Wednesday, Oct. 21, 1931

Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came & then we all went up to George Neff’s funeral, his brother’s & sister’s weren’t all here.  It was a large funeral.  Querheim had the burial.  During the Show week last, they had baby & lady contests.  Bill Fristch’s baby got first prize a ring & Pete Watchel’s second a ring.  The ladies first Lucille Rausch & second Eunice Scheinder both a ring.  Henry & the boy’s where here with the wagon, he brought a sow pig up here.  Papa went down to the Molasses Factory & got the 2 gal. crock, this evening Steve stopped & said he could fill the 4 gals. so papa took it & him down in the car, & brought it back again.  Tonight is a dance at the brick house, the baseball team is giving it.

Sunday, Oct. 18, 1931

Alfred May has his shooting match over again today, on account of the rain last Sun.  We all went back there this afternoon, it wasn’t a very big crowd, toon [?] many others.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary where here for dinner, they brought some stuff along & we made it here.  We were at Red Bud church.  Papa went to town this evening.  Frank Birkner brought some butter up, so he went up to get it for Aunt Mary 30¢ a lb.  Tonight is the last night for show.

Monday, Oct. 12, 1931

This week there is a Mystic Western Show & vaudeville in Kammler’s Hall, all week, adm. 10 & 25¢.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came, him & Papa went to Waterloo on business.  They heard Mrs. Hempe had died & was buried this morn. at Tiptown.  Rev. Fr. Beelman also was buried this morn. at Belleville, he was at present pastor of St. at Elizabethtown, & a few years back was at Paderborn.  The children of the paraochial [sic] school where dismissed today, on account of Coloumbus [sic] Day.  It rained mostly all day.  The egg man stopped but didn’t take the eggs today, he had too many, we had 12 doz. for him, so will have to save them for Thurs.

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