Wednesday January 11th 1893 Cold blustry from NW the boys chopped & sawed some wood we took the children & Sylvia to school & went for them in the Eve PM it cleared off nice & the sun shone warmer I went over South to Romines & to Abe bennets to buy corn but got none there is plenty corn in the country & for sale but Everybody Seems to think it will be much higher towards Spring I offered 35c for a crib & A. Bennet asked 45c he gave me a picture to bring home I got 5 gals kerosene & 2 wash pans
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