Thurs 19 at Isabels A brite sunny cold frozen morn Marjorie got a Nabers paper in the yard for me to read we recd letters from Dave Roy & Allie Carris all are well we wrote to Nellie in Cal [California] I sent her a draft for $8 her & children also wrote to Roy in Promise City Ioa & sent him $9 for him & Kids we had dinner a little early & Jap & Sylvia came in their auto Ralf awoke & with us we all went to the Beet Sugar factory a wonderful 2 acres of machinery where dirty frozen beets go in at one end & in 6 hrs emerge at the other end the very finest whitest granulated sugar but steamy hot bad smelling disagreeable & I should say unhealthy work we got back at 3 pm & I feel very poorly the sugar factory did not agree with me at all
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