Tuesday, Oct. 16, 1934

We took beef bones along, cooked soup out at Henry, Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary also helped again, finished up the house inside & out. We washed, ironed, cleaned house out there today. The West End Filing Station at Red Bud was robbed of $6. at 5:30 yesterday evening; & McBride guy that works there filled up the tank 9, gals, bandits car, the guy reached in his pocket & pulled out a gun, knocked himover the head & unconcious, he was the only one there at the time. Schumacher is, the proprietor of the West End garage.

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 1932

It is cloudy, & raining all day. Bertille went over to Rennecker’s got the papers. See in there Daily Advocate that Robert Groom Jr. & Mary Louis Sterling where married at Carlinville on July 31, it was kept a secret till now. Mr. Groom is going to a miner School in St. Louis, when he has finished that they will make there home with Mr. & Mrs. Bob Groom West A St. Belleville. It is also in the paper that Fr. Grootens has paroled 2 boy out of jail, Chas. Burke the first one he had here & Tackett both of Belleville, they held up a filling station.

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