October 3, 1902

Friday Oct 3  Cloudy damp Chilly an uncomfortable day  We & Dr. & C C Gardners are together & we all went to a good restaurant & took breakfast  I am feeling well but Mag feels poorly & I left her with the Gardner women & I went with Dr &c on to the Stock yards [1] & Saw the Slaughtering of hogs & Cattle in Swifts plant & it was wonderful  they furnished us a guide & gave Each a Silver leaf pin as a Sovenir  before we went to Stockyards we went to the top of the Masonic Temple 26 stories high  the view was wonderful  Cost 25c  we Eat dinner from our baskets & Mag feels better & went with other women to theater & I went with other men to Lincoln Park where we Saw nice grounds & Statuary & Stuffed birds snakes & animals well worth seeing & after a Supper from our baskets took a Sleeper $3 for both at 8-45 Eve for buffalo Ny  I feel that we are in an Extra nice Crowd of people

[1] Wikipedia.org, Union Stock Yards, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Union_Stock_Yards

Overview of the Chicago's Union Stockyards in 1901
Overview of the Chicago’s Union Stockyards in 1901

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