Tag Archives: LaMonte Ellsworth Palmer

January 28, 1923

Sun 28   Cool Clear & Sunny   Ralph Isabel & Marjorie went to Sunday School   Came home at Eleven   We were drest for Sunday & all went to Ontario to Maudes & had an Excellent dinner & some Idaho folks came & sayed [stayed] awhile & more Idaho folks came & the room is full   about 3 Palmers all came in 2 autos & brot Mrs Roup & Jennie Boyd  old Wellman Iowa friends & Nabers & we were sure glad to see them   they only stayed a short time   with callers all gone nice fire in the grate we past a very pleasant Eve   Maude gave me a cup of strong hot ginger tea & a hot iron to my feet as I have Symtoms of taking cold

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February 5, 1922

Sun 5   A very fine cool day   we arose late   I slept only fair & ate a good breakfst of pancakes & my cold is No worse   Isabel has a bad cold & cant talk loud   I drest in my Sunday best   only Marjore & Ralph went to church   I ate a hearty dinner & am feeling much better & Now at 1-30 pm the thermometer stands at 59 & the sun shies warm & is a still beautiful day & we had a good dinner   Beef loaf good fruit salad & whipt cream  about 2 Roys [family] came & Max & Ottos [Otto Klockenteger’s family] & Warren & Nellies 2 children Lamont & Margaret & we had a realy good visit   Especially the young folks

May 28, 1921

Sat 28   A fine warm day & my 85th Birthday & I am very thankful for the health & strength & the many blessings that I enjoy   yet I fully realize the age is telling & I am failing but am thankful & have No complaints   I mowed some lawn & went to Wards? & paid $1,00  for 2 tickets to class Play   I went to Sniders & got cream & pd 75c & we churned 3 times & got fine butter   I got mail at Noon & got letter from Maude & birthday cards from Lamont Harriet Paul & a very fine Angelfood cake from my good girl Sylvia   after dinner Mother & I sat on the porch til 3 or 4 Pm  when Roy & Arden drove in from Corydon & we are glad to see them   I have some lawn yet to mow & they helped me finish it   I took my watch to Millers with broken mainspring   he put in a New one & I am to pay him 1,50

March 22, 1919

Saturday March 22 1919   Long Beach Del mar   We arose feeling well & took breakfst at Delmar 25c for 2   A fine warm Sunny morn but soon clouded & the later the cooler & clouder & this eve it looks rainy   we wrote to John & Ellen   I took a walk to the pier & got a paper 3c   Mr Palmer Calld AM   we took dinner at ywca 66c for 2  PM   Warren & 3 children & Mrs Boyd came   we went down on the pike & I got the children p nuts & pop corn   I got cold and came to our room   we took supper at Delmar   pd 30c for both   I sat in the mens room & read awhile & then talked with the janitor & proprietor awhile

February 25, 1919

Tuesday February 25th 1919   A fine cool day   we took breakfst at Del Mar 50c for 3   Harriet ate none   we all went to the market   I bot Winesap apples 15c & Bellflowr 25c & 1 doz Oranges 15c   at 10-30 Mr Palmer took us all to his home & Warren took us to Whittier 25 miles   a beautiful drive thru orange & Lemon groves & little Lamont Dear Nellies youngest boy went with us & enjoyd it   we took dinner in Whittier   I pd 2,10 for 5 & mother & girls went to call on Mrs Snavely  Noras Aunt   we got auto fixt   I pd 60c   we lookd at a small nice park & then went & calld at Samsons Neighbors of our younger days   Mr S was not home but I had a pleasant call with Bell as we used to call her   we then found mother & girls at Snaveleys  a sister of Rev Adam Schwimley   a pleasant faced woman   we then drove to Mr Fredely nee Birdie Zimmerman   made a nice call   lookd over their home & made arrangmts for a visit & picnic next Sat & got Harriets Satchel from Fredeleys   went to Los angels & drove thru the city for miles when it seemed we couldnt get thru & at 7 eve arrived at Del Mar & I wanted Warren & Lamont to take supper with us but they went home   thus ends a busy & pleasant day   I got a room at our Hotel for Nora & Harriet   pay $8 for a week

January 29, 1919

Wed 29   warm & dry   Summer time   Slept fairly last nite but both took light breakfast 30c for 2   I sent my Bank book to be ballancd & sent a card to the Wellman Savings Bank   My feet hurt more than common  took a light dinner at Y W Caffateria 60c & after started to find a corn  Dr met Aron P with Nellie for a ride   I got in with them & we got mother & took a fine ride to the Shipyard   could see but little   high fence all round  took Nellie home & rode again   went away out on the pier   boats came in with fisherman & fish   one with 28 large fish   6 fishermen   chrge of $15 for boat & fishing out fit   8 can go   I got cream cones for Margaret & Lamont & pop corn   Palmer took me to corn Dr & he removd 2 corns   pd 50c & feel better   took shoes to be stretched