December 17, 1912

Tues 17 dark cloudy cool SW wind I chopt very little wood in the alley & I wrote an account of our day Spent last Thurs the 12th at Henry Fosters & took it to the Advance office Vic has gone to Washington with V Siglers auto to bring Vernon out I wrote to Maude at Idaho falls Idaho & Sent her draft for $6 Christmas gift for her & Carrol I drew 5 from bank & $6 draft $11 in all Dave & Harvey here this Eve & we had oysters for Supper F. Arthur came this morning & fixt light plant & took Smoke pipe off the furnace & cleaned it & took cold air pipe off & got Mothers cuff button & 2 whips Carrol had probably poked down

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December 12, 1912

Thurs 12 Cold & clear Cold SW wind   dry roads good   I arose a little Early & hurried around   we are all Dave Harvey Roys Nellies Mother & I invited to Henry Fosters to spend the day   Nellies did not go   Mother & I went with our mare & buggy   the boys went with Roys we had a delightful visit at Fosters fine country home   An Excellent dinner   Mother & I got home little aftr sundown   left the rest at Fosters   I was late doing chores Wasson piled furnace wood in the cellar   worked 8 hours & got along well he fed the pigs & cows at noon   Emma & Vic took diner at the Hotel