Saturday, Nov. 21, 1936

Pap went to Waterloo this afternoon.We got the check from chickens $19.74 – some brought 14-12½ & 10½¢. shipping charges $1.00 & commission $1.09. this time. We paid light bill $1.35 this mo. Omer came this evening, he was in the hospital St. Mary for 4 days.

Tuesday, Aug. 6, 1935

Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came here from Buehler’s threshing, brought some tomatoes along; to eat; they came back again, & we all went to Red Bud, to the ice cream social. Rosalia helped to wait on table. Berti won water kettle playing bluey. The quilt what we donated was raffled out & won by Mrs. Matt Frisch of Red Bud. The crowd wasn’t very large; to busy times. The timber boss came & paid out checks 2538 ft. @ 3½¢. $88.83 & Wm. Ganley $40.84. Loyd Pabst was here & we weren’t home.

Monday, June 20, 1932

We washed, ironed, picked beans & canned them. The Bieble Roofing guys where here & got the balance $20.00 for the barn roof. Hy Stalheber was here & brought a check for Uncle Fred, from his son John. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up this afternoon, they had lunch here. Henry Metzer & son where here look at the horse. there was a fellow around with yeast foam advertising. eggs 9¢. We canned, 3 cans beans.

Thursday, April 7, 1932

It rained this morning & turned colder. Papa took 24 doz. eggs to the store & got 9¢, this afternoon he went out to Henry’s & got a load of posts. Roy Stauenfbiel was here & looked at our colts & pigs, but thought it was to much money for him to buy. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up again this afternoon. He helped papa set posts, they where here for lunch, supper. He also brought the check here what Fr. Grootens gave him $20 or $19.23 for he paid Anna Brauns tax, papa had paid it for his house here in town, so now he paid her tax & Uncle Fred had to return the tax receipt. This evening we all went over to Uncle Fred house accross [sic] the street & had a card game, they invited Hy. Armstutz & H.M. Hill, so they played 6 handed. Hy. had one time 1500 trump, & Papa & Uncle Fred bot had it the same time one 1500 spades & the other 1500 hearts, the bid was 2295, Uncle Fred got it, & made it too, they stayed in Hecker all night.

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