Tues 18 Cool cloudy gloomy sprinkles AM I went to the pasture & fixt the fence across the creek on the E side & went up thru the pasture the grass is big & plenty home to dinner at Noon Marjorie got the mail letter from Leslie he has a commission as 1st Lieut in the Medical part of the US Army & Expects soon to take up military life I am Sorry to know this yet it is the right thing to do While at dinner it rained a little shower & I went back to the pasture & fixt some fences moved 4 posts from creek bank & tightened the wire
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