Tuesday, May 17, 1932

Today is the Mosbacher & Neff wedding. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary are going to the dance, it is in Neff’s house, he couldn’t get the hall. Henry & Leona came & we went along to the dance with them, the house was packed, danced in 2 rooms, nearly all musiains [sic – musicians] played. Papa & Rosalia went to Belleville & took 24 doz. eggs & old hens & 20¾ lb. springs got 20¢ for 2½ lbs. over. The egg man was here & got 31 lbs. springers got 16¢ for 1½ lbs. over. Papa & Bertille went out to Henry’s this afternoon. Emil was there awhile too. Papa helped Henry work his ground.

Monday, May 25, 1931

It sure did rain last night & this morning yet too.  Papa went to Hecker this morn. & he also went down & looked at our truck patch.  We had chicken pie for dinner today.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary stopped in, on there way to Red Bud to a church Picnic there.  Papa & Rosalia went out & cleaned the cemetery, & planted some flowers out too.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary stopped went they came back from the picnic, they had there chicken supper there.  Eggs are 13¢.  We sold 25 lbs. springers @ 24¢ a lb. $6.00.

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