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Thursday, April 28, 2011

Animal Husbandry

A Day in the Life: April 28th



(Aged 14)
Wea. Rainy, warm                     TUE. APRIL 28, 1896               Ther.  67

 Went to school


(Aged 16)
Wea. Sunny                                 THU. APRIL 28, 1898               Ther.

Rode my wheel to school.  Pa put five of the cows on this place over on the other so I have to ride my wheel over there + back night + mornings to milk.

Valley Gate Diana--bred by Rollin Cass--not the namesake of my sister.



(Aged 17)
Wea.                                             FRI. APRIL 28, 1899               Ther.

Went to school with John played football.  In eve went down to the burg + sent the doctor Blanchard up for Rollie as he is sick.  I stayed down + went to the concert in the school hall cost me 10 cents.  Got home at 11.


(Aged 18)
Wea.                                              SAT. APRIL 28, 1900                 Ther.

Painted on the house till noon then went to town and got some more dry plates, paper and ink for camera.



(Aged 19)
Wea.                                               SUN. APRIL 28, 1901                Ther.

NO ENTRY AGAIN UNTIL MAY 22nd


(Aged 20)
Wea.                                               MON.  APRIL 28, 1902             Ther.

Worked on road (?).  I drilled in 1 1/2 acres of oats.  Lawrence dragged part of the day.


(Aged 21)
Wea.                                              TUE.  APRIL 28, 1903                  Ther.

NO ENTRY MADE AGAIN UNTIL MAY 1st




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Editor's Note:  Rollie took farming fairly seriously.  He went to Cornell College of Agriculture where presumably learned animal husbandry.  More to come on that...

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