Monday, April 19, 1937

Henry & Leona & Bert went to E. St. Louis, shopping, boys stayed here all day; had dinner. Eggs 19ยข. Hecker Baseball Club had a dance last nite at Kammlers, played Schmidts. We also seen Uncle Ed [Crowe] today, at his feed store. Columbia traders were here.

Saturday, Nov. 14, 1936

Went out to Henry’s took Leona & Billy [Willis] along to the funeral of Mrs. McDermott, very large; nephews pall bearers were Simon & Alois Havey, Gene Fahey & 2 McDermotts Luke’s boy’s. We met Uncle Ed, haven’t seen him for so long. Pap got crushing done. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came, went to Mohr’s sale at Red Bud, bought 2-5 gal. jars. We quilted all afternoon & eve. Awful cool night.