Tag Archives: Rosalia

Thursday, Dec. 4, 1930

Mr. Caldwell from Burksville was here this morning.  This afternoon Papa & Rosalia went up in the woods.  It rained a little this morning.  This evening Mamie &  Angela Eichenseer came down & took Rosalia & Bertille along to the Literary Meeting.  The main feature of the evening was music, played by Mr. H.M. Hill with violin, & Greg McCarthy piano, & he also sang a few songs.  Spring-Time in the Rockies & America was sung by the audience.


Wednesday, Dec. 3, 1930

Today is Gus Geodell’s birthday.  Papa went up to the creamery this morning to find out whether they had any cinders to spare.  Uncle Fred wanted some, but they didn’t have any, then Papa & Rosalia went up in the woods.  Joe Watchel is butchering a hog today.  Johnny Reheis is his butcher.  Lloyd Rausch was here at noon & wanted to sell us some Christmas stamps but we didn’t take any.  We all went out to Henry’s this evening to get the sleigh for a scalding binch [?].  After we left they went in to Waterloo, to Mr. Geodell’s birthday.  He is 49 years old.


Monday, December 1, 1930

Bertille was at church this morning.  Papa & Rosalia went to Belleville again today with the eggs.  Last week they took Mrs. Owen Fahey & Mrs. Rose Crook to the hospital in Red Bud.  Mrs. Fahey is to get operated on appendix & Mrs. Albert Crook has heart & kidney trouble.  There was no funeral in the Hecker Catholic Church during 1930 church year.  There was a man here at noon and wanted to sell some rugs & 3 fur coats, but you had to make your price on them, we didn’t take any it looked kind of suspicious, like it might of been stolen goods, the man was from California, and has intended to go to Canada & Montreal.  There were 2 men in the car.  Papa & Rosalia sold 18 doz. eggs for .40¢ a doz. to some customers in Belleville.  Ed Meng was over a little while & took a look at our hogs.  He wanted to know if Henry still had his for sale, so Bertille called out to Henry’s & found out.  Papa went over to Meng’s & told him & also took his post hole digger back again.  The paper says 20 above zero tonight.


Sunday, Nov. 30, 1930

Papa went to first mass this morning.  It is raining again this morning.  Mamie Eichenseer was down this afternoon, she had supper with us.  This evening Steve Rennecker came over a little while and had pinochle game.  Papa & Rosalia were partners & won 2 games out of 8.  Steve & Bertille were partners.  Papa went up to Griffins this afternoon.  The roads are awful muddy.  Lester Gregson slipped in the ditch this morning hauling milk out in the prairie.


Friday, Nov. 28, 1930

Bertille was up town & got the papers this morning.  Rosalia went out to Henry’s this afternoon.  Albert Monike was engaged last week at the Hecker State bank giving it a new coat of paint.  Ed. Weber & the Braun’s from Red Bud that owned a rock crusher down at the Prairie Du Long Creek, Weber bought out the Braun’s & has taken Nick Helfrich with him for a partner.


Wednesday, Nov. 26, 1930

We all went out to Henry’s butchering today.  Uncle Fred’s & Emil were all there helping, he butchered 1 sow – it weighed 275 lbs. dressed.  That was the first one this year.  It started snowing today, for a little while & cold 28 above zero.  Today Papa & Rosalia shoes came, they fit alright could have been better.  Last Sunday, Mr. & Mrs. August Voges celebrated their silver wedding down at Lords Corner.


Monday, Nov. 24, 1930

Rosalia went to church this morning & then Papa & her went to Belleville with the eggs & turkey.  Henry bought one of them pigs, what Papa brought along last Sat. for $4.00.  It is snowing this morning.  We heard this morn. that Albert Thompson had a little baby born dead, they tolled the bell yesterday morning, & it was buried Sunday.  Eggs are .40-.38¢ a doz.  We got .25¢ a lb. for our turkey in Belleville.  We got some skimmed milk this afternoon for the pigs & the cat for .2¢ a gal.


Friday, Nov. 21, 1930

Rosalia went to church this morning.  Papa is fixing fence.  We put clean straw in the chicken houses this afternoon.  There was a boy here this morning, he was deaf & dumb & couldn’t speak a thing.  He had a card and on there it said “he was deaf & should help him out by buying a package of needles for .25¢, so we bought one from him.  I seen in the paper that Jake Frierdichs moved into there new house on the Waterloo & Hecker road this week, & Mr. & Mrs. Jeff Payne moved into the Frierdich’s residence on Morrison Ave. Tuesday and are citizens of Waterloo now.  Mr. & Mrs. O. J. Maul moved from Waterloo to Breezy Hill Wednesday to take charge of the service station there.  A little baby girl arrived at the home of “Bill” Heubner, they now have a boy and a girl.  The two McCarthy’s boys Greg & Kevin & John Cody captured two coons & two opossums for the start of the hunting season.  Joe Watchel is building chicken house & garage on his premises.  The Orbon Stove Works in Belleville are laying quite a few men off from work at present.


Thursday, Nov. 20, 1930

Bertille went to church this morning.  It rained last night & today too.  Bertille send an order to Chicago Mail Order this morning for Papa & Rosalia’s shoes.  $6.29.  I seen in the paper that Mrs. Jake Helfrich of Belleville is in St. Elizabeth’s Hospital.  Henry Kern & family moved into Henry Braun’s place on Goose Alley this week.  George Reheis hurt his wrist with the hatchet while out carpeting, he now carries his arm in a sling.  It is getting awful cold again.


Monday, Nov. 17, 1930

Mr. Hill was here this morning & asked for permission to bury a dog on our ground, Papa told him it was alright.  They shot that shepherd dog that was around here, it was a lost dog.  Mr. Willie Ganley was here this morning, he wanted to see Papa.  Papa & Rosalia went to Belleville & took some eggs along in to sell & they also want to get some fruit trees at Dintelmanns Nursery.  Bertille was at church this morning.  J. Sauzek bought the 12 doz. eggs in Belleville for .38¢ a doz.  They brought 18 fruit trees along.


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