Monday, July 5, 1937

Washed, ironed; canned 5 qts. apples. We went to Leo’s this afternoon helped them pick apples & can them, iron, had supper. Uncle Fred & A. [Aunt] Mary & J. [Josie] Keller also helped. Hy. Armstutz brought sack feed down.

Friday, Oct. 30, 1931

It is cold out today. The fellows that left there truck here yesterday got it again today. I seen in the paper that Ervin Boo & Vera Kropp are married now, he had his one leg taken off. The School children of the Public School is Hecker had apple picking last Sat. they picked 25 bu. one bu for every child & stored them in the School to be aten [sic] this winter. Irvin [?] Reheis was awarded $50 for selling tickets for the Lincoln Teathre [sic- theatre]. The Blackburn School is having a big Hallo’wen party tonight for the children.

Thursday, October 1, 1931

Henry & Leona & the kids where all here all day, for lunch, dinner, lunch & supper, they where sewing wheat.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary where here for dinner.  We had 2 spring chickens.  Uncle Fred & papa went to Waterloo on business to meet Bestmann’s family.  The egg man pays 21¢ today, he also bought a ½ bu. turnips for 30¢.  Aunt Mary, Rosalia, Bertille & the boy’s went down to the molasses factory & watched them cook awhile, we got ½ gallon for ourselves for 5¢, & got Henry a gal. for 10¢, foam.  Rennecker’s got apple picking frolic this eve.

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