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October 18, 1905

Wednesday October 18th 1905  A fine day  cleared off about 8 AM fine & this is Nellies Wedding day  Bell Messenger came to help & is good help  I borrowed $500,00 from the bank on demand & got $100,00 in gold $20 gold pieces for our wedding present & we were all busy all day  I paid Ed Smith $7 for red paint  Topping bros [brothers] $2 for bananas Celery &c & I pd Maude 2,40 for Chickens &c   Oldaker & Romine I pd 1,25 sak flour Mart Scrantons came from Washington  Roys came & Nellie & Warren Palmer were Married by Rev Willard Deyoe at 7 in Eve assisted by Rev W. A. Schwimley  Rev Clapp was here  Many Palmers & others  they brought many nice & useful presents  had a grand wedding Supper & all went off fine  my lights bothered some but I finally got them all right  we had a good Social time & Singing & guests gone & got to bed near 12 am  I hauled 3 loads of plaster 40 sax this morning & Hofer & 2 hands commenced to plaster my new house  Nora & Allie came this AM with Leslie from Iowa City  I pd Bell Messenger 1,50c

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June 15, 1899

June 15, 1899    A very fine day & warm  Roy brought a load of oats to town & Maude came home with him & he hauled 4 loads of oats to Smith for me 410 bu at 21 ½ & Smith paid me $46,45  Roy was here to dinner & I paid him one dollar for hauling the oats & I have plenty to feed til after harvest  Vic is real Sick  the Dr thinks he will have Brain fever or typhoid fever  Holden finished making Cellar door Screen & Cellar window Screens & we put them in & I paid him 1,50  Dr came twice  I paid Aron Palmer $31,10 for window & door Screens

October 11, 1898

Tuesday October 11th  A real nice day & Clear  A day I shal allways remember  the day I left the old farm & I think for good  the farm where I have worked so hard  Early & late & been very Successful  where I have raised a big family of good Children  I borrowed a wagon of Roy & we loaded 2 wagons & all Came to Wellman & took dinner at Amandas  unloaded & Harve & Mag & I went back & brought 2 more loads  tis real chilly  arrived at nearly dark & unloaded  Bell also Came to pass the first night in our new home from her school near 4 miles west  Maude & Nellie had supper ready & we were ready for Supper  I sold $25 worth Chickens

I. N. Carr's Victorian Home in Wellman, Iowa
                  I. N. Carr’s Victorian Home in Wellman, Iowa

October 10, 1898

Monday October 10th 1898  Rain all the AM & Some times quite hard  a very poor time for a Sale  we arose Early & Roy soon came but the rain also soon came & Seemed to spoil all my plans but the men began to Come Early in Spite of the rain & before 11 AM we had a good crowd but it rained till plum noon  we had Early dinner  Jesse Leasure my auctioneer came about 9 in the rain  I invited Several in to dinner  H G Moore my Clerk Came in the rain about 10 AM  it Stopped raining about noon & at 1 PM Leasure began Selling my stuff  traps sold very low also horses  the highest any brought was one colt  3 past $27  hogs sold fairly well 22 head  Cattle sold well 43 head & by 4 PM we had all sold out  I saved 2 Cows 5 horses & 3 pigs to take to Wellman  Beamer & Co commenced putting in my furnace

October 2, 1898

Sunday Oct 2 Cloudy & partly misty nearly cleared off in the Eve & Jap & Sylvia came & Joe England called & brought a Sack of flour for Mag to bak him some bread Roy & Frank Hicks called I got my wagon ready to go to Washington tomorrow we salted all Stock & they are doing well grass is very plenty Harve got Maj colt to work him tomorrow I fixed crout cutter