Saturday June 11th 1898 Cloudy warm & looked much like rain & did rain a little Harve & I went to Wellman he took a load of stone & we got lumber for a privy at Wishards I paid $3,00 & Harve loaded the lumber to my lots & Came home & trimmed hedge I sent letter to Mag also sent a draft to E J C Bealer Cedar Rapids for $10,85 for a carload of stone on which freight was $12,04 weight 31000 I took dinner at Amandas PM Holden helped me build a privy west of barn got it nearly done I paid J S Ferguson $15 by chk & he went to Washington I got home at dusk quite tired Harve has worked 5 days this week 238 in all & drew $51,50
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