Friday, April 7, 1933

We cooked a kettle of soap again. eggs 9¢. We cut lawn, put out a sign for sale, eggs & hens. A lady around selling extracts again today, we didn’t buy anything. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up, her, Rose & Bert went to church. Hy. Wedel Jr. guessed the closest to how many chevs where sold in 1932; the right number sold was 322,860 & he guessed 223,454 just 594 out of the way. They beat was Dr. Werth & H. B. Church. Wedel could either $50.59 radio huts [unclear – ed. note], or $50.00 to a purchase of a New Chev. Hecker had bus here this morning at 7,0 clock.

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 1931

Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came & then we all went up to George Neff’s funeral, his brother’s & sister’s weren’t all here.  It was a large funeral.  Querheim had the burial.  During the Show week last, they had baby & lady contests.  Bill Fristch’s baby got first prize a ring & Pete Watchel’s second a ring.  The ladies first Lucille Rausch & second Eunice Scheinder both a ring.  Henry & the boy’s where here with the wagon, he brought a sow pig up here.  Papa went down to the Molasses Factory & got the 2 gal. crock, this evening Steve stopped & said he could fill the 4 gals. so papa took it & him down in the car, & brought it back again.  Tonight is a dance at the brick house, the baseball team is giving it.