Tag Archives: Sylvia Edna Carr Green

January 2, 1919

Thurs 2   Still & cold   below freezing   recd a good letter from Sylvia & I see by this morning paper the cold is general in the US even in S California   in Sacramento colder than had been known before at this time of year   after dinner Leslie took Max back to his camp 100 miles in the auto   his wound arm is doing well   Allie went 12 ms [miles] to conduct a funeral   I took a walk west a mile or more & saw onions & cabbage just set out   I saw Eucalyptus trees   a beautiful tree with body resembling sycamore & long narrow leaves & plenty of them   I saw fig olive almond & pepper trees   the PM was cool & fine for walking & I enjoyed my walk

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

December 22, 1918

Sun 22   Cloudy dark cold S wind   I slept poorly last nite & at midnite took Salts   I got up at 9 am but ate no breakfast   Sylvia & her girls came & they all went to Sunday School   now at 11-30 am tis thawing very little & I have just put on my Shoes & polished them   I enjoyd a good dinner & supper & Jap & I & Lois came to Sylvias   the rest went to church   Jap went to the depot & found out all about our trip to Lodi   he is very accommodating

December 21, 1918

Saturday December 21st 1918   at Isabels in G J Colo  [Grand Junction, Colorado]   Shortest day in the year   I am feeling fairly good this morning   Mother & I wrote to Fred Klockenteger & sent a check for $2 to pay our GAR & WRC dues   I took a bromo quinine tablet   I went to Sylvias PM & shaved   took a bath & put on clean clothes & aftr   I came back   mother went & Staid til aftr 9 in the eve   Isabel went to sing practice & I was here alone til aftr 8

December 20, 1918

Fri 20   Clear cold & frost morning   I am feeling some better   ate 3 cakes   I wrote & sent a Christmas card to Comrade Henderson at Wellman   I sent A R Miller chk $1,50   1 yrs subs to the Democrat   I walkd to Sylvias this eve & staid a little while   saw Mrs Dave Thomas   Jap called   Isabel went to choir practice   I took a bromo quinine this eve