Tag Archives: Eckert

Wednesday, August 6, 1930

Today is a sale down by Lenzburg and Marissa.  George Wagner is tearing his shed down and is going to build up a garage for his machine.  John Kammler and Reuben are doing the work.  Papa & Rosalia went out to Henry’s all day.  They took 2 chickens along for dinner.  Bertille stayed home & ironed & patched.  It was pretty hot today.  Dr. Eckert’s father died from old age & heat.  Mr. Rennecker came over on the porch with us a little while.  Jacob Erle & John Wittenaur’s machine got smashed tonight.  Wittenauer’s car was standing by Eichenseer’s when Jac. Erle came along and stopped to, he bumped into and knocked it against the tree over on the sidewalk & then back in the alley.  Erle had a scratch on the chin.  His car was pulled to Red Bud on a wrecking car.  Wittenaur’s is standing in Eichenseer’s back yard.


Friday, August 1, 1930

I have seen the paper that Arthur Matlock from Waterloo have a little boy at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, it was born last Monday.  Nick Schaefer’s second youngest daughter, Maggie, was taken to the hospital last Sat. night and was operated on for appendix.  Henry Meng got his finger smashed between 2 large rocks, he now has his arm & fingers in a sling.  The St. Louis baseball team played here Sunday with Hecker the score was 8 to 15 in favor of Hecker.  It is reported that Clem Parker lost a valuable horse last Sat. from heat.  Bertille was up town and got the paper this morning.  Mrs. Gene Meckler from Waterloo, they took her to the Hospital at Red Bud.  We baked cookies, washed, ironed, cleaned upstairs today.  It is Albert Cleveland’s birthday today.  Yesterday it was their wedding anniversary 18 years married & tomorrow night they are going to have a dance.  Emma Braun brought Mrs. Rennecker home this evening.  Papa & Rosalia went down to Geo. Vonderheit’s this afternoon and got the spring buggy home, what Papa bought for .30¢.  Steve Rennecker and his wife were over this evening a little while.  Roman Meng came over and told us that our colt was out, something was chasing it, I guess a dog.  It ran through the wire fence, it has a cut on the breast & one on leg behind.  We put some lard & turpentine on it right away.  Mrs. Rennecker said that Mr. Dehn ain’t no better yet, no changes she said.  Dr. Eckert’s father is awful bad sick too.


Sunday, July 27, 1930

They were all up for church this morning.  This afternoon we went to Millstadt to hear the singers.  It was Saengerfest Picnic.  We met Frank Dudenhoeffer, his wife & George, Peter Reheis & Jas. Reheis, Oscar Birkners, Adam Eckerts.  From Millstadt we went to the Club House, there we had chicken supper.  They had a tarpaulin laid to dance on.  There were a lot of people there.  When we came home Henry just came out from our house.  But he came back again, he wanted to know where that club house was, but they went back home again.  Last Sunday the Millstadt ball team played with Hecker here.  The score was 19 to 2 in favor of Hecker.  Rex Rapp made a home run.  Today they are playing with a St. Louis team.  I seen in the paper that Henry S. Braun threshed 1800 bus. of wheat & 1500 bus. of oats.


Thursday, June 5, 1930

Today is Confirmation at Evansville & Red Bud.  Ivo Buehler is getting confirmed in Red Bud this afternoon.  Adam Eckert is his sponsor.  Father Grooten stopped here this morning and asked Papa to help work on the new school.  So Papa went up this morning & also this afternoon.  Nick Schaefer, Jos. Schilling and Jack Helfrich are working there.  We sold 26 lbs. springs .32¢ a lb. $8.32 the other day, last Monday.  Rosalia took 2 doz. eggs off and got .17¢ a dozen.  It rained a little this afternoon, but not very much.  This evening Rosalia & Bertille went up town.  There is dairy meeting at the school house & the Y.P.L. have meeting at their church.  Henry came up for the milk meeting.  He was down here a little while before he went.  Ida Kammler was sitting on the porch & we went over a little while.  Billy’s pussy’s are both gone and he can’t find them no more.


Thursday, May 29, 1930

Papa & Bertille went to church this morning.  Rosalia is out at Uncle Fred’s.  After church Papa & Bertille went out to Aunt Mary’s for dinner & lunch.  Papa & Rosalia went to the cemetery & from there they went to Jac. Mavers he wanted to sell his horses and farm implements.  Uncle Fred is feeling pretty good today.  He got up this morning and he shaved himself this afternoon.  In the evening we all went home and went to church.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary had lots of company.  Uncle Adam & Emil, Willie Birkner’s family, Adam Eckert’s family, Henry Birkner’s family, Bessie Parker, Ino Buehler.


Monday, May 26, 1930

Rosalia & Bertille went to church this morning.  There were quite a few people in church this morning.  We washed today.  Uncle Fred was kicked by his horse.  Aunt Mary called up to told us to come out.  He didn’t know what happened, he was unconscious for a little while.  We called for Dr. Eckert to come out.  He was kicked on his leg and on his side of the face, right by the eye.  It is all swoll(en) up.  Oscar Birkner was there too.  We stayed there for dinner.  After dinner Bertille and Rosalia went home and finished washing, ironing.  In the evening we went out again.  Louis Armstutz and his wife, Mrs. Mike Armstutz and Luisa Birkner were there.  Oscar Birner’s wife was there in the afternoon.  We all stayed there that night.  We was there for supper.


Saturday, May 17, 1930

It is raining this morning.  Rosalia went up to church this morning . After church she was going to clean the church (and) Aunt Mary’s place.  But there was no one else there that was supposed to help.  So she came back home & went up in half hour again & there was no one there yet.  So went she came home again, she saw Mrs. Pour going up.  She stopped and told her there was no one there yet.  When they are ready to clean Rosalia has to let Mrs. Pour know.  She is cleaning on Mrs. Willie Braun place.  Rosalia killed a chicken spring for dinner today.  Mr. Ed Parker came this morning, he wanted to sell us some little chicks very reasonable.  Rosalia went up to clean church this afternoon.  Today is Emma Eckert’s birthday.  She is going to seven years old.  Tonight there are barn dances all over.  Adam Braun, Nick Schaefer.  Last Sunday night there was one at Rittemeyers.  There was an awful crowd there.  It rained all day today.  Rosalia took 2 doz. eggs to the store and got .17¢ a dozen.


Thursday, April 10, 1930

Aunt Mary and Bertille went to the sewing circle at Mrs. Eckerts this afternoon for the last time.  Aunt Mary had supper at our house.  Uncle Fred came later in the evening to get her.  Rosalia & Bertille washed the dining room windows this morning and also the curtains.  Mamie Eichenseer came down to get Rosalia & Bertille to go up to Lena’s to make flowers tonite.  We have them all finished now.


Thursday, April 3, 1930

Aunt Mary & Bertille went to the quilting at Mrs. Eckerts this afternoon. Uncle Fred helped at the school this afternoon.  We found 24 eggs.


Thursday, March 27, 1930

Uncle Fred and Aunt Mary came up this morning.  Rosalia made a dress.  Aunt Mary and Rosalia went over to Meng’s to get a dress made for Rosalia.  Aunt Mary had dinner with us.  After dinner, Aunt Mary and Bertille went to the quilting at Mrs. Eckert’s.  They now have 16 quilts finished.  In the evening Uncle Fred came up and they both ate supper here.  We found 29 eggs today.  Bertille took 4 dozen eggs to the store, got .21¢ a dozen.


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