Monday Mar 27 A very nice Sunny day Joe Romine called in the morning & I paid him $80,00 & took in my due bill I went to Wellman vic went along I bought 2 yearling steers of Marion Foster for 25,00 paid 10 down & bought one 2 yr old steer of Tom McReynolds for $20,00 paid 10 down I put team in Downing barn 15c & got their shoes pulled off I got Stove reservoir fixed 10 [cents] Vic & I took dinner at Mrs. Whites 35c oranges & onions 50 [cents] paid King for blacksmithing 2,70 prepared cocoanut 30c I called at Amandas found her Suffering with Neuralgia I borrowed $100,00 from the Wellman bank for 45 days at 8% I got plow & wheel from Kings blacksmith shop got back wall for stove at Nicolas 1,25
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