Attended the irrigating, attended Bro. Jno Alina Vance’s school entertainment, Made head gates &c. Made monthly Report & sent to Doremus [p. 188]
Tooele Received letter from Doremus, wrote to Doremus, Frank brought Gray mare & horse, had horse castrated, Made new well bucket, attended the irrigating &c.
Took animals to Basin pasture, watered animals there, attended to the irrigating, wrote Doremus &c.
Attended the irrigating, went to Grantsville to Stake Priesthood meeting, by request spoke there.
Attended Sunday School and meeting, and visited at Frank Walters.
Repaired wellbucket & fruit ladder, worked on water troughs & stack yard fence.
Snowed nearly all day, corked up water troughs and put in escape pipe. Went and got Mathias Nelson of the water Board to come and see if troughs were acceptable
Completed the fence enclosing alley leading to water troughs. Had the two Horman boys at work on Basin [p. 189] pasture fence. Geo. Horman working for a cow.
Tooele City Completed water troughs, had two Horman boys hauling gravel all day.
Tore down fencing south of city ditch and put up new fence on North side taking in small trough. Took down fence on east side of stack yard and put up new fence. Hauled Adalius into cellar in front of the house. Read the news in the evening
Repaired Stack yard fence, cleaned up poles & posts &c. Wrote A F D;
Attended Sunday School and meeting, read from contributor.
Had the two Horman boys at work on Basin fence. I repaired chairs, went and saw Water master about working water tax, Sent letters to Doremus Mother, Nerva and Chicago Purchasing association with bill of goods amounting to $32.00.
Irrigated, waited on two parties with cows did some blacksmithing &c. Went to Basin pasture. [p. 190]
Tooele City A rainy day, Irrigated, went with R. Worberton & M. Nelson as a committee to examine Parker’s water sluice in mouth of Middle canyon.
Bought the Biography of Parley P. Pratt for $4.50. Made door for work shop, made fastenings and hung door, put fastenings on inside of window to stable. Attended the irrigating &c.
Attended the irrigating, had Pocock do some mowing in apricot orchard, made fastening to barn door post. Had clark of Grantsville here to see Vick and Mr. Castino to see bull with a view of purchasing the same. Read from P. P. Pratts autobiography several chapters and from Pearl of Great price the Book of Abraham. Wrote Mother and Nerva
Went to Basin and watered horses, took J. A. Vance along. Did the irrigating, attended meeting of a committee to arrange for a days recreation for the children in the evening. Saw Bishop and paid two months tithing. Raked up lucern and hauled in for feed &c. Paid Barrington $10.00 on purchase of his place for
400 500.00 [p. 191]
Tooele Attended Sunday school and went to Grantsville with Jno. Delemar as Home-Missionaries. Had J. A. Vance & family to see us
Wrote A. F. Doremus, went and Saw Mrs Phister about putting up fence, examined lucern crop with an eye to cutting, did some hoing in the garden and read from P. P. Pratt history.
Hoed in garden &c.
Hoed in garden and cultivated among vines &c.
Went to Basin and worked on fence and watered animals and brought up Lucy.
Mulched poplars, cut lucern and repaired wheelbarrow,
Worked at Basin on fence, brought up the large gray mare, hauled in some lucern for feed. Attended a committee meeting in the evening to arrange for a day of recreation.
Attended Sunday School and [p. 192] meeting, by request offered the opening prayr in meeting. Nerva & family came in the evening.
Tooele Commenced cutting our 1st cutting of lucern, Jno. Henwood running the machine, Had P. Nelson making watering places for trees on east ditches, I went to the Basin & watered animals, and caught and worked the Black mare home with gray. Got Barrington and wife to sign deed after which I paid them the $500.00 for same.
Used the water in Barrington ditch from 4.30 A.M. until 10.30 A.M. same day, attended to the management of the haying and used the Kelsey water from 1.15 P.M.
Irrigated garden, grape vines & poplars, had the horses brought up from the Basin pasture.
Decoration day Excursion and picnic up the cañon, ball playing and racing at the Square and fire works and dance at the hall at night.
Attended the irrigating and did some [p. 193] raking in east field, had mower at work and one team hauling hay. Elder Vance & wife called in in the evening.