Tag Archives: picnic

Sunday, Oct. 19, 1930

We had our first snow this morning for this year.  Today is shooting matches all over, George Boll’s, Martin Doyl’s, Mike McCarthy’s.  There is also a picnic in Smithton fish fry and dance tonight.  Henry and family were all here for dinner today.  We had roast beef.  Tonight Rosalia & Bertille went to the picture show in the new school hall, the name of the show was “Noah’s Ark” in 10 reels.  There was a good crowd there.  Admission was 10 and 25¢.


Thursday, August 21, 1930

We had to get our chicken ready for the picnic this morning.  Bertille went to church.  Aunt Mary & Rosalia went up to see the procession of the Bishop.  Uncle Fred, Aunt Mary, Henry’s family were all here for chicken dinner.  Henry & Rosalia did the work this evening.  They had a very large crowd at the picnic.  The Smithton Band furnished music.


Wednesday, August 20, 1930

Today we have to get things ready for the picnic tomorrow.  Papa is hauling gravel this morning again.  Bobby and Floyd were up here all day.  We took them home this evening.


Sunday, August 17, 1930

Today the Evangelicals have their church picnic.  Hubert & Ed McDermott were at our place this afternoon.  Then we all went up to the picnic.  We all at supper there.  We came home at 10:30.


Friday, July 4, 1930

Today we can eat meat.  We are thrashing this morning again.  We had spring chicken for dinner.  We thrashed 139 bu. of wheat.  Kuhns thrashed altogether 2300 bu.  This evening we all went out to Henry’s.  Gus Geodelle and family, Conrad Geodelle and family, Miss Hilda Klube & boyfriend, Mr. Fred Lindes & mother were all there.  They played music, accordion, violin, guitar.  Today you can see all kinds of fireworks.  Papa & Rosalia fixed fences this afternoon.  There is picnic in Columbia, picnic & fish fry in Oak Grove Park, one in Belleville, and a good many other places.


Monday, June 9, 1930

Papa & Rosalia went to Henry’s this morning.  They had dinner out there.  Uncle Fred, Aunt Mary, Bertille went to Red Bud to the school picnic.  Papa went to look for dewberries, but he said “there was none there.”  In the evening we all went out to Kenneth Kemp’s barn dance.  Ha!  Ha!  We sure did have fun.  Bertille was at church this morning.  This evening she took eggs to the store & got .17¢ a dozen, then she went up to Eichenseer’s to see if Mamie could go along to Kemps.  But she wasn’t allowed to go.


Sunday, June 8, 1930

Papa & Rosalia & Aunt Mary went to first mass.  Bertille, Henry & Leona went to late mass.  Henry & family were here for dinner.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary went home and then came back about 3 o’clock ready for the picnic.  The Ladies Aid of the Evangelical Church gave a picnic, & cold supper.  We all ate our supper there.  Admission 35 cents.


Thursday, May 27, 1930

We washed for Aunt Mary this morning.  Papa went home and he came back again for dinner.  After dinner Papa and Rosalia went home.  Papa had to help fix up the stands & Rosalia had to help scrub the hall for the picnic.  In the evening they came back again.  There were so many people there that evening.  Christ Buehler’s family, Willie Birkner’s family, Louis Birkner, Fred Armstutz & wife & Miss Mary Wagner, Father Grootens, Joe Braun, Frank Birkner & wife & all of us were there.  We stayed all night.


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