Tag Archives: Mary Isabelle Carr Hull

March 24, 1919

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


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

February 6, 1919

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

December 30, 1918

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

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