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Tuesday, July 15, 1930

We are cooking plum jelly today.  Bertille went up town & got some sugar.  Papa is spreading lime dust this morning.  Kuhns are plowing over at Ed Mengs, they are going to stay another year yet.  I guess they will crop our ground again too.  Leona, Robert, & Floyd were here this afternoon, she came up & got the milk check.  Clarence Pabst was here this afternoon & brought the oats here from down at their place.  I saw in the paper that Joe Handrich fainted while out at thrashing, but they called for Dr. Pautler from Waterloo to come out.  He is allright again now.  They took William Braun to the hospital last Thurs. he got operated on appendicitis, he is as good as can be expected, last Sunday.  Papa went to Waterloo last Sun. & got the oil changed in the chev. 10,942 miles.  Steve Rennecker came over a little while this evening.


Thursday, May 22, 1930

Rosalia & Bertille washed, ironed, patched & baked cookies today.  Leona, Robert, Floyd were up this morning.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up this evening.  They got a letter today from Henry Keorber to come to a basket picnic Sunday at Rittemeyer’s woods.  Tonight there is a Public dance at Nick Schaefers barn.  There was a man at our house this afternoon, by the name of Mr. Sparks.  He sell the Wayne Feed but Papa wasn’t at home.  He was out at Henry’s with a guy from Belleville that wanted to buy a mule or the mare.  But he didn’t buy neither one.  Uncle Fred and Papa went up to the creamery this evening to see if they could get some cinders.  But they couldn’t have none right now, but maybe later on.  Aunt Mary was saying Bertha Wolf could die anytime now.  She got operated on for appendicitis and now she is awful bad sick.  They phoned and left Mrs. Jatho at Hecker.  I have noticed Edgar Herzog from New Athens and Miss Luetta Fanke of Lenzburg have their marriage license in the paper today.  He is 19 years old and she is 18 years old.  They go out playing music together.  They play the accordions.


Wednesday, May 21, 1930

Today the Bishop comes to Hecker to confirm 37 children.  Bertille went up to church at 6:30 this morning.  Henry, Leona, Mrs. Jake Geodelle were at church too.  Robert, Floyd was here at our house.  They all had breakfast here.  At 9 o’clock we went to church again the Bishop came.  The people were to meet the Bishop at Philip Cortner’s place.  There were quite a few went out with their machine all decorated.  Leona got confirmed today.  Mrs. Jake Geodelle was Sponsor.  There were 14 priests there with the Bishop.  Papa & Rosalia went to Belleville this afternoon.  Eggs are .17¢.  There is going to be a dance at Rapp’s tonight, but we got no invitation so we won’t go.  Miss Bertha Wolf of Belleville is in St. Elizabeth’s Hospital is under surgical attention.  She lives at 414 East Mckinley Street.  Papa & Bertille went out to Henry’s this evening.  Bertille took her first automobile lesson.


Tuesday, May 20, 1930

Leona, Robert, Floyd were up this morning.  Leona & Bertille went to church.  Leona got baptized and went to confession for the first time, tomorrow she is getting confirmed.  Bertille was her Baptizing Sponsor and Mrs. Jake Goeddel will be her confirmation sponsor.  After church this morning, Bertille went along out with Leona to help her do her work.  She baked cakes, scrubbed the porch & kitchen.  Papa & Rosalia went to Waterloo.  Rosalia got a pair of new shoes.  Bertille had dinner out at Henry’s today.  When they came back from Waterloo, they took Bertille along home, and then she went up to church to confession.  She gave the priest a dollar for Baptism.


Monday, May 19, 1930

Today all the Ladies of the Parish have to clean the church for confirmation.  Wednesday, the Bishop is coming.  Leona, Robert, Floyd were here this morning.  Leona & Bertille went to church.  Rosalia helped to scrub the church this morning.  Bertille went up to practice singing for Wednesday.  Father Grooten called up this morning and wanted to know if he could use the Whippet.  Papa said “yes.”  So he came down and Johnny was here too.  Papa went along with him to Chester.  He said he wanted to get some rock for the school house.  So Papa went with Father too, so I guess he will see Chester for the first time.  Rosalia & Bertille went up to Eichenseer’s and got Mamie and then we went to Joseph Braun’s & took our pillow slips back for the picnic.  There was a Jefferson Club meeting in Hecker tonight, at Griffin’s Hall.  In Kammler’s Hall the boys were tearing the stage out ready for the dance Saturday night.


Friday, May 16, 1930

Leona, Robert, Floyd were here this morning.  Leona & Bertille went to church.  Papa went to William Harbaugh to get crushing down this afternoon.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here this afternoon.  Steve Rennecker came over and got a sack of corn for his chickens for .80¢.  In the evening Papa went over to Rennecker’s a little while.  Steve planted some sweet potato plants out.  Mr. Meng said we are going to have rain tonight.


Thursday, May 15, 1930

Leona, Robert, Floyd, were here this morning.  Leona & Bertille went to church.  Rosalia & Bertille went up to Mamie Eichenseer’s this evening.  We played ball, hi spice, and then we walked down to Deuker’s and talked with Ethel & Mrs. Deuker(sp?).  Then we stopped and talked with Eliza Boll a little while.  There is a dance out at Blackburn’s this evening, but we didn’t have no invitation so we didn’t go.  There was a big crowd there.  They charge .25¢ for the men.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were there.  Papa, Rosalia were out at Henry’s this afternoon.


Monday, May 12, 1930

This morning Papa went down to Pabst’s to get some corn.  Leona, Robert, & Floyd were up this morning.  Leona went up by the priest.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here too.  Uncle Fred was called on to help work at the new school house.  Aunt Mary was here for lunch.  Uncle Fred came down for dinner & lunch in the afternoon.  He was finished then.  Aunt Mary was here for dinner & lunch in the afternoon too.  Rosalia finished painting this morning.  Papa made 3 trips down to Pabst’s to get corn.  He has it all up here now.  Papa went to see William. A. Voges this evening about some pigs.


Tuesday, April 22, 1930

Leona, Robert & Floyd were here this morning.  Rosalia and Bertille washed and ironed today.  Papa, Rosalia, Bertille went out to Henry’s this afternoon to get some posts.  Rosalia & Bertille got their hair cut today.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here a little while this evening.  From here they went to Hirst’s to wake for her.


Tuesday, April 15, 1930

We washed today.  Leona, Robert, Floyd came up this morning to get the milk check.  Lena Meng stopped in here tonite and told Rosalia to come over tomorrow evening to try her dress on.  It is awful windy at present.  We found 31 eggs today.  Papa was up at Hecker at the election, it was town election.


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