Tag Archives: Emil

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 1930

We all went out to Henry’s butchering today.  Uncle Fred’s & Emil were all there helping, he butchered 1 sow – it weighed 275 lbs. dressed.  That was the first one this year.  It started snowing today, for a little while & cold 28 above zero.  Today Papa & Rosalia shoes came, they fit alright could have been better.  Last Sunday, Mr. & Mrs. August Voges celebrated their silver wedding down at Lords Corner.


Thursday, Oct. 30, 1930

Henry & family were here all day today.  Henry finished plowing this evening.  Emil was here this afternoon.  We baked molasses cookies today.  There was a man here this evening, he wanted to buy eggs, but we told him we didn’t have any.  Eggs are .29¢ at the store.  Rosalia & Bertille went up to Mamie’s & Angela & then we all went down to the public School House for a Literary Meeting.  Speakers were: H. M. Hill, Wm. Wiegand, Greg. McCarthy.  Mr. Wiegand spoke on prohibition and ruination of the country.  Mr. Hill spoke of Art and Mr. McCarthy spoke of Nature.  Mr. Hill also sang a song & played the violin with it, a war time song.  Today is Annie Reheis Birthday.


Thursday, Oct. 9, 1930

Today is Uncle Pete Reheis birthday.  Mr. Hill has a few men working on a sewer, they are going to dig a new sewer on South Main Street.  Henry & Emil were here this afternoon, they and Papa went to Sitchefest to get a drill.  Henry bought it for $2.00.  He broke his old one that he had, so he got this one.  Henry has about 20 acres of wheat sewed now.  A St. Louis Baseball team played the Hecker team here Sunday.  Hecker won 3 to 6.  Last Wednesday they got Delbert Meuth from the hospital in St. Louis.  Rosalia & Bertille went up to Mamie Eichenseer and then all of us & Angela went to the meeting in the new school hall.  After the meeting was over, Father said to take the chairs to one side and then we could dance.  So we did.  Isadore Helfrich & Edgar Wittenauer furnished music with the accordion & we also had the victrola music to dance on.  We came home at 15:11.


Friday, August 15, 1930

We all went early this morning to church.  The priest passed Miss Stella Roscow by this morning at the communion railing.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here for dinner and breakfast.  This afternoon we all went into Belleville.  We got some cook pots.  Rosalia went and got the mail.  This evening Papa, Rosalia, Bertille, Uncle Fred, Aunt Mary, Henry & family went up to Uncle Adam’s & Emil’s.  I have seen in the Waterloo Times that Miss Ida Sommer & two girl friends from Columbia motored to Louisville, Kentucky, where they will spend a week seeing many points of interest such as Mammoth Cave, Lincoln’s birthplace at Hodgenville, Ky., The Old Kentucky home of Bardstown & Camp Knox.  They expect to return home Sat.  Also Miss Marie Kolmer and Louise Dalkert left Sat. for a tour of the west.  Their stops will include Denver, Colorado Springs, Estes & Yellowstone parks.  They will be gone about 2 weeks.  A 8 lb. baby girl was born to Mr. & Mrs. Geo. Strattman, the shoe man, at St. Mary’s Hospital, East St. Louis, Monday morning.  They now have a pair.  On August 9, Miss Alice Hoffman became the bride of Mr. Roy Bohres of St. Louis.


Tuesday, June 24, 1930

Papa went down to Red Bud to get some lumber this morning.  Hy. Armstutz is cutting oats today.  Nick Schaefer is on the binder (?) and Hy. & Arthur are shocking.  It was in today’s paper that Mr. & Mrs. Colonel Lindbergh have a little son born last Sunday at 3:15 p.m.  They didn’t know what they was going to called it yet.  Some said “Charles Augustus” and others said “Charles Morrow” in honor of the grandfather.  It will be in tomorrows paper what they are going to call it.  Papa is setting fence posts this afternoon.  “Dick” Stahlebher & John Wertz were here at noon hour & John wanted to look at our little leghorn chick.  He was going to talk to his papa about them once and would (let) us know later.  He is working over at Meng’s today, hauling mist.  Rosalia & Bertille went out to Henry’s this evening to water the horses.  Henry & Emil are cutting oats.  After supper we all went out to set posts.  We had spring chicken for dinner today.  It sure was good.


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.


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.


Saturday, March 15, 1930

Papa went to Hagnes sale.  Papa bought a mower.  In the evening, Emil Brand, Aunt Mary, Uncle Fred were here and had a solo game.  Aunt Mary was the champion player.  We found 29 eggs today.


Thursday, February 20, 1930

We got our telephone connected today.  Papa, Steve Rheinecker, Elmer Kummer, & Victor Eichenseer set up the pole, & connected the wire.  There was a fire out at Uncle Adam’s today.  Emil was burning hedge and it started to run away.  He call the neighbors for help, but they didn’t answer.  So Papa & Odilla Eichenseer & Kenneth Kemp, Clem Parker, Lester Gregson went out, but the wind went down, so it didn’t take long they had it out.  Rosalia took 4 dozen eggs to Eichenseer’s this morning, she got .24¢.  We found 23 eggs today.


Saturday, February 15, 1930

Henry was here for dinner today.  He came up with the wagon and brought a telephone pole along.  He said the roads were awful bad.  Papa put our telephone box in today.  We found 19 eggs today.  Rosalia was up town this afternoon to Braun’s and ordered some chick feed.  She told them to bring it down right away, but they ain’t here yet, so maybe we will have to get it somewhere else.  Frank Birkner was stuck with his machine right in front of his shed this evening.  He couldn’t get in so I guess he left it stand in front of his house.  Uncle Adam is on the sick list at present.  Last week Emil was in bed and this week Uncle Adam ain’t feeling well.


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