I found snow on the ground in the morning & it was snowing & continued until about 2 P.M. The boys & I kept the Peach trees from breaking down with snow by pounding the Snow off. We also picked the peaches & put in the Cellar. Got wet through & cold. Bathed & went to Stake [p. 259] Priesthood Meeting. Bp. Ahlstrom & Bro Nay took dinner with us. Matthew Speirs & I administered to Bro. McLain at his home & cut wood. Received my Subscription for Era.
Cold night last. Cool today.
I attended School, meeting, blessed Wm. Caldwells child Elmer & administered to Sarah Robinson Dunns baby. Read & wrote between meetings.
<Saturday’s Storm wet the ground thoroughly for plowing.>1
Plowed all day.
Alice & Baby & I went to Salt Lake on morning Special train. Alice’s sister Sarah accompanied us. I met Asenath at Dummy Depot & saw Mother on Street Car & rode with her to Theatre corner where she boarded car for Sugar House after a wait of 45 min. I got barbered in forenoon. Alice & Sarah attended Conference meeting I met Alice Ann & her Son Willard in the Tabernacle in Afternoon. Staid at Stephens over night.
Went to morning meeting & in afternoon assisted Alice with her trading & saw her off on 6 P.M. train for home Then went [p. 260] to Sugar house again where I staid all night visiting with Mother Alice Ann Fred, Carlie & others. Alice Ann was sick last night & all day today. When I went down in the evening she was very sick I procured some oil at Willards & anointed & prayed for her & she was healed immediately.
Attended General Priesthood meeting in the A.M. & Special Priesthood meeting in afternoon. Stayed at night at W. B. R. Willard Smith & I slept together & conversed until 1 A.M.
Attended both Conference meetings & a meeting of the Stake Presedencies in the An[n]ex to Temple at 4:30 P.M. Returned home on evening special.
Worked all day hauling wheat to mill. Sold to McBride about 300 bu. @ 50¢ & contributed $100.00 to save an Ogden Bank from assigning & save some of the brethren from Bankrupsy & disgrace. This day took 100 lbs. flour for Poor offerings. Met with Rep. Cen. Com. in evening.
Vitroled wheat & Commenced drilling Drilled 6½ A.
Dehorned Cow, vitroled 10 bu wht & drilled 9 A [p. 261]
Worked on farm cleaning weeds off corn ground. The boys plowed & leveled. Wrote Wm M. Rydalch.
Contributed $10.00 to Campaign fund 1/2 of my assessment for that purpose. Wrote Louis Strasbury as to my attitude on Sheep industry. Worked at farm clearing corn ground of weeds preparitory for planting wheat. Called at Newels in the evening where I visited a short time with Aunt Ann Whitney.
<Rained during the night.>4
Stormy day. I vitroled, with the help of my boys 45 or 50 bu of wheat ready for sowing. In the afternoon I went with B. L. Bowen down on the bottoms to look at some land. He thought favorable of entering a quarter north east of mine. Bro & Sis McBride called in the evening.
I remained home in the forenoon Studying & nursing my cold. In the afternoon I took team & Alice & two youngest children with me to Lake View where we attended meeting & I talked about 45 minutes & Prest Gowans about 30 minutes. Administered to Young David Adamson, son of Walter Adamson who has been sick a long time Prest. Gowans anointed & I was mouth in sealing the anointing.
Worked at field all day & in the evening attended farewell party at McBrid[e]s [p. 262] & in Social Hall for Willard Atkin & Lyman McBride.
Leveled ground all day. Administered a Patriarchal blessing to Willard Atkin in the morning & to Lyman McBride in the evening. Called on Bro. Gowans in the evening Wrote letters to the County Commissioners.
I harrowed weeds off farm & burned them. Read the papers in the evening.
Harrowed weeds Drilled wheat below hallow
Drilled wheat & finished below the hallow.
Attended Stake Conference at Tooele & spoke in forenoon meeting. offered closing prayr in afternoon Apostle Lyman & Bp O F Whitney
Gave blessing to Bertrum Bates
Attended Conference & gave blessing to Emma Woods in evening. J W Taylor at Conference this day. Israel & David Benyon stayed with us during conferense & until Monday A.M.
Alice & little Girls & I with my team went to Mercur. Grace Henderson accompanied us. I attended Rep. meeting in the evening the opening of the campaign on Rep. side. L L Baker Willey Brown & I were the speakers [p. 263] I occupied 30 minutes.
Came home & attended Rep. meeting in the evening & spoke about 15 min. Willy Brown occupied the time.
Dug the potatoes in the lot & put them away for winter & in the evening attended meeting at Grantsville Baker & W. Brown were the Speakers. Came home after meeting
Plowed at Bowen 40 A. & in the evening Baker & I talked Politics at Batesville.
Plowed & in the evening Baker & I talked politics at Lakeview.
Drilled wheat all day & in the evening Talked Politics at Stockton, McBride & Bolen <also.>
Accompanied Prest Gowans to Clover where we were joined by Prest Anderson from Grantsville. The people of St. John were also present. We reorganized the Bprick By releasing Bro Jordan as 1st Counseler to Bp F. D. St Jeor & making Gustave Anderson 1st & Jos. Tanner 2nd counselors & Bro Davis Ward Clerk. I set apart the Latter. & Spoke with earnestness for 15 or 20 minutes. Called in Sis. Burridges by invitation & took supper.
Mr Baker & I went to Ophir and talked politics in the evening put up at Mrs Dukes Boarding house. [p. 264]