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Janurary 1898

Mon. 31st. Snowed.

A snowy day. snow 3 inches deep. Ed
went to Gaithersburg for coal. We content-
ed our selves in doors. Brother C. deep in
"Quo Vadis," which is the rage. he reads
and reads, day and night, "its an ill
wind that blows no body good". The novel
keeps him in doors, and I have company at
the same time!

Charles Town.

Mother and I served, Harry, Cousin Fannie,
and Maude called - also Elizabeth Hall, who
invited us there to tea, but we had another
engagement. Mr. W. H. T. Lewis, an old friend
of Father's, whom I have heard of all my life,
came to dinner - I was interested in hearing him
talk of the old Alexandria school days.
Cousin Fannie called a few minutes in the
afternoon - also Miss Florence Hunter, and
Miss Ruth Brown. In the evening Cousin
Sam, Mother and I went to the Ro[?] Memorial
Hall (Fire men's) to hear Dr. Price on Psychology.
lecture very good, but the experiments rather a
failure, except the mind-reading which was
very wonderful. Home late. Young Mrs. Jim
Macon called a minute.

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