Tag Archives: St. Augustine School

Thursday, Jan. 22, 1931

Rosalia went up to church this morn.  Mr. Caldwell was here & from here he went to Waterloo.  Papa & Uncle Fred went to Waterloo this afternoon.  Aunt Mary, Rosalia, Mamie went to the quilting in the new school hall.  There were 14 there.  It is just like spring today, so warm.  This evening we, & Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary went out to Henry’s.  We had a six hand pinochle game, men against the ladies, the men won all 3 games.  There was a picture of 4 generations in the Sunday paper, they were Mrs. Hy Geodelle, Mrs. Adam Matzenbacher, Frieda Grohman & her baby Arlene.  There was also a picture of Lucy DeMint dancing [with] pupils.  Blanche & Rose Mary Crowe is also in it.


Thursday, Jan. 15, 1931

Bertille baked cookies this morning.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up this morning, & then Papa went along with Uncle Fred to Waterloo to see a party there.  They were here for dinner & supper.  After dinner Uncle Fred & Papa went out to see Wm. Harbaugh, but he wasn’t at home.  Then they went to see Jos. Braun & he wasn’t at home.  So about 2 o’clock they called him up & then he was at home, so they went there & had a talk with him. Then they went into Waterloo again & then down to see Arma & John Braun.  Henry & Leona went to Red Bud to the dentist this afternoon & left the kids here.  Bertille got the mail this evening.  Rosalia finished sewing aprons.  Aunt Mary & Bertille started piecing the quilt together that we started.  There was quilting this afternoon at the School Hall but none of us went there.  Henry was by Christ Buehler’s today & brought a Red Rooster along for $1.00.  The bank is now sealed shut since last Tuesday.  Mr. Burkhardt of Red Bud has the book, bonds.


Thursday, Jan. 8, 1931

Papa went to church this morning & then he went down to see Jos. Braun a little while.  We washed & ironed today, baked bread.  This afternoon Mamie called up  & wanted to know if any of us were going to the quilting in the School Hall.  We didn’t know anything of it at all so Rosalia went up to Mamie’s & then they went.  There is Trustee meeting over at Elmer Kammler’s this afternoon.  This morning the ground was all covered with snow, but it is so warm today, that the snow is all most gone already.  This evening Papa went down to the telephone meeting at George Kammler’s & Rosalia & Bertille went up to Mamie’s & played pinochle.  Angela & Bertille were partners & Mamie & Rosalia, we played 2 games & each won one.  Greg. McCarthy went to a show with Ralph Wiegand.  Odillo went over to Ed. Neff’s & the 2 Schilling’s boys too, they had a game of pinochle there.  At the telephone meeting they elected the old officers again, & the next meeting will be in April at our place.


Tuesday, Dec. 30, 1930

We all went to Belleville this morning & sold 16 doz. eggs for .35¢, $5.60.  Papa went in the woods this afternoon & also stopped in at Henry’s & brought the thread in for her, what we brought along from Belleville.  Rosalia is fixing up the doll & stuffed it.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came here this evening & then we all went up in the School Hall & there Oh! what a time, it was a dance.  Isadore Helfrich went home & got his accordion & then Uncle Fred Roy Staufenbiel furnished music.  There were a few outsiders there.  Papa bought a cake.  Uncle Fred got 2 cakes.  The dance was over about 11 o’clock.


Thursday, Dec. 18, 1930

Looks like snow this morning.  It started snowing & kept up all day.  Henry & Leona went to Belleville this morning & left the kids here.  They were back again for dinner.  We baked delicious cookies this morning.  Harold & Virgil Eichenseer were here this evening and brought us a letter for an invitation for a play in St. Augustine’s Hall next Tues. afternoon given by the school children, admission fee says 11¢ in this letter.  We got a Christmas card today from Creses Freund.


Saturday, Oct. 25, 1930

Today is Jake Reheis’s wife’s birthday.  They are going to celebrate by having a dance in Breezy’s Hill.  Today Gambach is to start his sale.  This evening Rosalia and Bertille went up & took Mamie along & then we went to the Republican meeting in the church hall, or in the new school hall.  Archie Weihl & A.C. Bollinger, A.H. Friedichs & Meader from Columbia were the main speakers & Luis Weihl was chairman.  Free sandwiches and soda water were had & gumo (?) for the ladies from Casey Leep, blotters from Louis H. Zimmer.


Friday, Oct. 24, 1930

Bertille was at church this morning.  The Catholic School children didn’t have no school all this week, because the furnace isn’t fixed yet.  They took Mrs. Lutz to the hospital this morning, she is in a pretty bad condition, she is swollen up so bad she can’t hardly breathe they say.  Mr. Zimmer the candidate for School Superintendent was here this morning.  The Monroe Co. farmers Institue is going to be held at Columbia this year.  This evening the bell of the Evangelical church tolled 58 strokes for the death of Mrs. Lutz, she died at 3:30 this afternoon.  They was to operate on her, but she was too weak, when they brought her to the hospital.


Monday, Oct. 20, 1930

We washed this morning.  Henry & Leona went to Belleville & also to the coal mines & got a load of coal for the church.  They left the kids here, they came back about 4 o’clock, they left at 10am this morning, but they had to wait so long to get a load of coal.  Sister Several call up this morning and wanted to know if Papa would go to Red Bud this morning & get a school desk for the sister, so he did, this afternoon he went to get a load of coal for the church, but there were so many trucks waiting at the coal mine that he went over to Freeburg’s coal mine & there he got 19 bu. 70 lbs. for $1.56.  Rosalia took 8 doz. eggs to the store & got .26¢.  The Catholic School children didn’t have no school today, because it was to cold & the furnace isn’t fixed yet in the new school house, & it is to cold with out fire.


Sunday, Oct. 19, 1930

We had our first snow this morning for this year.  Today is shooting matches all over, George Boll’s, Martin Doyl’s, Mike McCarthy’s.  There is also a picnic in Smithton fish fry and dance tonight.  Henry and family were all here for dinner today.  We had roast beef.  Tonight Rosalia & Bertille went to the picture show in the new school hall, the name of the show was “Noah’s Ark” in 10 reels.  There was a good crowd there.  Admission was 10 and 25¢.


Wednesday, August 27, 1930

Rosalia went up to clean school today.  Papa is cutting corn.  Tonight is a dance at Weigands in the brick house.  Milton Wagner & Henry Hillischeim is giving it.   Milton & Lester Bruns stopped here last night when they went home from work and he invited us to come.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up this evening and we all went down to the dance.  Karl Boll furnished music.  There were quite a few women cleaning the school today.  Leona & Frances Schilling came up together.  She left the kids here with me.  Papa is cutting corn this afternoon again.


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