May 5th eat breakfast with Reynolds and went to Sunday school at 10/30 a.m. and from there to 2800 Franklin ave and from there to Bro Alligoods and then back to 2800 and took lunch with Dr McGrogen and family and from thee to meeting at 7/30 p.m. and from meeting back to our room 604 [Collinsville] ave at 10/45 p.m.
May 7 it looked so stormy the I stayed at room all day and read the Desert News and the scriptures some.
May 8th we stayed at the room all day on account of rain at 7/30 p.m. Sister Perkins and two daughters Rose Rainey and Maggie De clue came to our room and us four Elders W. H. Wilson O. L. Barrus P. M. Baird and myself went to Mrs. Jacksons and took supper. After supper
May the 9th it was still cloudy and Elder W. H. Wilson and Elder P. M. Baird and myself went to William Allens and took dinner with them and then back to our room. I recieved a letter from my wife and daughter Louretta and answered then and wrote one to my son Warren and sent the Era to Charles my son and eat supper and Elder O. L. Barrus and P. M. Baird and my self went to W. A. Allens and held meeting Elder Baird and myself was the speakers and back to our room.
May 10th we stayed at our room all day and studied the scriptures.
went back to our room and answered the letter to my wife that evening
May 12 Elder Barrus and myself stayed at our room and studies our books till night and then went to Allens and held meeting. Elder Barrus presiding. I spoke on baptism and Elder Barrus spoke on the gospel and then returned to our room.
May 13th stayed at our room in the fore noon and went out tracting in the afternoon for one hour and half
May 14 stayed at room all day and read the news and the scriptures.
May 18th was saturday stayed at our room and studied our books.
May 19th went to Sunday school at 10/30 am and then to the resturant and got dinner and then to 2800 Franklin Auv Mo and from there back to 604 Collinsville auv Ill and then to 1329 Ill auv to meeting at Alexander Allens at 8 oclock P.M.
May 20th I got a letter from my son Alvin and answered it in the forenoon out walking around the City in the afternoon an went out on the street to meeting Elder W. H. Wilson and P. M. Baird was the Speakers. W. L. Wait stayed all night with us to night.
May 21st I stayed at the room all day. It rained in the evening.
May 26th Elder P. M. Baird and myself took a walk out on the railroad to the nine mile post and picked some wild strawberries and returned at five P.M. Elder W. H. Wilson and myself went to Allens to supper and held meeting. Elder Wilson occupied the time in speaking.
May 27th we stayed at room in the forenoon in the afternoon and evening.
May 28th stayed at our room in the forenoon and in the afternoon went to St. Louis Mo to see Sister Bell Perkins off for Utah and [fell in] with