Tuesday Mar 30 Cloudy moderate roads drying some We had Early dinner & Mag & I went to Wellman took a basket of dinner & a basket of apples we unloaded at Lewis Kings & took supper there & then we & Kings went with many others to Holdens & Surprised them on the Eve of their 26th wedding anniversary the crowd presented them with a nice rocker & a set of Silver knives & forks it was forced on me to make the presentation Speech & I felt very awkward about it but got along with it very well & we passed a very pleasant & social evening the Wellman people are real friendly & Sociable I put team in Downings barn got shoes pulled off my horses frank & tom I got my hair cut at Owens I paid J Longwell $8,90 in full of all acts for paint for church & took rect we Stay all night at Holdens to bed at 12
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