Wea. Clear FRI. MARCH 27, 1896 Ther. 30
Went to school. Found 2 cents.
Wea. Rainy SUN. MARCH 27, 1898 Ther.
Bert stayed with me last night. This morning we went to the factory. In P.M. Ma, Rollie + I went up to the Hollow to S.S. In the eve went down to the burg to church.
Wea. MON. MARCH 27, 1899 Ther.
Went to school. Broke a buggy wheel and have got to get it fixed myself as I am to work + earn my own money + bear my own expenses. Wrote a letter to Verna White.
Wea. TUE. MARCH 27, 1900 Ther.
Rode to school with Gorden. In eve went up to Ivory and got the mail, sent a letter to Frank Warn asking him down Friday eve.
Wea. WED. MARCH 27, 1901 Ther.
NO ENTRY AGAIN UNTIL MAY 22nd
Wea. THU. MARCH 27, 1902 Ther.
Went to factory Gail followed. Got a dividend of $11.44
Wea. FRI. MARCH 27, 1903 Ther.
NO ENTRY MADE AGAIN UNTIL MAY 1st
Editor's Note: Interesting that at age 17 Allen was to be fiscally responsible for himself. One wonders if that conversation with his father took place before or after the buggy wheel broke. I also wonder how much is paternal hyperbole.