Tag Archives: Weihl

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.


Saturday, July 19, 1930

Today is Hy. Geodelle’s sale and also Herman Auer.  We all went to Auer’s sale, Papa bought a few things & a six gallon crock.  Henry bought some crocks too and also some tools.  Uncle Fred bought a great big dish pan.  Louis Weihl was sale cryer.  They had so much stuff to sell.  Papa got his hair cut this morning.  Somebody’s Ford car started to burn at the sale, they put it out by taking the wires off, putting ground on top of the flames, & smothered it with a sack.  Our machine was right in front of it, & Henry’s right behind it.  Eggs are .18¢ now.


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.


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