Tuesday, April 18, 1933

Today is town election, Rennecker & Neff Osie are running on the Independent thicket [sic]. We washed, ironed; nice day. Papa went up to vote. Rosalia, Mrs. Rennecker, Mrs. Wagner went this afternoon. Mrs. Rennecker came to see our chickens. Papa went over to George’s, Robert Laut & Steve where also there. There was 77 votes cast at the election today. Elmer Kammler President received 60 votes, Werner Kammler Treas. 57 votes, Vic Eichenseer 50 votes, Hy. Armstutz trustsee [sic] 38, Philip Jatho 34, Osie Neff 37, Rennecker Steve 31 Jatho & Rennecker lost Neff won.

Tuesday, April 21, 1931

We washed, ironed, patched today.  This morning the assessor Wm. Sensel was here, John Reagan came & wanted to know if it was all right for him to throw his chicken manure in our oats field but it was soft in there, so he throwed it in the stubble ground closed by.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary was here, Uncle Fred went down to Red Bud & she went to Wm. Birkners, & Louis Birkners, but nobody at home on either place.  They where here for lunch.  Joe Griffin was around electioneering, today is town election.  He & Elmer Kammler running for town mayor.  Papa went up & gave him his vote for Joe, & a citizen thicket [ticket].  It is cold again, we covered our tomato plants, because some said, we was gong to have a frost tonight, but we didn’t.