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Tuesday, Dec. 30, 1930

We all went to Belleville this morning & sold 16 doz. eggs for .35¢, $5.60.  Papa went in the woods this afternoon & also stopped in at Henry’s & brought the thread in for her, what we brought along from Belleville.  Rosalia is fixing up the doll & stuffed it.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came here this evening & then we all went up in the School Hall & there Oh! what a time, it was a dance.  Isadore Helfrich went home & got his accordion & then Uncle Fred Roy Staufenbiel furnished music.  There were a few outsiders there.  Papa bought a cake.  Uncle Fred got 2 cakes.  The dance was over about 11 o’clock.


Friday, Nov. 28, 1930

Bertille was up town & got the papers this morning.  Rosalia went out to Henry’s this afternoon.  Albert Monike was engaged last week at the Hecker State bank giving it a new coat of paint.  Ed. Weber & the Braun’s from Red Bud that owned a rock crusher down at the Prairie Du Long Creek, Weber bought out the Braun’s & has taken Nick Helfrich with him for a partner.


Thursday, Nov. 20, 1930

Bertille went to church this morning.  It rained last night & today too.  Bertille send an order to Chicago Mail Order this morning for Papa & Rosalia’s shoes.  $6.29.  I seen in the paper that Mrs. Jake Helfrich of Belleville is in St. Elizabeth’s Hospital.  Henry Kern & family moved into Henry Braun’s place on Goose Alley this week.  George Reheis hurt his wrist with the hatchet while out carpeting, he now carries his arm in a sling.  It is getting awful cold again.


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.


Thursday, Sept. 25, 1930

Today the teacher’s have institute in Monroe Co.  Papa went over to Steve Rennecker’s awhile last evening.  Rosalia & Bertille went to church this morning.  Mr. Feldmeier was here this afternoon and looked at our horses.  But he didn’t want them.  Papa went to Belleville this afternoon.  I seen in the paper that Mrs. Alfred Stahl was ill & Miss Luella Pfeiffer is working there.  Last Sat. Eichenseer’s has a new roof put on the barn.  Jacob Helfrich did the work.  Mr. & Mrs. George Wagner and family spent last Sunday at Forest Park in St. Louis.  George Gambach will sell out and retire from merchandise business.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here this evening, they brought a watermelon along, we ate it, it tasted good.  Bertille took 6 doz. eggs off and got .23¢ a dozen.


Friday, June 13, 1930

Papa went out to Henry’s this morning & got the team & then hauled posts.  He brought the little colt along up to Hecker too.  Afterwards he went over to Ed Meng’s a little while, then went back out to Henry’s again.  Mr. John Armbruster & son Raymond were here this morning & looked at our leghorns chicks that we have for sale, but he heard that we just wanted to sell the pullets.  So he said he would talk to his wife about it first and would let us know later.  Yesterday was Uncle Pete & Aunt Lizzie Reheis wedding anniversary.  They are married 36 years.  Last Sunday the Hecker baseball team played up & with Floraville & Hecker won.  Rosalia got the mail & took 2 doz. eggs to the store, got .18¢ a dozen.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary went to Red Bud this afternoon a little while they stopped in when they went both ways.  Mr. Jake Helfrich & another fellow from Belleville were here this evening.  They each bought 2 spring chickens for .80¢ a piece.  Papa went up to work at the school from about 4:30 to until 6 o’clock.

Mr. Hill called up this evening and said there was a little chick over there that didn’t belong to them & we should come over & see it, maybe it was ours.  So Bertille went over & brought it along back, but it didn’t belong to us.


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 1, 1930

Henry was up this morning.  Rosalia and Bertille washed, ironed, scrubbed the basement today.  Papa worked up at the new school all day.  In the evening Rosalia, Bertille, Aunt Mary went to church.  Joe Grossheim’s have a new chevrolet sedan.  There are a lot of trucks hauling brick for the new school from Red Bud up here.  Those that hauled today were:  Eichenseer’s, Roth’s, Schilling’s, Lorberg’s, Gambach, Pabst, Klein’s, Helfrich’s, Brauns.  Our hens are hatching today.


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