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Saturday, Sept. 20, 1930

Papa went up town and got Vic. Eichenseer to put a new valve in the tank in the basement so now it works again.  Then Papa took him back again.  Rosalia & Papa went out to Henry’s to get a load of wheat.  After dinner he took the wheat down to Red Bud, then it went out to B. W. Weld’s sale 3 miles south of Waterloo on the hard road, his son was doing the farming & he is a plumber.  Harry Kammler is having a dance tonight.  One of our Rhode Island Reds laid one egg today.  Papa bought some chicken coops at the sale.  There sure was a crowd in Hecker at the dance the streets were all lined up with cars.


Friday, Sept. 19, 1930

Rosalia & Bertille went out to Henry’s this morning.  Bertille dyed her white dress this afternoon made it a dark pink.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here this evening from here they went to Weber’s barn, Joe Gregson’s are giving a dance there.  We were invited, but didn’t go.  Bertille was up town this afternoon.  I seen in the Waterloo paper that Geo. Quibold was over in St. Louis at the Radio Exposition and we won an automobile radio and he has four children and each one received $25 a piece to put in the bank until they are 21 years of age.  He sure was lucky.  Aunt Mary brought a watermelon along and we ate it just before we went to bed.


Sunday, Sept. 14, 1930

We all went to first mass this morning at 8 o’clock Leona and her two girl friends, Miss Ida Whitkamp, & Miss Lena Koopman.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary stayed for lunch.  Second mass is from now until 10:15.  Henry came up for that.  He helped to move the piano from church over to the new school hall.  Next Sun. night will be the first moving picture shown in the hall.  Steve Rennecker was over a little while this evening.  It rain this afternoon from about 3 until 5:30, showers, it sure was nice & we need it too.  Robert Laut couldn’t get his machine started so Perry Klotz pulled him down the hard road a piece until it started.  George Wagner’s were up at Floraville last night.  Jake Mehrmans had a dance, it also was Bernice Mehrmans birthday.  Dan Geodell furnished mass.


Friday, Sept. 12, 1930

Today is Frank Birkner’s & Grover Cleveland’s birthday’s.  There is going to to be a dance at Frank Birkner’s, but we are not invited.  Uncle Fred was asked to furnish the music.  Bertille got the mail this evening.  There were girls from Waterloo that took a trip to Europe.  I seen in the paper that Anselm Hellmar have a little baby boy born last Monday.  I seen that E.J. Brand from Birmingham, Alabama order his paper for another year, The Waterloo Times.


Wednesday, Sept. 10, 1930

Aunt Mary called up this morning and said we should come out they had company from St. Louis.  So this afternoon we went out there.  Mr. & Mrs. Val Adams & children Ellen & Eugene & Mrs. Frank Dudenhoeffer from St. Louis were there, but they couldn’t stay very long on account of Val had to start work at 5:30.  We had lunch out there.  Uncle Fred & Papa sawed our barrel in two after the company left.  Tonight is a dance down at Wiegand’s place, Herzog & Schultz is giving it.   Herzog wants to advertise his music, we have an invitation but we ain’t going.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary went.


Monday, September 1, 1930

Today is Labor Day.  Picnic at Red Bud, Smithton, Tiptown & Old time dance at Waterloo Court House Yard.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up about 3 o’clock and then we went down to Red Bud we were there a little while, then the fellow came with snakes & selling Cactus Oil & rattle snake oil.  There were four fellows singing and one playing piano, Snitzelbank & Adam’s Rib.  From there we watched the ladies or women saw wood on the stage.  About 5:30 we all went to Tiptown picnic & dance.  We were there a little while & the prizes were awarded.  1st prize Living Room Suite Mrs. Kate Brand from Red Bud, Ill.  2nd prize 9×12 rug A.L. Clifford Red Bud, Rt. 4 the same man what got the radio last year.  3rd prize wrist watch Herman Geoslling Waterloo, Ill. 4 rd. & fifth prize went to St. Louis & East St. Louis.  The dancing began in the evening.  Admission .25¢.  Ludwigs accordion & guitar, mandolin, furnished music.  Uncle Fred & Gregory Mcarthy played together.  We left from there & went back to Red Bud and listened to the music a little while there.  Rosalia was at church this morning.


Saturday, August 2, 1930

Today is sales all over again, Smithton, Red Bud, Waterloo, Burksville.  Papa was talking like going to Geoddelman down by Red Bud.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here a little while this afternoon.  Papa didn’t buy anything at the sale today.  This evening we all went out to Cleveland’s dance, we sure did have a good time, there were so many people there.  Dan Geodelle & Gus Geodelle, Bill Herzog furnished music.  Lemonade, cake, beer were served.


Monday, June 23, 1930

Papa left real early this morning & went down to Wm. A. Voges and got 10 pigs 6 for us & 4 for Henry.  He unloads ours here & took Henry’s out there to him.  He paid $5 a piece for them.  Rosalia & Bertille washed this morning & also packed some beans.  Papa & Rosalia went out to help Henry put up hay.  Emil is on the sick list.  Bertille stayed at home & ironed & patched.  We received a greeting card today from Frank Dudenhoeffer from Detroit, Michigan.  Nick Mueth were here this afternoon & Mrs. Mueth came in & invited us for their dance tonight along the hard road where Wiegands place is.  I have noticed in the paper, Mr. & Mrs. Martin Karban have a little son born June 4.  Mrs. Karban was formerly Lena Schilling before marriage, they live close to Paderborn.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up this evening then we all went down to Nick Mueth’s dance.  They served lemonade.  Uncle Joe, John, Mamie, Rosie & Eddy Mueth were also there.  They charged .25¢ from the men, at least some of them.


Saturday, June 7, 1930

Papa & Rosalia went up to Henry the morning to fix [the] fence.    There are dances all over tonight.  We have an invitation to Ronnenbergs and also have one to Ettlings, Marcella’s birthday.  There is one at Chas. Sensel’s barn dance, one at Oak Grove, Renault.  It rained a little this evening.  Papa, Rosalia & Bertille were at Ettlings this evening.  There sure were a lot of people there.  Marcella got all kinds of beautiful presents.  Those that were there were, Peter Reheis & family, John Reheis & family, Albert Cleveland & family, Robert Laut & family, Perry Klotz & family & Elmer Kammlers wife & Billy, August Blackburn & family, Nick Menths family, Ike Napier & family, George Boll & family.  The boys were: Henry Spalt, Clifford Stallebher, Elmer & Clement Parker, Odillo Eichenseer, Henry & Ralph Wiegand, Levi Ganley, Clarence Pabst, Karl Kammler & his girl, & Alfred Kammler & his girl, Ralph Rausch, Kenneth Kemp, Milton Wagner, & a good many others from St. Louis.  Cake, Beer, Lemonade were served.  We came home at 12:30.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were at Ronnenbergs.  There was an awful big crowd there too.  Henry said it was crowded at Sensel’s too.  There were way many more people at Ettling then what I have mentioned.


Saturday, May 10, 1930

Today there is sale up in town, they are selling the post lamps and old lanterns and all such like.  Bertille washed the machine this afternoon.  Rosalia was up town & took the eggs.  She got .19¢ a dozen.  Rosalia & Bertille, Anna & Alvera Braun clean the church this morning.  Lena Meng was over a little while this evening.  She brought Rosalia her dress over.  She took $2.00 to make it.  There is a dance tonite at Adolph Rittemeyers barn.  We heard he made 90 gals. beer for tonight.  It rained this evening.


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