September 16, 1915

September 16th 1915 in Desmoines  arose at 6-45  Slept well rain a little this morning & cleared off  a nice day  Mother went after breakfast to the M E Hospital to see John Brewer  I went to a business meeting of the brig [brigade] & hear the committes report  the one I was on Thanks & Acknowledgemts, Hays Chrmn, was well gotten up  our next meeting in 2 yrs to be held at Mt Vernon Iowa home of our Pres Rood  I then went to the hospital  found John doing well & Saw his arm examined with XRays  Mother Ellen & I went to a restaurant & got dinner  I pd one $  went back to the Savery at 2-30  Said good bye to some Comrades  Our brig posed for a picture this morn  I ordered one & pd one $ to Agt  Pd bill at the Savery for Room $8  went [walked] to RI [Rock Island] depot  I bot 2 tickets to Ioa city  pd 4,84  arrived near 9 in eve & took jitney to the Jefferson 50c & went to bed  Extra nice room & toilet

Jefferson Building (formerly a hotel), Iowa City, Iowa (credit: The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, August 1, 2013)
Jefferson Building (formerly a hotel), Iowa City, Iowa (credit: The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, August 1, 2013)
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