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GEORGE FRANKLIN "FRANK" HOWARD
1877–1908
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Saturday, January 1st

15 below z - I was down to the crick after mail

Sunday, January 2nd

22 B - I was up to Mr Carrs a while & then to W Reyners & home Jim Lee was here to dinner

Monday, January 3rd

23 B I was down to the crick in fore noon then choped wood in after noon a while

Tuesday, January 4th

I was to work on Will Mc sleds

Wednesday, January 5th

Down to the mill in the morning & home - Robt Snyder & wife was here I went to Ozark with him - fixed Peter Smiths sled

Thursday, January 6th

I was fileing my saws in fore noon in after noon I begun a spring seat for Pete Smith

Friday, January 7th

I made a spring seat & helped Jim Lee to load some straw - very blustering to night

Saturday, January 8th

Snowing yet this morning I was after the mail & home

Sunday, January 9th

Pleasant - I was over to Reyners in the morning & home to dinner I drawed 2 loads of wood after noon with Reyners team

Monday, January 10th

32 Below z - I was to the circk in fore noon then home & cut wood

Tuesday, January 11th

At home all day - Jo & Vick & Rilla & Lizzie was here very warm to day

Wednesday, January 12th

Thawed some I fixed B Leonards sled to day then Mr Takes brought one to be fixed

Thursday, January 13th

I fixed Takes sled in fore noon he came after it in afternoon

Friday, January 14th

Pleasant - I was chopping poles in the morning then went to the crick stayed untill after dinner came back chopped a while then came home - it snowed a little most all day

Saturday, January 15th

I was down to the crick then home brought the Beareau home then Lonie & me took a sack of walnuts down to the crick then I got some lumber to make Viola a cradle & made it

Sunday, January 16th

Pleasant - I got Jim Lees team & got 2 loads of wood then went to the crick & rode down hill then came home - Jim Lee brought me up 8 bu of Oats

Monday, January 17th

7 B - I was down to the crick in the after noon very windy & cold

Tuesday, January 18th

24 Below I was down to the crick most all day very cold

Wednesday, January 19th

At home in fore noon then down to the crick a while Jo & Vick started for home Bell has been to the crick a week to day

Thursday, January 20th

Very warm - Bell came home this morning - thawing to day colder in after noon I was to the crick after noon

Friday, January 21st

I was up to Tom Greens to dinner then to Robt Snyders then came home it began to rain at 3 o'clock

Saturday, January 22nd

It is raining most all day the crick is high I was after the mail

Sunday, January 23rd

At home it snowed hard most all day

Monday, January 24th

Warm I made a windlass for T Heffron & put up some girts on his cow barn

Tuesday, January 25th

I put a rave on Heffrons sled & made Ivah a kife box & went to the crick

Wednesday, January 26th

At home all day pleasant to day

Thursday, January 27th

I was down to the crick & fixed Tebos cutter shaves & home at 3 o'clock

Friday, January 28th

I was down to the crick made a bolster for M. Kelly

Saturday, January 29th

Plesasant - down to the crick after mail home at noon stayed at home

Sunday, January 30th

At home very cold & blustering

Monday, January 31st

Snowing most all day - down to the crick a while

Tuesday, February 1st

Cold - I was after the mail in fore noon & home - snowed & blowed after noon

Wednesday, February 2nd

I went to Canton with Jim Lee

Thursday, February 3rd

Cold - at home all day

Friday, February 4th

20 Below Zero - At home all day very cold but pleasant

Saturday, February 5th

After the mail in fore noon then I went to Ozark

Sunday, February 6th

I was down to Russels & got my hair cut - after noon Bell & me went to Lees

Monday, February 7th

It rained & thundered & lightened hard last night all sleet this morning - rained most all day - I was to the crick

Tuesday, February 8th

It rained all night snow most all gone - roads icy - the river is high - water up in the mill - stoped sawing - Bell was down to the crick

Wednesday, February 9th

Bell went to Lees - I went to the crick back to Lees to dinner then home - pleasant

Thursday, February 10th

At home all day - It began to rain at 3 o'clock rained untill night then it begun to snow

Friday, February 11th

It is blustering to day but the sun shines - I was down to the crick - the river is very high

Saturday, February 12th

I was after the mail the crick is high up in the mill

Sunday, February 13th

At home all day Lizzie & Lonie was here to dinner

Monday, February 14th

It is misty to day & fogy - I was down to the crick

Tuesday, February 15th

Very warm - I took the children to the crick on my hand sled they stayed all night - I came home

Wednesday, February 16th

Thawed some - I went down to the crick this morning after them & they dident come home - we was to Ivahs to dinner - I came home after noon & sawed some wood

Thursday, February 17th

At home alone all day - it rained most all day

Friday, February 18th

I was down to the crick after Bell - the crick is offell high the highest it has been came home before noon

Saturday, February 19th

After the mail stoped to Russells as I came back

Sunday, February 20th

At home - W. N. Tippett & Jim & Jane Lee was here

Monday, February 21st

I was chopping a little wood in fore noon then I took Bell & the children down to Russells - I went to the crick with Jim Lee - it snowed this after noon

Tuesday, February 22nd

I was down to the crick after mail - I took Edie on my hand sled - It snowed some last night - I begun to cut posts for W. N. Tippett

Wednesday, February 23rd

I was cutting posts in fore noon & at home in the after noon - Bell was sick - Snowed after noon

Thursday, February 24th

I was at home in the fore noon - I cut a few posts & then went to the crick

Friday, February 25th

I finished cutting W. N. Tippetts 100 posts this morning - at home the rest of the day

Saturday, February 26th

I was boarding up the in side of Henry Neelans house 3/4 day - Very blustering to day

Sunday, February 27th

At home - cold but pleasant - Oren was here a while

Monday, February 28th

I was down to the crick in fore noon & back home - Bertie is not very well - Pleasant to day

Tuesday, March 1st

I went to Onslow with Charley Hall - the snow most all gone to day - the crick is high in the mill

Wednesday, March 2nd

At the crick in the morning & back - Rilla Walters & Jenny Butler was here to dinner Ivah & Em Young came after noon - pleasant thawed a good deal to day - the crick is high up in the flues in the saw mill

Thursday, March 3rd

I begun to cut my summer wood south of J Lees field & went to the crick after a saw

Friday, March 4th

I cut wood most all day

Saturday, March 5th

I was after the mail fore noon cut wood after noon

Sunday, March 6th

At home all day - Lonie was here after noon

Monday, March 7th

I was cutting wood to day - W. N. Tippett was here to dinner

Tuesday, March 8th

Cut wood fore noon then went to the crick - water high yet

Wednesday, March 9th

At home fore noon - I was to the crick after noon - water the highest - rained last night

Thursday, March 10th

At home most all day - made Mrs Tebo a knife box

Friday, March 11th

I was down to the crick & helped Charley to kill a hog - I was shingleing after noon for Heffron

Saturday, March 12th

I finished shingleing for Heffron & went after the mail after noon

Sunday, March 13th

We was down to Lees to day

Monday, March 14th

I choped wood in fore noon then went to School Meeting

Tuesday, March 15th

I was after the mail fore noon then cut wood & went to the river - John Young mooved on his Fathers farm

Wednesday, March 16th

I was to the crick & back & choped some wood then I went to Reyners after Bell

Thursday, March 17th

I took Bell & the children to the crick we was to Tebos to dinner - I came home they stayed to Charleys all night

Friday, March 18th

I went to the crick after Bell - we was to her Fathers to dinner

Saturday, March 19th

I was down after the mail then home & cut some wood

Sunday, March 20th

I went to Church - I was to Mr Greens to dinner home after church - it is raining a little turned to snow - Bell went with Lees folks down to Geo McCulloughs

Monday, March 21st

I white washed the kitchen - cut some wood - the ground covered with snow all went off to day very pleasant

Tuesday, March 22nd

After mail then white washed the bed room then cut some wood - I was over to Heffrons

Wednesday, March 23rd

At home in fore noon - Rock Ralston stayed untill after dinner then we took our guns & went up to the river to the mill

Thursday, March 24th

Very windy - I was down to the mill in the morning & home - Mrs Carr & Webster was here after dinner

Friday, March 25th

Bell went to the mill for hot sugar I was at home all day

Saturday, March 26th

I was down after the mail & at home the rest of the day - It began to rain at 4,30 o'clock

Sunday, March 27th

Snowed all day hard & blowed untill middle after noon it cleared off at 3 o'clock - Pleasant, lots of snow

Monday, March 28th

At home all day - I gave my dog away

Tuesday, March 29th

Sam Neelands helped me to draw out some wood & put it in the road by Jim Lees then we went to Canton

Wednesday, March 30th

I was down to the mill Bell was down to Lees - Lewis Lee was up this eve Lizzie Tippett stayed all night

Thursday, March 31st

I was up to Robt Snyders to day the snow is most all gone again

Friday, April 1st

I was choping wood in Heffrons field - Ivah & Harry was here to day

Saturday, April 2nd

After the mail in fore noon & then I cut some wood

Sunday, April 3rd

I was down to Atkinsons in the morning & was at home the rest of the day - We was over to Reyners a while in the after noon

Monday, April 4th

It is blustering hard to day

Tuesday, April 5th

I was chopping wood in fore noon & went hunting & fishing after noon - Bell went to the crick with Mary Reyner after noon

Wednesday, April 6th

At home all day sawed a little wood at home went to timber with Wm Reyner, very warm to day

Thursday, April 7th

To the crick in the morning then home again - W. N. Tippett was here to dinner

Friday, April 8th

W. N. Tippett & my self was up to Pat Agnews to see abought building his grainery - I took Bell to the crick this morning she will stay all night

Saturday, April 9th

I was down to the crick all day I was a fishing a while then we came home - Aunt Fannie is to Charleys

Sunday, April 10th

It rained to day Jim Lee was here to dinner - cleared of again this eve

Monday, April 11th

I planted onion seeds & lettuce & peas & radishes - W. Reyner drawed some wood for me after noon - Will Mc was drawing posts & filing ditches for W. N. Tippett

Tuesday, April 12th

I was harrowing oats part of the fore noon for W. Reyner - after noon I was burning the pasture

Wednesday, April 13th

I was helping W. Reyner to cultivate oats part of the fore noon I was helping W. N. Tippett to set posts around the pasture

Thursday, April 14th

We was putting on the wire to day

Friday, April 15th

I went to Onslow with R. Taylor back with Wm Reyner

Saturday, April 16th

Bell went to Canton in the fore noon W. N. T. here all day we made a dam in the hallow

Sunday, April 17th

We was over to Reyners to dinner then we all went to the river a fishing dident get eny to cold

Monday, April 18th

I was down to the crick this morning I turned the cow & calves out to the field

Tuesday, April 19th

I was after the mail & home I was helping Will Mc to fight fire

Wednesday, April 20th

At home in fore noon I was harrowing oats for Jim Lee after noon

Thursday, April 21st

I was harrowing for Jim this fore noon I plowed my garden after 4 o'clock with W Reyners team - It rained some

Friday, April 22nd

I was down to the crick after 1/2 bushel of potatoes - I harrowed my garden with Jim Lees team 1 hr - I begun to plant potatoes & it rained & hailed some

Saturday, April 23rd

Wind blew hard all night the ground froze some this monring - Bell went after mail we planted potatoes after noon - I was sick all night

Sunday, April 24th

The ground froze - cold to day - snowed some - I was down to the crick after noon - Oren was here this eve

Monday, April 25th

I was down to the crick fore noon - I helped W. N. Tippett to plant potatoes & onion seeds - the ground froze hard this morning

Tuesday, April 26th

I was planting potatoes part of the fore noon - I took Bell & the children to the crick to help Lizzie clean house - It rained a little this eve

Wednesay, April 27th

I finished planting potatoes & went a fishing dident get eny came home & made a hog pen & planted some peas - It is raining a little this eve

Thursday, April 28th

Very mudy - I was working for Bart on the grubing

Friday, April 29th

Doing the same - Bell came home to day

Saturday, April 30th

Doing the same - 3 days this week

Sunday, May 1st

I was over to Heffrons in fore noon - Will Mc & Lonie was here to dinner - John Tebo & family was here after noon - Bell & me was down to Lees in the eve

Monday, May 2nd

Very mudy - I was grubing to day - a good rain last night

Tuesday, May 3rd

I was grubing to day

Wednesday, May 4th

Grubing & moving the gruber

Thursday, May 5th

Raining this morning it was misting all day I was on the grubing after noon - Bell went down to help Lizzie do do some papering stayed all night

Friday, May 6th

I was grubing all day

Saturday, May 7th

Grubing to day - Bell came home to day - 5 1/2 days this week

Sunday, May 8th

Bell & me took Mr Carrs horse & carriage & went up to Robt Snyders

Monday, May 9th

I was working around the mill & planting corn in fore noon & was jacking logs after noon

Tuesday, May 10th

I was jacking logs all day

Wednesday, May 11th

I was chopping to day

Thursday, May 12th

I was down to the mill & I went up in the timber to show Dick White whare the logs were we chopped I was at home the rest of the day not very well

Friday, May 13th

I was down to the mill a grubing & cleaning out the mill

Saturday, May 14th

Jacking logs it rained most all day

Sunday, May 15th

At home all day - pleasant to day Willie & Harry was here

Monday, May 16th

Bell & the children went with me to the crick I was grubing

Tuesday, May 17th

I was jacking logs

Wednesday, May 18th

We was grubing for a turnip patch

Thursday, May 19th

We was choping on the 160 - the heiffer had a calf this morning

Friday, May 20th

I went to the crick to grub - brought up a cow & calf

Saturday, May 21st

Finished grubing then cut a few logs - very warm

Sunday, May 22nd

Our cow had a calf this morning - It rained hard this morning - I was at home to day

Monday, May 23rd

I was grubing on the 160

Tuesday, May 24th

I was to Canton in fore noon was a chopping in calf pasture

Wednesday, May 25th

At work in the mill

Thursday, May 26th

At work in the mill

Friday, May 27th

At work in the mill

Saturday, May 28th

At work in the mill

Sunday, May 29th

At home all day

Monday, May 30th

Grubing all day

Tuesday, May 31st

Grubing all day

Wednesday, June 1st

Grubing all day

Thursday, June 2nd

Grubing all day

Friday, June 3rd

Finished grubing this morning - Will Ralston & me planted corn after noon

Saturday, June 4th

Will and me planted corn fore noon - Bart & Charley begun to plant with the horse planter - It begun to rain hard at 3 o'clock - Ivah and Harry was up to day

Sunday, June 5th

It rained hard this morning - I went to Pete Hertzes and got 2 pigs - Mrs Lee & Jim & Sarah Mary & Ella was here to dinner - It is showery all day

Monday, June 6th

Working the roads to day

Tuesday, June 7th

Jacking logs

Wednesday, June 8th

Makeing fence around the grubbing

Thursday, June 9th

Makeing fence untill noon - howd in the garden after noon

Friday, June 10th

Howing in the garden in the fore noon & was to the crick after noon

Saturday, June 11th

I was to Canton fore noon & putting Paris Green on my potatoes after noon

Sunday, June 12th

We was up to Frozen Hill to church to hear Mr. Leo preach

Monday, June 13th

Will Mc plowed my potatoes & I howed until noon then it rained

Tuesday, June 14th

I was working the roads for Bart untill noon - I hoed potatoes after noon

Wednesday, June 15th

Jacking Logs

Thursday, June 16th

Jacking logs

Friday, June 17th

Jacking logs

Saturday, June 18th

98 degs - Jacking logs - it rained this evening - sawing walnut this week

Sunday, June 19th

At home all day

Monday, June 20th

Jacking logs

Tuesday, June 21st

Jacking logs

Wednesday, June 22nd

Jacking logs

Thursday, June 23rd

Jacking logs

Friday, June 24th

I was to Cascade with Wm Reyner

Saturday, June 25th

Pileing walnut

Sunday, June 26th

I was to Canton with Bart his folks was here to dinner

Monday, June 27th

I was pileing walnut & haying in fore noon at home hoeing in the garden

Tuesday, June 28th

Fixing wire fence fore noon in the hay after noon

Wednesday, June 29th

Fixing fence fore noon - begun chopping off the pasture

Thursday, June 30th

I was chopping of under brush

Friday, July 1st

Cutting in the pasture

Saturday, July 2nd

Pileing lumber & splitting stove wood

Sunday, July 3rd

At home all day - W. N. Tippett was here to dinner - showery all day

Monday, July 4th

I helped W. N. Tippett to poison potato bugs in the morning then we went to the crick

Tuesday, July 5th

I was chopping in the pasture

Wednesday, July 6th

92 warm - cutting of brush in the pasture

Thursday, July 7th

Cutting logs in fore noon - cutting brush after noon

Friday, July 8th

At home & a fishing in fore noon - at home after noon

Saturday, July 9th

Cutting brush in the pasture in the fore noon - working in the hay after noon

Sunday, July 10th

At home - Tom Hamilton & family was here

Monday, July 11th

I was to Canton in the morning at home after noon

Tuesday, July 12th

100 degs - Haying to day very warm

Wednesday, July 13th

Cutting logs - very warm

Thursday, July 14th

I was binding oats fore noon - at home after noon - not very well

Friday, July 15th

At home all day

Saturday, July 16th

104 degs - to the crick after mail fore noon - took Carrs horse & buggy & went to Canton

Sunday, July 17th

At home all day

Monday, July 18th

At home all day - cool to day - showers

Tuesday, July 19th

I was up to Robt Snyders fore noon & to Tom Greens to dinner then home

Wednesday, July 20th

At home all day

Thursday, July 21st

Down to the crick & home the rest of the day

Friday, July 22nd

I was down to the crick & W.N.T. & me went a fishing got 4 bass

Saturday, July 23rd

At home fore noon - to the crick after Bell & children after noon

Sunday, July 24th

At home all day

Monday, July 25th

At home most all day - down to the crick after noon a while - Bell went to Mr. Lawless after noon

Tuesday, July 26th

I was helping Tom Heffron to stack wheet & barley to day

Wednesday, July 27th

Bell & me went to Cascade with T. Heffron

Thursday, July 28th

I was helping him to stack oats - a little shower this eve

Friday, July 29th

102 degs - I was to Canton in fore noon - at home afternoon - very warm

Saturday, July 30th

I was after the mail - I helped W. Reyner stack oats after noon

Sunday, July 31st

At home - Ilander Shirley & family was here to dinner - Chas Hall & family was here

Monday, August 1st

I was mowing brush around the fence to day - very warm

Tuesday, August 2nd

Very warm - I was mowing brush part of the fore noon & went to the crick after Bell

Wednesday, August 3rd

I was helping W. Reyner to thrash

Thursday, August 4th

I helped Reyner to thrash until 9 o'clock - at home the rest of the day

Friday, August 5th

I was to the crick in the fore noon & to Canton in after noon

Saturday, August 6th

To the crick after mail - home after noon

Sunday, August 7th

I was to I. Shirleys in the morning - at home the rest of the day

Monday, August 8th

To the crick in the morning - at home the rest of the day

Tuesday, August 9th

Very warm - I was after the mail in the morning & herding the cattle the rest of the day

Wednesday, August 10th

Around home most all day - herding cattle part of the day - Bells Mother & Father was here to day - we had a hard rain this eve & wind

Thursday, August 11th

We was makeing a little fence for more pasture & fenced the hay stack

Friday, August 12th

Around home most all day - I was over whare Bart was grubbing stumps

Saturday, August 13th

I was helping Will Mc to build an arch for boiling molasses - it was showery to day

Sunday, August 14th

Around home all day

Monday, August 15th

I was to Cascade with W. S. Reyner - Mr. Joseph Ames died this morning

Tuesday, August 16th

I rode Oren Snyders pony to the funeral - I was to Robt Snyders to dinner

Wednesday, August 17th

I was helping Bart to thrash in fore noon then I made a molasses pan for Will Mc

Thursday, August 18th

I begun to top fodder - Ivah was here

Friday, August 19th

Topping corn all day

Saturday, August 20th

Topping corn all day

Sunday, August 21st

At home all day

Monday, August 22nd

Topping corn

Tuesday, August 23rd

Finished topping corn & went to the crick

Wednesday, August 24th

Ella was married to day - Bell & me went to the crick to see Nora Mears

Thursday, August 25th

I was tareing off the plaster in the bed room in fore noon then went to Canton

Friday, August 26th

I was tareing off the plaster all day

Saturday, August 27th

I was over to Will Mc in the fore noon & up helping to mow the grave yard after noon

Sunday, August 28th

At home - The cow on a spree

Monday, August 29th

I took Wm Reyners team to Onslow - Bell & me went

Tuesday, August 30th

I painted W. Reyners sled fore noon & drawed some stove wood after noon

Wednesday, August 31st

I was over to Will Mc fore noon - I was down to the crick after noon

Thursday, September 1st

I put up a door fore noon - at home all day

Friday, September 2nd

At home makeing some knives boxes - it rained most all day

Saturday, September 3rd

It rained most all day - I was after the mail & was over to Will Mc's a while - I traded off the old mare

Sunday, September 4th

At home all day

Monday, September 5th

At home all fore noon - it rained some - over to Will Mc after noon

Tuesday, September 6th

Bell & me was down to the crick - very warm

Wednesday, September 7th

I pulled the onions & was over to see Bart take out stumps fore noon - after noon I made two door frames for I. N. French

Thursday, September 8th

I went to Onslow a foot to to go Anamosa to the Reunion - Stayed to Anamosa all night - it rained hard

Friday, September 9th

To Anamosa all day - Was in the Penitentary - I came home at night with Charles Herrington

Saturday, September 10th

Made 3 window frames for I. N. French

Sunday, September 11th

At home all day

Monday, September 12th

I made 3 window frames

Tuesday, September 13th

We was after hazelnuts a while then I was mixing morter & getting ready to plaster

Wednesday, September 14th

I was plastering most all day

Thursday, September 15th

I was plastering fore noon - dident do eny thing after noon - Lizzie stayed here last night

Friday, September 16th

Plastering to day

Saturday, September 17th

I was after mail fore noon - plastering a while after noon - Bell went to Canton

Sunday, September 18th

At home all day - W. N. Tippett was here to dinner

Monday, Septemebr 19th

I finished plastering

Tuesday, September 20th

I was after hazelnuts

Wednesday, September 21st

I was sick last night - Bell & me went to Canton - showers to day

Thursday, September 22nd

I was working the roads to day - It rained hard last night

Friday, September 23rd

I begun work on Pat Agnews grainery & wagon shed

Saturday, Septemebr 24th

Frameing to day - a heavy frost this morning

Sunday, September 25th

I was a hunting fore noon & after hickory nuts & walnuts

Monday, September 26th

It is a raining - it rained all day - I was to the mill after noon

Tuesday, September 27th

I went up to P. Agnews to work

Wednesday, September 28th

I was frameing to day

Thursday, September 29th

I was frameing to day

Friday, September 30th

I was frameing to day

Saturday, October 1st

We raised the grainery & boarded it up & came home

Sunday, October 2nd

At home all day - it rained hard to day

Monday, October 3rd

I was laying floor

Tuesday, October 4th

We raised the rafters, borded the ends & put on sheating

Wednesday, October 5th

We was shingleing

Thursday, October 6th

We was shingleing

Friday, October 7th

I was makeing the bins

Saturday, October 8th

Made doors fore noon & finished the grainery & framed sills for a chicken house - it rained

Sunday, October 9th

At home

Monday, October 10th

We was frameing the chicken house & raised it

Tuesday, October 11th

Siding & sheating

Wednesday, October 12th

We was shingleing

Thursday, October 13th

Makeing doors & windows - got through at noon - 1/2 day - 16 1/4 days $24,25

Friday, October 14th

I was digging potatoes all day

Saturday, October 15th

Bell & me was to Cascade with Mrs Carrs horse & buggy

Sunday, October 16th

I was after the mail in the morning at home the rest of the day

Monday, October 17th

It is misting this morning - Tom Heffron drawed wood for me this fore noon - I dug potatoes after noon

Tuesday, October 18th

I finished diging potatoes - had 51 bu - I filed a saw for H. Ray

Wednesday, October 19th

I was down to the crick & back - made a barn door for T. Heffron - dug potatoes for W. N. Tippett after noon

Thursday, October 20th

We finished diging W.N.T. potatoes at 10 o'clock - C. Hall came & got 21 bu. of meat - 50 cts per bu.

Friday, October 21st

We was building a chimney to day

Saturday, October 22nd

I was helping W. N. Tippett to shell corn 3/4 of a day - it snowed hard this fore noon - misty after noon

Sunday, October 23rd

It rained hard last night - at home all day

Monday, October 24th

I made Edie a bead stead fore noon - made sour kraut & pulled turnips after noon

Tuesday, October 25th

I was to Canton this morning - came back & helped W.N.T. to pick up potatoes - Will Mc drawed them home for him - I husked some corn

Wednesday, October 26th

Husked corn all day

Thursday, October 27th

Husked corn all day

Friday, October 28th

Finished husking corn at half past 9 then drawed my fodder then I fenced it & nailed up the porch

Saturday, October 29th

I was plastering hen house & to the crick fore noon - Helped Will Mc to husk corn after noon

Sunday, October 30th

We went over to Reyners - I went to the crick & back to Reyners to dinner then home

Monday, October 31st

I went to Onslow a foot came back with Hugh Corbett - very warm

Tuesday, November 1st

Very warm - I was plastering the barn & hen house & sawing wood

Wednesday, November 2nd

Very pleasant - Bell & me was down to Mr Tebos to day

Thursday, November 3rd

Pleasant - Bell & me was a fishing fore noon & after noon I was helping W. Reyner to husk corn

Friday, November 4th

Pleasant - I helped W. Reyner to husk corn half of the fore noon then made a wagon hound for James Orr - husked corn after noon

Saturday, November 5th

I helped W. S. Reyner to husk corn to day

Sunday, November 6th

I was over to Wm Reyners this morning a while

Monday, November 7th

I helped Reyner to husk one load of corn then went to Cascade after noon - Bell is to the crick

Tuesday, November 8th

I helped him to husk part of a load then went to Election - I came back alone - Bell came home

Wednesday, November 9th

It is raining this morning - at home fore noon to the crick after noon

Thursday, November 10th

I was chopping some wood

Friday, November 11th

I was down to the crick in the morning - Lizzie came home with me to help Bell wash - she is going to stay all night

Saturday, November 12th

I was after the mail & then home

Sunday, November 13th

At home all day - very warm - it is like summer

Monday, November 14th

At home all day - chopped some wood

Tuesday, November 15th

To the crick after mail fore noon - home after noon - very warm yet

Wednesday, November 16th

Pleasant - Bell & me was down to Dick Whites to day

Thursday, November 17th

I was down to the crick with Wm Reyner

Friday, November 18th

Cloudy - I was a sawing & splitting wood all day

Saturday, November 19th

I was after mail fore noon & home after noon - it snowed & blowed hard all day - cold

Sunday, November 20th

At home - pleasant & cold in the morning - warmer the rest of the day - Oren was up this after noon - he cut my hair

Monday, November 21st

Pleasant - I took 6 chickens down to W. N. Tippetts then home again

Tuesday, November 22nd

Very foggy - I went to Cascade with Will Mc, Wm Reyner went with us

Wednesday, November 23rd

I was helping Will Mc to draw straw for John Tebo

Thursday, November 24th

Thanksgiving - Wm Reyner & me was a hunting got 4 rabbits 1 squirrel - it is sleating to day & snowing some

Friday, November 25th

I was to the crick this morning - came home & got ready to butcher - I butchered 2 shoats & helped Mr Carr to kill one - Mrs. Palmer was burried to day

Saturday, November 26th

After the mail to Charleys to dinner then home

Sunday, November 27th

Very cold this morning & all day - at home

Monday, November 28th

16 below - I begun to chop some wood for Mrs Carr & broke my ax & went to the crick to get a new one back & cut wood part of the after noon

Tuesday, November 29th

Dennis Springer stayed here all night last night - I cut wood a while then went after the mail & back & cut wood part of the after noon

Wednesday, November 30th

I finished 1 tree for Mrs Carr then took Bell to the crick came back & begun a new sled tongue & roller & sand board for Geo Hanna

Thursday, December 1st

I was working at Geo Hannas sled most all day then I went to the crick - Bell is to the crick yet

Friday, December 2nd

At home all day - Geo Hanna came after his sled - it is misty to day

Saturday, December 3rd

It is raining to day - I took W. N. Tippetts cattle home to day - Harry came home with me & stayed all night

Sunday, December 4th

At home - it is blustering

Monday, December 5th

I was to Onslow with Wm Reyner - pleasant to day

Tuesday, December 6th

I was up to Tom Greens & to Robt Snyders to dinner

Wednesday, December 7th

I choped wood a while for Mrs Carr then I begun a hand sled - Lizzie Tippett came up this evening stayed all night

Thursday, December 8th

Makeing a hand sled - was over to M Lawless a while

Friday, December 9th

I was chopping wood for Mrs Carr to day

Saturday, December 10th

I cut wood a while then I went after the mail - back & cut wood again - Tom Heffron & Wm Reyner & Jack Foley was here it is a snowing to night

Sunday, December 11th

I was over to Heffrons & home again - W.N.T. was here to dinner - Roy & Willie & Harry Snyder was here a while

Monday, December 12th

I was down to the crick fore noon - home after noon & chopped down a tree in Heffrons field - it is snowing this morning - some sleighing

Tuesday, December 13th

I chopped down two trees on Heffernons field - pleasant to day - Tom & Mag was here this evening

Wednesday, December 14th

Tom Heffernon drawed wood for me 1/2 day - I choped some after noon

Thursday, December 15th

Edie & me went to the crick - I split wood 1/2 day for W. N. T. then came home - Edie stayed down

Friday, December 16th

I was down to the crick fore noon split some wood for W. N. Tippett - brought Edie home

Saturday, December 17th

I was after the mail fore noon - helped Tom Heffermon to butcher beef

Sunday, December 18th

At home all day - Willie & Harry & Charley Herrington was here

Monday, December 19th

I was cutting wood at home

Tuesday, December 20th

At home - it snowed hard all day steady

Wednesday, December 21st

Blustering & cold - I was at home all day

Thursday, December 22nd

I was to Cascade with Tom Heffron - pleasant

Friday, December 23rd

Blustering - At the crick fore noon at home the rest of the day

Saturday, December 24th

I was at the crick fore noon & after noon - good sleighing - lots of snow - waiting for Santa Claus

Sunday, December 25th

W. N. Tippett & wife was here to dinner - had a goose - Jack & Lizzie & Henry Ray was here in the evening - It snowed a little most all day

Monday, December 26th

I chopped & sawed 4 trees for Jack Orr - I begun to fix Bill Sinkeys sled

Tuesday, December 27th

I went to Onslow with Pete Hertz & back with Johnny Neelans - it snowed & blowed hard all day from the North

Wednesday, December 28th

16 below zero - clear & pleasant - I was to the crick fore noon and at home after noon - I worked a little while on Bill Sinkeys sled - cold this evening

Thursday, December 29th

22 below - I finished Bill Sinkeys sled fore noon - I was down to H. Rays after noon - pleasant to day - warmer after noon

Friday, December 30th

I was to the school house to see if H. Ray had got the lumber for a black board - it snowed & blowed hard all day from the S. E.

Saturday, December 31st

I was down to the crick fore noon & at home after noon - it snowed hard this morning then it rained some then fogy the rest of the day

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