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A cloudy bad day. Jim and Ben spent the day walking around. Jim went home this evening. Henry Blair carried him to Gretna. Josie walked over to Kate Harveys this evening for Virginias [calf? cap?]. I staid with Franklin.
February the 19th 1919 Marvin Smith solde a curing of tobacco for Ben for $2:19 dollars.
Lucys calf came December the 2nd 1919.
A good day. Jim & Ben gave the cows some corn stalks this morning. I got a snack for dinner. Josie dressed the children. We eat before twelve and went to Marvins. Marvin and the three boys brought William Gilbert to Mr Bookers and then come here. They would not eat dinner here. I went with them home. Ben and his folks went on Bens car. I come with Ben back. The children all done very well. Jim staid at home. He done several things. He had a good fire in the range and fire place and had brought water when we got home. Had turned the cow to the calf. We fixed supper and all eat. I am so glad that I got to see Carrie. She seems to be satisfied.
A cloudy day. Rain tonight. Ben went to William Gilberts this morning and carried some things for them that Carrie sent and Josie sent some things two for their children. Henry & Ben hunted some this evening. Did not get any game. We boiled some ham. I boiled the last of the hogs feet. Josie baked a cake. She ironed all the morning. Irvin Harvey come this morning and got their cow & little calf. The children has bad colds. They cant hardly wait for Santy to come. They are a sleep now all but Henry. I guess he is a wake. Well I am glad that Xmas is here. Hope nothing bad will happen. I got a nice box of candy from BlacksBurg today & a letter from John & a card from Julia Fergerson.
A good day. Ben & Jim cut wood in the woods. Ben made a crate this evening for the calf. I caught some hens & put them up. Hope that they can go to Gretna tomorrow. Josie got dinner and baked some pies for the children to take to school. Nettie Blair & Hellen Brumfield come [?] school there. I am glad to have them. I got a letter from John this evening. I got a pair of shoes by mail.
A beautiful day. Ben & Owen made a crate for Mr. Owens calf. This evening Ben went to the saw mill. Josie washed a big washing. I staid with the children. I have helped some to day. They are haveing a dance at Mr. Edmons to night. Ben & Josie was invited but did not go. The baby has a bad colde. Is very cross. I had a letter from Julia Fergerson this evening. I am always glad to hear from any of the folks off.
A good day. Ben went to Gretna for ship stuff. Jim met him and come home. Ben carried Owens calf. Carrie come and spent the day with us. Mrs. Owen come a little while. The baby has bin sick all day and cried the most of the time. I do hope she may be better by morning. John Brumfield was at Gretna today. I am so glad that the boys is at home. Henry & Edna went to school. 8 oclock
A good day. Cloudy this evening. Ben & Jim finished cleaning up the logs that come out of the olde house. Jim made a cage for chickens. Ben ditched. Irvin Harvey brought his calf here to pasture. Kate come a few minutes. Carrie come with her. We all went to the turnip patch. Josie carried little Mabel. The other children went to Marvins. My clock has stoped running.
A cloudy bad day. Some rain. Jim and Ben and Marvin rambled a round most of the day. A bout two oclock this morning George Blair called up Ben. Said Hezzie [?] Andersons horse had fell in the branch. Jim & Ben went to help him. The horse had got out. Was not hurt much. Johnson & Reubin Reynolds passed here with a calf that had come off down this way. Carrie & the children come a while. Ula and Harald Mayhew come & played with the children all the evening. Josie & I got dinner. We had a chicken for dinner.
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A good day. Ben worked on the land for peas. Owen plowed corn. Jim made a crate for the calf and worked some in the garden this evening. Henry plowed some. Josie done a big washing. Got done by twelve. I got dinner. This evening Marvin let Reese take me to White Falls. He made the trip ok. I am so glad that nothing happened. Virginia Wooding spent the day with Edna. 9 30 ocl
A good day. Jim and Marvin & Reese went to Gretna and carried the calves. Ben & Henry plowed and sowed peas. Mr Owen plowed in his corn. Josie and got dinner. Carrie and the children come down here. Janie & Aubra Brumfield come this evening. I went to Johnson Reynolds. Johnson come and got a cat and 3 kittens. We got a barrel of flour to day. 9 30 oclock
A good day. Ben & Jim hauled and sawed some wood to day. Ben tied my calf this morning and carried her to the spring. We will put her in the shop when it rains. Mrs Car was sick this morning and suffered very much but is better tonight. I ironed some to day. Stewed pumpkin and killed a chicken. Henry did not go to school today. He had no shoes fit to wear except his Sunday best and it was so muddy he would of ruined them [?]
A cloudy morning. The trees was covered with ice that is all gone to night. Jim is in Chatham we think. Ben worked on Henrys bycicle then split a little wood. Went rabbit hunting late this evening. Did not kill any thing. I have bin busy all day. I got breakfast, milked the cows, cut up two pumpkins, put them on to cook, cleaned a hogs face, put that and haslet on to cook then got dinner then churned, put on some spar ribs to boil, watered the calf, changed the water that chidlins was in. By that time my hogs face was done. Picked the bones out and made scrapple. Took up my pumpkin and washed up the things that I used. Brought in some wood. Went to the spring twice. Josie got supper. Mrs. Car and Josie washed dishes.
A beautiful day. Very colde. Ben staid about home all day. The children has had a good day playing with their toys. Josie has a colde. Some better to day. I have spent the day at work. I got breakfast, milked the cows, fed the calf, killed dressed two chickens, cooked one. Boiled a ham, churned and beat up the butter, fixed up another churning and set it by the fire. Made some custard. Josie beat the whites of the eggs for me. Fed and watered the calf. Brought two buckets of water. Carrie gave me a nice box of stationary. Reese gave me a box of candy. Josie gave me a nice box of stationary. I got three cards. I was glad.
A good day. Jim & Henry suckered tobacco until twelve then worked on the barns. Ben rode around trying to get help. Did not get any one. Ben is at the Barn tonight. [Clifton?] & Jane and the boy & Thelma Brunmfield come to see Josie today. I was glad to see them. I was at the kitchen getting dinner. Jane peeled the potatoes & mashed them. Mrs Car & I peeled a few tomatoes & I caned them. I walked a lot today looking for a cow and did not find her. Jim found her and a little calf. Ben helped me get her in the stall.
A beautiful day. Jim & Nellie stripped tobacco all day Ben a part of the day. Willie Bobbett come this morning and bought a calf. He paid five dollars for it. That very little but I am glad it is gone.
Josie has bin a bout as usual to day. Betty the (col) girl washed some this morning & ironed some this evening. I fixed some land and planted some onions. Ben and Henry has gone hunting. Mabel has bin sweet today. She has staid at the cook room most of the day.
A good day. Ben & Jim stripped tobacco all day. Jim & Nellie went to the barn tonight. Ben went to Mr Edmons. They have a cow choked with a sweet potatoe. I hope she may get it out and not die. This evening Mrs George Hutcherson & Mrs Charley Anderson & Nellie Hendricks come to see Josie. Nettie brought Josie some grapes. Mr Booker & little Carol come. Mr Booker brought pears. I tied my calf but today she broke her collar and had to be put in a gain.
A good day. Ben & Jim finished stripping Bens cureing of tobacco. Ben & Henry and Fannie went to Kate Harveys tonight. Jim tied my calf for me today. Denia come to see Josie this evening. Hattie Gilbert washed here today. Alcie Collans made some soap today. Bettie ironed most of the day. I got dinner. We had some nice beef. Henry caught a rabbit in his trap this morning. Nellie finished Carries babys cloak today.
A beautiful day. Jim finished stripping a curing of tobacco today. Ben loaded on Kate's tobacco this evening. Mrs Booker and Ruth Booker come to see Josie this evening. Jessie Power come to see her today. Norman Booker killed a calf this morning. Ben helped him and got a part of the calf. Fannie Power went to Gretna this evening. She went with Jamie Gravely & her [beau?]. Ruth Booker brought some apples this evening. I got dinner. Had chicken & Beef. Ben & Henry has gone hunting.
A good day. Ben & Jim shucked corn this morning. This evening Jim went to the mill. He carried wheat did not get it ground. He brought 1000 weight of brand. Mabel and I went with him. Nellie milked the cows. Fannie got supper. Ben watered the calf after dark. Fannie Power went to Renan. We had cabbage for dinner and enjoyed them. Nellie is busy making a dress for a little girl in Charlottesville. Some one sent Josie a box of flowers by mail today. Mollie Reynols come today. I would of bin glad to see her.
A rainy day very disagreable day. We was all at home at dinner. Henry went to Johnson Reynolds. Mildred Ferguson is seriously sick. Nellie got dinner. She baked potato pies that pleased the children. Ben helped Edna fix her beads. Painted them for her. Edna fed the calf for me. Mable is sitting up in the bed talking. She has a bunch of violets. I have stayed with the children in the dining room. Ben put papers under his mattress this evening.
A rainy morning. Ben went to Renan this morning. He went to see Kate Harvey a while. Got home at dinner time. Jim hung up the meat and smoked it today. Nellie got dinner. I got breakfast and churned and milked. I pieced on my quilt. Heard that Mildred is better. Do hope she may get well. I had a letter from Carrie today. [?hanles] Tomson sent here today for butter. Miss Reynolds was on the car with him. Mabel has been cross today. Ben brough a calf from Jim Farthings today.
A good day. Ben and [sic] ditched on the branch. Jim cut some briers. Nel got dinner. I cut some salit for dinner. I churned twice today. I worked on my quilt a while. Then went to Johnsons to see Mildred. She is very sick. I am uneasy a bout her but hope she may get well for Julia's sake. Nannie [Fale?] is staying there this week. Johnson brought me home. Hattie washed here today. They yoked my calf today. I hope she may stay in the pasture. The paper come today.
A cloudy windy day. The men stripped tobacco most of the day. Ben carried Mr. Elders calf home this morning. He got to the corn and eat all that he could. Hope it won't hurt him. The children went to school. Edna and Franklin come home complaining of tooth ache and head ache. I hope they may be better by morning. Mabel has a bad cough. Ben has gone to the school house to night to a meeting of the committee. They want to make some way to pay for the school house. I hope that they may. I made Mabel a dress today.