Tuesday, Nov. 30, 1937

Went to Leo’s & Rose [Rosalia] butchering 2 hogs. Jake helped awhile had to go home Earl came to fix him a brick foundation for kettle. We had lunch, dinner & supper & sugar cured meat & played 6 hand pinochle in eve. Uncle Fred & A. [Aunt] Mary stayed also, they left there car set by Jake’s to much mud. Mr. Orlets birthday today 73 yrs.

Tuesday, Jan. 12, 1932

We washed, hung it in the basement, it rained all day. Loyd Pbast [sic-Pabst] brought a load of corn & also Henry brought one this morn. Papa went up to Vic Eichenseers & sugar cured there meat for them. It was warm yesterday & today again.

Sunday, Jan. 10, 1932

We went to Red Bud church. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary where here for dinner & supper, played 5 handed pinochle nearly all day. Vic Eichenseer was down to see wether [sic-whether] papa would sugar cure there meat for them. Buddy Ettling stopped in on a little businiss [sic-business].

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