Thursday, September 1, 1932

Today School starts all over. The Catholic & Public, Hilda Wihelms teacher, & Blackburn School, Virginia Miles, Hirst School, Ethel Dueker. Chas Jung was here & cashed his check for $3.10. Papa took the Chev. out to Barthel’s & got battery recharged. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary where up all afternoon. It is somewhat cooler today. Bertille went over to Rennecker’s to get the papers. Papa went out trading. Bobby likes school so well.

Saturday, May 7, 1932

Papa got crushing done this morning. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up this afternoon & then we went to Mrs. Leona Deuker’s sale got a hoe for 45¢. Most everything else brought a fair price. Oscar Matzenbacher got the kitchen range for $36.00. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary stayed in Hecker, all nite. There is a play & dance at Broad Hollow Grange tonite, the Deuker girls are in it, they are going to move to Edgemont, where we heard Lela is going to start a beauty parlor & Ethel is going to teach the Hirst School & board, by Mayben [?] Pickett, who is going to move in Kammler’s house where Deuker’s live, Harold has a home & all furnished, so they are going to move in with him & keep house for him, he got divorce from his wife.

Friday, August 29, 1930

Today is “Billy” Kammler’s birthday.  He is 2 yrs. old.  Gus Hempe and a man from St. Joe were here this afternoon & got our little colt for $40.00.  They didn’t have it so nice to load her, she wasn’t used to any trucks.  They got her on & away they went.  Papa & Rosalia went out to Henry’s to got a load of wheat, then Papa went to Red Bud with it.  Mr. & Mrs. Mike Wedel had a accident near by Waterloo, when they were crowded off of the hard road.  The Hecker School will open on Tuesday, Sept. 2 Gregory Mcarthy teacher.  Broad Hollow on Sept. 2 by Miss Mary Havey teacher.  McQuillen School Sept. 2 by Miss Lela Deuker teacher.  Hirst School Sept. 2 by Miss Ethel Deuker teacher.  Blackburn School Sept. 2 by Miss Klinklenberg of Marystown teacher.  Grace Axley the Marini School.

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