Mon 10 rainy morn cleared a fine cool day Arose 7-15 found it raining & dark & dreary Mother sick dizzy ate no breakfst I ate out meal 10c I gave mother alcohol  & left her in bed got a bottle of grape juice & took to Nellie she seemed a little brighter & drank a little grape juice I staid til 10-30 it had cleared & sun shone warm home after 11 wrote some & went to Advents to dinner 55c neither ate much PM I [went] to veterans union & heard a good talk on Roosevelt by a Rev [Reverend] I wrote awhile & we took Supper at Delmar Cafe 45c mother is feeling better I wrote & read some & we went to bed 8-30 both feeling midling well
 It is assumed that this was rubbing alcohol since Isaac was a supporter of prohibition so would never give Margaret liquor. According to Wikipedia, historically, rubbing alcohol was used as a liniment for massage.
Wednesday January 8 1919 heavy frost this morning recd Advance of Jan 2 we are both feeling well Roosevelt is Buried to day died mon [Monday] went to funeral of Chester Locke at Lockford & took a long ride & brot Leslie home past over new way at Cemetery a canopy was raised over the grave with seats furnished by & belonging to the undertaker & the congregation was seated with mourners at the front Allie preached an eloquent & forceful sermon
 Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theodore_Roosevelt
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