Tag Archives: Harriet Eleanor Carr DeYoe

December 30, 1918

Mon 30   cool N wind but clear Sunny   I took a short walk   the street in front East of Noras is very nice & smoothly paved & many kids are enjoying their roller skates   I saw many oranges on & under the trees & pepper trees & one magnolia   I pict some almonds & cut them open with my knife   they are real good nuts   we recd letters from Sylvia & Isabel & one from Fred Klockenteger & this eve letter from Harriet in Keota telling of the death of Mrs Sina Deyoe at 2 pm   we went in auto to Stockton 12 m south   a fine hard surfaced road   we stopt 2 hrs & came home flying   a fine ride   Allie got a fine 13 lb turkey for New years   I wore my fur cap well pulled down & my overcoat & was none too warm   we waited around Stockton a hour or more for a Mrs Webb who rode with us & then came home without her

December 25, 1918

Christmas  Wed 25   at Sylvias   I am feeling poorly   clear cold sunny   All is Christmas & Each well rememberd   I got from Dave sox ties &c   Nora tooth brush & ivory case   Jap & Sylvia slippers book & hdkf [handkerchief]   Harriet tie collars   Mother book   Lois book   I gave Sylvia & Isabel each $5 & each grand child $1   we had a fine Christmas dinner   a 22 lb turkey & all that goes with it & Isabels [family] were with us   we sat & visited til after 12    this eve Jap had a drayman come & take my trunk to the Depot & Sent to Lodi Cal   I pd drayman 50c & I pd Jap 2,20 for Pulman berth to Ogden Utah

December 4, 1918

Wed 4   cold   much snow & Mountains   we rested very poor   I am most sick   we ate no breakfast & at 11 am arrived in GJ & Jap Sylvia & Isabel met us at the train   I got drayman to take our trunk to Sylvias   pd 50c & we took street cars   Jap pd & we soon had a good dinner of which I ate sparing but am feeling better  I visited with my girls all the PM & Ralf came in the PM   he worked nites in the Beet Sugar factory   12 hrs a day 37 ½c an hour   Mother & I have been deprived of Sleep & rest 2 nites and went to bed earlier in an extra good bed   Sylvia has a good comfortable home & everything plenty & seems to want her parents to have the best she has   I sent a card to Harriet in Olathe

November 30, 1918

Sat 30   Cool but a very fine Sunny morning   We arose late but feeling good   about 10 am a nice looking couple Thos Orr & Miss Marie Andregg attend[ed] by another couple came & Willard Stopt cleaning House put on his prince Albert & married them & recd $5   Mother & I signed the Marriage Certificate   I sent a card to Ray Green that we travel on the UP rr [Union Pacific Railroad]   toward eve we took a ride & Willard collected for a college & took Mother & Harriet for 2 calls

November 29, 1918

Fri 29   Colder clear brite Sunshine morning   letter from Lavanda & Ray Green   we enjoyd a good breakfast & had family worship in Kitchen  Willard is tinkering the furnace   I am cold & chilly & have been all the morning but now at 10 am the furnace fixt & sun Shining it will warm up   PM the furnace is going fine   house warm & I took a walk down town & around the square   after Supper the District Supt called awhile & at 8-20 Woodberry wife & Daughter Martha called & we had a very pleasant evening   Harriet made Fudge   to bed after Eleven   this Woodberry family seem like the very nicest Sociable folks  he is a jewelry man in Olathe  card from Leslie Safe over sea

November 28, 1918

Thursday November 28th 1918   at Harriets in Olathe Kas  Thanksgiving in Kansas & this morn found the ground white with 3 in of damp snow   I sent card to Sylvia in Grand Junction   Mother & Harriet are cooking a fine chicken & baking bread   Willard bot a snow shovel to get the snow off   we are all well & surely have much to be thankful for & little to complain of   after a most excellent dinner we took a ride around town   it was too snowy & muddy to get off the paved streets   it thawed but little   we past a pleasant eve   mother & Harriet wrote to Isabel

November 27, 1918

Wed 27   Warmer   Mostly cloudy   took salts   W & H are washing   at 10-30 I went to Dr Betty Owens Osteopath & took another treatmt for constipation & lame back   I pd Dr $2,50c for the 2 treatments   PM I went with Willard & he got a fine Chicken 8 lbs   he pd $2   we are having a good visit & we are getting anxious to hear from Leslie   I sent cards to Hawkeye & to W Democrat to send to grand Junction Colorado