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Wednesday, January 17, 1923

Wednesday, January 17, 1923

A clear cold day. Jim and Ben finished burning their plant bed and sowed it. They got seed from Mr. Edmonds. Edmonds? folks are sick with the flue. Nellie washed some today. I got dinner. I cooked a chicken and baked some bread for to send to Mr. Owen's people. Their little boy died today. Mrs Owen has pneumonia. I do hope that she may get well. Ben has gone to Owens tonight. Mrs Carr churned for me a gain today. Mabel & Edna has gone with Mrs. Carr upstairs. Edna has come back. Today has been the coldest day of the winter.

Last edit over 3 years ago by Sara Brumfield
Thursday, January 18, 1923

Thursday, January 18, 1923

A colde windy day. Ben loaded his tobacco on the waggon this morning and started for Gretna this evening. Intends to stay at Marvin's tonight. I hope it will not rain while he is gone. Nellie ironed some this morning. I got dinner and churned. Mr. McEray ?? come here this morning. Mrs Carr did not come down stairs until twelve o'clock. She had a head ache. The children went to school. I am so near asleep that I can't write.

Last edit over 3 years ago by Sara Brumfield
Friday, January 19, 1923

Friday, January 19, 1923

A good day. Jim and John Ward burned a plant bed. Ben come from Gretna. He solde his last tobacco today. he is very well pleased with the price. He staid at Marvin Smiths last night. Kate and Irvin come a little while this evening. Nellie sewed on Evylin's aprons this evening. Edna brought water tonight. Mrs Carr got a good mess of salit today. We certainly did enjoy it. I baked sweet potatoes for the children to eat when they come home from school. Ben brought some apples from Gretna.

Last edit over 3 years ago by Sara Brumfield
Saturday, January 20, 1923

Saturday, January 20, 1923

A rainy evening. Ben and Jim finished their plant bed today at twelve o'clock. There is sickness at most every home around here at this time. Nellie and I got dinner. Nellie washed dishes. Henry went to Renan for soda for the plant beds. Nellie made Evyline an apron to day. Lelia Ward brought the clothes home this evening. I went to sleep and marked my book. Letia Ward brought the clothes home this evening.

Last edit about 7 years ago by mkstewart
Sunday, January 21, 1923

Sunday, January 21, 1923

A bad day, cloudy and windy. We all staid at home until dinner. Jim and Ben went to Mr. Edmons to see the boys that is sick. They found Mrs. Edmons sick. I am very sorry for them. Effie & Hellen and Doris and Gladis Brumfield come down here this evening. They did not stay long. They carried some butter for me to Altivista. Nellie and I got dinner. Nellie washed dishes. Mrs. Carr did not come down until dinner. Henry went to Lees a while this evening. He got home at supper time.

Last edit almost 9 years ago by Nathani
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