Wednesday, Sept. 16, 1931

Papa & Rosalia cleaned the chicken house this morning, then he went up town.  He went over by Ed Meng’s awhile.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came this evening & Rosalia & Bertille rode along with them to the dance at the brick house, Wiegands gave it, charged a 25¢ from the men, the horse Creek Ramblers played, lot of strangers present.

Wednesday, May 13, 1931

For once we got a real nice day again.  Mrs. Dan Mendal, the barbers wife died & is being buried this morning at Waterloo.  Rosalia & Bertille went to church this morning.  We went down in the truck patch this afternoon.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary where here for supper.  They bought a piece of beef & then we had a good supper.  We all then went to the show, & always a crowd.  There play was Mr. & Mrs. Brown.  There is a dance at the Brick House tonight given by the Horse Creek Ramblers, lots of people went there after the show.  Eggs are 12¢.

Wednesday, April 29, 1931

Papa & Rosalia went out too Henry’s, she helped Leona clean her front room, they were there for lunch & dinner.  Papa went to see Uncle Adam is isn’t feeling well, has cold.  Katie Klotz was here & wanted to get about 8 settings of white eggs, but we didn’t have none for sale, so she couldn’t get none.  Wm. Sensel was here & wanted to see Papa, but he was at Henry’s, so he went there.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came this eve, & Rosalia & Bertille went along with them too the dance down at the Brick House, given by the Horse Creek Ramblers.  Adm. Gents 25, ladies 15¢.  They sure did have a crowd.  The Hecker baseball club announced a dance for May 6 music furnished by the Horse Creek Rambler, & they are going to give one again the 13 & Emery’s one on the 16 of May.  The town board has meeting at George Wagners to-night.  Our 8 little pigs where born Apr. 26 Sun.

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