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A good day. Ben went for a load of plunder for Owen. They got home a bout three oclock in the evening. He brought his cow. Ben went to Mr Laynes this evening to pay some money that Charles owed him. They are fixin to have a gatherin at the School House to morrow. Carrie and Josie made candy this evenin. They had good luck with it. I do hope they may do well with their sales.
Marvin bough him a cow to day.
Josie straitened up in my room and swept the floor. Something that is not often done. I was glad that she did it.
A cloudy morning.
Before we finished eating breakfast Mr Layne come to get his calf. I got him in the stable and Ben tied him but they could not carry him home he was so stubborn. Ben and Owen lost about two hours time then they went to work.
Ben put a yoke in the cow this morning. Henry and I worked on the fence nearly all the morning. The calves was in the pasture to night. Ben worked on his pigs to day. Doris Brumfield and C Reynolds come a while this evening. Josie planted some hyacinths bulbs to day.
I brought in my daghlia roots this evening.
I put on a pair of new shoes to day. I went up [ink mark]
Well I went to sleep and made a mark.
A cloudy day. Mr Layne was here early this morning after his calf that was here. They caught it and then could not carrie it home. It was so sullen they could not make it go. Ben and Owen lost a bought two hours with it. Ben put a yoke on one of the cows here this morning.
This evening I mended my sweater. Miss Janie and Mrs Gravley come in a few minutes on their way from school. Mr Layne come this morning to try to get his calf home. He could not manage him and he is here yet. Ben got home from Gretna about sundown.
8 o clock
A good day. The men folks cut tobacco.
Josie got supper.
I put on a pair of bed room slippers that Josie gave me. I like them fine.
A good morning. There was colouds a round this evening. Very little rain here. We need rain very bad.
A rainy morning and that was what we needed. The boys planted some tobacco. Kate & Irvin Harvey come after plants. They were here for dinner. They got a few plants and went home. We had cabbage for dinner. Ben carried my heifer to Reynolds. Ben & Jim brought Bell home from Mr Laynes. Josie made Ben a shirt to day. I ironed some. I thined my beets and parsnips to day. 9:15 oclock The bees swarmed to day.
A good day. Ben & Jim went and helped Mr Edmons and Mr Layne thrash wheat then they thrashed here and at Marvins and Reynols. Josie and I got dinner. Several of the men eat with us. Maybel was sick to day. Carrie come a few minutes. I went to look for Berries. Could not find any to do any good. 9 oclock
A good day. Jim helped [Will?] Farthing and Norman Booker thrash wheat and then they thrashed here and then then at Mr. Laynes. Ben uncovered his tobacco plants this morning. The children staid at the machine all the evening. Bruce Reynols and his wife come a few minutes. They had bin to George Blains for some butter. They did not get out of the car. I mended Franklin's overalls this evening. Ray Booker played with the children all the evening. Miss Rena Mayhew borrowed the freezer. Said they was lookin for company.
A beautiful day. I come home this morning and found the men cutting tobacco. Nellie was getting dinner. I did not do any thing much a bout dinner. This evening I wormed tobacco. Lelia Ward helped me. The worms is trying to eat up the late tobacco. Evylin helped unload some tobacco this evening for the first time in her life I guess. Lelia Ward washed for me today. I went to Mr Bookers and got some snaps for tomorrows dinner. Mr Layne was hunting his hog. Franklin tried to help him drive it home.