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A clear colde day. Ben and Josie come home a while after 1 oclock this morning. They said that they had a fine time at Mr Edmons. Ben went to Renan and to see Charles this morning. Charles is feeling some better now. Hellen & Brumfield & Virginia Harvey come today. They are here now. I got breakfast and milked the cows. Josie got dinner. I sewed some made me three boddices. I have finished 8 little waists for Carries children. I worked the button holes and sewed on the buttons tonight.
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A good day. Ben & Jim and Owen hauled some feed for the cows then stripped tobacco until twelve after dinner. They tramped a plant bed. Ben mended his fire place then we all stripped tobacco. Josie got dinner and ironed. The children Henry and Edna went to school. Franklin come to the barn to tell us dinner was ready. Reese come this morning & brought me some little aprons to work the button holes in. Mr Mayhew come at twelve to get Ben to phone for the doctor for Mrs Mayhew. Tonight Ben and Josie has gone to a dance at Mrs Gravelys. To night a pedlar come and wanted to stay all night. Ben would not let him. I was sorry for him.
I went to Marvins. I worked a few button holes.
A cloudy day. The boys tied tobacco. Josie got the most of the dinner. Johnson & Mollie come down here a little while this morning. Betty Haley washed here today. Josie and the children went to Marvins. I went later on. I worked a few button holes for Carrie this evening. Ben has gone huntting to night. 8 oclock
A good day. Ben and Jim cut in the woods to day. Marvin hauled wood. Josie baked a fruit cake this evening. I went to Marvins this evening. Carrie was sewing. I worked some button holes in Pauls waists. Charles Harvey come there to see if he could get William Gilbert to cut wood for him. Could not get him. I brought in 14 eggs to night. Eggs is selling at [?] cts per doz. Henry was reading in his new book to night. The children all has colds & coughs. Most everyone has colds now.
A rainy Day. Josie carried Henry and Edna to school. She drove Jake. She come by the store. I got a bushel of meal and paid [Hulebard?] what we owed him. The men could not do much today. Ben killed three crows. Josie and I got a snack for dinner. Josie made Mabel a pair of drawers. I worked the button holes in them. I sewed a little on any guilt did not get it done.
A good day. I was at home this morning and got most of the breakfast. After breakfast Ben said he would carrie me to Gretna & to Carries and I could stay until Sunday. I got ready as fast as I could and we went. He carried the children as far as the school house. I went to Carries at ten oclock. Fond them weel. I eat dinner and worked some button holes in Carries baby's aprons. Had a good evening.
Thought a bout them at home a lot while I was a way.
A rainy day most of the day. Ben plowed until he got wet. Hattie washed the clothes. Are on the fence now as wet as they can be. Nellie worked some button holes and got most of the dinner. She got a letter from Evylin saying she was sick. Nel has been about half crazie ever since. The children went to school. Come home wet to the skin in places. Hattie Gilbert and John got milk here today. I am so anxious for good weather so I can get out where I please and take the baby with me.
A good day. Ben and Jim plowed some. They finished hauling up the corn. John Ward planted his garden. Nellie finished making the bayby two dresses and bloomers. I worked the button holes. Nellie washed all the evening. the post office in [Gretna?] come to see Nellie today. Henry and Edna has bin sick all day. Edna is some better tonight. Franklin has followed the men most of the day. Our phone has gone dead. Today we cant her over it so as to under stand any thing that is said. Ben went to Norman Bookers tonight to get them to phone Johnson Reynolds to come and fix it.
A very windy daty. The men worked on their land all day Ben tried to burn the honey suck in the grave yard. Did not burn well. The children went to school. Lelia come here a little while this morning. Hatie washed today. The wind blowed the clothes all about. They soon got dry. I have bin busy all day.Worked the button holes in Henrys shirts milked the cows twice churned once cooked breafast dinner and supper. Washed dishes tonight.
A good day. A little rain. Could work most of the time. Carrie made preserves and pickles today. I peeled the peaches and got most of the dinner. Carrie sewed some. I worked the button holes in two blouses. I got a letter from home this morning. They were all well. Marvin has bin fireing on some tobacco all day. Carrie went to Mr McLau[gh]lins. She though[t] that she would invite Mrs. McLau[gh]lin to come and spend the day but there was no one at home.
A good day. Very hot. They cut tobacco today. John Brumfield come here last night. Reuben Reynols brought him. He went away this evening. He started walking. I hope he got a way to ride to Gretna. Kate harvey come to see us this evening. She brough some snaps. I am glad of them. I gathered some butter beans and Nellie shelled them for dinner tomorrow. I worked button holes in Franklins blouse. This evening Nellie milked and Evelyn made bread for supper. I gathered two baskets of tomatoes. There is a cloud in the north and I am afraid it will come here.