32o Cloudy + Drizzle .E. January Friday 14th 1887.
Bro: Chas here for an hour or two afternoon. Howard Smith was here for advice &c. Alice Peirce came to spend the night. After tea Willie went to "Olney" to a "Good Templar" meeting.
29o Cloudy. W. January, Saturday 15th, 1887.
Cleared off sometime last night. Afternoon Mrs Mary G Tyson & her daughter Mrs R. Roland Moore were here for advice &c. for the latter. Albert Chandlee was also here to consult me. Miss M E Gilpin called. Fora & Alice concluded not to go to the "Better Acquainted" which met at "Hermon" Changed the furniture in our room, & put up crib for little "Bessie".
30o Clear & Cloudy S.E. January, Sunday 16th 1887.
Willie took Dora & Alice Peirce to Mechanicsville Church in the carriage driving "Fritz". Afternoon he drove "Kate" to "Riverside" in the buggy. Bro Richard called on his way to meeting.
32o Cloudy. S.E. January, Monday 17th. 1887.
Unusually dark dull day. Afternoon Lavinia Hood was here & paid her bill. Miss Fanny Davis wrote me a note enquiring as to the propriety of Annie Bulwar's coming to school, it having been reported that "Scarlet fever" was in their family. Jno "Shipley") was here. Willie took Miss Hartly home after school. I walked up to the store for coal oil &c.
18o Clear N.W January Tuesday 18th 1887.
Clear & cold with a strong N.W. wind. I walked over to the Lyceum to the "Farmers' Convention". which was quite largely attended. Willie brought his young friend Luther Muncaster to dine with us and afternoon they went over to the convention. Jno (Shipley) worked at the school house riddling coal ashes for Willie. I bought a new hat for myself, at Sandy Spring. Was called in next door to prescribe for Bessie Robison, who is threatned with pneumonia.
8o Clear & Cloudy. SE January, Wednesday 19th. 1887.
The wind blowing makes it colder than any weather we have had this winter so far. the cold having penetrated the house. Lavinia Nugent was here for advice & medicine "Sore throat". I went in "next door to see Bessie Robison again, she is much better than I feared she would be. Afternoon I walked over to "Sherwood" to see Mary L Roberts since her return from "Clifton". After tea I walked over to the Lyceum to hear a debate upon the "Tariff" question. Willie going with me.
29o Clear S.W. January Thursday 20th 1887.
Rather more moderate than for several days past A man was here to see about Chas M or Chas A Iddings. as a "witness" in a case to come before the Balto Co court. Mrs: Susan Hayes U.S. Some Martin or Gilbert. I drove to Ashton & took Uncle Henson with me. Alice Peirce went home. I prescribed for Uncle Henson's grand daughter. Willie "got hurt" and came home from school about 1.30. p.m.
42o. Cloudy. S.E. January, Friday 21st. 1887.
Afternoon Bro R called Afternoon I walked up to the village & had bill against Wm H Bukoffsky's estate probated. R Roland Moore brought his wife to me for advice &c. After supper I walked up to the store again for some tobacco. Willie rode "Kate" to Olney to the "Good Templar's Lodge.
45o Cloudy S.W January Saturday 22nd 1887.
Partly cleared off in the afternoon. Jas Henderson's daughter "Ellie" was here for advice & treatment for "tooth ache" Afternoon Chas Porter Jr was here with saussage for sale Willie rode Cs] bicycle to Muncasters mill & dined there.
47 S.W. January, Sunday 23. 1887.
Quite warm for the time of year. Willie drove over to Jimmy Jacksons to take some clother &c. for him to take down to Balto: for Charley. The mare came home from the school house alone with the buggy quietly However & without being in the least frightened or meeting with any accident. Dr Henry Chandlee & a friend Joseph Townsend from Balto called to see me about his uncle A Chandlee. Mrs Robison also called to see us.