Cold last night and a rough stormy day. Mora and Maud went to school but Maud came home at 10 o'clock with a bad sore throat and cold in her head. I mailed a letter to Adelle and rec'd one from Sidney p.m. Vernice Courbat is quite ill with cold.
Fair a.m. a little snow p.m. and eve growing some colder toward night. Mora and Maud went to school. Mora went to Gehr's after coming home from school and Maud went to Smith and Boots. Mailed a letter to Mina. Rec'd one from Sidney with .50c inside. Also a letter for him from I.C. Green.
A nice clear mild day. Children at school, went home with Avis tonight a little while. Avis let Maud have her fourth reader for .36c. I sent a letter to Aunt Adeline Raymond this morning. Rec'd a card from Mina and three letters for Sidney p.m.
Snowed and rained in the night and some snow today, much milder than yesterday. Pierce's sold 40 numbers at their last night dance. Mora and Maud went to the mill for feed and three times to the store. Mora got a ride home with a basket full of groceries with Will Strickland. We had popcorn balls which were very good indeed.
Lillian is two years old, Murl Piquet is seven. Mora and Maud took examinations, came home to dinner. Rec'd a letter from Sidney, included .35c, mailed at Mexico. A very nice snowfall, large flakes, just like the first of April. Real pleasant. P. Maruney called to see Sidney p.m. Mina married.
Weather remains about the same, rained all last night, but did not rain any today. A very little round snow fell. Mora and Maud came home to dinner. Sent a pint of higdon to Mrs. Boots and Mrs. Smith. Sidney went up to see Floyd White p.m. Mallorys are sawing in the mill. Ice breaking up in the pond. Crows are quite numerous for the past 3 weeks. Auction at Robinsons.
Rainy. Sidney did not go away on account of the weather, he went and got 1 bu. potatoes off Wm. Strickland. He rec'd a letter from Mr. Higley. Mora and Maud went to school. Their little speckled hen came in and lay'd in a basket.
Reuben Porter came down and paid for the pickles .25c. Mora and Maud came home to dinner. Mrs. Porter and two children called this evening to get a mustard pickle recipe. Sidney came home tonight about 6, he stayed last night at Mrs. Little's, he said she has failed terribly.
A lovely sunny day, thawed quite a little. Mora and Maud came home to dinner. Tonight Mrs. Dainis gave them a very big turnip and sent the rose balm back as Pat did not want it, thought it was too greasy for his complexion. Mora and Maud went to Strickland's and got 1/2 bu. potatoes after school, I sent Mrs. Boots and Smith a can of pumpkin. I rec'd a letter form Dolly, she has a baby boy 12 weeks old.
A beautiful day, froze up enough so the snow is not slushy. Mora and Maud came home to dinner and Sidney went toward Palermo, left home at 11 a.m. went to store before going away, gave .30c for 10 lb. meal. I finished washing made a dress for Mora and one nearly made for Cassie, and various odd jobs. Tired and awfully lonesome tonight.
Commenced to snow before daylight, snowed hard a.m turning to rain p.m. Sidney went to Weatherup's 8 a.m. worked till noon and came home awfully wet. Mitchel worked with him. Mrs. Dainis called p.m. let her have the old curiosity shop for Arthur to read, also a jar of rose balm for deafness. I gave her some snakehead for her sleeplessness. Mora and Maud at school as usual.
Nice day, not cold. I rec'd a birthday card from Adell. Sidney mailed his report, also 100 names to Rural New York. Will Smith and family sent the evening with us. I made Maud a blue wool dress trimmed with red braid. Sidney got a cord of wood off Claud Dick for .75c delivered.
Very mild a.m. rainy p.m. snow is going with a rush today. Sidney helped Pat this a.m. finished up. Mora and Maud went to school. Maud went to store, got a loaf of bread for Mrs. Dainis and she gave her a pkg. of gum. I sent some herbs for Lydia's baby. Sidney went to mill but it was closed. I rec'd a birthday card from Aunt A. R. Raymond. I made Mora's new dress and baked bread. Sidney rec'd a letter from the company.
Clear, pleasant, thawed some on the south side of the house. Sidney cut wood at P. Maruney's. Mora and Maud went to school. Rev. Mitchel came eve. staid until 10 p.m. We had a very good visit with him, he is an interesting talker alright.
Bright sunny day, cold last night but got considerable warmer before morning. Sidney, Mora and Maud went to S.S and preaching, only a very few present. Mrs. Boots and Mrs. Smith came and spent the evening. Clarence Porter came to get some pickles.
A beautiful day. Sidney finished sawing his poles and it is splendid wood. We had roast duck, it was rolling fat. Mora has gone to stay with Mrs. Boots. Mora and Mrs. Smith came down to have Sidney go up and show them the scroll, he went and said the children cried constantly.