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Sunday, Feb. 8, 1931

Henry & family & Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were all here for dinner today.  Uncle Fred & the kids also had lunch here this morning.  We all went over to see Uncle Fred’s property this afternoon.  Then, Henry & Leona & Aunt Mary went up to church to confession because tomorrow is 13 hour Adoration.  George Wagner is butchering today.  Steve Rennecker is the butcher.  Tonight is a dance at Papenberg’s, but we can’t go on account of church tomorrow.  Uncle Fred, Aunt Mary, Oscar Birkner, Hy. Ronederberg, Jerome Cortner, Clarence Rettinghouse, Ray Armbruster were all down at Evansville last night at a dance & Chicken Supper by Ronenbergs relation, Marie Davis birthday.  Papa got oil changed in the Chev., yesterday at Barthels Garage cost $1.10 12305 miles.  Philip Freund was here this evening.


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.


Saturday, Jan. 3, 1931

Papa got crushing done this morning.  This afternoon Papa & Rosalia went out to the woods & sawed a tree down.  They stopped at Henry’s & brought our big table along back for butchering Monday.  Tonight we all went to Uncle Fred’s & Aunt Mary’s first, Henry Birkner & family were also there & then we all went to Hy. Ronenberg birthday dance.  There was an awful crowd there.  Henry Birkner & Uncle Fred & Roy Stafenbiel furnished music.  Those from here that were there were, Parkers, Pappenbergs, Rittemeyers, Probsts, Reheis, Watchel, Skaer boy played his guitar & sang three songs, one was, The Letter Edged in Black, Will You Let Me Sleep in Your Barn.  It sure was nice.  The Evansville relatives were all there too.


Wednesday, Dec. 31, 1930

The last day of the old year.  A year ago today Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Medlock were married & Leocadia [?] Braun got killed in an accident.  Papa went up town this morning to order his license & he went in the store first & they told him that the bank was closed.  Ted Eichenseer went down to see Jo. Braun, but he wasn’t at home.  When Braun came home, Arthur Barthel went down to the house to see him , & he asked him what it was shut for, & he said “for the Federal Reserve Banks, & to protect the depositors.  The sign was first on the door early this morning, last night it wasn’t on yet.  The signs say closed until further notice.  So I don’t know how long it will be closed.  It may not be long.  Uncle Fred, Aunt Mary were here this afternoon then went to Belleville.  They was to inquire about some beef for us from Streck’s Butcher Shop.  After they left, we all went out in the woods.  We also stopped in at Henry’s.  He has such an awful bad cold.  We all got an invitation to come to Hy. Ronederberg’s dance Sat. night.  Uncle Fred has to furnish the music.  Gene Mechler of Waterloo have a little baby boy since last week.


Tuesday, Sept. 30, 1930

It is awful cool this morning.  George Reheis was here this afternoon with Ronederberg’s horses & got our lime dust spreader.  Papa was hauling wood today.  There is a sale by Millstadt & Saxtown, it is Mrs. Charles Scrugg’s.  Bertille got the mail this evening, the parcel post package from Chicago Mail Order came.


Saturday, August 9, 1930

Today is sales all over again.  Mrs. Hirst, Fred Schaefer and many others.  Papa is spreading lime this morning.  This afternoon we all went to Mrs. Hirst sale.  Papa bought a harrow for $1.50.  Roy Staunbiel bought a bed and we had to haul it up to Jennie Coop’s for them.  This evening we took the spring wagon out to Roy’s and from there we went to Uncle Fred’s and took them along & then we went to Hy. Ronedebergs dance.  Beer, cake, fruit salad were the refreshments.  There is also a dance at Bill Probst’s tonight too.  John Reheis have one by Burksville too.


Friday, August 8, 1930

Papa & Rosalia took a load of wheat to Red Bud this morning & got .82¢ a bu. for it.  Today is Mrs. Ronenberg’s birthday.  They are to have a surprise party tomorrow night.  It is also Mr. & Mrs. Adam Eckerts wedding anniversary.  Last Monday Mr. & Mrs. Fred Doyle got a little boy.  They now have 2 boys.  I seen in the paper that Mr. & Mrs. Joe Klingler have a little boy.  Papa & Rosalia took another load of wheat to Red Bud this afternoon & got same price.  Papa got his watch repaired, cost him $1.00.  Papa brought a fish along this morning for dinner, it sure was good.  It costs .30¢.  It rained this evening, a little shower.  Herzogs are moving Bill Herzog today & tomorrow.


Saturday, January 4, 1930

Papa, Rosalia & Bertille went to Waterloo & we had a punctured & had to get a new inner tube.  Mr & Mrs. Peter Watchel from Smithton were also here to look at our new house.  On Saturday morning Miss Leocadia Braun from Eavunsville was buried she was killed in a accident on New Years eve.  She was 25 years old.  Also on Sat. eve. Henry Ronenberg had a dance & chicken dinner & Aunt Mary & Uncle Fred were there until 2 a.m.  Aunt Mary and Fred were here Saturday.


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