This is a bank book that my grandfather, A.P. Schloetzer used as a day book. He used it to record, among other things, the price of eggs, the birth of cattle, and the birth of my mother, Geneva Schloetzer.
In Account with
A. P. Schloetzer, Haviland, Ks.
contains miscellaneous calculations.
eggs doz 10
(bought of Douglass)
stone jar (10 gal)
(bought of douglass)
Mr. and Mrs.
Bertha Puterbaugh was born
_____ ______ 19__
Charles took sick March 28th. He was sick March 29th. 1931. He has the sick headache. Weak, cold, nervous, scolding, forgetting to (too) things. He was niece.
Mabele 26 very sick March 24, 25th sick.
A blizzard March 27, 28, 29. Cold, real cold.
Rone calf born March 11th 1931
Red calf born March 29th 1931
Red calf born in the afternoon (20) until 4:00 o’clock in the evening.
Little rone born in the middle afternoon.
Snowing March 27, 28, & 29. Snow on ground. Cold.
Inside back cover:
I sold 3 doz. Of eggs to Mrs. Perry at 18 a doz. and ½ doz.
Mr. & Mrs. Perry worked for us through harvest when we lived on the Puterbaugh place 3 years ago. When they left they went out to Pikes Peak, Colorado. They had 3 boys. They came from Kansas City Mo.
This book has account of Miss Geneva Mae Schloetzer, age and birth.