Saturday, Sept. 5, 1936

Pap got load corn fodder. He went to Red Bud, put ad in Saxemeyer’s news, went to see McBride. Went to Belleville this afternoon. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary, went to Belleville this evening. Rose went to Millsdadt [sic] Homecoming; this evening to see parade.

Wednesday, March 11, 1936

Cold this morn. rained, & north wind. Papa went out to see Uncle Adam, he is better again, doctor comes everyday, he was sitting up again, pap took onion sets along for Emil, & seed for Leona, they went to E. St. Louis; today. Mrs. Hill came & got 1 gal. sour milk for 9¢ all she had brought. We went to Belleville, Bert got spring hat. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here, she visited Armstutz’s this afternoon. Church services tonite; we didn’t go. Rose went to Red Bud in morn, to Saxemeyer’s change the advertisement ad in there news. Levi Gregson came & got there onion sets from A. [Aunt] Mary.

Sunday, April 12, 1931

Papa, Uncle Fred & Saxemeyer from Red Bud went out looking at some farms that were for sale.  Henry & family, Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here for dinner & Uncle Fred, Aunt Mary were here for supper.  This afternoon we went over across the street awhile & got some spinach roots for Leona.  This evening Philip came out & Rosalia & Bertille rode along with him down to Evansville & back, for a drive.  There was a dance in Ruma, & a play in Catholic School hall at Red Bud.  There also was a play in Smithton & one in Belleville at St. Mary’s Church.  There the thickets were sold already on Sat. they were all sold out.