Sunday, Nov. 27, 1932

Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary, Henry & family where here for dinner & supper. Aunt Mary & Rosalia & Bertille went over to Mrs. Stauenfbiel’s this evening to see the quilt she has in the frame for Irene Neff’s place where she is working. It is called Grandmothers flower garden; it is sure pretty. We went over to Uncle Fred’s & played cards, 5 hand pinochle, played 3 games.

Monday, Aug. 29, 1932

Aunt Mary went to church, they are spending the day in Hecker, they have 13 hr. devotion at church today. Papa is hauling wood. We got 6 pigs, born Sun Aug. 28, & 6 pigs born Aug. 30. [ed. note – believe this last sentence was added at a later date]. We washed. Aunt Mary, Rosalia & Bertille went over to see Mrs. Stauenfbiel, Rose Wacthel came there too. We seen the quilt she has in the frame for Edna Schilling we took the pattern, it is a stitched quilt. Hy. Armstutz was here awhile this evening. Lorberg’s shooting match wasn’t much Sun, they raffled 8 ducks, & no pigs. Clarence Wittenauer is celebrating his 21 yr. old birthday at Weber’s barn tonite. We have no invitation. George Boll was here this morn, wanted to borrow money to pay the rest of his tax; he paid half.

Wednesday, April 30, 1930

Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here today for dinner and supper.   Uncle Fred and Papa worked on the building of the new school today.  Bertille was uptown this morning.  We started painting our chicken house today.  Mrs. Rheinecker was over and looked at our garden a little while this morning.  Mrs. Frank Birkner was over this afternoon to get some tomato plants that Aunt Mary brought up for her.  Aunt Mary & Rosalia, Bertille was over a little while this evening looked at her quilt that she’s got in the frame for Margaret Dudenhoeffer.  Bertille took 4 doz. eggs to the store, got .20¢ a dozen.  She got some cough syrup.  Bertille has an awful bad cough.  Some of the men were hauling the brick for the new school today from Red Bud.  The brick came from Chester and Murphysboro.  Today is Buddy Napiers birthday.  Dorothy called up here and wanted to know if Aunt Mary was up here.  We told her yes.  She invited them to come down there this evening to the dance.  But we are not invited for that.  Frank Birkner’s wife had lunch with us this afternoon.