Julia Brumfield Diaries

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1922

Monday, January  9, 1922

Monday, January 9, 1922

A beautiful day. Jim & Ben stripped tobacco this morning and worked on their plant bed this evening. Josie got dinner. I sewed a little this evening. I went to Johnson Reynols. Found Mollie by her self. Had pleasant evening. She walked with me half way home. Johnson was stripping tobacco. I did not see him. Mr Norman Booker got him a horse on trial. He was plowing this evening. Mr Mayhew gave a party tonight. Ben & Josie went to stay a while. Also Jamie Gravely is giving a party. Several cars has passed.

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Wednesday, January 11, 1922

Wednesday, January 11, 1922

A bad morning. Rain and a little snow. Tonight a colde wind is blowing. Ben & Jim stripped some tobacco this morning and sawed some wood this evening. Josie ironed some this morning. She got dinner & washed the dishes. I ironed some. Henry & Edna went to school. It was a bad day for them. Ben broke a peice of the light enjoine today. We have the lamps to night for lights. We miss the lights so much. Cordie Blair is sick. I hope she may soon be well a gain. 9 oclock

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Thursday, January 12, 1922

Thursday, January 12, 1922

A colde day. Very disa greeable day. Ben & Jim stripped tobacco. The children went to school. Josie sewed some. I got dinner. We had chicken for dinner. The last of Jims game chickens. I went to George Blairs. Cordie is sick. She was some better than she has bin. I hope she may get well soon. Josie wrote to Carrie tonight. I am glad that she did. I miss Carrie so much I cant hardly stay at home.

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Wednesday, January 18, 1922

Wednesday, January 18, 1922

A cloudy day. Jim & Ben stripped tobacco all day. Booke helped them. The children went to School. Doris & Jania Brumfield & Christenia Reynols come home with them. Annie and Brtha Doss come here this evening. They brought the lasts[?] home. Maybel is sick. Don't seem to get better fast. I do hope she may get well soon. The children are haveing a big time to night. I am so sleepy tha I can hardly write.

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Thursday, January 19, 1922

Thursday, January 19, 1922

A rainy day. The boys stripped tobacco. The children went to school. They were late at school. Mabel is better today. I am so glad Josie and I do a little cookin and [Nanes?] Mabel is so cross.

I have not bin anywher or heard any thing new so I have not got anything to write. The weather is bad and soon the roads will be bad so that people can't run a car. Henry & Edna are studying their lessons yet.

9: o clock

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