Thursday October 11th 1917 Cool & mostly cloudy I got a good feed for my cow out of a shok I found a letter from Leslie on the porch this morning & it rained a little & then got a little colder All day stiff NW wind I watered all plants & shaved I went down town at Eleven No word from mother I ate lunch at Lewis 15c Sat in the bank & read Came home at 3 I pict a basket of grapes & put in the cellar Vic came with the auto We went to Wassonville mill & got grist 5 small gunny sax chop Barley & oats I pd Fellman for grinding 50c & for a sak Wassonville flour $3,00 Put grist in the Barn Vic, Miller, Brown went to my timber for hickory nuts Sade Topping called & got a pint of butter
Sun 20 Another hot dry day & I was called to Lewis phone this morning by Herve Carris telling B H Taylor died last nite or this morning & will start with the body Mon morning & be here Mon nite & I have made all arrangements to that effect & now Eve at 9-15 Ollie phones from Keota that Herve is bringing the body in his auto & will be here yet to nite about 10-30 we got another phone from Keota enquiring if the auto carrying the body had arrived & near Eleven got word that the body of Brother Hold had arrived in Keota & will Stay there to nite
Wednesday December 9th 1896 An Extra fine day I went Early to Hicks to see if he would go with me on appraiser business but he was gone Harve chopped a little wood & chored I put a handle in his axe I went to Lewis in Eve to see wood Sawyers Holden came & stayed all night Roy & Sam finished hauling hay from the other place
Wednesday Sept 7th We had a nice Shower this morning. The Boys both hauled manure. At home in the Afternoon. Roy and I went to Mr. Lewises [Lewis] to his sale. Things sold very well. A large Crowed. I paid 80 ct road tax. Gave Roy a dollar.
Thursday, April 16th 1891 Warm Cloudy & looks much like rain we put in Oats over west till noon I finished sowing Oats 40 sax on the piece over west at noon it rained quite a hard thunder shower it will help the grass but I hate to see it as we need to get the Oats in A Miss Evans came to give Harriet lessons in painting on velvet PM I went to Nira & got a butter tub & Mag filled it with butter & I took it to Nira & Lewis will send it with 2 tubs of his to Denver Colorado to A L Schwimley I wrote to Nora & told her to take out of our tub all she wanted & to sell the rest & send me the money I gave Tucker his tax rect [receipt] & he paid me 2,81 the amt
Wednesday Jan 21 Warm Cloudy & muddy I went to Nira AM got Nell & Maude shoes $3,50 thread rubber shoestrings total $3,60 I took my beef hide sold it weighs 43# PM I work but little Lewis has just finished putting up his ice & I wish mine was put up
Friday Sept 14 A nice day I finished sowing rye 12 sax on the East 10 or 11 acres 24 bu I sold Lewis 100 bu rye for $41,00 I took one load up & came home in a hard NW shower & cool the boys finished plowing in the rye I got 2 ½ bu timothy of Lewis 2,60 per bu