Tag Archives: Red_Bud

Friday, Feb. 20, 1931

We sent a birthday card today too Martha Boll, her birthday is Sunday, & also it is Frieda Buehler’s.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary was here a little while this morn. & then they went down to Red Bud to help Christ Buehler’s move, they are going to to move on Mrs. Threfall’s farm today.  He has already 4 horses, & a wagon.  He only took 3 horses past here, & 2 truck loads of furniture & things.  Mrs. Buehler is also helping them.  Bertille went to church this evening.


Monday, Feb. 9, 1931

Today is Thirteen Hour Adoration.  Uncle Fred brought Aunt Mary up then he went home.  Henry & family were up too.  Aunt Mary was here for dinner then they sewed a dress for Rosalia, until it was her hour to go to church.  Uncle Fred came up & got her again this eve.  Rosalia & Bertille went to church to the closing.  There were 3 priests, one was the Smithton priest.  Bertille was at Mamie’s to get her dress pattern, & then she went to Ted Eichenseer’s & got it from her.  Mrs. Deuker is on the sick list.  Ethel called for Dr. Smith from Red Bud this evening.  Papa took 12 doz. eggs to store this afternoon & got 13¢ some price.


Wednesday, Feb. 4, 1931

Papa went out to the cemetery this morning, because they are going to start to plow it over today.  But we don’t want it done to our lots.  Rosalia fried down sausage this morn.  There wasn’t anybody at the cemetery today.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up & then we went over to clean their place.  They were here for dinner.  We were just washing dinner dishes when all at once, we heard there was fire at Mrs. Deukers house.  So we all ran down there & fire was a blazing, the house burned to the ground & the shed & barn would of went too if they hadn’t called the Smithton Fire Apartment [Department].  The water was to scared or’s they could have saved the house.  They saved all the furniture down stairs, their clothing was all up stairs, that they couldn’t save.  Mrs. Ruhl just about went wild about it.  They stored all their stuff in Kammler’s Hall for the evening.  They were here this afternoon & looked at Aunt Mary & Uncle Fred’s place, it suited them allright but the rent was to high.  They went down to Barthel’s house, but the chimneys were condemned, so they couldn’t get in there.  Deukers was going to call Harold out & then talk it over with them.  Tonight they went to Walter Parrot in Red Bud.  Olivia Gregson & baby was here this afternoon while Lester helped to move the furniture.  This evening Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary, Henry & Leona & kids were all here.  The kids stayed at home with Papa, & the rest of us went to the dance down at Wiegand’s House.  Herzog gave it.  Bill Freund & Creses took Rosalia & Bertille along there.  It was a crowd there from all over.  They said there was about 500 people at the fire today.  Bill & Philip Freund was there too.  They were working at Ganleys.


Saturday, Jan. 31, 1931

Papa went to Red Bud this afternoon & paid the Chev. Insurance.  This evening we & Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary went up to see Uncle Adam & Emil.  We stopped in at Henry’s, but they weren’t at home, they were in Waterloo by Leona’s grandma, she is sick & no hope for recovery.


Tuesday, Jan. 27, 1931

Today is Mrs. Boll’s birthday.  We are going to butchered today.  The last one now.  Uncle Fred, Aunt Mary, Henry & family were all here for dinner today.  Leona when [went] to Red Bud to the dentist this afternoon.  We seen in the paper the marriage license of Alven Roos & Florence Meuth, & Gregory Neff & Hedwig Watchel all of Paderborn.  Last Sun. Lena Roth & Ed. Quirin were published for the first time in church.


Sunday, Jan. 25, 1931

Henry & Leona & kids were all here for dinner today.  This afternoon Philip & Bill came and we went out to Henry’s for supper.  The pews in church were rented this morning.  Today George Vonderheit of Red Bud was buried, he was a old man & used to live out by Hecker.


Wednesday, Jan. 21, 1931

We all went to Belleville this morn. & sold 15 doz. eggs @ .25¢.  Henry & Leona went down to Red Bud to the dentist & the kids stayed here this afternoon.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up this afternoon.  Him & Papa went to Red Bud then to Waterloo.  Henry took wheat along down to Red Bud for us, it is .71¢ @ bu. now.


Tuesday, Jan. 20, 1931

We washed today.  Anna Braun was here this morning.  This afternoon Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here.  Papa & Uncle Fred went down to see Anna Braun, & then afterwords went to Waterloo.  Uncle Fred bought Anna Braun’s house & buildings in Hecker today for $3,000.00.  A note as part pay.  Uncle Fred & Papa went over to see Elmer Kammler about the rent.  It is $10.00 every month.  Papa went down to see Jos. R. Braun this evening.  And ordered his license.  Jos. Watchel & Mr. Laut are each butchering 1 hog today.  Henry told us this morning that Rose Crook “nee” McDermott was buried this morning, she was in St. Clements Hospital in Red Bud, & was pretty bad sick, she had heart trouble.  They were just married about a year.  Ben Schilling bought Phillip Braun’s property, & Henry Braun sold 2 lots where his buildings are on to Clara Braun.  Everybody’s selling & buying now.  This evening Mr. & Mrs. Steve Rennecker was here, we played 4 handed pinochle.  Steve and Bertille were partners & lost 5 games out of 6.


Monday, Jan. 19, 1931

Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here this morning.  Papa went up to see Fr. Grootens.  Uncle Fred, Aunt Mary came back again this afternoon, they went down to Red Bud.  They stopped in here going both ways.  This evening we went out there to see them.  Oscar Birkner came there too.  He brought 2 roosters there for us.


Saturday, Jan. 17, 1931

It is raining a little this morning.  Papa went up to see Fr. Grootens a little while & had a conversation with him.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here this morn. they stayed for dinner & then they went through Red Bud to Waterloo & then back here again, they were here for supper, after that we played a 4 handed pinochle game, 4 games were played each winning 2 games.  Fredie Fritsche was here and wanted to sell seeds for the school.  Today was election for telephone operator, Eliza Boll received it again.  Mrs. Deuker & Jake Neff had applied for it too.  Deukers had 2 votes, Neff 7 votes, Eliza 3 votes.  Today is George Boll’s birthday, Karl is sick ever since last Wednesday, he has awful high fever.


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