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Tuesday, July 8, 1930

Papa hauled 22 bus. of Henry’s wheat to Red Bud and got .75¢ for that.  Leona called up this afternoon and said we should come out & help her milk so we went.  But Henry came home from thrashing early.  While we were there Aunt Mary called up & said we should come over & help to make hay, so then we went over there.  We had supper there.  Oscar Birkner was helping too.


Monday, July 7, 1930

Henry is trashing this morning.  We all went out to Uncle Fred’s and Aunt Mary’s and got them then we all went to Henry’s.  Mrs. Gus Geodell and Mrs. Dan Geodelle were also helping.  They had them for lunch and dinner.  After dinner, Papa took the horses & colt & hitched them to the cultivator and drove them to Hecker.  We thrashed about 183 bus. out at Henry’s.  And here from Kuhns we thrashed about 166 bus. and from Pabst, 63 bus.  Kuhn’s thrashed altogether 2300 bus. wheat.  Papa hauled to Red Bud 8 bus. and got .78¢ that was Hecker wheat.


Friday, July 4, 1930

Today we can eat meat.  We are thrashing this morning again.  We had spring chicken for dinner.  We thrashed 139 bu. of wheat.  Kuhns thrashed altogether 2300 bu.  This evening we all went out to Henry’s.  Gus Geodelle and family, Conrad Geodelle and family, Miss Hilda Klube & boyfriend, Mr. Fred Lindes & mother were all there.  They played music, accordion, violin, guitar.  Today you can see all kinds of fireworks.  Papa & Rosalia fixed fences this afternoon.  There is picnic in Columbia, picnic & fish fry in Oak Grove Park, one in Belleville, and a good many other places.


Saturday, June 14, 1930

Today is Flag day but I didn’t see very many flags floating.  Leona called this morning and wanted to know if one of us could come out there today and watch the kids, her and Henry was going to cultivate corn.  So Papa & Rosalia went out.  Papa went to Waterloo & Rosalia stayed there, she had dinner there.  Papa came home for dinner.  After dinner, Papa went to New Athens & Freeburg on business.  We have an invitation from Mrs. Cleveland to go to Weber’s barn dance, it is Mrs. Weber’s birthday.  I don’t know if we will go yet or not.  I seen posters today for Harry Kammlers dance next Saturday, the 28 of June.  I noticed in todays Belleville News Democrat that Edward Neff from 19 North Church Street was in the hospital undergoing medical attention.  And also that Miss Ester Ida Dalkert had her name analysis.  She is from Waterloo, Ill.  Miss Irene Roth analyzed it for her.  Good many people are cutting wheat already.  Steve Rennecker went out shocking for Jake Klein.  Henry & family came up this evening & brought Rosalia along back with them,  they didn’t get off of the machine because they wanted to go to Waterloo to get their machine, they had theirs in there getting it fixed up in running condition.  We stayed at home this evening.  George Wagner & Bernice, Charles, Melvin were over here this evening a little while.  He came to get a spring chicken for Sunday.  We sold him one for .75¢ a piece.  He took 1.  Afterwards Papa went along with him to see his barn.  Ralph Rausch took a motor cycle ride this evening.  The motor cop is on the road now.  I think he was on Saturday anyway.


Thursday, May 8, 1930

Today is Josie Gregson’s birthday.  She will be 50 years old.  Rosalia & Bertille washed today.  There was an inquest at Smithton yesterday afternoon for George Heyl.  They pronounced it accident.  There was a dance at Gregson’s this evening.  Some people from their corner were there.  Blackburn and the other bunch were at Sensel’s, there was a dance and birthday there too.  We didn’t have no invitation for either one, so we stayed at home.  Eggs are only .19¢.  Wheat $1.00.


Thursday, January 30, 1930

There is going to be quilting in the church basement this afternoon.  Mr. Hart the corono feed instructor was here this morning explaining the corono laying mash and grains.  Bertille was over at Rheineckers and called out to Henry’s.  Papa, Rosalia was in Waterloo this afternoon and they got 50 chicks from the Heyls Hatchery for .13¢ a piece.  Bertille was out at Henry’s.  Philip Braun and Mr. Hart the corono feed men were out there to.  Henry ordered 6 sack of starting mash and we ordered 7 sacks of starting mash.  Philip Braun puled Henry’s machine to the garage this evening, the motor was busted to pieces.  We didn’t find no egg today.  Wheat price today is $1.14.  Papa took 4 sack along in.


Thursday, January 23, 1930

Papa and Rosalia went to Waterloo this morning.  Bertille went out to Henry’s.  We all had dinner out there.  Bertille got her shoes fixed in Waterloo.  They took wheat along too.  The price is $1.05.  Emil was here a little while this afternoon.  Rosalia found 2 eggs today.


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