Tuesday October 15th 1918 A fine cool day SW wind I felt lost with no cow to milk & little else to do I churned 2 batches & got about 2 lbs of fine butter I cut off the cannas & pinas & other flowers I got mail at noon letter from Co atty Geo Morrison tax on auto ans [?] to day & wrote to Leslie in DC I went PM & maild my letters & got shave strap at Browns 30c wind SW & the dust on main st bad warm this eve & no fire in the grate we hear Mrs. Marion Spear is likely to die anytime with Influenza 
 Marion Spear evidently survived because she was found at Findagrave.com with a death date of July 31, 1949.
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