1 August 1898 • Monday
Finished Cutting for J W Tate & commenced cutting S Johnsons grain. Four horse runnaway on header wagon no one hurt box & wagon broken.
2 August 1898 • Tuesday
Cut grain for Johnson Bros.
3 August 1898 • Wednesday
fin at Johnsons Took dinner at home & Commenced cutting Spring grain of ours in afternoon.
4 August 1898 • Thursday
Continued cutting grain.
51 August 1898 • Friday
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6 August 1898 • Saturday3
finished cutting our grain & took off header boxes.
7 August 1898 • Sunday
Attended School & meeting & spoke at latter by request of Bro Lyman. <Blessed N. Johnsons baby girl twice>
8 August 1898 • Monday
Administered Patriarchal blessing to Wm Dykes. Put boxes on wagons Repaired brakes &c.
9 August 1898 • Tuesday
Prepaired for threshers & put up header for the Season. Threshed 130 bu. & had threshers for supper.
10 August 1898 • Wednesday
11 August 1898 • Thursday
12 August 1898 • Friday
Finished threshing about 12:30 had 2050 <bu wheat> [p. 252] In the afternoon took wheat to mill & cleaned up threshing floor.
13 August 1898 • Saturday
Attended to business down town & wrote letters in fornoon and in afternoon attended Young Peoples Conference. In the evening I attended Lawn party sociable on Meeting house Lawn. Gave blessings to J Radcliff & daughter & 2 Durfee girls
14 August 1898 • Sunday
I attended School & meetings H. J. Grant present Gave blessings to Lizzy &
Sophia Charlotte Pearson of Vernon.
15 August 1898 • Monday
Put up curtains to wagon shed cleaned up in granary &c & in afternoon took all the family up the Canyon. Broke carriage spring returning.
16 August 1898 • Tuesday
Hoed weeds out of corn at field
17 August 1898 • Wednesday
18 August 1898 • Thursday
Hoed weeds in forenoon & in afternoon Commenced hauling corn. Hauled two loads in wagon box
19 August 1898 • Friday
Irrigated the garden & hauled two loads corn One with wagon box & one with hay rack Took box off & put rack on wagon.
20 August 1898 • Saturday
We all went to Lake Tooele Co. Ex. I went in to S.L.C. & attended to some business Got home from Lake about 12 o’clock.
21 August 1898 • Sunday
Attended School & meeting here at Tooele & at 7:30 P.M. held meeting [p. 253] in the schoolhouse of Stockton The first of a series of monthly meetings which we hope to hold at Stockton the people & trustees having given us the use of the house.
Prest. Gowans & I went over & took singers & had a good meeting
22 August 1898 • Monday
23 August 1898 • Tuesday
24 August 1898 • Wednesday
" "7 Irrigation Bd. meeting in the eve.
25 August 1898 • Thursday
26 August 1898 • Friday
Irrigated garden & hoed in garden all day.
27 August 1898 • Saturday
Attended Stake S.S. Conference at Tooele. With others went up in canyon & saw Mr Hill’s works digging for water. Took my wife & little girl for a ride in evening. Wrot[e] Mother long letter
28 August 1898 • Sunday
Attended Stake S. S. Con. meetings. Teachers & Sup. meeting Funeral of Sister Hynes & Lecture of John Mills on Book of Mormon in evening. Prayed at one of the Con feetings [meetings] Dedicated Sister Hayne’s grave. Bros Jas Rowberry & Dykes from Batesville took dinner with us.
29 August 1898 • Monday
Continued corn hauling. Rained some in evening. Recd $50.80 int from Boweln
30 August 1898 • Tuesday
Continued corn hauling. Rained again.
31 August 1898 • Wednesday
<Sent 50.80 to mother.>
Started George to plowing with hand plow 3 horses I made divers repairs. In the evening [p. 254] Hyrum and Estella came from Mercur. Stayed with us over night.
<We cleaned off cemetery lots towards evening.>9