Plowed & did some scraping to fill in earth. Got very wet perspiring & chilled coming home, bathed changed clothes & retired taking 8 gr. quinine. [p. 199]
I voted & plowed all day.
Worked at field
do do.2 Committee meeting in evening
Went to Grantsville to Stake Priesthood meeting Prayed & spoke on tithing. Bought cow of Bro. Anderson for $25.00 Attended Committee meeting on hall business in the evening. Completed arrangements for Dramatic Co’s effects to go to Corporation. All well. During the week I administered to Edy Lee Sick of Typhoid & to Lucena cold & fever. She is now well.
Weather Stormy & cold.
Tooele I attended School, two meetings & circle. Blessed our baby Alverda & Estella’s baby Lucy at meeting. & assisted in blessing others.
home I plowed all day.
In the evening I attended a meeting of the Ecclesiastical Board on business pertaining to the Hall & after meeting accompanied Prest Gowans up to Lees by request & administered to Eddy Lee sick with Typhoid. [p. 200]
Home I plowed Lucern ground.
In the evening I with J M Dunn administered to Eddy Lee.
Weather clowdy & warm
Home I finished plowing a narrow land & harrowed balance of forenoon & drilled wheat in afternoon. In evening I cut George’s hair & Salted down a pig in barrel. Did Some writing &c.
Home I plowed all day at field. In the evening I attended a meeting of the Ward Ecclesiastical Board & Hall committee.
Weather warm, rained some at night.
Home I plowed lucern ground all day with four horses & sulkey plow. In the evening I read the papers.
Weather warm, windy at night
Tooele I plowed all day. Read Juvenile & did some writing in the evening & bathed.
<This day was awarded the contract of transcribing Record for $99.00>3
Weather changing quite cold & clowdy.
Home I Shaved, attended School & offered the benediction. Attended Meeting & Spoke upon donations to assist the Sunday schools buy organ & other fixtures for New school house. Presided at Circle. Attended evening meeting Jos. C Orme [p. 201] lectured upon General Salvation. I offered the closing prayr. Pronounced blessings upon Effie Dunn & Emily Lindberg & recorded the blessings. Assisted the children with their lessons.
Cold night, ground frozen
Home I plowed lucern ground in fore noon and in after noon harrowed what I had plowed and drilled some also did some leveling, worked late. In the evening I wrote letters to Mother, Fred & Nerva.
Home Cold in morning, warm in afternoon froze the ground at night.
I plowed in forenoon and in the afternoon I harrowed and drilled. Abram & Polly called on us in the evening. I read the papers &c.
Tooele I plowed all day lucern ground Abram F. Doremus called to see me at field. I brought large Madam mare over at night & left at Abram’s with a view to trading her & her colt to Abram. Did some writing in the evening and retired earley.
Weather warm and pleasant
Home. I plowed all day at field. [p. 202] George came over on his horse after School & harrowed a few rounds & I rode his horse home. Called at Abram’s ranch & got my Madam Mare and colt. In the evening I read the Improv[e]ment Era. Life insurance agent called on me in the evening.
Weather pleasant. Windy at Night.
Home I plowed lucern ground finishing at 1 P.M. George came over horse back & he harrowed & I by request came over & attended Relief society meeting where Prest. Gowans dedicated the Relief Society Hall. I spoke briefly & offered the closing prayr. Met a committee on Social Hall at said Hall after Relief meeting. Helped with the chores Studied & read papers in the evening. All well.
<Alice & I went over to McBride’s in evening I got $100.00 of Mc. advanced on wheat which I expect to sell to him when price suits.>4
Home Weather windy & clowdy. Threatening storm.
I drilled wheat in forenoon and until about 2 P.M. when I finished the drilling of lucern ground making 85 A. now seeded. Took drill and plow down to Sheds. George put the other plow on while I drilled making sulky into a gang. I took the folks for a ride up to Cemetery and over to field. In the evening I did some writing, shaved, bathed &c.
<mailed ck. to Utah Imp Co. & to Utah Lum. Co. Made ck. to Bro. C. L. Anderson.>5 [p. 203]
Was this day awarded the contract of transcribing the Camp Floyd record of 700 pages for the Sum of $99.00.
Home Weather Stormy looking. Stormed some at nigh[t].
I went to St. John where I met Prest’s Gowans & Anderson. Put up at Sister Burridges and attended School and meeting & spoke at both. Arrived home at 7 P.M.
Weather very clowdy.
Home In morning I did some work about the place, went to mill & to Blacksmith shop made ready and after dinner went to field with four horses and commenced plowing stubble land with gang plow South of Sheds.
Home Weather windy. Snowed at night. I plowed all day on Seventies farm Donation In the evening I read letters, juvenile & papers. Folks usually well.
Weather Stormy Snowed.
Home I worked at Court House in afternoon and evening transcribing Camp Floyd Mining Dist. Record B. Made a commencement on this work this afternoon. Did some preparation [p. 204] work in forenoon.
Tooele Weather not very cold until night when it was cold.
I worked on record in forenoon My Son George assisting me and in afternoon My wife & I took Dinner with Bro. and Sister Marks. I Sat at the head and offered the prayr of thanksgiving. In the evening Alice & I tended Estillas baby & read from Vol. 1 Shakespear’s works Two Gentlemen. Bought George a new suit to-day.
Home Weather wintery & seasonable with the ground covered with snow.
I gave blessing to Geo Lyman Stookey in the morning. worked on record transcription at Court House until 2 P.M. Took dinner & hitched my team on my carriage & took Prest. Gowans Bp. Atkin and Geo Craner with me to Batesville where we met the men folk of the branch and councilled with them until 7 P.M. adjusting their differences and naming a Supt. of Sunday School in the Person of Jos. Rowberry who seemed to be the choice of [p. 205] the people.
Home I wrote all day in record transcribing
Home I took my team and buggy & Prest. Gowans with me and went to Clover to School & meeting. The Stake Supt. of S. Schools was there & spoke at both. I got to speak about 10 min at close of meeting. Called in & took lunch at Sister Burridge’s on the way home.
Wrote all day at Court house transcribing record and also in evening.
Worked all day transcribing record and attended theatre Lindsey troop Don Caezar.