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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Yaquina Head, Oregon

1900

November

1: Light wind S. to S.E. to gale South these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours little damp - Last part of 24 hours rain - Sea moderately smooth - Barometer 30.00 to 29.60 - 1st ass't went to Newport after mail and supplies - 2nd ass't working in shop.

2: Gale South to light wind West and North these 24 hours with rain - Sea quite rough - Barometer 29.60 to 30.03 - 1st ass't went fishing - General duties for the day - 2nd ass't working on birds in his quarters and went to Newport after mail and supplies - Keeper makeing fire in hot water heater.

3: Moderate breeze to light East to North wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours light rain showers - Last part of 24 hours fair and warm - Sea smooth - Keeper and ass'ts putting 200 gallons of mineral oil in oil butts - Keeper cleaning in his quarters and went one half mile from station on business - 1st ass't went fishing - 2nd ass't cleaning and sweeping in his quarters - Barometer 30.14.

4: Light variable winds these 24 hours with clear fine and warm - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.15 to 30.02 - Keeper went to Newport after supplies - 2nd ass't went one mile from sta hunting - 1st ass't went fishing.

5: Light East to S. East wind these 24 hours first part of 24 hours fair and clear - Last part of 24 hours heigh dry fog - Sea very smooth - 1st ass't went fishing - 2nd ass't putting dressing on his part of the garden - Barometer 29.98 to 30.10 - Keeper washing - And went to Newport after supplies and to vote at Presidential Election - Left sta 1:30 P.M.

6: Light wind to moderate breeze East these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours heigh dry fog - Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather - Sea smooth - General duties for day - Keeper returned to the station at 11 A.M. - 1st ass't went to Newport to vote - Barometer 30.10 to 30.06 - 1st ass't went fishing - 2nd ass't went to Newport to vote.

7: [handwriting change] Light wind East to Suth E. thease 24 hours first part of 24 hours light East wind dry last part of 24 hours Eastto to South East wind light dry to light rain with light fog. General duties for the day. Sea quite smooth. F. M. Plummer Keeper left the station for Portland today at 9 A.M. first ass't working in gardan.

8: Moderate breeze S.E. to N.E. these 24 hours first part of 24 hours moderate S.E. breeze damp fog to rain last part of 24 hours - Moderate N.E. breeze rain to dry. Sea smooth. Birometer 30 to 30.20 - General duties for the day wather cool.

9: Moderate to fresh breeze N.E. to E. these 24 hours first part of 24 hours moderate N.E. breeze dry last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh N.E. to E. breeze dry. Barometer 30.20 to 30 sea rugh to smooth - General dutes for the day - 2nd ass't went to Newport for mail returned at 5 P.M.

10: Strong wind E. dry for thease 24 hours first part of 24 hours strong E. wind dry last part of 24 hours strong East wind dry. Barometer 30.20 to 29.98 - Sea smooth - General duties for the day first ass't went fishing.

11: Strong to light E. to S.E. wind for thease 24 hours first part of 24 hours strong to light E. to S.E. wind last part of 24 hours light S.E. wind dry. Barometer 29.98 to 30.5 - Sea rough first ass't went fishing weather quite warm.

12: Light variable winds dry for these 24 hours first part of 24 hours light variable winds dry last part of 24 hours light variable winds dry - Barometer 30.5 to 30.18 - General duties for the day - A duck brock a pane of glass in Lantern - 1st ass't working in garden - Sea smooth.

13: Light variable winds and dry for these 24 hours first part of 24 hours light variable winds dry last part of 24 hours light variable winds and dry - Barometer 30.18 to 29.80 - General for the day sea smooth 2nd ass't went to Newport for mail and returned 2 P.M.

14: [handwriting changes back] Light East to S. East wind these 24 hours with fair and warm weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.85 - 1st ass't went fishing - Keeper returned to the station at 11 A.M. from Portland where has been been to assist Mrs. Plummer home.

15: Moderate ??? breeze to light South wind these 24 hours with frequent rain showers - Sea very smooth - Barometer 29.80 to 29.72 - Keeper and 2nd ass't doing house work today - 1st ass't went to Newport after supplies.

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Eileen

November 4, 1900: "Keeper washing - And went to Newport after supplies and to vote at Presidential Election"

Eileen

November 6, 1900: "Keeper returned to the station at 11 A.M. - 1st ass't went to Newport to vote - Barometer 30.10 to 30.06 - 1st ass't went fishing - 2nd ass't went to Newport to vote."

Eileen

November 12, 1900: "A duck brock a pane of glass in Lantern"

Eileen

November 14, 1900: "Keeper returned to the station at 11 A.M. from Portland where has been been to assist Mrs. Plummer home."