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Tuesday, August 26, 1930

We washed, ironed, patched today.  Today is Church Picnic at Ruma and one in Belleville.  Papa went to Red Bud this morning with a load of wheat, he got .82¢ a bu.  He took Bertille’s shoes along & got them patched for .75¢.  Henry Armstutz was here a little while this evening & told Papa if he wanted to he could cut some of the corn.  Rosalia went up to get the mail then she went over to see Mrs. Rennecker a little while.  Mr. Dehn is still the same, he is getting absent minded now.


Tuesday, July 29, 1930

Uncle Fred came up & helped Papa haul straw this morning.  He was here for lunch.  Before noon he went home & got Aunt Mary & then they both was here for dinner.  We had chicken dinner.  After dinner we went down to George Vonderveil sale.  Papa bought 400 worth of stuff, a shovel & a spring buggy.  Everything went cheap there too.  Henry Birkner bought a horse for $7.00.  This evening Jac. Anderson & his son were here and looked at the mare and colt.  He thought maybe he would take her.  He is going to let us know tomorrow morning.  Today is Catholic Church picnic at Red Bud.


Wednesday, May 28, 1930

Rosalia and Bertille stayed out at Aunt Mary’s.  Papa went home, he was at home in the morning, in the afternoon he went to help fix stands again for the picnic.  In the afternoon Henry & Mrs. Armstutz & Oscar Birkner were there a little while.  They had lunch there.  In the evening Papa & Henry & family was there.  We stayed all night again.  Mr. Ronenberger came a little while.  Papa was at Henry’s this morning.  Mr. Schneider was there too.  Henry sold his gray mare to him for $10.00.


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