Got Plow attachment repaired at shop also got gang Land side plates repaired and Wagon, fixed. I plowed on bench with gangs & Geo plowed at west field with Oliver & attachment. Put in my bid on lumber &c for Tooele Creamary for $670.00 Administered to J. P. S. Skelton.
Rained part of the day & most of Fri. Night
Home I went on bench to plow but the weather was so stormy I did not get much done. George did some plowing in the lot. I set out some tomatoe plants in the evening Bathed at night & played with the children. [p. 314]
Tooele Heavy rain last night and during the day. The street is made a river of water. I attended a meeting of the share holders of the Tooele Creamery Co. at 10 A.M. Attended Stake Priesthood meeting at 11 A.M. visited J. P. Skelton who is sick with Typhoid fever also S. W. Lee’s baby who has long been sick. Copied blessings & sent to Sisters Mary Ann Hunter & <Louisa> Hale of Grantsville. The boys went hunting towards evening.
Tooele I attended School, called on J. P. Skelton & with Prest. Gowans administered to him. Attended Fast meeting and confirmed Margaret McLaws a church member. Wm Vowles funeral service at 3:30 P.M. at Meeting house, I occupied 35 min & Prest Gowans about 25 min. by request. Mailed blessings to Jos. Yates for his wife & Mother-in-law Sister Maxwell.
Home I Got gang plow from bench & took it to west field & plowed. Wm Robinson Came from Farmington on wheel.
Weather pleasant, nats thick at field.
Home Plowed all day at west field with gang.
Plowed at West field in forenoon, moved up on to [p. 315] bench & tried to plow in afternoon but the ground was too wet. Brought gang home and took Alice & the little girls for a ride up to Cemetery & over to field. Rec’d half Doz plow lays from Town. Wm Robinson went home today.
Home I cleared corn ground of Sages & harrowed same with boys help. Geo continued the plowing
Continued work of yesterday, Weather warm.
Continued same work until noon, then I quit came home & went to Lake View where I attended ceremonies of laying corner stone to their new meeting house. I made a short talk and then the honor of laying the corner stone was accorded to me. I placed in a cavity of the rock made for the purpose a qt. glass jar filled with newspapers, a history of the Lake View Ward organization & officers &c This was cemented in & at 4 P.M. I laid the corner stone on Northwest front corner.
Took Alice & children for a ride.
Home I staid home with Mama in the forenoon while the children went to School. Attended meeting & Circle & Spoke in former. Administered a Patriarchal Blessing to Ada Dunn [p. 316]
Home I plowed all day at west field.
Plowed at west field breaking
" " " " ".2 Folks well.
" " " " " " 3 Signed temple recommend for Josephine Droubay.
Sunday school excursion up canyon. I hitched up bay mare, took grain to mill went over to Caldwells’ & to see farm. Children had two teams up canyon. I took Alice Lucena & Mamie up Canyon towards evening, called at Peter Gillespies.
Joel & I with two plows plowed on west field. Geo & Leg. got out mower & rake & prepared to commence haying.
I attended School & meeting & after latter blessed Sidney Vowle’s baby Cecil Vienna. Spent a few hours at home reading &c.
Tooele Commenced cutting hay. Joel plowed on bench
Continued cutting hay & plowing.
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" " " "5 Fin cutting 38 acr[e]s
Plowed on bench with 4 horses & broke plow beam.
Made ready for hay hauling, hauled small load. <Heavy wind.> [p. 317]
Home I spent the forenoon at home. Geo. & Nerva went to Grantsville to Young Folks Conference. Prest. Gowans took my team. Our little girls & Joel & Legrand went to school. In afternoon Attended Meeting and circle Offered closing prayr in meeting. Read back numbers of Juvenile.
In the evening I attended meeting where Elders Leroy Snow & Bro Hull spoke I talked a short time until they came
Tooele Commenced hauling hay. Hauled four loads & unloaded & then took Alice & little girls down to west farm Geo. Went along with gun & got a rabbit.
Home We continued hay hauling. Joel plowed on bench.
Continued haying & plowing with the boy’s help.
Finished hauling hay, put wires over Stack, took down ropes & put away with Slings & pulleys, went up canyon with M. B. Nelson & P Clegg as a committee on water matters.
Hauled 200 bu. of Wht. to mill for McBride. Repaired gates & fences at field & turned [amends?] in lucern field. [p. 318]