1 June 1900 • Friday
S. L. City This being Brigham Young’s 99th birth day aniversary I went to the services at tabernacle though I was late and in after noon went to Salt air & attended the Services there. I walked up the Side Walk with Prest. Lorenzo Snow. Asked if a picture of Dr Willard Richards could have place in the temple. His reply was yes certainly. Staid at Sarahs at Night. Had a good visit with Mother & Seney & Saw Sister Nerva a few moments.
2 June 1900 • Saturday
S L City I came home on morning train & Morgan’s hack did some writing, Went down to my west farm to See the grain & found it suffering from drouth.
Geo. had commenced to Cut the Lucern on Friday June 1, 1900. [p. 10]
3 June 1900 • Sunday
Home I took my team and buggy and Prest H. S. Gowans accompanied me to E.T. where we attended School & meeting and at each spoke to the people present & bore testimony. Between School & Meeting went over to Bp Moss’ & administered Patriarchal blessing to his Grand Son Wm F. Moss. Copied same & left copy with him. Attended Conjoint Mutual meeting in Tooele in the evening. Geo. read the Inteligencer which he had edited & Nerva delivered a lecture on Authority.
4 June 1900 • Monday
Home The boys & I worked in the hay all day.
5 June 1900 • Tuesday
Continued hay making
6 June 1900 • Wednesday
Continued hay making & irrigated lot. finished the cutting & making of lucern hay & brought home two loads in evening.
7 June 1900 • Thursday
Hauled four loads hay
8 June 1900 • Friday
Home I took family up to Angel’s grove in Middle Canyon it being the Sunday School outing. I also took Sister Marks, her Mother & Brother & Florence Fraser up by Special trip. Had an enjoyable time
91 June 1900 • Saturday
Home Weather threatening & some rain but we hauled the 4
ore loads of hay just the same.
10 June 1900 • Sunday
Home Weather cool last night pleasant today.
One of our calves died last night. I took team & carriage & went to Batesville Prest. & Bet[sy] Gowans & Mrs James Dunn accompanied me. We attended school & I talked We all went to Bp. Orme’s to dinner by request. Prest. Anderson also was at meeting. I occupied 40 min with freedom. [p. 11]
11 June 1900 • Monday
Cool at night. Warm days.
Home I started George to mowing my wheat on west farm for hay. The other boys & I finished the lucern hauling of which in all we had 15 loads.
12 June 1900 • Tuesday
Home I hauled two loads of wheat hay from west farm.
13 June 1900 • Wednesday
Rained in afternoon a few minutes
Home I hauled a load of wheat hay from west field & had two horses shoed (Sailer & Pete) Went to mill &c. Irrigated lot & furrowed out potatoes.
14 June 1900 • Thursday
Home I hauled two four horse loads of wheat hay in basket rack from west field. Legrand & Joel assisted me & George continued the cutting. In the evening I wrote to My Mother & to Dr. H. J. Richards
15 June 1900 • Friday
Home Continued haying.
16 June 1900 • Saturday
" "2 Took a load Of wheat hay to Prest Gowans on tithing acct.
17 June 1900 • Sunday
Home I attended School, meeting & Circle Spoke about 30 min. in meeting Called to see Sister Sarah Adams who is sick, Alice accompanied me Bro. Marks & wife & mother-in-Law called on us in the evening. I accompanied Bp Atkin, by request, to see the Relief hall in view to decide how it shall be repaired whether by plastering or weather board.
18 June 1900 • Monday
Home Hauled hay turned in on tithing 3500 lbs.
19 June 1900 • Tuesday
Continued haying wheat hay.
20 June 1900 • Wednesday
I used irrigation water from 3 AM. & helped unload hay two loads in forenoon [p. 12] In afternoon not feeling well I let the boys go after hay & I fixed up the mower &c. Went to bed nearly sick.
21 June 1900 • Thursday
Weather very hot 85° in house
Home I not feeling well remained in doors, wrote to Mother, to Bro. Fred & to Bro C. C. The the three boys went after hay with two wagons. tire run off one wagon & broke wheel. &c.
22 June 1900 • Friday
I hauled two loads hay in forenoon with Joel & Legrand’s help. In afternoon Geo McLaws helped me & we hauled two more loads. wheat hay from west field.
23 June 1900 • Saturday
Hauled four loads hay & finished cutting and raking wheat with boys help & Geo McLaws. Paid Jno England $34.00 in hay on account.
24 June 1900 • Sunday
Attended school here in Tooele & meeting at Lakeview & spoke 43 min at latter place. Had good freedom. Prest G. followed me.
25 June 1900 • Monday
Hauled four loads of hay from west field which finished the Wheat hay hauling. In the evening I attended a meeting of the Settlement Canyon water owners at which the board of Trustees were authorized to expend not to exceed $300. what means is necessary to secure our rights in Settlement Canyon.
26 June 1900 • Tuesday
Put header boxes on wagons & brought header & boxes from field & worked on same repairing.
27 June 1900 • Wednesday
Took the irrigating water at 3 A.M. Attended to the irrigating & repaired header.
28 June 1900 • Thursday
Weather extremely warm.
Home I finished repairs on header & commenced heading wheat at my west field. Folks well. [p. 13]
29 June 1900 • Friday
Home Continued heading my grain
30 June 1900 • Saturday
Weather cooler. Continued heading all day. Uncle Henry Robinson & wife and 3 of their children came by team