Friday, July 17, 1936

Geo. Henkel & Lorberg brought the bull what pap bought from Henkel for $20. Joe Freund came, wanted to trade his mare for different horse or mule, to light for his horses. We cut in 13 qts kraut this morn. Seen in paper that Joe Rickert of St. Louis formerly of Tipton was found dead in bed last Wed. morn. from heat. also Mat Cleary formerly of Tipton died Tues from heat; Rickert funeral to be tomorrow morning, Mrs. Frances Kruse school teacher brother; buried at Waterloo. The rain soaked into our house so bad, on the plaster wall in living room, fell down a big strip came off. The Carnival at the Country Club starts today & till Sun. nite; 3 day’s. Eggs 19¢ wheat 99¢. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came, had lunch here; he cut lawn etc.

Sunday, April 17, 1932

We went to Red Bud, it rained last night & this morn, makes things grow now. The Red Bud Social Club are giving a play this evening. Mamie & Angela & Pete where here a little while this afternoon, papa went up town. Hy. Armstutz & Steve Rennecker was also here. They got a teacher from Burskville [sic- Burksville] to teach the 2 weeks out, she is Wm. Susenwind’s wife sister, she gets $50 for 2 weeks. Mrs. Rennecker is boarding her, she has her car in Uncle Fred’s shed. This evening we walked up to corner & listed to the musci [sic] awhile, Harry Kammler gave a dance, Smithon [sic- Smithton] orchestra. It was a nice crowd there. McCarthy was in town got his books & clothes & also went to the dance. Egg man from Red Bud got 20 doz. eggs from us for 9¢.

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