Tag Archives: St. Augustine Church

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.


Saturday, Nov. 15, 1930

Rosalia went to clean the church this morn. on Aunt Mary’s place.  Papa went down to Red Bud & got some desks for the Sister.  Leona was up & got the milk check and paid $49.00.  She also brought some bones along up too.  Victor Eichenseer was down & fixed our pump.  Steve Rennecker was also over.  The coffee man was around this afternoon, but we didn’t take any.  Mr. Stadliman was around selling apples, he came here too, but we didn’t take none.  Mr. Mike Armstutz was here & brought us a load of corn.  Today is Louise Birkner’s birthday.


Friday, Nov. 14, 1930

Bertille went to church this morning.  Papa went up in the woods again.  Today is Louis Birkner’s birthday.  The priest Frank Swindle came back last night.  He left from here last Spring & now he is back again.  Papa hauled a load of ground up for the priest this morning.  Uncle Fred brought Aunt Mary up this afternoon & then he went back home again.  Aunt Mary did some sewing.  She was here for supper, we had pancakes.  Papa went out in the woods this afternoon in Lord’s Corner & brought some shade trees along home.  We planted them out this evening.  Uncle Fred went to Wm. Harbaughs first & then he came up here, & then they went to Louis Birkner’s.  Lester Gregson & wife & Bobby were here this evening, he brought us our sack of feed.  Cyril Eichenseer was down this evening, he wanted to know what Aunt Mary’s middle name was.  I seen in the paper that Tiptown Church is going to have a Euchre & turkeys will be disposed of next Sunday night.  Rexroth’s in Waterloo, his mother died last night at 7 o’clock.


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.


Saturday, Nov. 8, 1930

Today Rosalia & Bertille & Alvera Braun, Annie Braun have to clean church this morning.  Papa went to see Willie Ganley this afternoon.  Today is Mildred Napier’s birthday.


Wednesday, Nov. 5, 1930

Today is Bertille’s birthday she is 16 years old.  She went to church this morning.  Papa went out to Henry’s today.  Osie Neff is butchering a cow for him.  Papa had dinner there.  Henry wants to sell the beef.  Osie Neff was busy with some thing else today, so he couldn’t butchered the cow for Henry.  George Boll did it.  Papa brought 3 lbs. roast & some liver along home.  Henry & Rosalia went and delivered & sold some beef.  He has it almost all sold now.  Henry & family, Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary, Mr. & Mrs. Cleveland & son Grover & teacher Miss Klinklenberg & Emil Brand were all here celebrating Bertille’s birthday.  The men played solo all but Henry & him & ladies played pinochle.  Cake, lemonade were served.


Tuesday, Nov. 4, 1930

Today is Election.  Papa went out in the woods this morning, him and Uncle Joe & Eddy Meuth cut a tree down with a bee hive in it.  Then they went up to Meuth’s again, they had a whole tub full.  So Papa called up & said Rosalia should come out & fix the honey out there so she went.  They said for half it would make about 3 or 4 gals.  Meuths are going to get half of it.  Henry is plowing here today.  Leona & the kids came up just before dinner, they were all here for dinner.  Papa had dinner out at Meuths today.  Henry and Papa went up to vote.  Bertille was at church this morning.  Rosalia was out at Meuth’s for supper.  They didn’t have enough jars to put the honey in so in the evening Papa & Bertille drove out there too & took a 2 gal. jar along.  It made about 12 gals. altogether, we got 5 1/2 gals.  John Wittenauer’s have a little girl since Sunday afternoon.


Monday, Nov. 3, 1930

We all went to church this morning, for all 3 masses.  We washed today.  Papa went up into the woods.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up after dinner they wanted to take Rosalia along & then they wanted to get new dresses.  So she went along, they went to Red Bud first & then to Waterloo.  There was a lady here this afternoon & wanted to buy eggs, but she didn’t want to pay .30¢ a doz.  So I didn’t sell her none.  Eggs are .29¢ here today.  Rosalia brought some dress goods along for .19¢ a yard.


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