Monday, July 11, 1932

We washed, ironed, this morning. This afternoon we went to Red Bud took 3 hrs. potatoe [sic] along sold them at Brehmer’s store got 45¢ bu. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary where up then went to Chris Buehler’s threshing, she first helped at Frank Birkner’s awhile, they was to have them for lunch yet, then go to Ronerberg’s & Oscar Birkner’s, but Aunt Mary had to help Frieda so she can go neither one of them places today, for Buehler’s have them all day. Bertille & Rosalia where at Wagner’s awhile. We finished digging the early potatoes this evening. Miss Elvira Kuhn of St. Louis is spending her vacation with Miss Wilma Reheis of here. Eggs 9¢ wheat 38¢. We got 6 little pigs born this morn.

Friday, July 10, 1931

Henry is putting up hay today, Papa, Rosalia went out for lunch, dinner, lunch.  I baked bread, coffee cake, doughnuts, cake, today.  I seen in the paper that Mrs. V. Heck, & Mrs. Zeno Mendel gave Miss Hilda Bertram a surprize [sic] Miscellanous [sic] shower, on her approaching marriage next Tues. July 14 to Slyvester [sic – Sylvester] Miller, at the Miller residents.  Mr. & Mrs. Archie Whiel left for a 10 day trip to Chicago & Minnesota.  Hy. Minneman of Fults Ill, died & was buried last Wed. afternoon, he is a brother to Chas. & Ed. of here.  Mrs. Ed. Shmidt of Waterloo, Jake & Dan’s mother died Thurs & will be buried Sat. morn.

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