Friday October 25th 1901 A very Extra fine Indian Summer day Allie & Nora & Sylvia & all their kids took my team & Carriages & went to Bells & Bells came home with them & PM Mother & I got Otto Kloks [Klockenteger] horse & buggy & went out to Chas Mayers we found him a little better we thought & John Fleming & Tom McReynolds will set up with him to night I have taken charge of the watchers & will Send 2 of Ed Hamlin Post each night as long as us old veterans can Stand it W A Schwimley went to Ioa City
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