Saturday May 27 A very nice clear day Mag & I & Sylvia went to Wellman put up at Holdens I drew $100 from the bank & in the Eve Mrs. Lizzie Moore paid me $100 & I deposited $100 in the bank again I got a clevis straighted, harrow iron fixed, brace to seeder mended & a tire on corn plow wheel set, lawn mower Sharpened all for 75c at Kings & Sitlers Mag got the girls hats &c [etc.] I got 100# white lead $7,50 home by other place & gave the steers a good lot of salt Harve finished splitting the wood & Roy painted both porch roof & both pair of bobsleds Roy has worked 5 days this week 59 in all & drew $40 he went to Englands this Eve Harve has worked 12 days Harve took the girls to festival at Nira
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