April 5th 1898 Cool freeze in the morning getting dry Cool all day We had dinner a little early & PM Harriet Bell Nellie & I went to Wellman to Mrs. Wm Downings funeral in the Wellman Methodist Church & buried in the old Wassonville grave yard wore my new over coat roads fairly good the girls traded some I called at the bank we got home in good season Harve husked the last Shock corn & chored I called on S. Miller he promised to pay me $2100,00 twenty one hundred dollars Friday hope he will as I am getting anxious to know what I’m going to do about building in Wellman this Spring
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