Wednesday August 7 1918 Another hot dry day I mowed the alley & cut with the sickle & raked up a heaping basket full for the cow I got the mail at noon no letters I had one forward to Nellie Mother & I sat in the E porch most of the PM fairly comfortable Mrs Zimmerman Mrs Ruby & Mrs Gale Hamilton calld Ruby called to grind his sickle I ground my scythe & sickle we sat on the porch & coold off
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