Thursday, October 4, 1923




A good day. Ben and
John Ward plowed.
Jim set up corn by
him self. Evylin washed.
Nellie nursed. I got
dinner and churned.
The children went
to school.
Late this evening Ben
and I and three childred
went to Strait Stone.
We had got out of
several things and
had to have them.
Ben and Henry and
George Blair and Lawson
Emerson has gone
hunting tonight.
Mrs Carr is here
tonight. We are glad
to have her as log
as she will stay.

Notes and Questions

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I suspect that "Jim set up corn" means that he was stacking the corn stalks in "shocks" which are upright stacks that resemble teepees.