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December 29, 1919

Mon 29 Willard & Harriet took us to KC  Start at 8 am & were soon at Depot in KC  roads fair & day nice  arrive at 10  found our compartmt B in Siskiyov car  reluctant bade them good bye & start at 10-25  Topeka at 12-15 & ate our lunch  Enjoyd it & thot of Harriet at Hutchinson Kans PM  past a fair day in our parlor car


December 27, 1919

Saturday December 27 1919 At Harriets in Olathe Moderate & short spells of Sunshine we arose late & all feeling well I went down & got Shaved 20c & a pr of suspenders 75c got $10 changd Dave & Roy went with Willard to KC I gave Paul 2 Nickls the boys came back Near dark & we had Oysters for Supper & it misted & Sprinkled rain all the eve & we are having a good social visit & we ate some good Delicious apples

December 26, 1919

Fri 26  A fine moderate Sunny day we arose late & had breakfst at 9  the first we have seen the Sun for one week  we are all feeling good & wrote to Leslie  the boys went with Willard down town  I pd Willard 1,50 to pay for cleaning my Brown Clothes  Mother & Harriet Called on Mrs. Woodberry PM  I ate no Supper this eve  I wrote & sent a card to James Aggson in Wellman  Dave gave me this lead pencil

December 25, 1919

Thursday December 25th 1919 Christmas at Harriets Another dark cloudy dismal day & I am allowed the blest priveleg of spending another Christmas day with my Children Harriet & Willard Mother Dave Roy & Paul & we are sure having a merry Christmas & recd letters & cards from Florilla Longwell Sylvia Jap & Lois  card from Woodberries Hattie Darbyshire our Harriet is most sick & Willard & mother cookd the turkey & we had a most Splendid dinner which we all enjoyd & Harriet ate some & seems better & we all got many presents  I gave Each a $5 bill to Mother Harriet Willard Dave Roy & Paul one $  I got from Leslie an Electric warm pad & Hdkf from baby Lavanda  from Jap & Sylvia a Book & Hdkfs from  Dave a fir hat? & Hdkfs from Harriet & Willard  a very nice pr of grey dress Kid gloves  after dinner we visited & ate some apples in the eve & none wanted Supper  Mother & I went to bed after 9 Willard Dave & Roy visited til 10-30 or more

December 13, 1919

Sat 13  4 above zero & rising temperature  the Sun shines & all News regarding the mining of coal seem favorable & the prospects for trains & other business being normal soon is good  we recd a letter from Dave in St Paul  had been 20 deg below zero  Mrs Sheppard left at 9-30  Willard took her to the train for Independence Kansas  I am not feeling well

December 11, 1919

Isaac and Margaret are on their annual trip out west, first stopping at  their daughter, Harriet’s home in Olathe, Kansas.

Thursday December 11th 1919  Colder & growing colder yesterday & last Nite we thot it was going to moderate but it was of short duration & Now we must endure another Cold Spell but to day papers say the Coal Strike is called off & that will help some Willard went to KC this morning & brot a Mrs Sheppard wife of Bishop Sheppard who is in Europe Recd  letter from Leslie