Saturday Sept 3rd A nice day. Harve hauled manure. Roy went to the rook at Nira and plowed in the afternoon. The Girls and I went to Nira & got them new Shoes for five Dollars. Sylvia got the Nira School for the Winter at 35 dol [dollar] a month. I canned 20 qt of Corn and 16 qt of Apples and we filled all the beds and Washed. In fact some quite a hard days work
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