Status: Complete


January 1899.

[left margin: Tues. 10. Cloudy, rain.]

Father, Mary and I walked over to Mr.
Will Jones - he lost a valuable horse
with spinal meningitis ("browntitis").
Ed and Newman took load of wheat to
Washn. Grove. Sat round read and
talked and sewed in the afternoon -
Mary told me many things! [^Va] (I gap-
ed 15 000 times, and Mary 14 000)
Baby has a cold.

[left margin: Wedn. 11. Clear and cold.]

Another cold snap. Father called at Mr.
Will Jones to get some hay. Newman drove
Mary Strain and me to Olney - she stay-
ed - glad to have had a visit from her -
Right after dinner Father and Aunt Eliza
went to Miss Owen's funeral at Olney Church.
Mother and I had quiet afternoon. Ed
went to Bkve. [?] in the morn. Bill Brinii
brought the [deleted: colds] clean clothes home. Excitement
in the eve. run a wagon [waggon] going up the road
very fast and then later Felix had an awful
fight with a strange dog - poor fellow so bloody.

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