Tag Archives: Washington Democrat Newspaper

January 20, 1919

Mon 20   clear & looks fine & warm   in the morn it raind all last nite & clouded over & raind at 11 to day & looks rainy   we recd the Washington Democrat   Allie went to Stockton   back by Noon  when it rained a little saw many oranges on the trees & on the ground blown off by last nites wind   the first wind we have had since coming here   we all 5 went & spent the Eve at Mr Ruff’s & past a very pleasant social time with Graphaphone music


January 7, 1919

Tues 7  A very fine moderate day   frost this morn & lay on in the shade after noon   I took a walk AM & the Washington Democrat came   we all went in the new auto for a ride   called at Culbertsons & rode on extra fine cement roads & saw men picking olives for 6c a lb to make oil  they had been froze & not fit for pickles   we have them on the table at Noras & I am getting to like them   5 or 6 miles of straight roads between rows of palms & other trees   large grape fields & peach olive prune & other orchards

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

November 27, 1918

Wed 27   Warmer   Mostly cloudy   took salts   W & H are washing   at 10-30 I went to Dr Betty Owens Osteopath & took another treatmt for constipation & lame back   I pd Dr $2,50c for the 2 treatments   PM I went with Willard & he got a fine Chicken 8 lbs   he pd $2   we are having a good visit & we are getting anxious to hear from Leslie   I sent cards to Hawkeye & to W Democrat to send to grand Junction Colorado

October 15, 1917

Monday October 15, 1917 a very fine day I put in sweet corn from the shock for the cow I went to see Chris Miller about hauling a load of wood will haul it wed [Wednesday] I lookt for some manure to haul on my garden found none I coppied Add [Addison Taylor] Obituary & maild letter & Adds obituary to Washington Democrat & letter to Capt Lemon rec’d letter from Dave telling of Harveys burial & a bill of $89,00 for me to pay which I will & think it a very reasonable burial bill I voted for the amendment to the state constitution prohibiting the sale or manufacture of intoxicants in Iowa & I hope & pray that it may carry I got another box of Doans Kidney pills 60 cents & box salts at Wards & pd 70 cents Mrs. Smith called pm