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January 1898.

Fri 7th Clear warm & lovely. Wrote letter to the West.

Ed took calf to Olney, early, to go to town
by John Snowdin. A little which after
breakfast Mother and Auntie Brooke walked
down: the former to Fair Hill, the latter
to [Hirm on?], thence to Norwood and River-
side. Father went down later and he
and mother took dinner at Fair Hill. I
spent the morning smuping and clean-
ing--blew the horn at dinner time--the
first time I have ever done it. The men
cutting ice off our pond. At 2:30 Dr.
[Quinn?] came by, and left Sister. return-
ed later, and called, and took her away
again. The little Markall baby died last
night. An eclipse of the moon, but we
could not see it. I wrote ten letters for
Sister. All the world looks blue, tonight.

Sat. 8th Cloudy - cleared later

Men hauling in - half filled the house.
At 7:30 Elizabeth telephoned they were go-
ing to gold statements, so I hustled round
and with Father's and Mother's help,, start-
ed off on may wheel - reached the Insurance
office at exactly 8:20 started to work in
10 minutes, and kept up until 5. with
an hour at noon off. Jennie Stabler, Mary
Magruder, Dora Iddings, Sadie Moore, Bessie
Robison, Jane Brooke, Augusta Thomas & I.
Mother drove over to the House and took
dinner. [Linie?] walked over, and Agnse walk-
ed back. Aunt E. walked home later,
and was tired. Mother came round by

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