Isaac and Margaret attended the 56th Annual GAR Encampment in Des Moines.
September 25, 1922 left Wellman at Noon In Ioa City 1-15 I paid Singelman 3, 35 Geo Glider 1,65 Mother & I took dinner at Hotel 80c I bot 2 round tickets to Desmoines pd 8,72 arrived in Des at 7 A large crowd at depot & long train and free autos took us to 1339 forest ave Crawford nice folks there at 8-30
Saturday Oct 1st Warm & misty all day damp A good day on my Sod Bell & I went to Wellman went by the road over north & posted 5 Sale bills & found Mag hard at work Cleaning house Sowing Carpet &c I found Clem Mahaffa in Wellman & Settled with him & he paid me $230 for my corn at 29 ½ per bu I paid Crawford for 620 yards of Sodding at 9c per yd & he allowed me $12,00 for hauling I paid R. S. Whetstine $8 for Crawford I paid H, S, Sample $100 on our furniture & window Shad bill & I deposited $50 in bank I paid Amanda all up for Maudes board & mine to date $7 we all took dinner at Amanda’s Heller finished painting the inside of the house I built the first fire in my grate & it burns well Harve 309 days & drew 134,50
Friday, September 30, 1898 Harve went & got Joe England to help haul corn & Harve Hauled Sod for Crawford & they finished Sodding my lawn I helped Harve load his first load of sod & Roy & Sam hauled corn & Roy now owes me 4 days I went to Nira & took Vic & we both throwed back corn in the Car & PM I went to Wellman & brought Maude Mag stayed in Wellman at Amanda’s I got Sale bills  60 & paid Reeds boy $2,00
 Isaac had farm sale notices printed to post around town and on the major roads.
Tuesday Sept 27 A real warm dry day I went Early to Wellman Crawford commenced sodding my lawn & Harve & Roy both hauled Sod I helped at the Grate all day & we got it set but I am not Satisfied with Dagles work he is smart &c but knows little about setting a grate Holden helped Roy now owes me 9 days Dagle came home with me I took dinner at Amanda’s
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