Tuesday, July 18, 1939

Anton Buehler & wife & daughter Jose [Josephine] was here, stopped in, had lunch here this morn. came yesterday left home 8:30 at DeKalb Ill. & got here to Joe Schillings at 5: o’clock, came here this morn. then going to Jac. Neff & Ben Neff for dinner, & going to Mascoutaha [sic]; going home again Sat. Jose [Josephine] is going to start work Beauty Parlor Morn; it was 8 years since they were around; Rained heavy & thunder & lightening this eve.

Monday, August 24, 1931

Papa & Rosalia went out to Henry’s, Papa wants to bring the team up.  Papa was at Red Bud Church yesterday morning.  This morning about 10 o clock Anton Buehler & family from DeKalb Ill where here, then they went over by Uncle Freds, had dinner, Henry had dinner there too, he was plowing up here, this afternoon the women folks, went to see George Neff & Jake & Mr. Buehler went to see Mr. Hill.  Then we all had supper at Aunt Mary’s, then they went to Levi Gregson’s, then came back here again for all night.  Josephine, Rosalia & Bertille went up in the car & watched how many people went to the euchre.  Uncle Fred & Papa went to the cemetery to see it, it looks awful, everything plowed to pieces, right in the front, took the copings of off the graves, some of them plowed the rose bushes all out.  It rained so heavy, there where a few people around there but not so many.  Leona & the kids, came up & got Henry with the machine this evening.  Roy & Mirmie Staufenbiel where also here to see Uncle Fred.

Friday, August 21, 1931

Today is nice once for a change.  Leona & the kids, came up to get greengages, she cut our hair.  Hy. Armstutz was here awhile.  Anton Buehler from DeKalb & also his family where here, he just stopped in to say Hello! they are coming back again to make a longer stay.  Osie Neff was here, he wants to buy land.  There was a man in town today begging for money, he lost both of his legs in the coal mine, he is walking round on clutches.  Papa went out to the farm this afternoon.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary brought some more greengages along up for Henry’s & Kammler’s this afternoon.