Tag Archives: Jasper Green

December 25, 1919

Thursday December 25th 1919 Christmas at Harriets Another dark cloudy dismal day & I am allowed the blest priveleg of spending another Christmas day with my Children Harriet & Willard Mother Dave Roy & Paul & we are sure having a merry Christmas & recd letters & cards from Florilla Longwell Sylvia Jap & Lois  card from Woodberries Hattie Darbyshire our Harriet is most sick & Willard & mother cookd the turkey & we had a most Splendid dinner which we all enjoyd & Harriet ate some & seems better & we all got many presents  I gave Each a $5 bill to Mother Harriet Willard Dave Roy & Paul one $  I got from Leslie an Electric warm pad & Hdkf from baby Lavanda  from Jap & Sylvia a Book & Hdkfs from  Dave a fir hat? & Hdkfs from Harriet & Willard  a very nice pr of grey dress Kid gloves  after dinner we visited & ate some apples in the eve & none wanted Supper  Mother & I went to bed after 9 Willard Dave & Roy visited til 10-30 or more


February 26, 1919

Wed 26   A fine day   bracing morning   we all arose feeling good   took breakfst at Delmar   pd 40c for 3   I got a paper 3c & read & wrote some  got letters of sympathy from Jap Sylvia Isabel & Mattie Sigler   Harriet fixt up a small box of nice large oranges & sent to Willard   we went down along the pike   a flying machine came over & alighted down the Beach  we went to see it & talked with the Aviator   he owned the machine & was getting a passenger now & then   a 2 or 3 hour trip for $5   he didnt get me we took dinner at Advent 1,90 for 4   aftr dinner I went to the farmer & merchants Bank  corner Pine & 3rd st & gave a check for $50   I bot 2 writing tablets 15c & 1 lb p nut [peanut] candy 30c & paid our room rent 10$ to Mrs E B Stanisfer   also pd $3 for girls room for 1 wk   took supper at Del Mar 90c for 4   Sat in the Parlor & heard that fool girl yell   tis raining   was cold chilly all PM

December 26, 1918

Thursday December 26 1918   At one oclock this morning we bad[e] Jap & Sylvia good bye & Ray took us to Depot in auto   Isabel Leila & Marjorie went with us to Depot & at 2 we bade them good bye   climbed into our lower 8 berth & had a good sleep   had breakfast on diner   pd 1,05 & past a pleasant day   at 2 pm at Ogden Utah where we changd cars & I pd 4,95 for Pullman to Lodi Califor   we dined on diner this eve   pd 95c & past thru the most desolate mt rox [mountain rocks?] & tipt the porter for an extra blanket & went to our Berth with a prospect of a good nite

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 23, 1918

Mon 23   2 or 3 inches of snow & it don’t melt any   looks much like more snow   we recd card from Nora & Christmas pakage   I am feeling much better to day & at dinner time Ray Green came from camp at Denver to spend Christmas & there was great rejoicing   Jap got a 22 lb turkey for Christmas dinner & we got to bed after 10 oclock after planting a Christmas tree