Monday, August 17, 1931

Papa & Rosalia went after the peaches this morn, they got 2 bus. from Gross Orchard for 65¢ a bus. there where so many trucks there loading.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up to help to peel them, we caned [sic] 32 qts. so far, the green ones we layed back, they where here for lunch & supper, we also canned 1 qt. pickles, 2 tomatoe, 1 greengage.  This evening there was a big truck around with peaches from Ava, Ill. they sold quite a few in town here, the Eichenseer’s got 8 bus. they where also 65¢ bu.  Aunt Mary & Bertille where at George Wagner’s this evening.  Henry & family where all here, he went to Eckert’s, & Kessler’s, looking for peaches.  Eggs 15¢ & wheat 42 at Red Bud today.

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