Friday, Dec. 14, 1934

Papa hauled wood, this afternoon got a load wheat to crush. Berti cleaned house, baked molasses cookies. Mr. & Mrs. Quentin Schroeder have a baby girl born Sun. morning at St. Mary’s Hospital, first born, Henry Schroeder grandparents & also Frank Rau, Hey. Schroeder soda factory man at Waterloo. The two story farm house of Paul Crook on his farm near Burksville was burned to the ground Tues. morning starting at 9:30, & spread so fast nothing could be saved, only the clothes what they had on, no furniture & nothing.

Friday, March 9, 1934

Henry brought load corn. He sold 6 pigs for $5.50 to Stehl. We went up in the woods, there all day, was pretty nice, 4 o’clock it got so cold, & snowing all night; Oh! Boy! what snows we are having. The Basket groceries last Sat. nite at City Grocery was won by Al Heintz & at Rau’s Store, by Sisters of the Convention Waterloo. City Grocery is still haveing [sic] special prices & sale, Sat. evening, a box of Groceries will be awarded again.

Thursday, Nov. 30, 1933

Thanksgiving Day. We went to Red Bud church. Then went on to Aunt Mary for chicken dinner & supper, backbones, Iceberg lettuce, cranberries. Oh Boy! Did it taste good; Cream cake, pumpkin pie. Hot Dogs! Hy. Meng came, paid for his hog. 23¢ lbs. at $3.75. Hy & family came left the kids, here & we went along with them to Brezzy Hill to Myrtle Rau, Quentin Schroeder, wedding dance, bride wore white & veil, bridesmaids wore green, blue. Country Club Orc. from there we went to Oak Grove, to Mudd & Hendrick wedding dance, & crowd, Oh My! on both places, string band. Myerscough & Deukers where all there. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary, Josie, came up, so they played, pinochle till 12′ o  clock. Henry sends his milk to Waterloo Creamery now.

Sunday, July 24, 1932

We went to Red Bud, but the Chev. didn’t work so we took the Whippet & pulled the Chev. home when we came back. Joe Mueth was here on business to talk to papa, about the telephone lines. Henry was here this morning, he came up to get some whey & came down here. Martin May & daughter Rau & Ed McDermott & girlfriend Beal [?] Friel of St. Louis where stop to say “Hello” they where on there way home from Hecker. Mr. Cox an egg man got 15 doz eggs from us today for 12½¢. Miss Josie Keller & Miss Isabel McKuen of St. Louis stopped & “Hello” on there way back, they came out to the pinic [sic] of St. Mark’s church at Round Prairie, had there chicken supper there. We all had lunch at Aunt Mary’s this afternoon. George Wagner & family came over a little this morn. & look at car.

Sunday, Feb. 7, 1932

We went to Red Bud church. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary was here for dinner, they brought some beef then we had soup. This afternoon they & we all went out to Henry’s, had supper there, played 6 hand pinochle in the afternoon. This evening we went to Red Bud to see the St. Peter & Paul Players of Waterloo there, quite a crowd there, the players where, Wallace Miller, Gregory Arn’s, Ray Mechler, Earl Rau, Mina Sennott, Frieda Causseau, Estelle Ryan, Helen Dunn.

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