Thursday, July 27, 1939

Feruer brought 33 bus. wheat, but still some more to come yet. Uncle Fred & A. [Aunt] Mary stopped, went to Adam Eckerts threshing this morn. Pete Matzenbacher has sale today. Feruer brought rest of wheat 65 bus. in all we got. Went to Leo’s this afternoon, threshed oats got 173 bus. had them for supper; brought Kettlers 6 loads over & threshed them there, didn’t have to move back there then. Uncle Fred & A. [Aunt] Mary came to in evening; went through good [? – unclear].

Friday, July 21, 1939

Leo & family were down last nite. Pap went out to Henry’s this morn. Hy. Feurer came stopped in going home from Waterloo. Uncle Fred & A. [Aunt] Mary were up this afternoon. The threshing outfit is here on the place just a week this eve; & no threshing yet to wet. Pap was by Renneckers awhile. Canned 2 pts tomatoes.

Thursday, July 20, 1939

Nice cloudy cool. Went to Waterloo, sold some chances for Red Bud Church Pinic [sic]. Dr. N. B. Pautler 67 died will be buried tomorrow morn; mass & cemetery at Waterloo, was sick for 3 yrs; Bert [Bertille] went down to Wagner’s Funeral Parlor to see him, so many flowers. looks good, 2 sons were there just then. Steve & Ray. Feruer brought sack pullets for chixs down. Bill [Klein] stopped in want to go to St. Louis Sun. to Forest Park.

Saturday, Sept. 18, 1937

Uncle Fred & A. [Aunt] Mary came, she went along to Belleville, went to dentist, should come back again next Tues. A. Mary got new hat. Henry came brought 2 sacks potatoes along went to get crushing done. Pap went down to see Hy. Feruer. U. [Uncle] Fred said was some people here to look at mule. Etling [sic] was here.

Saturday, Dec. 28, 1935

Pap took chev. to Probsts, & oil pump isn’t working, & he hasn’t any new ones there at present, so will have to wait till Tues; but he got it a going again this afternoon. George Wagner’s are butchering, got it from Gus. Klotz. Hy. Armstutz is doing the work. Beautiful morning snowed all nite, everybody is busy sweeping sidewalks this morn. Henry stopped in, he got crushing done this afternoon. Charles brought the mail. Monroe Feruer came papa had to sign Pabsts contracts papers.

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