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I chopped the grass out of the walk this evening then went to Carries a few minutes.
Ben brought two water mellons home this evening.
This evening Josie kept Carries children. They did well to be so small.
A good day. Ben & Jim suckered tobacco this morning. This evening Ben went to Gretna to meet John & his children. They are all here to night. Mary Brumfield went to Lee Brumfield this morning. Walked all the way up there. Oscar & Hellen come with her back home. They would not come in and have supper with us. Josie staid at home & got dinner. I went to Johnson Reynolds to spend the day. I eat dinner there. Mollie had a good dinner. Reubin brough me home as soon as I heard that John was comeing. Marvin & Carrie went to meeting this morning. Carrie & the children was here this evening. Alma Bennett is at Lees to night. Jim brought home some cucumbers & tomatoes from the tobacco ground this evening.
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.
I helped Carrie peel her fruit & then helped Josie peel hers.
Ben carried Edwin & Christenia and Henry & Edna and I to White Falls. The river was two full & mudy. So we soon come home. I come by Johnsons. Mollie was makin grape jellie. Julia was washin some meal that she had bought. Kate Hubbard was taken sick today. I hope she will soon be well a gain. I come by Carries. She was pickin grapes.
Jack Harvey come over here a while to day. While he was here Miss Alice Wooding and Miss Annie Carter come a few minutes. We cut a fine water mellon while they were here. Julia Fergerson went back to Portsmouth. Julia did not come to see us while she was at home. Marvin and Carrie went to the baptizing this morning.
A good day. Ben & Jim went to look at a home in Cambell county. Henry & Edna went to Strait Stone with Marvin. Ren Worshams family was at Marvins. There was twenty three children at Marvins, all grand children except two.
All of us at home to night and all reasonable well. For that I want to be thankful.
Nellie & Josie gathered snaps and tomatoes for tomorrows dinner.
Clock not runing.
Josie got dinner with a little help. Nellie caned some tomatoes this morning. This evening she went to Mr. Woodings and got some grapes. Miss Willie Wooding & Miss Annie Carter come with her home on a buggy.
Two pedlars came by here this evening.
Josie & Nellie went to Marvins this evening.
A good day. Jim & Ben staid a round the barns most of the day. Mr. Owen went to the mill. Did not get his grinding. Ben went to Altavista this evening. He went after Owens sister. While he was there he bought a little sack of flour.
Marvin went to preaching this evening.
Cloudy but no rain to speak of. We need rain.
This evening I went and got some sweet potatoes and washed them.
I went to Marvins a little while late this evening. Carrie was makeing Roy a blouse. I brought it home with me and have finished the button holes & sewed on the buttons. Marvin had finished tieing Hatties tobacco & commenced on Paul Bennetts.
I went to see my brother Letcher. He is sick. They think he is a little better now. I do hope that he may get well soon. Ellen had a good dinner. I am sorry for her. She is so young to have the care of the house. Ren Worsham carried me. I thank him for that.
Jim went home this evening.
I am so near a sleep that I cant write like it should be done.
Ben & Jack finished painting the roof of the house.
Josie washed a good washing for her to do.
I am counting on going fishing in the morning.
A little cloudy but no rain to do any good.
Two life insurance agents come here to day.
The men folks has gone a opossome hunting to night.
Jack Harvey went from here tonight.
Kate was here this evening. I did not see her.
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 good day. Ben & Jim and Owen put tobacco in the pit this morning. This evening they covered the hog pen. Henry went to Renan this morning and to Charley Hutcherson this evening. He paid for some meal that I bought and carried the sack home.
They had plenty of grapes at Edmons's.
Rees & Smith & [?] and Emet Brumfield come here this evening.