Thursday, March 16, 1933

It is rather cold this morn. Papa & Rosalia went out to Henrys to get oats & wheat. This afternoon they took a load over to Chris Buehler’s & got it crushed. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came this evening; she cut Bert’s dress out. Uncle Fred trimed [sic] his peach trees & grub some out. The egg man came today & paid us 10½¢ for eggs. Brauns pays 8¢ today. Some of the banks are opened up again some in Belleville, & Waterloo any way we hear.

Sunday, March 12, 1933

Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary where here for dinner. Aunt Mary & Bert went to church this afternoon, Ed Moffitts where there to they where visiting Frank Kroll’s. Mr. Metzger & son from Floraville where here & bought one of four mules $65.00, he made a note on it, & will pay as soon as he gets his cash out of the banks when they open up.

Monday, March 6, 1933

Papa & Rosalia went out to Henrys got a hog. We set up our brooder stove in the basement & started it a going. It rained all day. The banks are closed all over the state since Sat, till Mar. 8 Wed; the egg man didn’t buy any of our eggs today, he had to many, price came down, 9¢ today, he took 10 doz. of Aunt Marys here. Ed Schender wants our eggs for hatching he wants 500. Henry got a card sent from Illmo Hatchery in East St. Louis, that chicks will be $4.55 per 100 tomorrow only.

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