Tag Archives: Chevrolet

Sunday, Feb. 8, 1931

Henry & family & Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were all here for dinner today.  Uncle Fred & the kids also had lunch here this morning.  We all went over to see Uncle Fred’s property this afternoon.  Then, Henry & Leona & Aunt Mary went up to church to confession because tomorrow is 13 hour Adoration.  George Wagner is butchering today.  Steve Rennecker is the butcher.  Tonight is a dance at Papenberg’s, but we can’t go on account of church tomorrow.  Uncle Fred, Aunt Mary, Oscar Birkner, Hy. Ronederberg, Jerome Cortner, Clarence Rettinghouse, Ray Armbruster were all down at Evansville last night at a dance & Chicken Supper by Ronenbergs relation, Marie Davis birthday.  Papa got oil changed in the Chev., yesterday at Barthels Garage cost $1.10 12305 miles.  Philip Freund was here this evening.


Saturday, Jan. 31, 1931

Papa went to Red Bud this afternoon & paid the Chev. Insurance.  This evening we & Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary went up to see Uncle Adam & Emil.  We stopped in at Henry’s, but they weren’t at home, they were in Waterloo by Leona’s grandma, she is sick & no hope for recovery.


Saturday, Oct. 18, 1930

It froze ice last night in the chicken troughs.  The people were seen with their overcoats on.  Papa went to Waterloo this afternoon and got his watch fixed and the oil changed in the Chev. 11513 miles.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary went to Red Bud to a sale.  They brought us 1/2 bu. sweet potatoes along.  I don’t no how much they are.  We made fire in the furnace today.


Saturday, Sept. 27, 1930

Henry was here this morning.  Today is Leona’s birthday, she is 20 yrs. old and is going to have a celebration tonight at Breezy Hill.  Papa went to Waterloo this morning & afternoon to get the batteries for the Chevrolet.  We all went to Breezy Hill tonight.  Frank Dudenhoeffer & wife, Val Adam’s & wife & girl.  Leona received many and all kinds of presents.  There sure was a crowd there after the circus was over in town.


Tuesday, August 12, 1930

Rosalia & Bertille washed, ironed, patched, baked pie this morning.  Papa went up in the woods to get a load of gravel for our road, but he got stuck in the branch & he called for Rosalia to come up with the chevrolet & bring along the ax and the chain along.  Bertille made a chicken for dinner, we had soup.  Today is Melissa Wiegand’s birthday.  We all went there this evening.  There sure was a crowd there, lemonade, cake were the refreshments.  They had a cake baked with 23 candles on.  It is also Mrs. Ben Heyl’s birthday.  Clevelands were there until about 10 o’clock then them & Heyls came to Wiegands.  Nick Mueth furnished music, but his music broke so Gus Blackburn got his.  Uncle Fred brought Aunt Mary up this afternoon & he went back home again.  Aunt Mary was here for supper.  I have seen in the paper that Dr. Eckert was fined $5 & costs for disturbing the peace, about his father.  He is to have a trial today.  It looks awful cloudy.


Tuesday, July 15, 1930

We are cooking plum jelly today.  Bertille went up town & got some sugar.  Papa is spreading lime dust this morning.  Kuhns are plowing over at Ed Mengs, they are going to stay another year yet.  I guess they will crop our ground again too.  Leona, Robert, & Floyd were here this afternoon, she came up & got the milk check.  Clarence Pabst was here this afternoon & brought the oats here from down at their place.  I saw in the paper that Joe Handrich fainted while out at thrashing, but they called for Dr. Pautler from Waterloo to come out.  He is allright again now.  They took William Braun to the hospital last Thurs. he got operated on appendicitis, he is as good as can be expected, last Sunday.  Papa went to Waterloo last Sun. & got the oil changed in the chev. 10,942 miles.  Steve Rennecker came over a little while this evening.


Saturday, July 12, 1930

Leona called up and said Rosalia should come out today, because she wasn’t feeling very good.  So Papa took Rosalia out there then he came back home again.  We had chicken for dinner and supper.  Papa went to Waterloo this afternoon and Bertille went along out as far as Henry’s, there she scrubbed and cleaned.  Papa got the oil changed in the Chevrolet and got the battery charged, but it is still in Waterloo yet.  We had 10942 miles.  Rosalia had dinner and supper out at Henry’s.  This evening they brought her home again.


Wednesday, July 2, 1930

Today is Hy. Armstutz’s birthday.  Him and Mr. Gambach tend the store.  I send a letter to the Auto Ins. Co. for the Chev. $7.18.  Kuhus started thrashing today.  Tomorrow they will be over at Ed Mengs.  Rosalia and Bertille went out to Henry’s this afternoon and took a few things along out from the store what she needed for thrashing.  This evening Papa, Rosalia, Bertille went out to Henry’s to see about thrashing.  Geodell’s family from Waterloo were also there.  We helped Leona string and cut beans for to can.  Bertille was up at church this morning.


Thursday, May 1, 1930

Henry was up this morning.  Rosalia and Bertille washed, ironed, scrubbed the basement today.  Papa worked up at the new school all day.  In the evening Rosalia, Bertille, Aunt Mary went to church.  Joe Grossheim’s have a new chevrolet sedan.  There are a lot of trucks hauling brick for the new school from Red Bud up here.  Those that hauled today were:  Eichenseer’s, Roth’s, Schilling’s, Lorberg’s, Gambach, Pabst, Klein’s, Helfrich’s, Brauns.  Our hens are hatching today.


Monday, April 28, 1930

Uncle Fred is helping to work on the new school.  Aunt Mary was here all day.  Uncle Fred came down here for dinner and supper.  They both ate with us today.  Aunt Mary and Rosalia were sewing a dress.  Henry came up this afternoon to get some sour milk.  Werner Kammler has a new Chevrolet truck.  Today was eclipse of the sun.  Bertille was down at Louis Armstutz this morning and this afternoon, got a dress pattern and returned it again.  Bertille took 4 dozen eggs to the store, got .21¢ this morning and this afternoon, Uncle Fred took 10 dozen there and got .20¢ a dozen.


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