Tuesday, Feb. 28, 1939

Rained heavy & windy all nite, snow is nearly all away now. Ironed, patched, etc. Eggs today here 14 [cents].

Sunday, Feb. 26, 1939

Pretty icey [sic] this morn, we didn’t go to church today. Uncle Fred & A. [Aunt] Mary were up stopped awhile. Leo & family came for dinner & supper, he was stuck by his mail box; slipped in ditch.

Saturday, Feb. 25, 1939

Everything white, 3 in [inches] snow & snowing all morn. Bert [Bertille] baked dewberry custard pie. Pap was by Emil awhile, cleaned his walk for him.

Monday, Jan. 23, 1939

Went out to Henry’s butchering 450 lb. hog boys were home no school, there eyes are alright; again. Somebody was here & swept paths for us. It snowed all day & tonite sheet ice, not so cold tonite about 30 [degrees].

Tuesday, Sept. 6, 1938

Went to Leo’s all day, helped dig potatoes, finished now, had lunch, dinner & supper there; & boy it was pretty hot all day.

Wednesday, Jan. 26, 1938

Cold. Boy! Its 6 above radio says. E. St. Louis was 4 & at St. Louis 2 above. in Minnesota 22 below. Bert [Bertille] baked cake, stitching etc. Aunt Mary’s birthday. Bert called & congratulation. Uncle Fred was working in the woods all morn.

Saturday, March 13, 1937

Snowing all day & drifted; deepest snow yet so far this winter; good for the cabbage plants. Floyd is 8 yrs. old; we didn’t go to the birthday, snowing to much; all drifted.

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 1936

Raining nearly all day, we washed, dug sweet potatoes this afternoon, suppose to get cold tonite & tomorrow, with frost & freezing tomorrow nite; we got nice potatoes & quite a few. Eggs are 27ยข now.

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 1936

Registration Day. We cleaned chicken houses, sewed. Pap got load corn fodder. Went out to help Henry with the team harrow & sow wheat. Radio said in Wis. snowed yesterday. Mercury down to 20; cold & children skated on the icy streets. A man around delivering Wards Sale specials for the weekend.

Saturday, July 18, 1936

Pap & Rose went out to Henry’s got feed for crushing. A lady here wanted to know were [sic] Clarence Braun lives. Mr. Hoffmann Chev. dealer was out at Uncle Fred’s then came here, so far they haven’t made no bargain. Papa went out to see Uncle about it. This afternoon he went to Waterloo then to a Mueller sale by Foster Pond. It is pretty warm again today. Mr. Jake Friedrich of near Waterloo had a sun stroke Thurs; & isn’t well yet. There was an awful hail storm, west from here, one of Henry’s corn field is striped [sic], lying all ways they say, looks awful; worse yet closer by Waterloo. There is a free dance at Floraville at Keim’s tonite.

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