Thursday May 24 partly cloudy Calm & warmer A pleasant day the boys finished plowing the East corn & Harve plowed the potatos & track north of the hog house by noon I hoed in the garden & the pines & we were getting ready to go to Mr Gregorys funeral when Mrs Grassel & Laura from Wellman Came & of cours we couldn’t go to the funeral I would have liked much to have paid this last tribute of respect to his remains he was a nice man respectful modest & much respected it rained quite hard awhile Commenced about 1 pm & the boys had Started to the other place to plow corn they Came back wet & we greased all the 3 sets of harness & every halter our visitors left middle PM on slippery roads
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