Tuesday, March 17, 1936

St. Patricks Day. We went out to Henry butchering; 1 hog. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came a little while there, he went up & got rocks from the woods. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came, went to Reheis wake awhile. Henry & family came, boys stayed here, & Bert & Rose went along to Waterloo to the show $80 was won by Parson’s a guy working on the sewer there, the show was nice “Yellow Dust,” & the hall was filled. Wm. Doyle got 1 bu. clover seed $4.80 – @8.

Saturday, Dec. 14, 1935

Pap got crushing done. Con Myerscough & son Leo stopped in to see our mare, didn’t buy yet. Rain this afternoon & nite. Berti got a answer from the Extension Magazaine [sic] that dances in advent & lent, was no sin, & could also go on St. Patricks. night. Myrtle Keim of Waterloo is having a birthday dance at Pautlers tonite. Moonlight Orch. Adm. Gents 25 ladies free.

Sunday, March 17, 1935

St. Patricks Day. Went to church, went out to Uncle Freds & had dinner & supper, played cards listened to the radio. Mr. Bill Braun of Red Bud came gave us all a ride in his new coach, we all got a chance on one to be given away in Apr. by the Co.; he is a sales agent for chev, working for Schrieber; at Red Bud; we rode out as far Blackjack road & back again, papa drove the car. Oak Grove & Doanhoe’s Brezzy Hill all are having St. Patricks dances tonite, we didn’t go; Lent.

Saturday, March 17, 1934

St. Patricks Day. Papa got crushing done. Wm. Ganley was here & paid interest. $31.45 still due. It rained a little & getting colder.

Friday, March 17, 1933

We baked bread, coffe [sic] cake. Papa & Rosalia went to Waterloo with a load of wheat, but didn’t receive no money only a slip of paper, for 14 bus. wheat @ 49¢ $6.86. They got 50 cabbage plants from Jungs for 13¢, they are nice too we planted them out this afternoon. St. Patrick’s Day, but we didn’t plant any potatoes, ground is to wet. It is in the paper for court week this week. Jos. Brauns, business & Hy Armstutz, Gambacher’s, Stifflers, all cases coming on, Philip Meuth & Max Schelibe, foreclosoure [sic]. Barney Kaiser & Elnora Wittenauer & a good many others.

Thursday, March 17, 1932

St. Patrick’s Day. It rained & thunder last night. Clarence Braun has a new Chev. truck to haul milk. Papa went to Belleville & Freeburg. A fellow here wanted to buy eggs for 9¢, but we had already sold ours yesterday. Stell was here.

Tuesday, March 17, 1931

Today is St. Patrick, there is a euchre in Tiptown tonight.  We are going to saw wood this afternoon up in the woods.  Henry is going to saw it & Uncle Fred, Uncle Joe, & Emil are going to help.  Rosalia & Bertille drove out to Henry’s this morning, we were all out there for dinner.  Aunt Mary was there this afternoon too, she & Bobby went too Uncle Adam’s.  They didn’t get started sawing for wood until about 2:30, before that the pulley broke.  So we will have to finish tomorrow morning.  We have too take dinner out to Henry’s.  Bertille baked a cake this evening.  Bertille went to church this morning, was mass for Aunt Bridget Dunn.