Sunday, Feb. 3, 1935

Went to Red Bud mass, throat blessing after mass. Uncle Fred cooked dinner, had soup. Henry & family came this afternoon, all had supper here & played cards. The weather is nice.

Sunday, Dec. 30, 1934

Went to Red Bud mass. Beautiful day, nice sunshine, roads muddy. Rose got yesterday’s newspaper this morning. Mr. Leonard Mertz baby boy was christened John Leonard last Sun. after services by Rev. Hasto. Mr. & Mrs. Edwin Schmidt of Millstadt sponsors. The euchre last Thurs. night at Red Bud brought in $101.00 clear, money.

Sunday, Dec. 9, 1934

We all went to Waterloo church, went to Geodell’s seen Leona, she is still the same yet. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came this afternoon; she went to church this afternoon; they have thirteen hours devotion; today. Father Simon has the service. Mr. Gus Etler of St. Louis, came here on business. It is starting in to sleet, warm out. Mr. Etler gave the boys tablets & pencils, each penny. Snowing this evening.

Friday, Dec. 7, 1934

Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came had dinner here, she attended church again today. Mrs. Braun of Red Bud delivered us our nose drops; for 55¢. Papa & Rosalia went to Belleville took 2 hogs, 490 lbs. to Strecks. $5.85 today. Rosalia & Berti went out to Henry’s, got overalls to patch; brought the boys along home with us.

Thursday, Dec. 6, 1934

Rosalia & Berti went out to Henry, cleaned, washed, ironed, patched. Leona is sick, is in Waterloo by Geodelle also Billy. Henry & the boys go back & forth over the nights, boys go to school. Feast of St. Nick today. There is retreat for the ladies at the St. Augustine’s Parish, Father Smion is here for the retreat. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were up, had dinner here, she attended church this morning & afternoon. Leona is in bed, all the time.

Sunday, Dec. 2, 1934

Went to church. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary stop awhile. We were home all day & night. Advent starts today. Mr. Kenneth Kemp & mother returned home last week, from a few days visit with there daughter & sister, Meredit at Texas, by motor.

Sunday, Nov. 11, 1934

Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary stopped in a while; after church. Mr. Clyde Pautler of Evansville & Miss Ann Marie Parker were published first time today. Henry & family came, took us along, went over to St. Louis to Frank Dudenhoefers, got there about 4:30, had supper, & Oh Boy! was it good; played pinochle & bunco in the evening, left about 8:30 for home. Mr. & Mrs. Lester Hoeffner & Mr. & Mrs. Chas. Rohrass Gusta’ nephew; & Bill Dudenhoefer were all there. Gusta broke her right arm, some time ago, she fell. We went the old St. Louis Road Route 13, surely a nice drive; & enjoyed it immensley.

Sunday, Sept. 2, 1934

Went to church. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary & papa went home to get some of there Sun. clothes, to go to the pinic [sic] today; they had dinner here, & also Josie Keller came just in time for dinner; she took eggs along & 11 lb. ham 20¢ lb. Berti rode with her, & we all went to Waterloo homecoming, it rained all morning, then sunshine, the parade was beautiful. Josie left right after the parade for St. Louis, we stayed till evening; Rosalia took a ride in the Whip, went she got out she fell & got her dress all full with oil, she put her coat on there.

Wednesday, Aug. 15, 1934

Holiday. Went to mass at 6 o’clock, Red Bud. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here awhile; we stayed home all day.

Sunday, Aug. 12, 1934

Went to church. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary stopped a little while. Went to the Evangical [sic] Church pinic [sic] this evening, Rosalia won tablecloth, playing bluey. The quilts were raffled to Luella Bruns & Steve Rennecker. Dudenhoeffer’s were at Reheis today. Floraville band played at the pinic [sic] this afternoon, & Nite Hawks from Waterloo played for the dance, we went in.