Friday, July 20, 1934

Hauled water out for pigs. J. Wittenauers selling pickles in town $1.50 bus. Mrs. Scheinder $1.25. Clevelands $1.40. Jake Reheis he got $2.00. John Reheis sell there’s in Red Bud. People stopped bought 5 roosters 10½ lbs. @ 18¢; about 2 lbs. apiece. A man here selling apples 75¢ bu. George Wagner’s family were here a little while. The settlement of Pete Reheis & Fritsche was in the paper for the last time, will be on July 28 at Belleville Court House; he foreclose him. The assesed [sic] valuation was in the Times; we are the highest in Hecker & around. Joe Watchel & Robert Laut dug a 2o ft. well on Watchel lot.

Saturday, Dec. 9, 1933

Papa & Rosalia went to Bellville [sic], to court house, & post office, & asked questions about the butchering business, peddle out meat & sausage, & paying process tax; 2¢ tax must be payed; but don’t have to get license to peddle meat, around town. We made everything out in a book, the best we could, so when, the examiner, comes to show up.

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