Tag Archives: Hawkeye Newspaper

December 10, 1918

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

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

September 25, 1918

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

June 5, 1918

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

June 1, 1918

Sat June 1  cooler partly haz  lt wsw wind   too wet to hoe   I piled some manure   Joe Albin came & brot the GAR WRC drum home   I got the mail at noon only the Hawkeye [newspaper]  Isabel pict a qt of fine strawberries for dinner  Johnson from Keota calld   he will reset our electric stove Monday   after dinner I took a bath   Marjorie went down town & got 2 lbs butter 45c raddish seed 85c   I gave her 1,00   Mother & Isabel pict a very extra fine lot of Strawberries for to day & Sunday & I hoed my early corn all over & it look fine   tis over 1 ft high  Tom Kirks in auto stopt this eve to see Isabel   this is a fine cool eve & it dont look a bit like rain the ground dried fast & was fair hoeing this eve

May 27, 1909

Thursday, May 27th 1909  Mostly cloudy dried very slow  I was called at 3 am by phone to go to Amandas   I hurried & dressed & found her much worse & we thought any time she would leave us but at daylight She rallied & Suffered much pain till the Dr injected Morphine   I came home at 8 am & was back & forth all day & my only Sister is as bad sick as she can be & live   I wrote to Leslie in Iowa City to come home Saturday and I wrote to Sigourney to Amanda [Pinkerton] Carr [1] & sent a Card to the Hawkeye   My paper failed to come to day & Tuesday last   I will soon go up to see Amanda this Eve   Lucy Taylor Rinehart [2]  went home to Cedar Rapids this Eve

[1] Amanda Pinkerton Carr was Isaac’s cousin and the daughter of John Pinkerton & Julia Darling.  Amanda was the wife of Samuel S. Carr (not related to Isaac Carr).

[2] Lucy Taylor Rhinehart was also Isaac’s cousin and the daughter of Addison Taylor and Sarah G. Story, and the wife of Charles Rhinehart.