Tag Archives: Waterloo

Friday, August 1, 1930

I have seen the paper that Arthur Matlock from Waterloo have a little boy at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, it was born last Monday.  Nick Schaefer’s second youngest daughter, Maggie, was taken to the hospital last Sat. night and was operated on for appendix.  Henry Meng got his finger smashed between 2 large rocks, he now has his arm & fingers in a sling.  The St. Louis baseball team played here Sunday with Hecker the score was 8 to 15 in favor of Hecker.  It is reported that Clem Parker lost a valuable horse last Sat. from heat.  Bertille was up town and got the paper this morning.  Mrs. Gene Meckler from Waterloo, they took her to the Hospital at Red Bud.  We baked cookies, washed, ironed, cleaned upstairs today.  It is Albert Cleveland’s birthday today.  Yesterday it was their wedding anniversary 18 years married & tomorrow night they are going to have a dance.  Emma Braun brought Mrs. Rennecker home this evening.  Papa & Rosalia went down to Geo. Vonderheit’s this afternoon and got the spring buggy home, what Papa bought for .30¢.  Steve Rennecker and his wife were over this evening a little while.  Roman Meng came over and told us that our colt was out, something was chasing it, I guess a dog.  It ran through the wire fence, it has a cut on the breast & one on leg behind.  We put some lard & turpentine on it right away.  Mrs. Rennecker said that Mr. Dehn ain’t no better yet, no changes she said.  Dr. Eckert’s father is awful bad sick too.


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.


Monday, July 28, 1930

Today is Henry Eichelmann’s sale, 3 miles east of Waterloo.  Uncle Fred came up this morning and Papa took the horses & went down & got Henry Armstutz’s wagon to haul the lumber home & kindling what they bought by the new school house.  Rosalia & Uncle Fred hauled it with the Whippet.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here for dinner.  After dinner they went home & dressed & came back again.  Then we all went to Henry Eichelmann’s sale.  It was late till we got back again.  Everything went pretty cheap back there.


Friday, July 18, 1930

Papa and Rosalia went to Waterloo with a load of wheat.  Wheat is .75¢ a bu.  Bertille stayed at home and cleaned house, baked bread, cake and peach pie.  I saw in the Waterloo Times today that Albert Heyl’s have a little boy.  Miss Hilda Fritz resigned from Rex’s confectionary & is working at the knitting mill & Miss Edna Geodelle is working at Rex’s now.  Archie Weihl got married last Thurs. July 10 in Chicago to Miss Helene L. Swanson.  They will return to Waterloo on July 28 to make their home with the groom’s parents, Mr. & Mrs. Louis Weihl of Waterloo.


Wednesday, July 16, 1930

Jos. Schilling is threshing oats today but Henry had to help Joe Meuth’s, Willie Ganley, Bevirt and Reheis.  Rosalia baked peach pie this morning.  Papa, Bertille went to Waterloo with a load of wheat, and Rosalia stayed out at Henry’s that long.  Wheat is .75¢ bu.  Kuhns boys are plowing & they also got the oats threshers.


Tuesday, July 15, 1930

We are cooking plum jelly today.  Bertille went up town & got some sugar.  Papa is spreading lime dust this morning.  Kuhns are plowing over at Ed Mengs, they are going to stay another year yet.  I guess they will crop our ground again too.  Leona, Robert, & Floyd were here this afternoon, she came up & got the milk check.  Clarence Pabst was here this afternoon & brought the oats here from down at their place.  I saw in the paper that Joe Handrich fainted while out at thrashing, but they called for Dr. Pautler from Waterloo to come out.  He is allright again now.  They took William Braun to the hospital last Thurs. he got operated on appendicitis, he is as good as can be expected, last Sunday.  Papa went to Waterloo last Sun. & got the oil changed in the chev. 10,942 miles.  Steve Rennecker came over a little while this evening.


Sunday, July 13, 1930

Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary, Henry & Leona & family were all here for dinner today.  This evening Rosalia & Bertille walked up to Eichenseer’s corner.  It is nice & cool today, yesterday it was 106 degrees.  Henry C. Voges was buried this morning.  Today is Fern Gulley’s birthday & also George Parker’s, he was 50 years old.  Fern was 20 years old.  Today the Smithton Pontiac’s & Hecker teams played but Hecker lost this time.  They also lost last Sunday, they played with Waterloo K.C.


Saturday, July 12, 1930

Leona called up and said Rosalia should come out today, because she wasn’t feeling very good.  So Papa took Rosalia out there then he came back home again.  We had chicken for dinner and supper.  Papa went to Waterloo this afternoon and Bertille went along out as far as Henry’s, there she scrubbed and cleaned.  Papa got the oil changed in the Chevrolet and got the battery charged, but it is still in Waterloo yet.  We had 10942 miles.  Rosalia had dinner and supper out at Henry’s.  This evening they brought her home again.


Thursday, July 10, 1930

Papa & Rosalia went to Waterloo & took 5 bus. wheat along & got .77¢ bus.  They got the oil changed in the Whippet.  5150 miles.  This afternoon Papa & Bertille took 16 bus. to Freeburg & got .78¢ bus.  That was all wheat from out at Henry’s.  Clarence Pabst hauled a load to Freeburg from down there and got 78 & .63¢ bus.  He charged $3.50 to haul it there.  Bertille was up at the store this afternoon.  Mrs. George Gambach is awful sick at present.  Rosalia went across the street awhile to talk to Ida.


Wednesday, July 2, 1930

Today is Hy. Armstutz’s birthday.  Him and Mr. Gambach tend the store.  I send a letter to the Auto Ins. Co. for the Chev. $7.18.  Kuhus started thrashing today.  Tomorrow they will be over at Ed Mengs.  Rosalia and Bertille went out to Henry’s this afternoon and took a few things along out from the store what she needed for thrashing.  This evening Papa, Rosalia, Bertille went out to Henry’s to see about thrashing.  Geodell’s family from Waterloo were also there.  We helped Leona string and cut beans for to can.  Bertille was up at church this morning.


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