Tag Archives: Tipton

Sunday, Feb. 15, 1931

Papa went to church this morning the rest of us didn’t go.  Tonight the Ladies Aid is giving a euchre & Bluey in Kammler’s Hall.  There is also one in Tiptown & tomorrow night the Catholics got one.  A rush before lent.  Schneiders got the measles also.  The way they say. Roy Staunebiels kids & Cletus Reagan also got the measles now.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary went to Armstutz before the euchre tonight, because we got the measles here.  Rosalia is feeling alright but the measles ain’t gone away yet.  There were 18 tables tonight at the euchre and Bluey.


Friday, Feb. 6, 1931

Rosalia & Bertille went to church this morning.  Papa is hauling wood.  Today is Karl Kammler’s birthday, he will be 22 years old.  I seen in the paper that Tiptown is going to have a euchre & box social on Feb. 15.  The Ladies Aid of Hecker will have one on that date too.  Papa & Rosalia went to Waterloo this afternoon with a load of wheat, 70¢ a bu. today.  It is raining this afternoon, we sure need it to.  It rained mostly all night.


Saturday, Dec. 27, 1930

Papa went to the sale 1/2 north of Tiptown Church, it was Mike Elonka sale.  Papa didn’t buy anything.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were there too.  Harold Wagner was here this afternoon taking orders to sell flower and garden seeds.  This evening we went out to Meuth’s.  Rose & Josie were out from St. Louis.  The rest of the girls weren’t home, they had to work.


Saturday, Dec. 20, 1930

Papa was up town this morning, & this afternoon made a business trip out to George Sensel’s & then down to Red Bud.  The St. Louis Diary quit giving the people skim milk now.  We traded our old red Christmas tree today for a green one.  There are 3 schools going together & give a play at the Bob White Grange on Christmas Eve, one school being the Fairview School which Reuben Kammler teaches.  O.J. Maul is giving a Grand Opening Dance at Breezy Hill tonight.  Elmer Kammler’s boy Billy has the chicken pox & also Perry Laut.  There is to be a Euchre and Box Social in Tiptown on Dec. 28 Sun. night.


Monday, September 1, 1930

Today is Labor Day.  Picnic at Red Bud, Smithton, Tiptown & Old time dance at Waterloo Court House Yard.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up about 3 o’clock and then we went down to Red Bud we were there a little while, then the fellow came with snakes & selling Cactus Oil & rattle snake oil.  There were four fellows singing and one playing piano, Snitzelbank & Adam’s Rib.  From there we watched the ladies or women saw wood on the stage.  About 5:30 we all went to Tiptown picnic & dance.  We were there a little while & the prizes were awarded.  1st prize Living Room Suite Mrs. Kate Brand from Red Bud, Ill.  2nd prize 9×12 rug A.L. Clifford Red Bud, Rt. 4 the same man what got the radio last year.  3rd prize wrist watch Herman Geoslling Waterloo, Ill. 4 rd. & fifth prize went to St. Louis & East St. Louis.  The dancing began in the evening.  Admission .25¢.  Ludwigs accordion & guitar, mandolin, furnished music.  Uncle Fred & Gregory Mcarthy played together.  We left from there & went back to Red Bud and listened to the music a little while there.  Rosalia was at church this morning.


Thursday, July 31, 1930

Today is Ike Napier’s sale.  We all went to Napier’s this afternoon.  There was a large crowd there & things brought a pretty fair price.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary got an invitation to come back tonight again.  So I guess they will go.  We got an invitation to come to Wiegand’s on Aug. 12 & to Blackburns Aug. 13 & to Clevelands next Sat. night.  Hurrah! for a good time.  Mary May was buried this morning at Tipton Church and cemetery.  We had a little rain this morning.  We fixed a tire & tube.  Ed Ming bought most of his stuff today from Ike.  He got 2 horses & wagon, brooder house and many other articles.  Today is Robinson’s Circus in Belleville.  Emil Brand went up to see the parade.  Bertille went and got the mail this evening, our paper come in the evening now.


Wednesday, July 30, 1930

Today is John Limbach’s sale.  Papa went out to Henry’s and got a load of wheat, then he went to Waterloo to the mill & then went out to John Limbach’s sale.  We get our daily paper in the evening from now on with the buss.  Instead of morning mail carrier.  Papa never bought nothing at the sale, everything high priced.  Albert Rittemyer was here this afternoon trying to sell brushes of all kinds.  But we didn’t buy any.  Margaret McDermott call up & told us that our cousin Mary May, Martin May’s oldest daughter died & will be buried tomorrow morning at 9 o’clock at the Tipton church.  She was to get operated on appendicitis and tonsils, they gave her ether & she never came too anymore.  They say she had a sweetheart Joe McArthy.  She is 18 years old.  Wheat is .78¢ this morning.


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