Monday, Nov. 2, 1936

All Souls Day, went to 7 o’clock mass. Went to Belleville all day, dentist this afternoon. Raining all day. Wm. Ganley & Ambrose Doyle all had shooting matches yesterday.

Sunday, Oct. 25, 1936

Raining all day & nite. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary stopped awhile. Shooting matches, posponed [sic] I suppose, Wm. Ganley was to have his today. Oak Grove has free dance, musci [sic] by Carle.

Sunday, October 1, 1933

Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary where here. Today Bill Sensels’ Barry May have shooting matches;  The way we heard, Lawrence Cortner & Hecke the marshal must have had a scrap last nite at the dance at Manier’s, both were drunk. Last nite was an all nite dance at Breezy. Ella Meng was here wanted to buy eggs, we had none. Rosalia & Bertille went to the the BaseBall dance at Kammlers, Dixie Blue Boys, Adm 25¢.

Sunday, Nov. 6, 1932

We went to Red Bud. It looks cloudy today. There is shooting matches all over again today, Fahey’s, Oxerner’s. We went over to Uncle Fred’s for dinner & supper. Christ Buehler’s family & Louis Birkner, Uncle Adam & Emil where all there this afternoon, Uncle Adam & Emil came to see us, but we where over there so they came over too. They had a four handed card game. John M. Reheis came here this eve. he borrowed $10, to pay a bill tomorrow, papa gave him $5 & Uncle Fred $5. Adam Eckert’s came to see Uncle Fred’s, so we all went back over there again, played cards, loosers [sic] drop out. Papa held 1500 trump spades, we melted 1800 & made 385 in the cards.