Tag Archives: Mary Isabelle Carr Hull

October 21, 1918

Mon 21   Mother is sick   a Taylor girl helpd PM   pd her 40c   I got mail at noon   letter from Sylvia & Isabel   also one from Leslie & he is well   Sloans men started foundation for our monument   I went to cemetery with them we sent our trunk to Willard in Olathe [Kansas]   I drew $640,00 from Bank   400 draft 240 cash   Sold A Turnipseed hay in barn for $17   pay in 2 mos at Bank   Mrs Lindsey called to bid us good bye   also C C Gardner & wife & Sade Topping & Florilla Longwell   we lent her sewing machine  Albert [Longwell, Florilla’s son]   came for it   Frank Arthur shut off our water   I pd him 1,50  I gave treas[urer] M E Church chk for $50 for church & Benevolences 

October 3, 1918

Thursday 3   A very fine day   lt SE air   I got sweet corn for dinner & husks & hard corn for the cow   I dug up mothers dahlias   I got our laundry at Ashs & pd Carrie A 1,25   Sade Topping called for milk & being lame in her arms I carried the milk to Florilla Longwell   I got mail at noon   letter from Isabel, Colo [Colorado] & card from Montgomery ward   cant send trunk for 10 days   I wrote them sent card back & if they are absolutely sure of sending trunk by 15 inst to send it   if not to send my money back $13,48c   I lookd at a trunk Mrs Ruby has for sale $6   I got rendering plant chk cashd $1,00   I raked & burnd all brush at Wanrus   he has returned & wants to live in my house as long as I will let him so he said   I left Bank book to be balanced

July 31, 1918

Wednesday July 31st & last  a very fine da & cool  53 in the well house  this morning I dug & put in the cellar 1 ½ bu potatos & a bucket full to use  I got sweet corn for dinner & we had corn pancakes for dinner & supper  Willard took Isabel & Marjorie to Ioa City this PM   I gave Isabel $50,00  Willard came back Early & took mother & I for a ride past our farm to Keota  Crops look fine  we called at Mrs Deyoes  She looks poorly  Mary Willards sister looks in fine health & fleshy  home after sun down & I milkd by electric lite  Edith Weller here & spent the eve

July 30, 1918

Tues 30   A very fine comfortable da   I dug & put in the cellar 2 bu potatos & mowed some lawn   I got a doz ears sweet corn for dinner   Willard came this morning from Keota & got Harriet & they went back to Keota to stay til eve   we recd a card from Leslie   has got as far as Chicago  drayman Liebe came & got Isabels trunk & box & took to the depot   I am to pay him 25c   Lavanda & Ellen called this eve & it is quite cool   it was 56 this morning at the well house   Ash read our light meter but not the stove   war news continue to favor the allies

June 28, 1918

Fri 28  Warm & mostly clear   I tied up some grape vines & made another Cat hole in the barn house stable floor & now I think the cats can get under the barn all round   we all 4 wrote to Leslie in Clermont   Ralf got the mail by going the second time   him & Isabel are at Amos H for the nite I went to PO & maild 3 letters this PM & got 2 lb sugar 20c & salt 10c & mowed some lawn   Sylvia & her girls came from Keota this eve   I hoed a row of Navy beans

June 25, 1918

Tuesday June 25 1918  Warm & cloudy all the AM with glimpse of sun now & then   near 11 I went to the depot & got 24 qts blk raspberries from S W Harve riverside   I pd 27c ex   I got letters 1 from Leslie well & doing fine   still expects to come home 10 or 12 July   Ralf came this morn & Isabel went to Hulls but her & Marjorie came back this eve   I met Moore on the street & he pretended he didnt want me to resign as director but his talk didnt change my mind   I think I know H S Moore

June 20, 1918

Thurs 20  A fine day & warmer   It raind several small showers last nite Isabel Mother & Marjorie finished picking & canning our cherries this am 32 qts caned we 3 wrote to C C Gardner & wife in Lake Land Florida I got the mail before dinner was news favorable to the Allies all round Itallians & all   I made a cat hole yester so my cat can go under the barn for rats this pm   I put 5 baits of rat mix near the Barn   I done no work