Friday October 15 1920 Partly cloudy & warm cooler towards eve raind several times last Nite but not much water fell I workd around the barn a while Sweeping Sawing & pounding I got mail at Noon No letters I got bacon 25c PM we wrote to Leslie in Clermont & I maild the letter also one to Isabel in Pomona Calif & mother took fruit juice to the church to make frappa for to nite after Supper Mother & I went to ME church to a reception & get acquaintd meet for our New Pastor Rev Moore & wife & the Wellman teachrs a goodly crowd present the opening address by C C Gardner folowd by disgusting singing Howling or barking some fair recitations & in a few remarks Rev Moore thankd some body for the meet a huge bowl of frapa was in evidence & all had plenty I took 1 small glass I don’t believe in nor favor drinking such Stuf home at 10 I gave C C Gardner a chk for $45 for Pastor salery & will give $20 more Next spring if not prevented
 Dictionary.com describes one definition of frappé as a fruit juice mixture frozen to a mush, to be served as a dessert, appetizer, or relish.
Friday August 8, 1919 Mostly cloudy I dug 2 bu potatos & finishd the south patch I got mail at Noon letter from Isabel she is real well I gave Enos Miller a chk for 3,50 for My Dear boy Vic we wrote to Leslie in Clermont I was down town awhile Pm & we sat on the porch After watering the flowers Mother pulled some beans in the barnyard & we are drying them on the walk
Mon 24 Warmer Mostly cloudy pleasant we are both well took breakfst at Delmar 25c I took a walk to the pier then read Hawkeye letters from Dave Nora Allie & Willard he is slowly gaining but had the flu real bad Harriet came from Los angeles AM & we took dinner at ywca pd 90c for 3 I went to pike & got 12 picture folders for 1,00 & sent on to each Willard Mrs Lindsey Allie Roy Isabel Nora Maude Mrs Doc G Sylvia Dave & Mrs England I went to PO & got 15 1c stamps & 5 2c stamps pd 25c I got an Eve paper 2c we took Supper at Delmar Cafe I pd 75c for 3 I sat in the mens room & talkd till near 8 when I came to our room & wrote & read
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
Thurs 6 cool cloudy looks like rain I am feeling well recd letter from Sylvia & Isabel Mother ans it & wrote to Dave took breakfst at Delmar Cafe 25c for 2 Staid at Hotel all the am & took dinner at the Advent Caffeteria pd 90c & then took a walk all along the pike & saw many things & goods to get our money & many fortune tellers took supper at Delmar Cafe 25c for 2 & we spent a pleasant eve in the parlor with some ladies who Stopt here found our room real warm at 8,45
Mon 30 cool N wind but clear Sunny I took a short walk the street in front East of Noras is very nice & smoothly paved & many kids are enjoying their roller skates I saw many oranges on & under the trees & pepper trees & one magnolia I pict some almonds & cut them open with my knife they are real good nuts we recd letters from Sylvia & Isabel & one from Fred Klockenteger & this eve letter from Harriet in Keota telling of the death of Mrs Sina Deyoe at 2 pm we went in auto to Stockton 12 m south a fine hard surfaced road we stopt 2 hrs & came home flying a fine ride Allie got a fine 13 lb turkey for New years I wore my fur cap well pulled down & my overcoat & was none too warm we waited around Stockton a hour or more for a Mrs Webb who rode with us & then came home without her
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
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