Wednesday January 1st 1919 At Noras in Lodi Cal Cold The Coldest day so far this winter in my experience & it seems more of an effort for folks to keep warm here than in Iowa here the people depend on the weather & the weather don’t come acros we had a fine new years dinner 5 or 6 Neighbors were invited to enliven the day we are getting very anxious to hear from our boy Leslie over the sea also we are anxious about our youngest daughter Nellie I wish her health was better a Mr Taylor called this morning with a donation of milk olives &c he said he pict an orange this morning & it was froze Nora & Allie went to prayer meeting this eve at 9 I ate a good appl & went to bed
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