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JOURNAL of Light-House Station at Yaquina Head Oregon
1903 RECORD OF IMPORTANT EVENTS AT THE STATION, BAD WEATHER, &c.
February 18 (continued): 29.90 to 30.00 - Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies - 1st asst went fishing - 2nd asst cutting wood for himself and Keeper.

19: Light S. East to variable winds these 24 hours with fair and warm weather - Sea very smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.95 to 30.10 - 1st asst went fishing - 2nd asst working in shop and cutting wood today.

20: Light S. East wind these 24 hours with fair and warmer weather - Sea very smooth - Barometer 30.10 - General duties for the day - Keeper working on requisition for annual supplies - 1st asst went fishing - 2nd asst cutting wood for himself and Keeper.

21: Light S. East to South wind these 24 hours with damp weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.20 - 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies - 2nd asst working in shop and garden - Keeper writing in Office today.

22: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze East these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours dry and fair - Last part of 24 hours light rain showers - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for day - Barometer 30.20 to 29.98 - 1st asst went fishing.

23: Light S. East to South wind these 24 hours with light rain - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.88 to 30.12 - Keeper writing in Office and washing - 1st asst went fishing - 2nd asst sawing wood in celler.

24: Light variable winds to moderate breeze North these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours light rain showers and thick weather - Last part of 24 hours fair - Sea quite smooth - Barometer 29.95 to 30.32 - 1st asst working in his part of garden and sooding grounds - Keeper cleaning walls in his Kitchen and completing requisition for annual supplies - 2nd asst cutting wood.

25: Light North wind high dry fog and fair these 24 hours - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.30 to 30.14 - Keeper and 1st asst working in the garden - 2nd asst went to Newport after mail and supplies.

26: Light North wind these 24 hours with fair weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.14 to 30.06 - Keeper and 1st asst spading garden - 2nd asst washing - Keeper and assts putting 200 Gallons of Mineral oil in Oil butts - 1st & 2nd assts showing five visitors in tower.

27: Fresh breeze to light North wind these 24 hours with clear fine and warm weather - Sea very smooth - Barometer 30.06 -Keeper and assts planting garden - 2nd asst cutting wood - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper working on Monthly reports today .

28: Fresh to strong breeze and light East wind these 24 hours with fair and warm - Sea very smooth - General duties dor the day - Barometer 30.04 - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper went to Newport after supplies - 2nd asst cutting wood today.

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mvmatherly

Word "Sooding" on 24th assume they mean as verb form of sod since it is referring to garden?