Tag Archives: Braun

Monday, March 3, 1930

Papa & Rosalia went to Belleville to the Eureka Hatchery to pay the chickens off for another week because it is too cold yet for little chicks.  Bertille took 3 dozen eggs to Eichenseers, got .21¢ a dozen.  Mr. John Wiegand & Miss Edna Jatho got married last Saturday, the way the people said.  Haven’t seen it in the papers yet.  Their licenses were in there.  He is 27 years old & she is 22 years old.  Mr. & Mrs. Mehrmam are at George Wagner’s today.  Papa & Rosalia brought Floyd a pair of rompers, and Bobby a pair of overalls along from Belleville for their birthdays.  We found 28 eggs today.  Willie Braun was here & got 3 bushes of sweet clover for $5.50 a bush.  Papa went out to sow sweet clover after supper.


Monday, February 17, 1930

Today we have church all day.  We all went up to church this morning, our hour is between 11:30 & 12 o’clock.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were up this morning.  Henry and family were for dinner today.  After they went home, Rosalia & Bertille went up to church.  We took 4 doz. eggs to Eichenseer’s, got .30¢ a dozen.  Then we went up to Braun’s, had a little argument with him.  We found 19 eggs today.  Papa, Rosalia, & Bertille went up to church this evening.


Saturday, February 15, 1930

Henry was here for dinner today.  He came up with the wagon and brought a telephone pole along.  He said the roads were awful bad.  Papa put our telephone box in today.  We found 19 eggs today.  Rosalia was up town this afternoon to Braun’s and ordered some chick feed.  She told them to bring it down right away, but they ain’t here yet, so maybe we will have to get it somewhere else.  Frank Birkner was stuck with his machine right in front of his shed this evening.  He couldn’t get in so I guess he left it stand in front of his house.  Uncle Adam is on the sick list at present.  Last week Emil was in bed and this week Uncle Adam ain’t feeling well.


Thursday, February 13, 1930

Bertille took the eggs to Eichenseer’s this morning.  She had 2 dozen and got .34¢ a dozen from them.  We sent a letter to New Athens Lumber Co. to pay for the lumber used for the chicken house.  The check amounted to $187.96.  Hurray tomorrow is Valentine’s Day.  Rosalia took eggs to Braun’s this afternoon.  She got .34¢ a dozen.  She had 2 dozen too.  We found 15 eggs today.  The roads are awful muddy now.  It took 4 horses to pull Pabst truck up Kemps hill this morning.  He said the worst place was by Blackburn’s lane.  Papa & Rosalia put concrete in the chicken house (some of it) this afternoon.


Saturday, February 8, 1930

Papa and Philip Braun went out to Henry’s with Henry’s machine.  Then Philip Braun walked home and Papa came home with Henry’s family with the buggy.  They were all here for supper.  In the evening Alvera Braun & Pearl Griffen were here we played pinochle.  Ha!  Ha!  We had a good old time.  We found 11 eggs today.


Wednesday, February 5, 1930

It happen to be a nice day after all.  We found 8 eggs today.  Henry came up this morning to get his machine from the garage, but it wasn’t finished yet.  So he came down here for dinner and afterwards went back up again.  Then about four o’clock he left for home, but when he got to the corner his machine stopped and then he got Vic Eichenseer to look after it.  So he got it started again, he left.  When he got between Schneiders and Kammlers it stopped again.  He called up Steve Rheinecker’s to call Papa over to the telephone to bring the Whippet out there.  During that while he came up to Braun’s & had a little talk with him (and) told him to come out & pull it in.  So Papa and Henry went out to where his machine was & got the Whippet passed there.  So Henry could get home.  Papa walked home.  Papa got his hair cut this morning.  Willie Birkner dug a well on his place today.  Louis and Oscar were doing it for him.  Bill Birkner bought Mrs. Lorberg’s place.


Thursday, January 30, 1930

There is going to be quilting in the church basement this afternoon.  Mr. Hart the corono feed instructor was here this morning explaining the corono laying mash and grains.  Bertille was over at Rheineckers and called out to Henry’s.  Papa, Rosalia was in Waterloo this afternoon and they got 50 chicks from the Heyls Hatchery for .13¢ a piece.  Bertille was out at Henry’s.  Philip Braun and Mr. Hart the corono feed men were out there to.  Henry ordered 6 sack of starting mash and we ordered 7 sacks of starting mash.  Philip Braun puled Henry’s machine to the garage this evening, the motor was busted to pieces.  We didn’t find no egg today.  Wheat price today is $1.14.  Papa took 4 sack along in.


Monday, January 27, 1930

It is a nice day.  We found 1 egg.  Oliver Kuhns & Henry Braun brought a load of coal this afternoon.  Louis Petri and Herman Wheitkamp from Waterloo were here and looked after the furnace.


Wednesday, January 22, 1930

Rosalia washed, baked bread and coffee cake.  Bertille was on the sick list this morning but at this writing is pretty fair.  Papa & Rosalia were out at Henry’s twice today to get corn wheat.  Mr. Philip Braun was here tonight to get something on the pump.  We found one egg today.  Bertille baked a cake today.  Bertille ironed today.


Thursday, January 16, 1930

Papa, Rosalia, Bertille went out to Henry’s this afternoon and got straw for our chicken house.  In the evening we went to Uncle Fred and Aunt Mary’s.  She popped some corn and we helped to eat it.  Joseph Braun was here in the evening and brought Papa his auto keys.  He stuck them in his pocket by mistake in the bank.  The weather is beautiful but is a little cold.  The sun is shining nice.


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