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Sunday, February 1, 1931

Henry & family & Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were all here for dinner today.  Elmer Kammler came here this afternoon & paid Uncle Fred’s his $10.00 rent for the first & last time.  Phillip Freund was here for supper, then we all went to the show in the new school hall.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary, Henry & family came all up to see it.  It sure was good.  Adm. was 10 & 25¢ and 25% of what they took in went for the hall.  They also sold candy 10¢ & in some boxes you get a coupon & on there you could win perfume, pillows, razor & many different articles.  Aunt Mary got a waste basket.  It was all over about 9:30.  They are going to be at Smithton on Feb. 5 there they will also give a dance.


Wednesday, Jan. 28, 1931

We went to Belleville this morn. & sold 5 doz. eggs for .25¢ & 12 doz. for .20¢.  We got new hats today.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were there too.  The way it looks like Elmer Kammlers are moving today.  They are loading up things, rugs & boxes up too Gambachs place, but they wasn’t told to move by Uncle Fred & Elmer never say anything to him.  Tonight is euchre in the new school hall again.  Papa & Rosalia are hauling water from Henry’s cistern and are putting it in ours, with milk cans.  Papa took the milk cans back to Oscar Birkners & Ronerbergs again.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up this evening & then we all went to the euchre, there wasn’t many people there.  Rosalia & Aunt Mary each won a prize.  Rosalia had 7 points & got a hat.  Aunt Mary had 8 points & got a pair of pillow cases.


Thursday, Nov. 13, 1930

Papa went up in the woods this morning & Rosalia went out to Henry’s to help Leona fry down beef.  She took 4 gal. lard along.  Tonight is Bluey (?) in the church Hall & 100 turkeys & geese given away as prizes.  We were there.  Rosalia got a turkey tom.  Lester Gregson & Mr. Williams the feed man from E. St. Louis, was here this afternoon, we ordered a sack of feed.  Lester is going to bring it tomorrow night.


Tuesday, Oct. 28, 1930

Henry started plowing up here today.  Leona came up too and the kids, they were all here for dinner.  We washed this morning.  Rosalia & Bertille went to the Euchre in Kammler’s Hall this evening, but didn’t win anything.  Rosalia had 6 points & Bertille 7, but the 8’s didn’t all get prizes, there wasn’t enough.  Aunt Mary got a sauce pan she had 10 points.


Sunday, Oct. 5, 1930

Today is shooting matches all over.  Hepe Bros. at St. Joe. Hy. Eichelmann, and many other places.  A ambulance went through town this morning.  The St. Augustine’s Parish is to have a euchre tonight, they called over the lines for it.  Papa & Rosalia each got a prize at the euchre, a dresser scarf & wall flower vase.  Bertille had 4 punches.  Rosalia 8 & Papa 7.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary both had 7’s.  They each got a prize too.  They took a watermelon & a box of sweet potatoes there for prizes.  Elmer Parker got the watermelon.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up this evening a little while before the euchre.  Uncle Fred ate a little supper with us, we were just ready to ate when they came.  There sure was a crowd at the euchre they had 25 tables.  They had a electric radio victrola in the ball for music.  We found 38 eggs today.


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