Quite cold last night but beautifully bright today. Maud, Memphis and Cassie went to the picnic all had a good time. The teacher gave Mora, Memphis and Cassie a book each and Maud a box of small envelopes and paper. Sidney reached home about 10 p.m came all the way from C. Greens, had two suits of underwear given him.
Very cold night, hard frost, ice nearly 1/4 in. in the boiler back of the house. Maud and Memphis took exam again today. Mr. Willson came, I got a pkg. of banner oats, let him have 9 eggs still 20c per doz. I have felt bad and baby worrisome on account of it.
Very nice day. Sidney went down and saw Floyd Fisher about some land to plant. After he went away about 9 a.m. toward Hastings. I put the little speckled hen setting on duck eggs. The children took some squash seed to Fisher's when they went to school. I sent Bell Allen some squash and cucumber seed and she gave them a little pail of sweet milk.
I sent a card to Mina. Showery, an electric storm at 6 p.m., struck Frank Cronan's house, setting fire in two places. Maud and Memphis went to school. Cassie helped me, dropped 2 rows sweet corn. Sidney worked for F. House a.m. and Ross Bisbo p.m., eve. He and Mora went to Little France and got a lot of groceries. Mrs. Beasonson gave her 3 sticks of candy and Charlie gave her cookies. Took 1 doz. eggs 20c.
Frost last night. Quite warm today, cold eve. Sidney planted corn a.m. for Fisher's. Martin came in and both went together to plant p.m. Sidney planted for Ross Bisbo. Chester Bumpus came p.m. Mr. and Mrs. House and Curtis came eve.
Nice balmy day. Maud and Cassie went to school. Memphis carried their dinner down as far as Sypher's at noon. Mr. Willson came, we got 2# corn, 2 thread, a sack salt and a can of milk. Let him have 2 1/2 doz. eggs. Harry House dragged our garden. Mora made a flower bed in front of house. I am awfully weak and faint at times but try to keep going. Gave the Elder cucumber, pumpkin and summer squash seed and House's delicious seed.
Lovely day. Maud and Cassie went to school. I washed and fainted clear away before I could get the clothes out. Mora threw water on me and rubbed me with camphor. After I felt better and finished my washing. Mora helped and I took a lot of care of baby. Memphis is getting better but Lillian has kept me awake 2 nights, am about used up. A. Russel gave us a big wood chuck, he dressed it, our ducks came up tonight alone.
Frost last night, sunshine's but a cold wind blowing today. Sidney started at 12:30. Maud and Cassie went to school. Memphis is much better. I rec'd a letter from Mina. Alf. and Mannie came and spent the evening. Sidney got 1/4 bu. buckwheat off Frank Cronan this morning. Mora got cowslips. Mrs. Fisher gave her sauerkraut.
Cold wind, commenced to rain at 11 a.m. rained nearly all the rest of the day. Maud and Memphis went to school a.m. they did not have their arbor day exercises on account of the rain. Mr. House came and got a bag of plaster, he left in house for Frank Cronon. A rag peddler came a.m. A. Russel came this p.m. wanted Sidney to go fishing with him. Pearl Russel came and borrowed some salt for her mother.
Cold wind. Sidney at home all day. Maud and Memphis went to school. Mr. Willson of Hastings came. We go 10# of lovely corn meal the best I ever saw, also 2 cans red cross milk, 2 bars Lenox soap. He paid 20c doz. for egg's. 3 doz eggs at 20c per doz. I washed again today.
Fair. Sidney helped Martin Fisher fix fence. Maud and Memphis went to school. Mrs. Sypher gave Maud 5 pair drawers she had bought in Oswego. 3 pair for Mora, 1 pr for Maud and 1 pr. for Cassie. Sidney carried a bag of potatoes from Ross Bisbo's. Maud got 1/2 bu. at F. House's. I did a large washing. Mora cleaned.
Cold day. Maud and Memphis went to school. A baby boy came to Elmer Whorl and wife. Janie Johnson brought a pail sauerkraut this morning sent by old Mrs. Johnson. Sidney went up to North Constantia and back by way of Gayville.
Very cold. Sidney and Maud went to church. Elder Bowman preached. Memphis and Cassie picked about 1 qt. wintergreen berries. Mora got a mess of cowslips. Mrs. Fisher sent a pail of sauerkraut, gave children a few apples. Susie, Marguerette and Marian came p.m.
Very hot all day. Sidney went away early over through Parish Center. Mora and Maud and Memphis all went to school, came home to dinner. Mora did not go back as both baby and I were very sick. Mrs. Weaver came a.m. brought some wintergreen and little peppermint.