S.L. City Came home on train. George met me at train with team & carriage. In afternoon we hauled lumber a car having come out this AM.
Alice & I attended theatre in evening. Green Bushes. Home Troup.
Put up attachments delivered one to J. T. Gollaher. Put one on exebition on Sidewalk in front of Co-op Store. Delivered load of lumber to Mill Co. &c. Worked on books at night.
Snowed all day.
I put attachments together, delivered an attachment to Edmund Leaves. Made a trip to Ry. Station for lath, Shingles &c and made two trips to Mill with lumber & Shingles.
Snowed about 6 inches last night & this A.M. I got my gray team shoed & with three teams went to Station & got remainder of lumber & lath. Delivered to Wm Cassity 5
M lath & to Geo. Davis 1000 lath.
I went to Salt Lake City on 8:10 train to attend Conference. Attended two meetings, Attended to some business with Utah Foundry & M. Co. Went to Farmington & Staid all night.
Mother Alice Ann & My daughter Nerva were there.
I went to Salt Lake & attended forenoon, afternoon & Evening (Priesthood) Meetings. Met My son George at Station in Morning & he [p. 63] accompanied me to all the meetings & at night we went down to Willard’s where we slept.
At Willard’s, Sugar House.
Attended the conference meetings and in evening Geo. went home on Special & I went up to Farmington & staid at Nervas.
At Farmington. Went to S.L.C. Attended Special Priesthood Meeting at 10 A.M. Attended to Some business. Mother being sick at Nerva’s I by request administered to her.
In City at Sarah’s administered to Sister Alice Ann. Administered Patriarchal Blessing to My Nephew Roscoe Grover. Staid all night at Stephen’s in Sugar House.
Came home by train. Reported Conference news to Prest. H. S. Gowans. Telephoned Dr Stephen about cattle. Visited Edwin Broad who is sickly. Was appointed by the Bishop & so informed by Prest. Gowans to Select help & get up a Ward sociable or some entertainment for Bro. Lyman before going on his Mission to Europe. I invited C. R. McBride & Jos. Orme to assist me in arranging for such occasion & in selecting committees. Wrote letters, wrote up Journal &c.
I was busy writing in forenoon and in afternoon put attachments to-gether In the evening I attended committee meeting of Myself C R McBride & Jos. C. Orme. to arrange for a farewell party for Bro Lyman.
I Took attachment & hand gang down to McBride’s <farm> where I fixed up a gang & tried it. It worked as good as I could expect a gang to work. In evening I attended a meeting of Ward Board by reques[t] During day time I took my team & with me Bro C R McBride & Jos C Orme went to See Committees on farewell party Pro[p. 64]gramme’s, Had add of same put in Transcript. Wrote Bro Lyman a letter informing him of our action. Assisted in Blessing Tillie Henwood’s baby.
Met Nerva at train with team Talked with sundry persons about attachments. Went over to E Seavers Lake View & down to McBrides farm. Put up attachment & #40 plow & sold same to McB. after trying same.
Went to Grantsville with attachments. Tried same before several parties. Sold attachment, #40 ocplow & two extra lays to Gustave Anderson. 32.00.
Attended School & meeting. Met with Relief society & attended to matters pertaining to Bro. Lymans farewell party. A stake affair. Assisted Bp. Atkins & Jos. C. Orme in administering to Sister Droubay
<Administered to Mabel S Lee a Patriarchal Blessing.>1
I attended to business pertaining to Farewell party for Bro. Lyman. Went down to McBride’s farm & put up attachment & plow Got some repairs done at shop. Put up plow & attachment for Charles Walters.
Went over to Chas. Walters & tried Attachment & brought same home. Read Papers, got Carriage Spring repaired, wrote letters &c.
By Special train went to Salt Lake & return. Attended Prest. Geo. Q. Cannons funeral Service. Attended to Some business, Saw Mother at Sarahs. George took me to station & met me at night.
Devoted most all day to committee work on Farewell Social.
Worked all day on committee Work
Windy. Attended Conference meetings an[d] Farewell Social for Bro Lyman, who leaves here
20th 22nd for SLC & 24th leaves S.L. City for Europe to preside over that mission. I was master of Ceremonies & all was under my direction. A good time was had and it was a pronounced Success. Bro McBride & I admini[p. 65]stered to Sister Garners baby. Bro & Sister A J. Stookey & Israel & Archie Bennion staid all night with us.
Attended School & Conference meeting Had 2 hrs. talk with Jas. Tanner of Clover After Meetings I walked up to the Cemetery with Alice & little girls. Retired early. Set Jane Bowen apart as 1st Counseler to Sister Atkin in Relief society.
I finished the business of Committee on Farewell Social. Got 3 shoes on horses re-set. Took Bro. & Sister Lyman & their daughters Mary & Lois to Station. Bro & Sister Lyman on their way to Europe. Called by west farm.
Took Alice Estella & the Small children over to east farm & up on bench land. Went up on Cemetery & cleaned off lot.
I went to Lake View and put attachment on trial at Bro. Leaver’s and with #4 chill gave satisfaction and sold attachment & #40 lay & Plow to E. Leaver.
Went to Grantsville & got 2 Attachments & Carpets. Took dinner with Gustave Anderson & he rode with me to Station & I went on to Lake View & from there home.
I made trial tests of Attachment at F. Barber’s, David Adamson’s & on P. Cleggs bench farm. Gave good Satisfaction.
Used attachment on Orme’s farm & Bonelli’s farm. Gave good satisfaction.
Was appointed with C R McBride & A J McCuistion by Bp. Atkin a committee to solicit stock subscriptions for the purpose of building a suitable Theatre & Dancing Hall.
I showed up attachment on McLaws’ Atkins & Tates farms & plowed part of the day on my west farm. George Commenced plowing with four horses. In the [p. 66] evening I read letters from Fred & Nerva, read the news &c.
Wind and Clowds.
Home I took my team & Prest. Gowans with me, we went to Batesville and attended school and meeting. Took dinner with Bp. C. A. Orme I spoke in school & in meeting occupied 35 min. Bro. Jos Larson & Jas Rowberry were sustained to be ordained High Priests. Prest Gowans ordained the former & I the Latter.
I went out with team, attachment & plow & plowed on following farms; Leavers, J. A. Bevans, Murrays, Walter Adamsons. Got home late. Took dinner with James Murray. Received word of the death of Alice Smith daughter of Sister Sarah. Died at 10:30 this day.
I arranged with Dr Phipps to solemnize the marriage of himself & Clara Gundry. Went up on bench farm with team wire &c and put up good 3 wire fence on South & west sides of farm.