1 March 1904 • Tuesday
Weather squally Snow not all gone. Attended to the regular business of the place. Issued bills to parties owing &c.
2 March 1904 • Wednesday
I have contracted a cold which is very disagreeable. Weather Stormy. I attended to my regular business and had good sales.
3 March 1904 • Thursday
Weather pleasant. My cold no better. Business good. Attended to regular work. And in the evening I visited
to Bro. Geo Craner and at his request Bro. Owen Dunn & I administered to him.
4 March 1904 • Friday
Stormy. Thunder, Lightning & Snow all at same time. Attended to business during the day at [and?] at night attended meeting of Stake Presidency at my office.
5 March 1904 • Saturday
Attended High Council and Stake Priesthood meetings and theatre at night. Scrap of paper.
6 March 1904 • Sunday
Attended School, meeting and Circle.
71 March 1904 • Monday
Weather this month so far has been windy, stormy with occasionall fine <day>
82 March 1904 • Tuesday
Good business attended to business as usual
93 March 1904 • Wednesday
A busy day in the lumber yard
104 March 1904 • Thursday
Stormy day heavy day not much business Ordered one car of pine lumber of Cascade Lumber Co. Spokan Wash. and submitted list of fir for car to 9 parties for bids. [p. 158]
11–25 March 1904
Friday Mar. 25, 1904
Since the 10th inst we have had much stormy weather, wind & snow. & but little fine weather. My teams have been plowing when the weather & conditions would permit. I have been kept busy with my business, accounts &c. On the 12th Prest Gowans & I with my team went to Grantsville where we attended a surprise party on Prest C. L. Andersons. Remained at his house over night. Came home Sunday 13th & Prest G. went by train to Vernon I attended the School & meetings here.
Sund. 20th Prest. G. & I went to ET & held ward conference. Stormy day. Monday 21st Alice & I attended a surprise at Bp. Atkins where I was the prime mover in getting it up & it was a success. Jos C Orme & P M clegg assisted me. Wed. 23d Attended a similar party in the Relief hall on Jno Bowen choir leader gotten up by choir. Folks tolerably well.
Fri. evening Stake Presidency meeting as usual. Bp. M. M Stookey staid with us two nights while he attended School meetings
27 March–10 April 1904
Sund. Apr. 10, At home. From memory I write my journal from Mar. 25, 1904 to date. I think it was Sund. Mar. 27th Prest. Gowans & I went to E.T. Ward where we attended Ward Conference meetings.
Sat. Apr 2nd I went to City to attend Conference While there I attended all the regular conference meetings and a Special Priesthood meeting Tuesday 10 A.M. the 5th. Staid each night with my son George & wife Attended to business between meetings. Ordered a car of lumber from Taylor Romney Armstrong Co. to be shipped from Salt Lake and a car from Morris, Merrill & C to be shipped direct from mills. Returned home Thur. 7th Car of lumber came out same morning
Sat. Apr. 9th I went to Grantsville where I attend[e]d [p. 159] Stake High Council & Priesthood meetings
Apr 10th This Sunday 10th I got permission to remain home on account of Mama’s feeling poorly. I took this oppertunity of writing up my diary.
At 2:42 PM There was born to us a son.