Wed 19 Cool a fine day S wind we arose late took breakfast at 8 at Delmar Cafe 25c for 2 We wrote to Leslie & Nora I took a walk both feel well we took dinner at Advent 85c for 2 I bot extra 2c french preimer shot a little, nameClemenceare  got 1 Hawkeye & the Advance this PM & were just Starting to Nellie when Mr. Palmer came after us Nellie is worse we soon got there & found our dear girl Nellie very low said she was ready to go said she couldnt live & was oh so tired but didnt seem to be in much pain she said mother & I had always been so good to her she wanted to see her children they were called in she wisht to be buried here at Long Beach & wants the children kept together I came back to Hotel & took supper at Delmar Mother will stay with Nellie they have very little room at Palmers
 Wikipedia.org: On 19 February 1919, during the Paris Peace Conference, Georges Benjamin Clemenceau was shot, not fatally.
Wed 12 Cool a nice sunny windy da The waves are rolling high this morning we took breakfst at Delmar Cafe 25c for 2 both fairly well I got shaved 15c shoes shined & clothes brushed 10c mother wrote to Nora Maude & Mattie Sigler I went to PO & mailed them I got paper 3c we recd the Advance & Hawkeye we took dinner at the Advent 74c at 2 PM we went to see Nellie found her much the same while there we called on a Mr Oldfield & wife friends of John Brewer at his request we called on them I came home a little before mother we took Supper at Delmar Cafe 25c for 2 after Supper we sat in the parlor to warm as our room has a big hole broke in the window & lets in much cold I spoke to the landlady about it & she said she would have it fixt but didn’t I got 4 good apples 10c & I ate 3 & mother one to bed 8-30
Thursday January 16 1919 At Noras Lodi Cal damp Cloudy & light rain at times we recd a letter from Ellen & John good sleding & cold in Iowa & Flu about gone date 12 inst I wrote to E I Coffey [editor, Wellman Advance] that I will take $70 for my 20 a [acre] pasture from 1 of May to first dec 1919 for pasturage only he to keep up fence I furnished a needed new material at my home in Wellman & I reserve the priveleg of going in to cut holes or wood any time & to send Adv [Advance] to Long Beach Cal I also wrote to Hawkeye to send paper to Long Beach 3153 E 4 st A Mr Ruff & wife called & spent the evening Sociable pleasant folks he has plaining mill 38 states have ratified the prohibition amdtmt to constitution the wets are trying to hold it up in California by the initiative & referendum
Tues 10 clear & cool pleasant & muddy I read a while then changd my clothes & took a walk only got the Hawkeye [Newspaper] this is a muddy place & seems to dry very slow after dinner I walked to the office with Jap & staid til 3-30 & walked Home 10 or 11 blox found company here a Mrs Stinson & daughter Hellen & Miss Dodge these I & mother had met here 10 yrs ago a Mrs Wheatly & we are having a good visit Jap is very busy in his Dental office customers coming & going he has rooms on 3rd floor of a bank bdg & has a huge Elks antler hung in his office a trophy of his hunting trips Mrs Stinson brot us some real good pears after our Co left Jap & I went to Isabels found Marjorie better & will likely rest to nite
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
Wednesday September 25th 1918 Warm & cloudy all da & looks like rain lt E wind I got sweet corn for dinner Florilla Longwell called & got 1 lb butter some buttermilk we gave her sweet corn & I helpd her home with the things I finishd grubbing my second plum tree & Frank Arthur came & fixt our lower water closet I pd him 60c I got mail at noon only Hawkeye [newspaper] I went to PO after dinner & got more papers got 2 tablets at Wards pd 25c
Wednesday June 5 1918 Hazy & drying quite warm I piled a little manure & I sprouted our potatos 3 or more bushels & then Isabel & I went the 4th time to the depot to meet Sylvia & her girls & they failed to come & we got no word I waited & got the mail only the Hawkeye Isabel & Mother pict a fine lot of Strawberries it commenced to rain about 3 PM & goodness knows we dont need it we were talking about going to the train to meet Sylvia & that we would go at 5-30 when about 4-30 they all 3 came bounding into the Kitchen & Mother Isabel & I were surprised they came from west & we expected them from the East and were very glad to see them the Turnipseeds brot the trunks & carried them upstairs it lookd old fashioned & pleasant when we all assembled around our bountiful supper table but I so missed our dear boy Vic there was a vacant chair
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