Friday, July 19, 1935

Cleaned house, & painting. Baked bread etc. Uncle Fred came took onions out; then went to Frank Birkner’s threshing, Aunt Mary was helping there. Clara Wagner & kids came & got our yeast; they brought a glass cooked cheese yesterday, sure is good. Papa was helping Vic Eichenseer fixed the pump out at Henry’s took nearly all day well pump was just about done; put everything new on it. R. Schmidt tinner of Waterloo is in Red Bud hospital with pneoumina [sic]. Miss Mathilda Schilling bought new chev. coupe. The carnival at the Country Club started this evening, stunts diving etc, band concert, dance.

Monday, May 2, 1932

Papa went out to help Henry haul logs, he had lunch, dinner, lunch there. We washed, ironed, clean basement. Robert Laut’s are moving in there house in Hecker today, Phil Braun, Al. Geodells have trucks, & George Henkel, George Boll, are helping, Blackburn’s, Clevelands also.

Wednesday, Jan. 6, 1932

We went up to Belleville & sold 30 doz. eggs 23¢ & 2 for 45¢ sold all. Tonight is telephone meeting at Deueker’s. We all went. The members weren’t all present. Henry & family came up, played pinochle, they came here first & we weren’t at home, so they thought maybe we was by Louis Armstutz so they drove down a piece & turned around in front of Elmer Kammler house & got stuck, papa took the Whippet down & put the chains on & pulled him out. George Wagner & Steve, Louis Armstutz, Philip Jatho helped him.

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