Wednesday April 26, 1916

Nice day. Mora had toothache so stayed home. Other 3 went to school. Russel girls stayed here after school awhile.

Tuesday April 25, 1916

Quite a mist all day. Children went to school. I sent a card to Sidney at Hannibal. Rec'd some parsnip and cucumber seed from Susie. Got 2 duck eggs, one was awfully large and soft shelled. Mora's throat is swelled and sour.

Monday April 24, 1916

Cloudy. Rainy at night. Children at school. Sidney went to Fulton 8 a.m. Susie, Mable, Myrtle and the baby came at 10 a.m. and started for home at 3:15 .m. they brought a loaf of bread and 2 lemon pies. I gave her some seed and let her take Cassy's beads for the baby. I found one ducks egg.

Sunday April 23, 1916

Misty all day. Sidney, Memphis and Cassy went to church today. Sidney went eve. he said he had a good audience if it did rain. Mora and Maud has sour throat and cold in head. We all have cold except Sidney.

Saturday April 22, 1916

Rained hard a.m. and a little p.m. Sidney came on the 4 o'clock train rode up to corner with E.B. Potter and Floyd McSymond. he had a box full of groceries he bought in Fulton. Left his scroll with Dolly.

Friday April 21, 1916

Cool, cloudy most of day, very high wind tonight. Mora and Maud went to Little France early a.m., got 1/2 # flour and .10c cookies. Got Russel's wagon. Mora went to school at 11 a.m., rode with Arthur Getman in auto. Maud was all in so stayed home. Memphis and Cassy went in morning. Mrs. Emily House called this eve. to see Sidney about digging a ditch for her.

Thursday April 20, 1916

Rainy a.m., fair p.m. Children went to school. Rec'd a letter from Sidney, enclosed .50c coin. Mr. Wilson came but he did not have any flour. Russel girls came for an hour this eve. Mr. Russel came for them. Mora took a little hulled corn to Bell, eve. I let the ducks out and they went off in the swail a.m.

Wednesday April 19, 1916

Beautiful day. Froze quite hard last night, ice and ground was froze hard. Sidney started for Fulton at 7 a.m. with 2 scrolls. The children went to school. I went out to the trap Sidney set for a woodchuck, and the drake heard me and followed the children and myself back home. I hulled a lot of corn and it is just fine too.

Tuesday April 18, 1916

Snow and rain all a.m. Children went to school. Sidney went in the swail and got the ducks but could not get the drake. I went with him tonight but could not call him off. Sidney called on Mr. Smith, came around by E.B. Potters, got 1/2 bu. corn on the cob, had a mess of cowslips for dinner.

Monday April 17, 1916

Rainy a.m. Sidney went away, but came back it rained so hard. Went as far as Geo. Clark's old place. The 4 girls went to school. Russel girls stopped this morning. Bell came spent p.m. with us.