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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

A Profitable Auction

A Day in the Life: March 15th

Allen F. Cass dressed for something other than drawing manure. I reckon that is an Odd Fellows pin on his jacket.

(Aged 14)
Wea.  Cloudy                                 SUN. MARCH 15, 1896               Ther. 28

Went up to Unkle Gib’s.


(Aged 16)
Wea.  Cloudy                                TUE. MARCH 15, 1898                Ther.

In A.M. went up to Unkle Gib’s after the cows.  In P.M. had the sale the highest cow went for $45.50.  The average $38.50.  My profit $25.  Grandma came over with Aunt May + Luella.


(Aged 17)
Wea.                                                WED. MARCH 15, 1899             Ther.

Stayed at home all day + boiled sap had an awful run all the buckets went full and we didn’t have storage enough so but what some ran away.


(Aged 18)
Wea.                                                 THU. MARCH 15, 1900             Ther.

Rode to school with Gordon.  Stayed all night with John Glaspy.


(Aged 19)
Wea.                                                  FRI. MARCH 15, 1901              Ther.

NO ENTRY AGAIN UNTIL MAY 22nd


(Aged 20)
Wea.                                               SAT.  MARCH 15, 1902                 Ther.

Went to factory.  In P.M. built a fence up to the Wheeler lot.  Got a load of saw dust.  Ma came over.


(Aged 21)
Wea.                                               SUN.  MARCH 15, 1903                Ther.

NO ENTRY MADE AGAIN UNTIL MAY 1st




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Editor's Note:  It looks like Allen made out well on the cow auction--I'm sure his pa did even better.

1 comment:

  1. I see the phrase "but what" is older than our Dad who used it regularly and with great panache.

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