Tuesday, January 31 1922 it has cleared off we arose at 7-30 & had a good breakfast of pancakes & I recd my papers & set by a good pleasant fire it is quite cool after dinner I read the Advance of June 26 Ioa [Iowa] Savings Bank consolidated with Wellman Saving Bank under name of the latter Clark Wiman & Harvy Simons Dead & Lyman Bradford in Jail in Washington another good man gone wrong after dinner we went in auto to Aron Palmers an hour or 2 then Roy came with auto & took us to his home an hour or so & Ralph came & we went back to Isabels had Supper & I read in the Pathfinder 
Tuesday March 25 1919 Long Beach Delmar A moderate partly Cloudy day we 3 arose feeling well took breakfst at Delmar pd 25c for 2 I read til mail time 9 AM Harriet recd telegram from Willard he is home & gaining all wil soon be well I took a walk to pier Chamber Commerce & Library got the Advance & 2 hawkeyes we took dinner at ywc I pd 1,04 for 3 I gave mother 1,00 her & Harriet went Shopping PM we took a walk on the pike & bot a Small pair of moccasions for little Lavanda Carr pd 1,00 we went to Virginia Hotel just to look around & found both grounds & Hotel spacious & very fine we took supper Advent I pd 86c for 3 we all sat in the parlor awhile
Wed 19 Cool a fine day S wind we arose late took breakfast at 8 at Delmar Cafe 25c for 2 We wrote to Leslie & Nora I took a walk both feel well we took dinner at Advent 85c for 2 I bot extra 2c french preimer shot a little, nameClemenceare  got 1 Hawkeye & the Advance this PM & were just Starting to Nellie when Mr. Palmer came after us Nellie is worse we soon got there & found our dear girl Nellie very low said she was ready to go said she couldnt live & was oh so tired but didnt seem to be in much pain she said mother & I had always been so good to her she wanted to see her children they were called in she wisht to be buried here at Long Beach & wants the children kept together I came back to Hotel & took supper at Delmar Mother will stay with Nellie they have very little room at Palmers
 Wikipedia.org: On 19 February 1919, during the Paris Peace Conference, Georges Benjamin Clemenceau was shot, not fatally.
Wed 12 Cool a nice sunny windy da The waves are rolling high this morning we took breakfst at Delmar Cafe 25c for 2 both fairly well I got shaved 15c shoes shined & clothes brushed 10c mother wrote to Nora Maude & Mattie Sigler I went to PO & mailed them I got paper 3c we recd the Advance & Hawkeye we took dinner at the Advent 74c at 2 PM we went to see Nellie found her much the same while there we called on a Mr Oldfield & wife friends of John Brewer at his request we called on them I came home a little before mother we took Supper at Delmar Cafe 25c for 2 after Supper we sat in the parlor to warm as our room has a big hole broke in the window & lets in much cold I spoke to the landlady about it & she said she would have it fixt but didn’t I got 4 good apples 10c & I ate 3 & mother one to bed 8-30
Tuesday February 11th 1919 Long Beach Delmar Hotel dark rainy gloomy Slept fairly well it rained thru the Nite & is raining yet this morning & the waves on Old Ocean are running high we took breakfst at Delmar Cafe 25c for both I took only oat meal & I will for a while eat no meat & little T or coffee on act of Kidney trouble the wind blew hard & cold all day I finished my letter to the Advance & sent it to Editor Coffey at 3-30 pm mother went out to Nellies this pm I took a walk along the pike & watched the waves running high & I got too chilly I met mother at the jitney & we took dinner at the Advent 76c mine was 23c we took supper at Delmar Cafe 30c both
Saturday February 8th 1919 Delmar Hotel Quite cool & clear all day we took breakfst at the Delmar Cafe I got a paper 3c & read Mother wrote to Mrs Rupe I went to the market to get strawberries & green beans for Nellie got neither Met Mr Palmer I finishd writing to the Advance & now I must copy it went to dinner with Oklahoma folks, Crumley, pd 76 for 2 at 1-30 Palmer came & Mrs Boyd her sister Mrs Britton mother & I went with him to San Pedro 6 or 7 mi SW & saw many ships & boats extra fine cemt roads & a pleasant ride only too cool I wore my overcoat & gloves home at 4 we sent Nellie a Carnation boquet 40c took Supr at Delmar Cafe we sat in the parlor awhile & got warm I have headache it has ached a little all day
Thursday January 16 1919 At Noras Lodi Cal damp Cloudy & light rain at times we recd a letter from Ellen & John good sleding & cold in Iowa & Flu about gone date 12 inst I wrote to E I Coffey [editor, Wellman Advance] that I will take $70 for my 20 a [acre] pasture from 1 of May to first dec 1919 for pasturage only he to keep up fence I furnished a needed new material at my home in Wellman & I reserve the priveleg of going in to cut holes or wood any time & to send Adv [Advance] to Long Beach Cal I also wrote to Hawkeye to send paper to Long Beach 3153 E 4 st A Mr Ruff & wife called & spent the evening Sociable pleasant folks he has plaining mill 38 states have ratified the prohibition amdtmt to constitution the wets are trying to hold it up in California by the initiative & referendum
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