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Thursday, April 14, 2011

Love Triumphant

A Day in the Life: April 14th


(Aged 14)
Wea. Hot                                     TUE. APRIL 14, 1896               Ther.  75

Went to school.  In the evening Edwin Harrington + Andrew Warn were here to have some papers made out.


(Aged 16)
Wea.   Cloudy                              THU. APRIL 14, 1898               Ther.

Went to school rode down with Earle Cowan.  Rode home with Earle Churchill.  There is to be a free concert up the Hollow tonight and I went.


(Aged 17)
Wea.                                             FRI. APRIL 14, 1899                Ther.

Drove to school.  Mrs. Mason went home.  Played football trained a little.



(Aged 18)
Wea.                                              SAT. APRIL 14, 1900                 Ther.

Stayed in the house in the A.M.  In P.M. boiled sap.  Ray Lawson was down again.  Glen and Frank Eccles was down.


(Aged 19)
Wea.                                              SUN. APRIL 14, 1901                Ther.

NO ENTRY AGAIN UNTIL MAY 22nd


(Aged 20)
Wea.                                               MON.  APRIL 14, 1902             Ther.

Gail drew 4 loads of manure.  I went to factory + took my cow hide to the burg.  Got $4.40 for it.  Paid Clyde Putnam + D. Springer.  Sold a cow to J. Lawson $25.


(Aged 21)
Wea.                                              TUE.  APRIL 14, 1903                  Ther.

NO ENTRY MADE AGAIN UNTIL MAY 1st




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Editor's Note:  I'm certain that Andrew Warn had no idea the 14-year-old Allen he saw at the Cass farm that evening in 1896 would be his son-in-law in 4 years.  In fact, according to Mabel, Andrew was unsure of Allen's ability to provide for his sweet Alice because of his shortened leg.  He tried to separate them for a time to no avail.  Here is what she wrote about it:

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