Wea. WED. MAY 27, 1896 Ther.
Went to school.
Wea. FRI. MAY 27, 1898 Ther
Went to the factory + washed the carriage in A.M. In P.M. went fishing caught a sucker. In eve Leon, Gordon Bert + I went to the burg.
Wea. SAT. MAY 27, 1899 Ther.
Pa went over to Henry Harrington’s raising. Ma, Rollie + I went up to Unkle Gib’s. In eve Leon came over and Pa + Ma went up to Wheeler’s + Sheldon’s.
Wea. SUN. MAY 27, 1900 Ther.
Stayed at home all day. In eve took Alice out for a drive.
|Of course, it would be "while the horses ceased to trot" in the case of Alice and Allen.|
Wea. MON. MAY 27, 1901 Ther.
Rained all day. Killed my pig.
Wea. cold+rainy TUE. MAY 27, 1902 Ther.
Drew 2 load of manure this is the last for this spring. I got a calf of Mell Bragg for .50 cents. Alice went over to pa’s. Pa bought Dodge’s trotter for $50.
Wea. WED. MAY 27, 1903 Ther.
NO ENTRY MADE
Editor's Note: I am fairly confident that Henry Harrington was Joel's younger brother. It seems Allen has thrown church on Sundays over for drives with Alice. :-)
"Killed my pig." Tra la la. I notice the use of the possessive is different than the usual the or a. It is his pig now--he's married and running his own farm.