Tag Archives: Sylvia Edna Carr Green

March 24, 1919

Mon 24   Warmer   Mostly cloudy pleasant   we are both well   took breakfst at Delmar 25c   I took a walk to the pier then read Hawkeye  letters from Dave Nora Allie & Willard   he is slowly gaining but had the flu real bad   Harriet came from Los angeles AM & we took dinner at ywca  pd 90c for 3   I went to pike & got 12 picture folders for 1,00 & sent on to each Willard Mrs Lindsey Allie Roy Isabel Nora Maude Mrs Doc G Sylvia Dave & Mrs England   I went to PO & got 15 1c stamps & 5 2c stamps pd 25c   I got an Eve paper 2c   we took Supper at Delmar Cafe   I pd 75c for 3   I sat in the mens room & talkd till near 8 when I came to our room & wrote & read

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February 26, 1919

Wed 26   A fine day   bracing morning   we all arose feeling good   took breakfst at Delmar   pd 40c for 3   I got a paper 3c & read & wrote some  got letters of sympathy from Jap Sylvia Isabel & Mattie Sigler   Harriet fixt up a small box of nice large oranges & sent to Willard   we went down along the pike   a flying machine came over & alighted down the Beach  we went to see it & talked with the Aviator   he owned the machine & was getting a passenger now & then   a 2 or 3 hour trip for $5   he didnt get me we took dinner at Advent 1,90 for 4   aftr dinner I went to the farmer & merchants Bank  corner Pine & 3rd st & gave a check for $50   I bot 2 writing tablets 15c & 1 lb p nut [peanut] candy 30c & paid our room rent 10$ to Mrs E B Stanisfer   also pd $3 for girls room for 1 wk   took supper at Del Mar 90c for 4   Sat in the Parlor & heard that fool girl yell   tis raining   was cold chilly all PM

February 6, 1919

Thurs 6  cool cloudy  looks like rain   I am feeling well   recd letter from Sylvia & Isabel   Mother ans it & wrote to Dave   took breakfst at Delmar Cafe   25c for 2   Staid at Hotel all the am & took dinner at the Advent Caffeteria   pd 90c & then took a walk all along the pike & saw many things & goods to get our money & many fortune tellers   took supper at Delmar Cafe 25c for 2 & we spent a pleasant eve in the parlor with some ladies who Stopt here   found our room real warm at 8,45

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