Sunday December 24th 1911 An Extra fine day too warm & Sunny froze in the morning but Soon thawd I gave Mother a very fine copper chafing dish with Ebony handles Cost 7,50 I don’t believe she appreciated it much She seems out of humor all day her & Emma are hard at work for a Christmas dinner I killed a nice turkey this morning I gave Vic & Leslie Each 2,50 gold Leslie & I went to church AM Vic Slept till near noon Mother & I went to Christmas entertainment at the church under the auspecies of the Sunday School home 9-30
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