Tag Archives: Pabst

Saturday, April 19, 1930

Papa went down to Pabsts to get some wheat.  Clarence Pabst has new machine, a DeSoto.  Papa is hauling cinders from Louis Armstutz quarry.  Papa, Rosalia, Bertille, Uncle Fred, Aunt Mary went to lawn the grave at the cemetery this evening.  Afterwards Uncle Fred and Aunt Mary came up here for a little while.


Friday, February 21, 1930

Papa and Rosalia went out to Henry’s this afternoon, Henry is sawing wood.  Mr. Jeff Payne and Virginia Alterkruse were married Wednesday, way it states in the paper.  Albert Monike was surprised last Sat. evening, when a number of his friends gathered at this home to join in the celebration of the anniversary of his birthday.  He was 52 years old.  Among those present were: Nick Schaefer, Frances, Rosalia, Lorinda, Maggie, Clarasia, his daughters, Mr. & Mrs. Frank Birkner, Henry Volkman, Robert Probst, George & Clarence Rettinghouse, Jerome and Wilford Cortner, Robert Lippert, Raymond Ambruster, Ed Cortner, Ben Kuhn, August Frisch, Clarence Pabst, August Millman & Roy Kammeron.  The elderly persons played cards while the young folks enjoyed the evening dancing.  The bachelor’s band consisting of harp, accordion & organ furnished the music.  Mail Carrier Schmidt’s niece died at Red Bud of flu.  The store of late Henry Kocchel at Waterloo was sold to Mrs. Lulu Myers who is going to start business as soon as possible.  We found 17 eggs today.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here this evening.


Thursday, February 13, 1930

Bertille took the eggs to Eichenseer’s this morning.  She had 2 dozen and got .34¢ a dozen from them.  We sent a letter to New Athens Lumber Co. to pay for the lumber used for the chicken house.  The check amounted to $187.96.  Hurray tomorrow is Valentine’s Day.  Rosalia took eggs to Braun’s this afternoon.  She got .34¢ a dozen.  She had 2 dozen too.  We found 15 eggs today.  The roads are awful muddy now.  It took 4 horses to pull Pabst truck up Kemps hill this morning.  He said the worst place was by Blackburn’s lane.  Papa & Rosalia put concrete in the chicken house (some of it) this afternoon.


Friday, January 24, 1930

Papa and Henry were hauling oats from Pabst place to Henry’s.  Aunt Mary called up today.  Rosalia had to go over to Rheinecker’s to answer.  Rosalia found 1 egg.  Emil bought some oats this morning.  The weather is nice and warm today.


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.


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