Tag Archives: Hecker

Saturday, March 8, 1930

Today August Blackburn’s birthday.  Bertille went up town this morning to get the mail.  Papa is settling posts & Steve Rheinecker came over by him a little while.  We found 23 eggs today.  Ed L. Parker was visited by a little stork the other day, a girl.


Thursday, March 6, 1930

Papa, Henry, Rosalia, Bertille, Aunt Mary went down to Red Bud to Mrs. Dunn funeral.  Father Havey had the mass.  Aunt Mary and Bertille went to the quilting down at Mrs. Eckert’s this afternoon.  They had 2 quilts in the frames.  One blue and one pink.  They sure are pretty.  We found 24 eggs today.  It started to rain some now.  Aunt Mary & Henry had dinner with us.  Rosalia took 3 dozen eggs to Eichenseers & got .21¢ a dozen.  There was a man came to Hecker tonite and wanted shelter because it was raining all the time.  Mr. Hill & Henry Armstuz went to Waterloo this morning.


Sunday, February 23, 1930

Papa went to first mass.  Rosalia and Bertille went to late mass.  In the afternoon we drove up to Eichenseer’s and got gas and air and took Mamie along, we went to Smithton, Douglas, Belleville, Millstadt, Darmstadt, Columbia, Waterloo, Red Bud & then back to Hecker.  Oh!  Wasn’t that some drive.  I say it was.  It took 2 hours.  We found 20 eggs today.


Thursday, February 6, 1930

We found 7 eggs today.  Rosalia took our first eggs that we got in Hecker to Brauns this afternoon and got .39¢ a dozen.  She had 2 dozen eggs.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here this morning.  Aunt Lizzie was over (at) Rheinecker’s this evening.  Steve trimmed his trees in front of his place this evening.  There was quilting this afternoon at church basement.


Tuesday, January 14, 1930

The weather sure is pleasant, nice, sunshine, but the roads are muddy.  There was high water all around.  Casey Pabst went out as far as Kemps Hill and he said the creek was out.  The Heckers scouts went to Columbia to attend to a American Legion meeting.  They are repairing telephone lines in town which were broke down by ice.  Alfred Geodelle baby is sick.


Saturday, January 11, 1930

It is sleeting.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here and had dinner with us. Rosalia & Aunt Mary were fixing dresses for Rosalia.  Mr. Bill Fritche and Werner Kalamer were trying to start Werner’s machine by pulling it down the hard road.  Papa paid Steve Reihnecker for a share on the line 18.  He paid $8.00 for it.  There is telephone meeting this afternoon in Hecker.


1929 Recap

We moved to Hecker Oct. 23, 1929.  We had 1 week mission in St. Augustine Church from Nov. 3 till the 10.  They also had one in Tiptown during that time.  The Missionaries priests were Father Kneddy & Siegert in St. Augustine’s church.

Father Grootens got 16 doz. eggs on Dec. 31, 1929 at 42¢.  Mrs. Margaret Hinkel & Arther Meadlock were married in St. Louis on Dec. 31, 1929.


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