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
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