Sat 16 A fine cool morning I carried 5 pails water to scrub front porch I don’t feel well Wellman has 875 people & with Lime Creek TP [Township] 2075 & in 1910 we had 2032 I fixt some trap triggers & got mail at Noon Card from Dave I got $34 intrest on Bonds & depos it Fred K gave me a letter from Maude I wrote to Lincoln Woolen Mills Co dpt 554-208-214 Chicago & I maild the letter this eve & aftr dark C Rowe wife & 2 kids came & Staid an hour they brot us a gal sweet cider & a qt New Sorgum they are nice clever people I bot a nice 4 lb chicken of Zelmers pd 80c
Friday October 15 1920 Partly cloudy & warm cooler towards eve raind several times last Nite but not much water fell I workd around the barn a while Sweeping Sawing & pounding I got mail at Noon No letters I got bacon 25c PM we wrote to Leslie in Clermont & I maild the letter also one to Isabel in Pomona Calif & mother took fruit juice to the church to make frappa  for to nite after Supper Mother & I went to ME church to a reception & get acquaintd meet for our New Pastor Rev Moore & wife & the Wellman teachrs a goodly crowd present the opening address by C C Gardner folowd by disgusting singing Howling or barking some fair recitations & in a few remarks Rev Moore thankd some body for the meet a huge bowl of frapa was in evidence & all had plenty I took 1 small glass I don’t believe in nor favor drinking such Stuf home at 10 I gave C C Gardner a chk for $45 for Pastor salery & will give $20 more Next spring if not prevented
 Dictionary.com describes one definition of frappé as a fruit juice mixture frozen to a mush, to be served as a dessert, appetizer, or relish.
Thurs 14 Warm warm Partly cloudy a light showr last nite we lay long in bed arose at 8 oclock our Naber Aggsons came home this morning from a visit in Oklahoma been gone over 2 weeks & seemd very glad to be home I took a tea cup of butter to Rupes we had borrowd I got mail at Noon & got Rupes mail a letter & pamphlet & he brot us some buns & got his mail I found Frank Scranton here as I came from the PO he staid to dinner & then went to a hog sale
Wednesday October 13 1920 warm & dry S wind it thunderd & Sprinkled rain a little last nite Sun rose brite & clear & Staid so I got mail at Noon No letters & Main St was very very dry & dusty I never saw it more dusty I got hamburg steak 25c Pm mother went with C C Gardners to Pierces to a LAS [perhaps Ladies Auxiliary Society?] & she heard that Lyman Bradford town marshal & JP & our Nephew my Sisters Boy had left town left his family under a cloud oh the evils of Beer whiskey & women while mother was gone I lookd over old letters & old pictures of long ago I went to Snidr creamry & got cream pd 1,00 & I churnd twice 15 min each time & got a fine mess of butter but quite warm Mrs Marner Brot us some fine apples & pears & mother took her some butter milk
Thursday September 21 1920 A very fine warm day & Our 55 anniversary of our wedding & we celebrated the day by going with Mr & Mrs Perry Ayers to our Co [County] Home to the annual picnic we took our dinner started at 9 AM & we Surely enjoyd the day an interesting program was carried out Rev Henry Millice pronounced an appropriate Invocation then good Band music & Speaking & at Noon all enjoyd a picnic dinner with free good strong coffee with singing speaking reciting & a flying machine in the pm & Mr Beatty & his good wife deserve the sincere thanks of the whole Co for the good care & management they give to this public institution Evrything has the best of care & the large Orchard excited the wonder & admiration of all it was sprayed 4 times & every tree loaded with fine large healthy apples no worms or other pests worked on these apples all smoothe & Nice we got home before sundown & we thank Mr & Mrs Ayers for giving us this very enjoyable day we got mail at the PO as we came home letters from Leslie Ellen & Mrs A L Palmer Mother is sick since coming home something don’t set with on her stomach
Thursday September 16 1920 Old Setlers Day I was Surprised just at breakfst this morning the Mayor of our town Ed C Jones called & wanted me to give the address of welcome to the assembly which honor I declined as it was rather late for me to formulate an address too short Notice I would have been proud to do it if I had even a few hours Notice Huntsberger came in his auto & we went to the park & decorated the speakers stand & I put many small flags on the trees in the park I came home & drest & at 9-30 Roy came from Corydon & I was glad to see him he put his auto in the barn & we all went down town & viewd a very fine parade of floats on autos well decorated Kabaker took the prize of $25 we went to the park & heard speaking & Rev Dewey of the Baptist [Church] Promised an invocation had some Band music & came home to dinner at 1-30 went back & heard a good address by Judge DeGraef & Band music then saw a wonderful leap by an Overland auto & the machine was badly broken a flying machine flew over and around all the pm & took passengers for $10 many fake gamers were plying their trade & 3 diferent boxing matches were put on of 4 & 6 rounds & they banged each other left & right I saw many of my old friends & Nabors & the day was all we could ask in the eve I helpd take down decorations of speakers stand & took to Mrs Clark Brown & came home tired tired I had 4 flags out at our home I took them in & after Supper Roy & wife went to Ayers awhile
Thurs 19 warm & mostly cloudy I finishd mowing my lawn & cut much with sickle I also ground my sickle I got mail at Noon rcd a letter from Leslie & got 25c steak for dinner at 2 pm we went to Chaut some girls sang or cried I harly knew which very poor if singing & very poor cause if crying a midle agd woman talkd on Russia & the women & children a fair talk but I am little interested in Russian afairs Bert Steninger talkd about buying my Zimerman House I geathered up some grass & weeds I cut & put in the Barn we went to Chaut this eve I felt rather bore[d] the whole eve a Chicago boy livened things up some & a Mexican played well on his horn but 3 or 4 girls were bores to say the least