Chev. coupe, they had supper here also Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary, they took Aunt Mary along down to see Lizzie Boll. About 7:30 they left for St. Louis again, she just got her new car Tues. Lena Meng was here, Josie gave her a ride when they went home, took her along a far as Stehfest corner, Lena went to get the milk. Ed. Burke & family came to look at the colts. Two fellows from Fateyville [sic – Fayetteville] wanted to buy small pigs, where here, company all day, 16 in all.