Tuesday, May 10, 1938

Beautiful day. Pap came to hospital at 10:30 AM. & Bert [Bertille] went home, washed. Uncle Fred & A. [Aunt] Mary were up this afternoon. Pap stayed at the hospital all day. Jake Friedrich & wife while on there way to St. Louis to see Bernice Sun., was struck by train by Columbia he lived till 5 o’clock that day & died, & she is in hospital, she had just been home about 3 weeks, been ailing all along; he is at Wagner Funeral Parlor, will be buried tomorrow afternoon. Henry & Leona came & Leo & Bert [Bertille] went along to hospital, boys were at Clevelands, Leona stayed all nite; rest came home, Pap & Bert [Bertille] went to May Devotion.

Sunday, May 8, 1938

Mother’s Day. We went to Paderborn mass, then to Leo’s, doctor Eckert was there, since 6 last nite; at 11:30 took her [Rosalia] in an ambulance Dashner’s, to Red Bud hospital were Doc. Pautler brought a baby girl, 8 lbs. & 6 oz. nice big girl, bright, dark eyes, dark hair. Leo & Leona & pap went along down. Henry & boy’s came here had dinner, we went down this afternoon. Leo stayed all nite; Uncle Fred & A. [Aunt] Mary came here. Bill [Klein] & Bert [Bertille] went to Paderborn May devotion at church. It is also Josie Gregson’s birthday today. KMOX Radio Stars having a dance here at Kammlers tonite.

Sunday, May 1, 1938

Went to 7 o’clock mass at Red Bud. Beautiful day. Uncle Fred & A. [Aunt] Mary stopped awhile after church. We went to Red Bud to the Ministrel [sic] Show given by Holy Name Sodality, not much this afternoon, not many people there; show was pretty good. Bill [Klein] & Bert [Bertille] went to Paderborn to May devotion then went to Floraville dance.

Sunday, May 30, 1937

Went to mass. Priest from St. Henry’s College had mass, high & solemn coummioun [sic – communion], graduating exercises, benediction & enroll of Scapulars; took till 9:30 when we got home. Henry & family & we all went to Leo & Rose’s this afternoon for supper. Leo’s sister was supposed to come for dinner, but they never come. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came Bert [Bertille] went along to church with her, graduation exercise, May Devotion & benediction.

Wednesday, May 1, 1935

Schools Public are out today, with pinics [sic]. Papa went on a trip, Red Bud, Waterloo, paid pew rent $10.00, & gave Father the quilt that we made, to donate to the church, Goose Track. Mrs. Donahue was buried this morning Tiptown & Kirsh this afternoon at Red Bud. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were up; We went to church. May Devotion tonite; Paderborn Church is giving a euchre this evening. Boy! did it rain, about 1:30, thunder, terrible wind storm, blew some more shingles of the roof; also Fred Eichenseers little house. We cut lawn trimmed everything this morning. Patched this afternoon.

Friday, May 1, 1931

Rosalia & Bertille went to church this morning.  This afternoon Papa & Rosalia went out to Henry’s to get a load of corn.  I seen in the paper that Ervin Boo was taken to the Hospital again in St. Louis for injuries due his right knee, while playing ball last summer.  Mr. Frank Scharfenberger was buried the past week, he was 70 yrs. old, & was a monument maker & business.  The Waterloo Milk Co. office was burglarized last Sunday $100 in cash was taken & $500 worth of checks where missing.  Louis Armstutz has purchased a new ford sedan, & made his first try out last Sunday.  Bill Horn from Columbia purchase the South Side Garage from Bill Haudrich, & he is working for Schrieber’s garage at Red Bud.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up, they had lunch & supper here.  In the evening, we went to church, May Devotion.  Steve Rennecker was here & wanted eggs for setting but we didn’t have none.  Wilfred Eichenseer was just here this afternoon & got 2 settings, 30¢.  We got the chickens altogether now, so if they want them, that’s the only kind they can get.  Roy Staufenbiel was here this eve.- he came to ask for information, Robert Laut wanted to buy his house there for $150.00 & live there until he had a place to put it on.  But I don’t think Roy will do that.  We planted out cabbage & tomatoes in our truck garden today.

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