Tag Archives: Martha Woodberry

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

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November 26, 1918

Tues 26   Not so cold   a fine morning & we are fixing to go to KC for the day   I rested well last nite & feel good this morn   I ate 3 pancakes for breakfast   I hope we hear from our Dr & Soldier boy Leslie to day   tis over 2 weeks since we heard he was just starting for France   at 9 am we all started to KC & took a Nabor girl Martha Woodberry along   Willard & I went to rr office & I bot a round trip 2 tickets to Los angeles & return to KC by S route including 2 sleeper standard tickets to Denver for $216  went to Bank & got a $400 draft cashd   took $200 bills & $200 draft   we all went to caffateri for dinner   I pd the bill 2,85   we went to market   I bot string beans 15c apples 50c pears 40c   Willard got some catfish &c  home at dark   letter from Ellen & John [Brewer]  I bot 5 books  1 life of Wm McKinley 25c & 3 Kentucky books 25c each & physical geography 10c

November 22, 1918

Fri 22   Another dark cold da  spits of Snow   It looks too gloomy dark & Stormy to go to KC   I took a dose of salts and feel better   no letters to day I went down town PM & got shaved 15c & at 6 in eve we all went by invitation to a Mr Woodberries to supper   4 or 5 blox   went in the closed car & comfortable   Extra fine ME folks   a jeweler his wife & one child Martha 15 & a very amiable attractive girl & smart   we had a fine supper & enjoyed the evening very much   Snowing as we came home   white ground

[1] Harry and Dakota Woodberry; Year: 1910; Census Place: Olathe, Johnson, Kansas; Roll: T624_443; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 0111; FHL microfilm: 1374456