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July 1898


1 July 1898 • Friday

The boys & I by extra effort hauled six large loads of hay from my farm 2½ miles distant & unloaded five of them.

2 July 1898 • Saturday

Took team & carriage & with me Bros. Geo. Craner, M. B. Nelson & B. L. Bowen to Grantsville where we attended Priesthood meeting & High Council meeting. I spoke in Priesthood meeting & presented the matter of opening a mission at Stockton which was indorsed by the meeting. Estella and Hyrum came from Mercur in the evening.

3 July 1898 • Sunday

Tooele Weather warm.

I attended School and meeting and Circle & evening meeting Alice & all the Children Accompanied me to School. At meeting I assisted in blessing F. D. Hormans babe & confirming three members Met some of the brethren at Bro. Lymans by his request & discussed the matter of water hunting in Middle Canyon. Hyrum & Estella were with us & took dinner here.

4 July 1898 • Monday

All usually well. All attended [p. 247] the A.M. Services. Had Ice Cream dinner. Alice took little girls to children’s dance in Afternoon after which we all took a ride Went over to the farm & up to the Cemetery. Hyrum, Estella, & Hyrum’s Mother & Sister Lottie ate Ice Cream with us in evening.

5 July 1898 • Tuesday

Boys finished the hay hauling.

I not well.

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6 July 1898 • Wednesday

I met train with my team & carriage & brought up John Tates mourners. & in the evening afternoon attended funeral services & Spoke.

7 July 1898 • Thursday

Fixed up stack to a fire. wired it &c. took off racks & put on 2 header boxes

8 July 1898 • Friday

Repaired & painted header boxes

9 July 1898 • Saturday

Repaired canvass Drapers & ground knives

Put up header &c.

10 July 1898 • Sunday

Attended school & meetings here in Tooele

11 July 1898 • Monday

Repaired header &c. bought cultivator

12 July 1898 • Tuesday

$9.00 Went with J. W. Tate & C R McBride to see if grain was ready to cut. Some of McBrides was ready but he preferred to have it stand.

13 July 1898 • Wednesday

I finished putting header in trim & went down to the Mill to see A Bell, Arranged <over 2 pages>2 [p. 248] With G A Remington to plow corn & bought horse of him for $25.00 in wheat @ 70¢3

Cost of New House

Paid U. L. Co. materials original bill

550

" " " " "4 Extra bills

"5 for 385 bu lime S.L.C. @ 18¢

37.90

69.30

" Grantsville Co-op. rough lum.

" for 18000 press brick on cars S.L.C.

170.65

129

" freight on 18000 brick

71

" Jas. Wood for brick at Erda

60

" Everett of Grantsville 5000 adobies

25

" John Martin 4300 brick

17.20

" Shertliff &c. Stone

68.20

" for hardware original bill

74

" " "6 extras

25

" "7 Plumbing (original bill)

111

" " "8 extras

5

" "9 tin original bill

" " "10 extras

45

6

" "11 Plans & fit.

24.70

"12 for Cement & plaster

9.60

" "13 Paints

77

" "14 Deck cresting

16

1591.55

1543

3134.5515

"16 plumbing & tinning

80

" plastering

80

" tending plasterer

40

" painting

80

" Lionberg mason work

187.75

" Palmer

50

517.7517 [p. 249]

Continued

Paid Wm Elkington mason

517.7518

13.75

" 19 Jos. Tate Labor

64.25

" Geo. Gee tending mason

100.50

" Alex Gillispie labor

12.75

" J. O. Dunn "20

6

" Wm Elkington Rimington "21

9

A "22 A J McDonnell labor.

13.50

" Wm Isgren hauling

10

" Boarding McDonnell

4.50

" Thos Horman labor

112.50

" Boarding Horman

" Boarding Lionberg

15

35

" "23 Palmer

12.50

"24 Shaffer to July 1st about25

45026

"27 M. Barrus "28

4029

"30 Board for Barrus

1831

" " "32 Shaffer 9 mo33

10834

1543.00

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14 July 1898 • Thursday

Commenced headered [heading?] our grain

15 July 1898 • Friday

Continued heading. Alice & Estella returned from City & Farmington.

16 July 1898 • Saturday

Continued grain Cutting.

17 July 1898 • Sunday

Attended meetings at Tooele

18 July 1898 • Monday

Continued cutting wheat on bench.

19 July 1898 • Tuesday

" "35 grain & finished cutting my fall grain.

20 July 1898 • Wednesday

Moved over to J W Tates farm & commenced heading.

21 July 1898 • Thursday

Continued cutting for J. W. T.

22 July 1898 • Friday

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23 July 1898 • Saturday

Fin cutting J W Tates fall grain 90 A. brought machinery home.

24 July 1898 • Sunday

Attended Stake Con at Grantsville and Spoke.

25 July 1898 • Monday

Commenced cutting grain for McBride Cut all day. Big Celebration in Tooele.

26 July 1898 • Tuesday

Continued cutting for McBride.

27 July 1898 • Wednesday

Accepted Invitation of Church Authorities & Went to Salt Air on Excursion McBride & Wife & My wife & I baby & sarah Went by team to S.L.C. & returned at 3 A.M. at night. George did some cutting.

28 July 1898 • Thursday

Continued Cutting for McBride. [p. 251]

29 July 1898 • Friday

Fin. McBrides grain 90 A. and moved over to Tates farm & cut for him in Afternoon

30 July 1898 • Saturday

Continued cutting for J. W. T.

31 July 1898 • Sunday

Attended School & meetings Tooele