Saturday, Feb. 22, 1936

Washington Birthday. Pap got crushing done this morn. Henry did also, stopped here awhile. Floyd has the mumps now. Mrs. Renneker came & got some cottage cheese, also Lauts & a fellow here yesterday from Millsdat [sp] – looking for shoats, we sent him out to Henry’s, he bought them – 6 – $35. They say Walter Neff & Slyveria Helfrich are being married in St. Louis today.

Sunday, July 12, 1931

Henry & family where here for dinner.  We & Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary went up to Smithton to the Turner pinic [sic], but there wasn’t much of a crowd there.  We met Jim Beese, & wife, & Liddie, & a few other we know.  There was people here this morning looking for shoats.  Papa went over to Freeburg church this morning.