Fri 3 frost & cool all day & clear All the people are telling this the coldst spell never saw any as cold Allie came from down town & said we are all invited to joint installation of GAR post & WRC (I had been invited before) we all put on our best clothes & went found a goodly assemblage 20 or more GAR & 65 to 75 WRC & all very friendly & social had a good dinner then Allie Mother & Nora left as Allie had a church business meeting I staid to all the services & it was real good I was asked to occupy the Chaplains Chair as he was absent the WRC was especially interesting & the president asked me to make remarks which I did & came home 3 or 4 pm Leslie faild to get home a wrong with his auto he phoned for money
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