Monday, Nov. 30, 1936

Pretty cold. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary going to saw wood today; got 24 loads; starting 7:20 this morn. Krebs saw, & O. Birkner, Henry, pap & himself; had dinner, took till about 3 o’clock when finished. Burdgorf of Red Bud got the heifer $210 & 3 lbs. good beef, get it when you want it. Eggs 31¢. Got calandar [sic] from Techny Ill. Al. Cleveland’s family were here played 6 hand pinochle game.

Sunday, July 20, 1930

We all went to church this morning.  After dinner we all went out to Uncle Fred’s and Aunt Mary’s, we were there for lunch.  This evening we all went to church, after church we went out to Nick Schaefer’s to a dance.  Uncle Fred furnished the music, everything was free, cake, beer, lemonade.  Ozzie Neff also had a dance.  Henry Birkner, Henry Brand, Roy Staufenbiel furnished music.  There wasn’t many girls there the way they say.  Rosie & Mamie Mueth were there.  There was quite a crowd at Schaefer’s.  They danced in the house.  Last Sat. or yesterday there was a fire in Krebs’ and Kreher’s field.  They say in five or ten minutes longer then Emery Kreher’s house would of burned down again.