Rained all night and rained until 3 p.m., hard today. Children got a lot of bean poles p.m. A little white duck died this morning, only 7 left now. Mamie Russel ask the girls to bring her some flour. I let her have a little pail of graham. Sent a card to Sidney in Westdale.
Quite cold, rained again last night. Sidney went away 8 a.m. headed for Westdale, Oneida Co.. Mora hoe'd potatoes, 3 1/2 rows. Memphis got a few bean poles which I set. Beans are looking fine. Paul has been very good, we have all been busy. I did quite a large washing.
Rained hard in the night and until 7 a.m., it was quite chilly all day. Sidney went to Harve Smith's, got 1 bu. potatoes at Davis's, after which he hoe'd potatoes. Lot's of travel, celebrating Independence Day. Planted beans where potatoes did not come, I set turnips.
Sidney got House's old gray horse and cultivated his potatoes acrossed the way. I planted a few wax beans. Sidney went to Gayville at night, got 1/2 gal. oil, a sack of meal, a loaf of bread and some sugar, also a can of red cross milk, quart confer. Dutch Hill.
Very warm, fair until 4 p.m., where it rained hard. Mora, Maud and Memphis picked berries at Bisbo's, got soaked coming home. Sidney hoe'd beans at Floyd Fisher's till the rain come. L. Cole wanted a loaf of bread, I did not have any baked so could not oblige him, he said he was out of flour too.
Cloudy this morning. Mr. Willson came about eleven o'clock, Sidney got 10# graham, 10# meal and 2 bar's lenox soap. After dinner Sidney, Mora and Maud went and picked a few qts. berries at Bisbo's and from there went to Gayville and got sugar. Mrs. Hess gave he children firecracker's, they also brought home some berries and we had a nice shortcake. Claud Bisbo came for them on his bike.
Sidney reached home at 2 o'clock this morning, pretty tired, came about 5 miles beyond Williamstown after 5 p.m. yesterday. Commenced to rain just as he got in the house, kept steady at it the rest of the night and all day. Two little ducks drowned, got out in the rain. We had a pot pie of the little creeper. A. Russel came to borrow loaf of bread.