Saturday, Feb. 17, 1934

Hauled water in the cistern. Papa went to Waterloo got out shoes repaired. The Farm Bureau had meeting all day. The bread man stopped. The P & H Lumber Co. went bankrupt, Archie Weibul, Ditenberger, Berger took it over & is now called Waterloo Lumber Co. & has nothing to do with Petri & Hill; they still are going to do contracting & building. Mrs. Louis Osterhage nee (Jehling) local contractors wife was buried Mon. afternoon, sick a week.

Thursday, Feb. 18, 1932

Mr. Gabriel Schilling was buried last Monday morning at Dalgreen, the relatives from here went down. Papa went to Waterloo this morning, & also to a bankrupt sale near Coxeyville. Bertille took 3 doz. eggs to the store & got 11¢ some price.