Cleaned out ditch along the head of apple orchard, used the City Water and wrote to Fred. Received letters from Fred, Steve, & Slater of S.L.C. of C.C.P.A. and cards from Mother and Nerva. Wrote A. F. D.
Sharpened hoe & pruning shears and hoed and pruned poplars & cuttings. Talked with Prest Gowans on the principle of tithing.
Raked up around stacks, hoed and raked up [p. 223] among the grape vines &c.
Weeded among grape vines and hauled weeds up to the yards and fed them to cattle. Commenced baling hay. Mrs Vance and Marier Walten call on us in the after-noon.
Baled hay and attended to the irrigating. Repaired corrall fence and hoed young poplars.
Remained at home all day irrigating & writing letters. Wrote to Mother, Fred, Myron, A. F. Doremus and Chicago Co-operative Purchasing Association.
Baled hay, attended to the watering all day and used the City Water from 4.30 A.M. to 6.30. Sold apples to Wheelock.
Recd Posted five letters
Baled hay & watered. Received several letters.
Baled hay, attended to the irrigating and sold J. B. Gordon a load of hay. In the afternoon, hired a carriage and went to Garfield & met Annie Steed & Sadie Robinson and their children. [p. 224]
Tooele Baled hay and used the water all day.
Trimmed willow cuttings, went to see Chas. Pocock & Thos. Horman. Raked up barn yard ground hay knife &c.
Baled hay & picked apples.
Attended Sunday School & two meetings
Stormy. Raked up barn & stack yards; wrote letters, took Annie Robinson Steed to the station Bought & killed mutton.
Stormy, wrote letters, repaired fence Took dinner at J. A. Vance’s Alice being there to a quilting. Sent $11.05 to Chicago for Mdse.
Did the every day work of the place and plowed in the east field Eugenes Wife & children still with us-
Plowed in east field and attended to the regular work of the place, received notice from President Gowans that I am to go to Grantsville to preach next Sunday the 20th as a Home Missionary in company with Philip DeLaMar
Plowed in east field all day. [p. 225]
Tooele City Plowed in east field, received letters from A. F. D., Mother & Seney, Took the Kelsey water at 7.15 P.M.
Attended Sunday School and lectured on the contents of the first four of the Sunday school leaflets viz. “The birth of our savior.” “Jesus as a Boy” “The Testamony of John the Paptist [Baptist].” & “The Baptism of Jesus.” Went with Philip De La Mar Sen to Grantsville as Home missionaries and preached and listened to a sermon on the Resurection by Apostle John W. Taylor.
Used the water and plowed in east field. Wrote to A. F. D. and Cooley of Grantsville. Also a card to Fred in answer to one of this date from him. Stormy day. Wrote to Chicago, two cards to Ogden, a letter to Fred & one to Horace Stayner.
Plowed in east field and used the water.
Stormy. Plowed in east field and attended to the watering. Arranged with B. E. Bowen to make bridges in east street. [p. 226]
Tooele City Plowed in east field & irrigated, bought of Jno England a pair of boots for $5.50 warranted to last one year. Attended Teachers meeting, & by request took the minutes.
Attended to the irrigating and plowed in east field. Picked apples for Wheelock.
Plowed in east field, repaired gates on south side of east field. Attended theatre in the evening (Green Bushes).
Stake Conference. Attended both meetings by request offered the opening prayr in the morning. Addressed the Conference for one half hour On the monday fornoon 28th Attended both meetings this day. Rained most of the day Sunday and snowed Monday fornoon & again at night. froze ice on standing water.
Weather cold with snow on the ground. Went to Stockton and Terminus, got legal advise from Alex Herron & Hugh S. Gowans Wrote letters &c. [p. 227]
Tooele Plowed in east field all day a part of the time in a snow storm. Read a sermon delivered by Geo. Q. Cannon at Genl. conference and worked on Oct. report in the evening.
Snow on the ground & wind blowing; dug potatoes, made out monthly report and mailed to A. F. D. Letters from Nerva, Mother & Seney telling of Willard smiths sickness. Letters from Consolidated Implement Co. & Co-operative wagon & machine Co.