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A good day. Ben and Paul worked getting tobacco sticks all the morning. This evening they went to Cedar Forest for flues. Got two sets cost $44 got home with them OK. Josie washed this morning. This evening Reese and Henry and I went to Cedar Forest fishing did not catch anything.
To night Fanny Emerson is here. I was glad to see Fanny.
A good day. Ben and Owen and Paul pulled leaves to day. Marvin Smith and William Gilbert (col) helped them. Nearly all the children that was big enough handed leaves. This evening Fanny Emerson Josie and I helped some. Josie got dinner. She cooked snaps and beets and butter beans and corn. Mrs Owen sent her the corn.
To night Paul and Fanny has gone to meeting at St. Johns. (ink smear) Well I went to sleep I made my mark.
A good day. The men folks filled a house with primings. Josie handed leaves nearly all day. I went this evening. Fanny helped this evening. Fanny went to Mr George Emersons this evening. Paul carried her on the buggy. Jim and Nellie and Evelyn come today. I am glad that they come.
I am not well tonight. Hope I may feel better by morning.
I went to Johnson Reynolds they were going to Jim Thompsons. I went with them. I had a pleasant day. Alice had a very nice dinner turkey and olde ham and every thing needful. There was crowd eat dinner all kindfolks. Ben and Fanny Power has gone to Lee Brumfields to night. Guess they will dance.
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A good day. Jim suckered tobacco all day. Ben carried Josie & Franklin & Mary B to Jim Powers. They spent the day. He brough them home to night. Fanny Power come with them. John & his children went to Marvins this evening and from there to Johnson Reynolds. Edna went with them. Christenia Reynols & Ruth Barker come here a while this evening.
Josie got dinner. Mary & Fannie washed dishes after dinner. I picked a few beans and cut a few cucumbers and gathered some tomatoes. Then I went to Marvins a few minutes. Carrie was fixin tomatoes to can. I helped her peel some tomatoes.
A little rain this morning. Clear this evening. Jim & John and Owen & Ben pulled leaves to day. Marvin worked in Bens place while he carried Mary Brumfield & Fanny Power to Mr Powers. Edwin & Franklin Brumfield went with him.
Edwin Brumfield dried the dishes to night.
Josie & Ben all the children went to Jim Powers this evening. Marvin & Carrie and all the children and I went to John Emersons this evening. Sarah & the children was at home. They went for John. Mr & Mrs ?asor come there. I was glad to see them. I am glad that John & Sarah are doing as well as it seems that they are. The children all seem to be nice & polite. I certainly do wish them all well. Fanny is at school.
A rainy morning. Clear this evening.
Ben has gone to Strait Stone to night to and Odd Fellows meeting.
Josie and I washed this morning. We had a big washing.
Denia Blair come to see us this evening. I was very glad that she come.
Mollie invited me to spend the day with her. I could not go as we had commenced to wash.
A good day. No rain last night to do any good.
Jim & I went to Marvins. Jim & Marvin walked a bout all the evening. They are so dissaisfied with their crop and cant help themselves. Aubra & Emmet Brumfield was at Marvins this evening. Josie says that Fanny Power & Asa Anderson has come.
A good day. Ben & Jim worked tobacco all the morning. This evening Ben finished the room that he was at work on yesterday. Then he carried me and some of the children to White Falls. We had a good outing.
A good day. John went away this morning. Hope he got home ok.
We all staid at home for dinner. George Blair come a little while. He carried Fanny for spin and come back and then went to Mr Farmers for Isla. Ben went with us to Marvins then come home and carried Josie & Fannie & Julia and Edna to Piney Grove to preaching. I have just put Mabel in her bed. Henry and Franklin has gone up stairs to bed. I am tiered. It is hard to have to wait on folks that care nothing but a good time at some one else expence.
Cloudy most of the day. Rain tonight. We all staid a bout home. Lee Brumfield eat dinner with us. He was driving a colt. He come & went all right. Heard that Paul & Earl Bennett was at Blairs. I would of liked to see them. Heard today that Mr. Jess Adkerson [?] was dead. Talked with Fanny Emerson this morning. She was at Mrs Gravelys. Said she would come to see us be fore she went home.
A good day. I come home this evening from Tim Bennetts. Marvin brought me home. We come by the Ward olde place. The land there was sold today. I found all well. Charley & Irvin Harvey and Miss Fanny Power and Miss Bettie Moses and Effie Brumfield and Virginia Harvey went to Banister Bridge and went in batheing. Got back here at 9 oclock and eat supper. 10 oclock
A good day. Fanny & Effie Power & Brumfield was here to day. Ben carried them to Lee Brumfields this evening. Ben finished cutting oats this morning. This evening he went to Cedar Forest. He carried Josie and all the children and I. I went with them to the creek. While they bathed I fished. Caught 7 fish. We got home on time to do our work. Carrie has bin sick to day. It is raining.
A good day Fanny Tower come last night. She was with us at Breakfast Hattie washed here today. This evening Ben Brought to [Onarins?] Smiths when we got here Carrie & the children had gone to [Renan] we mised them Reese found the peice of the drill that they thought was lost. Carrie said that Josie had milked all of the cows I feel worried a bout so much to do and I am not helping.
A cloudy day no rain. Jim and Ben worked on their Tobacco land all day. Henry and Edna went to school. Franklin staid with the men all day the first time in his life. I got dinner and [churn?]. Josie has lein sick all day. Mollie Reynolds come a while this evening. I was glad she come. I milked to night. Fanny Power made bread and coffee for supper. I had a letter from Carrie Smith to day. I wish I could hear from them every day
A good day. Ben & Jim worked in the garden some this morning. This evening Jim went home. Ben carried him to [Gaetna?]. Henry & Frank went with him. He bought a nice fish at [Gaetna?]. We had all we could eat at supper & some left. I went to the plant bed this morning for lettice. This evening Johnson brought Mollie & Kate Hubbard and Jack Jr. Jane and [?] Jr. they are two fine little boys.
I was glad that they come. Tonight Josie walked one cow & Fanny [Tower?] milked one & I milked one.
A good day. The boys worked on their Tobacco land all day I planted some potatoe slips Today Josie & fanny got dinner. They killed chickens and cooked cabbage. Hattie Gilbert & Louis washed here today. Mrs Hutcherson & mrs Evylin Hutcherso & Ada Hutcherso was here this evening. They were on mrs Hutcherson's car. Ada was driving the car. I was glad that they come. Evylin's baby is a fine fellow. Henry & Edna went to school.
A good day. Jim & Ben carried some apples to John Hutchersons and ground them for cider. Jim made a hog trough this evening. Corn is out at our house. Nellie worked on some waists for Franklin today. Fanny made Edna some bloomers yesterday. A col[oured] girl and I got dinner. Nellie made the bread for supper and milked with Edna's help. Daisy the col[oured] girl and I picked a few peas this evening. Mabel has bin as well as usual to day. I got some nice sweet potatoes today.
A good day. Very warm. We all staid about home but Ben went to Cedar Forest for Mrs Car. They went to Rob Hubbards and spent the day. They got home a bout night. Lizzie & Alma and Gordon & family all come to see Josie this evening. Josie has felt some better today. I and a col[oured] girl got dinner today. I churned. Fanny Power went joy rideing this morning with [Orvel?]& Jamie Gravely. This evening they went to Gretna. Fannie is a fine girl I think. She has waited on Josie faithful all this week.
A good day. The men cut corn. The children went to school. I got dinner & churned. Nellie milked and caned some apples & made jellie. Daisy & Queen both (col[oured)] washed. Mrs Dr Owen come to see Josie a while this evening. Josie has bin lead off all day. Fanny Power come back tonight. Miss Janie Gravely come with her. She did not stay but a few minutes. Mabel has bin good all day today. I broke my glasses to day. A Mrs Layne come here begging today.
A good day. Ben tried to start the [lig..?] engine and could not get it to work. I got dinner. Ben carried Mabel and I to White Falls. I caught 18 fish. I know that Ben is tired of me bothering him about going. I work for him and his family and dont get thanked for it. Josie is feeling very bad. Fanny got supper and all of them eat while I was milking. This is guess work writing.
A good day. Ben disked. He had Mr Edmons disk. Jim come home this evening. I got dinner. Daisy col girl washed some this morning. Mr Rufus Car & family come to see Josie today. Kate Harvey & Julia Fergerson come this evening. Heard to day that John & Edwin started to Washington today. Miss Janie Gravely & her friend come in a few minutes this evening. Fanny Power went with them home. They expect company there tonight. Heard tonight that Ray Booker is sick. He has diphtheria. I hope he may soon be well.
A good day. Ben worked on his wheat land. Jim stripped tobacco. Fanny went home. I am sorry for we will miss her so much. She was so good to wait on Josie. Ray Booker is very sick. I went up there this evening to see him. Dr Owen & Dr Shelton are there tonight. I do hope that he may get well. Ben & Henry went hunting to night. Jim went to Mr Bookers. Josie went in the Parlor this evening. Fanny helped her to go in and come out.
A bad day. Jim & Mr Booker went to Gretna. They have got back as far as Mr Bookers. It is raining so hard that any one would get wet in a few minutes. I did not milk but one cow tonight. The children are at the dineing room getting their lessons. Fanny Power is with them. She come up here last night from church. Henry made a proffession last night and joined the church. Josie has not suffered so much today. Ben commenced to strip tobacco today. The children went to school today.