Tag Archives: Ruth Carr

February 8, 1923

Thursday Feb 8   Father said he was so much better this morning & said he could get up & get breakfast & could run a foot race.  He got up at 11 & ate quite a little.  Dave came & staid for dinner. 

Father laid down in p.m.  Roy & Winnie, Dave & Ruth came & spent eve & father was up all eve & they had just gone when Nora & Allie came & O, how glad we were to see them.

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February 6, 1923

Tues 6   Cool but Sunshine fine day   I lay til near Eleven & arose feeling Poorly   I ate some dinner at Noon   Mother & Isabel knotted a comfort[er]   Dave & Ruth Came after dinner   We got mail   No letters  Dave Read awhile in the Advance 2nd Edition of the Lew Gardner & Coffey fite   J H Romines Obituary   I laid down awhile   Florence Hull called   I wrote to C M Livezey & sent statemnt of monies & Credits

February 4, 1923

Sunday February 4 1923   I arose at 11 feeling very Poorly   Roy came & helpd me put on clean unders   Mother washd me face & feet   I had a long talk with mother how I want things fixt when I am gone & I feel I am going evry day   Dave came with Ralphs from Church   Warren P called   Dave & Row [may have meant Ruth, Dave’s wife] were here most of the Pm & I layd down & aftr 6 I ate a little soup   Amos & wife here til after 8

January 23, 1923

Isaac continued to write in his journal up to February 7, 1923, a week before he died.  As he grew weaker, his spelling suffered even more than normal.  Though he used a pencil, his handwriting was strong with firm strokes.  The remaining journal entries cover Isaac’s last weeks.

At Isabels & going to Daves 

Tuesday, January 23, 1923   Damp dark & rainy   We arose at 8   I feel poorly   I wrote to S H Huntsberger & Priced our Wellman Home to Jacob Gunden  5000,00 with carpets 3 stoves telephone &C [etc.]    about 9 Florence Hull came with her car & took us to Daves for dinner & visit   Ruth got us an excellent dinner with strawberry shortcake & cream    as I am not feeling well Ruth fixt me a bed & I took a sound nap & at 4 Florence came & took us back to Isabels & we have past a fine social day  Ralph & Roy with 2 other men started Early this morning to Arizona  300 ms [miles?] land viewing

December 16, 1922

Sat 16  Not So Cold  fine winter day  we arose at 7 & ate good pancakes  I read the morning lesson in Luke  we have a Nice fire in the grate  we wrote to Dave in Pomona and Sent him & Ruth a 5$ Bil for Christmas & we wrote to Nora in Escondido & sent $10,00 to her for her & the Boys  a Christmas greeting  after dinner I went to PO & maild Noras letter  got a 20,00 Bil changd  got Shaved & home at 3  we got mail at Noon  No letters  the jury in the Adams Shillar Murder Case was 6 for conviction & 6 against & were dischargd at 10 am  after Supper Willard & Harriet gave me a pair of Nice Brown gloves & we gave Harriet 10,00 Willard 5,00 & Paul 1,00 for Christmas  tis turning colder to Nite