Tag Archives: canning

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 1930

We canned beets & sauerkraut today.  Leona & the kids were up this afternoon, but they didn’t get off of the machine, she came up to get some things from the store.  It is nice & warm again this afternoon.  Ed Meng was over tonight and wanted to know if he could get the lime dust spreader tomorrow.  In Belleville everybody is donating for the jobless.


Tuesday, September 2, 1930

Papa & Uncle Fred went to Waterloo this morning.  Aunt Mary stayed here they had dinner with us.  There was a party here looking at our blind horse this morning.  He wanted to trade on some hogs.  Leona & kids were here this morning.  We canned apples & made some jelly this morning.  Rosalia got the mail this evening.  Frank Buehlers have a little boy since last Friday, Frances.  I seen in the paper that Irwin Albrect Bertha Meuth, have a little boy.


Wednesday, July 23, 1930

Today is Mrs. Cleveland’s birthday.  Leona called up this morning & said “that Olivia called up & invited us all to go to Clevelands tonight.”  So we all went out there, there was a big crowd there.  Beer & cake were served.  We washed, ironed, patched, baked bread, coffee cake, cakes today.  Mrs. Reinecker came home this afternoon from Dehn’s, Perter is the same yet she said, I guess she is going back tomorrow afternoon.  Tomorrow morning she wants to can tomatoes and cabbage.


Wednesday, June 18, 1930

Rosalia & Bertille went out to Uncle Fred’s this morning to pick dewberries.  We picked about 2 gallons.  We canned 2 gls. today and made the rest is jelly.  We took Aunt Mary’s curtains along home and washed them for her.  We had lunch out there this morning.  Kuhus brothers started cutting wheat in our field this afternoon.  Mr. Kuhus is sick in bed with rheumatism.  Yesterday was Ike Napiers birthday, but they didn’t have no dance.  This evening Kuhus brother-in-law was here and looked at our little leghorn chick.  Uncle Fred and Aunt Mary were also here.  Papa went out a little while to help Kuhus shock wheat.  Pete Wachtel and Louis Armstutz, Uncle Fred helped a little while this evening too.  Papa and Uncle Fred went up to the new school this evening to get some benches.  Uncle Fred took 2 of them.  Aunt Mary, Rosalia, Bertille went over to Mrs. Rennecker.  She showed up her garden.  They finished fixing the church steeple today.


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