Tuesday, April 30, 1935

Went out to Henry’s, pap plastered the walls, we helped wash, took ours along to, cooked soap, ironed, baked etc.; last day of school. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were up working. Mrs. Donahue, & Mrs. Kirsh both old ladies of Red Bud died, close neighbors. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up & Rose & Bertie went to the euchre in Kammlers Hall, Adm. 25¢, was given by the Lords Corner Church not much of a crowd. Bertie had 11 point won prize, coffee percolator, Rose got soup dish; very beautiful. We washed our hair & they got very pretty. Henry Volkemann is very sick, cold.

Friday, Aug. 19, 1932

Papa got some whey. We all went to Waterloo this afternoon & paid up bills, dentist, got a barrel for 25¢. It is so cool these days, & nite. Hy. Kirsh was here to see about some Stark’s fruit trees. he is going to replace them for different ones. Seen in the paper free dance at Breezy Hill Aug. 24. Wed.