Saturday, Jan. 16, 1937

The John Kaltwasser farm was sold this morn. at the quarry, brought $10,000, some price for farms these days; Nic Cortner bought it, 160 acres, with the quarry & all. Telephone meeting this afternoon. Eliza Boll got reelected operator, John Braun was against her. Leo & Isadore were here this evening, he had got a card from Sanitary Milk Producers, that there was to be a meeting held at Paulter’s the same nite as the wedding dance, so they went to Eliza Boll’s & called in to Paulter but there is no milk meeting there that nite, he said.

Saturday, Jan. 17, 1931

It is raining a little this morning.  Papa went up to see Fr. Grootens a little while & had a conversation with him.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here this morn. they stayed for dinner & then they went through Red Bud to Waterloo & then back here again, they were here for supper, after that we played a 4 handed pinochle game, 4 games were played each winning 2 games.  Fredie Fritsche was here and wanted to sell seeds for the school.  Today was election for telephone operator, Eliza Boll received it again.  Mrs. Deuker & Jake Neff had applied for it too.  Deukers had 2 votes, Neff 7 votes, Eliza 3 votes.  Today is George Boll’s birthday, Karl is sick ever since last Wednesday, he has awful high fever.