Bro [brother] Sam 80 birth day
Sat 18 Awoke in Ioa city feeling midling fair washd & slickd up paid $3 for our room went to a restaurant & got a good breakfast I took pancakes & strawberries pd both 70c we walked to RJ depot met Barker Brown & he kindly carried both satchels to the depot & I bot 2 tickets to Wellman pd 1,20 but the agt wanted 1,26 sent a card to Leslie we came slow a most beautiful warm pleasant morning & the sun shone nice we arrived in Wellman near eleven am I bot meat 25c 3 boxes strawberries 75c buns 10c Mrs Rupe sent us pie cake cream & cornbread we had a fine dinner & enjoyed it & our home so nice & pleasant & our garden looks extra fine but our dear boy Vic failed for the first time in many years to meet us at the depot & mostly with the auto we will forget his faults & remember his many acts of Kindness I Pd Croset boy 1,50 for taking Cow Eve we set tomato plants
Tues 19 A warm nice summer like da Roy came from Washington at 3 this morn & went to bed Effie Hull brot Willard & Harriet & Mrs Deyoe from Washington A sorrowful home coming many nabor women came & helpd Florilla Longwell came & looked after churning butter Willard Harriet Roy Leslie & I went to Bidwells & chose a casket Walnut $235 & a metallic case $75 & Roy got Rupes car & took Willard & his mother to Keota & went to Washington & Brot Ellen Brewer Came at 7 & I ate Supper with them many came in this eve about 3 pm Bidwell & others with auto Hearse brot Vic my allways pleasant Boy Vic & we laid him in the tower corner of the parlor & Barker Brown sent nice flowers Amos Hull & Ora Star stay with us to nite
Fri 15 Cool clear fine day lt NW wind tony came & finishd the S E room & commenced on the girls room Newt Turnipseed calld to see Tony & staid awhile Also Johny Hafert Herbert Ash called about wiring the Barker Brown house we wrote to Leslie in Clermont I went down town & maild the letter at the Bank & talkd awhile with Welch Sigler
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