Thursday, Sept. 28, 1939

Bert [Bertille] baked pie. Pap dug all our sweet potatoes, 3 bus. Bert went out to Brand’s this afternoon. Fr. Simon is going around solicting [sic] for Belleville St. Henry’s College, to build some post to it, never came here. Mrs. Joe Schilling is pretty low. St. Everdine is home & all children there, doctor gave up all hopes. Lee Gregson & Vera Schmitz were married at Renault mass this morn; her brother groomsman & Mildren Rist bridesmaid, Lester Chaffeaur, dealers car going to go to Alba. tomorrow. Dan Schmidt of Waterloo & Regina Schoenborn of Belleville were married yesterday afternoon at St. Marys Rectory of Belleville.

Tuesday, June 13, 1933

Rosalia & Bertille went out washing at Henry’s. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up this afternoon, Mr. Walsh a student for priesthood at St. Henry’s College Belleville, was here selling papers to pay for his schooling; papa didn’t take any. There was a man here from Belleville selling gas. Good many people started cutting wheat.