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Ben went to the mill this morning. Mr Owens plowed. Josie ironed some and got dinner. Finished quilting her quilt this morning. I went to see Mag this evening. Edna went with me. Found them all well. Odie and Lottie and Miss Jessie Kellie was there. I come by Kates. Kate Reynolds was there.
A good day. Ben and Owen & Paul Bennett plowed corn. Got done a while before night then went to Cedar Forest. Carried some beans & eggs. The men went bathing. Josie and the children went with them to the store. Josie milked and churned and got dinner. Ren Worsham carried Isla & Cordie Blair and I to Mr Jessie Worshams Mill Pond to fish. None of us caught any thing to keep. Cordie and Isla caught a fish a peice but did not get them out of the pond. Denia went to see Lottie Craddock to day. Frank and George went to Danville to night.
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Ben and two of the children & Josie has gone to the School House to a play.
A good day. Just at night we had thunder cloud and a little rain. The men folks cut tobacco. Mr Dews and the boys helped them this evening. Josie staid at home and got dinner. Marvin Smith carried Gladys Brumfield and I to Mr Jessie Worshams mill pond. I caught one nice fish. We had it cooked it for supper.
A good day. Ben helped to dig Chesley Edmons grave to day. Josie has bin sick most of the day. She has the head ache to night very bad. Ben and Jim Emerson come here for dinner. I had not fixed any thought Ben would be at Mr Edmons for dinner. We soon got them a snack. Am all ways glad to see Mr Jim. Mrs Jessie and Mrs George Hutcherson stoped in here a while this evening. Murptist Harvey commenced on Marvins frame for his pit to day. Hope he will soon finish it. Ben has gone to Strait Stone to night. 8 oclock Little Edna Jenings was buried to day.
A rainy morning. I was at Kate Harveys this morning. Kate & I went to Mag Brumfields and spent the day. We had a pleasant day. Mag had a nice dinner. Miss Jessie Kellie was there. The children went to school. I am at home to night and am glad I am.
I may get a new pen point before I try to write again.
A bad day. There was more snow on the ground than had bin this winter. It is all gone to night.
Jim & Ben went to Renan this evening. Mr. Owen & Board Dews went to Mr. Jessie Mays sale. Marvin Smith bought Kate Harvey two pigs to day. He bought them from Robert Starkey. I am so glad that he could get them.
This evening Edna and I went to Ren Worsham's. Found them all well as could be expected. Mr Jessie Hutcherson & John Hutcherson was cutting wheat. Also Ren was cutting two. Workeing 4 horses. Edna and I walked. Ren insisted that we let him bring us home. I would not let him.
Josie and I got dinner. This evening I went to George Blairs. Went by Charley Hutchersons and bought a busel of meal. Irvin Harvey brough it home for me. I stopped at Jessie Hutchersons a few minutes. All the young folks from Blairs was gone to a lawn partie at Edge Hill.
A good day. Jim hauled some chaff this morning. This evening he shucked corn. Ben worked on the dineing room floor this morning. This evening he went to Strait Stone. I went with him. Kate Harvey come this morning. Kate and I dressed 4 turkeys. One for Jim, one for Marvin, one for Josie, and one for Kate. This evening Marvin come and got his turkey and ham boiler. He had Hazel & Eva with him. I went with him as far as Reynols mail box and walked home. Mollie Reynols was not at home. Hattie Gilbert washed here today. The wind is blowing to night. I reckon they will all blow of the line. Heard today that Mrs Jessie Hutcherson has a son. There is a lot of travlins done today. The school closed today for holiday. Ben[?] has gone to the school house to night.
A beautiful day. Jim split and brought in a big pile of stove wood. I was glad. Ben finished his basket. Owen bought some hay and brought in one load. Tonight Jessie Hutcherson come and ask Ben & Josie to a party. Jim has gone to Marvin's. Josie washed a big washing today. I staid with the children. Henry & Edna went to school. I am a fraid that the baby is sick. 9 oclock
A cloudy day. Jim worked on the orchard. Ben hewed some logs. Kate Harvey come a little while. Mr Power & Jessie come while we were at dinner. I was glad that they come. Dick Wooding stopped here for Ben to help him a bout his car. Miss Wooding and Miss Moses & Miss Henderson was with him. They come in and staid while they worked on the car. I hope they got it so it will be ok for a while. Their baby is a fine one.
A colde windy day. Ben & Jim worked on Owens spring branch. The children went to school. Some of them had an egg hunt. Josie & I did what had to be done and set by the fire what we could. Ben went to see Mr Jessie and John Hutcherson to day. Did not see Mr Jessie.
There was plenty of ice this morning.
A good day. The men worked on their tobacco land. Josie staid at home and got dinner. This evening she went to Marvins. Marvin let Reese thak [take] me fishing. We went to Mr Jessie Worshams pond. Did not catch any thing. Come to the creek and fished a while. Did not catch any thing. I bought 10 pounds of sugar from Oscar Booker. Paid 30 cts a bushel of meal for $2.25. 9 oclock
A day that did not rain. The boys hauled wood most of the day. Henry went to the store for beef and soda. He went to Jessie Hutcherson for oil. There is a play at the school house tonight. [ho?] one went from here [orvin?]. Harvey was here this evening for some [salit?} Alvin Farmer was with him on a car. Josie has worked all day cleaning up and making beds. she baked a nice cake this morning. I have bin up most of the day but did not do much of anything. I hived some bees this evening. I hope they will stay here and work.
A good day we had a shower The men planked some tobacco this evening. Josie has bin suffering all day today. Fannie ironed some of the clothes and starched the others I got up the turkeys. I sent and got a half bushel of meal from Jessie Hutchens I was glad to get it. I finished plantting potatoe slips this morning. I am so glad I did. Fannie helped me milk tonight. She got supper She is washing dishes tonight Josie [_orped?] them She would not let [mms came?]
A good morning rain this evening and tonight. Jim helped Blais's people thrash wheat Bess cut hay for Irwin Harvey and got it up and they carried it home Lightening struck a straw stack at May Brumfield's and burnt it up. Rufus Curt Fran and Jessie Troen come and spent the day This evening Wilke and Bob and Henry Brumfield and Rufus and I went to
A little rain this morning clear this evening. Reese & Paul Smith went from here this morning. Kate Harvey went with them as far as home. I am thank ful for all of their kindness. Mrs Power & Lawson come to see Josie. They got here at bout noon. I was glad that Jessie come. Josie feels bad to day. Mrs Reynols & Julia Fergerson & two children and Bruce come and staid a while. I was glad. Mrs Power [Josie?] [...?]
A good day. Ben run the light engine a while today. Rolled the oat land some. This evening he went for a coloured girl. She come. I hope I will like her. Mrs Doss come to see Josie this evening. Ella come tonight. Ray Hubbard brought her. Jim has stripped tobacco today. Mabel and I went with Ben as far as the Bridge at Stankeys. I got very impatient waiting for Ben. Mabel was good all the evening. Ray Hubbard brought Josie some nice tomatoes. Jessie sent her a Jar of pickle. Evry one is so good to her. She is thankful.
A beautiful day. Jim finished stripping a curing of tobacco today. Ben loaded on Kate's tobacco this evening. Mrs Booker and Ruth Booker come to see Josie this evening. Jessie Power come to see her today. Norman Booker killed a calf this morning. Ben helped him and got a part of the calf. Fannie Power went to Gretna this evening. She went with Jamie Gravely & her [beau?]. Ruth Booker brought some apples this evening. I got dinner. Had chicken & Beef. Ben & Henry has gone hunting.
A rainy day. The men folk did not do anything much. The children went to school except Franklin. Mabel and Franklin played all day. Nellie made the bread for dinner. We had cress salit for dinner. We all enjoyed it fine. The ladies had a meeting at Mr. Jessie Hutcherson's. Mrs. Booker called me and said that she had a quilt in the frames and I could help quilt if I would. Ben got a package throu the mail today and a part of it is lost. He is very sorry about it.
A cloudy day. Rain this evening. Jim and Ben worked around here until after twelve. They they went to the sale of Jessie Hutchersons land. Mr. Norman Booker carried me with his family to the river at Mr. Jim Bookers fish trap. They had a fish fry. There was some fifty or more people there. The me done the cooking. The fish was fried as nice as could be. We had a good time. Some of them had fried chicken and some had ham and cake and cream. We all took a shower of rain. The rain was badly needed. Hope all got home safe. I cooked supper after I got home.
A cloudy day. A very little rain. Jim and Ben planted some tobacco and watered it. Then chopped in the tobacco. The threshing machine is in the neighborhood. Henry and John Ward went to help. They eat dinner at Jessie Hutchersons. Kate Harvey come to see us today. I was very glad to see her. I went and picked a few black berries. Hope to preserve them in the mroning. I don't know why I al ways go to sleep when I try to write. The three children is on a pallet to[?] tonight [sic].
A good day. The men folks moved some tobacco this morning. This evening Jim graded some. They have gone to tie it up. Tonight Thomas Brumfield come to spend the night. He has gone with them to the barn. Ben carried all the children and I to Mr. Jessie Worsham's pond. I fished. None of the others did not try to catch any thing. I caught 9 fish. One a very nice one. Nellie staid at home with the little baby. She expects to go to Lynchburg in the morning and carrie the baby.