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Monday, July 25, 2011

Swim At Your Own Risk

A Day in the Life: July 25th


(Aged 14)
Wea.                                             SAT. JULY 25, 1896               Ther.

Worked all day.  Ma went down to see Aunt Em.  Mowed in A.M.  Raked it in P.M.  Pitched on two loads of hay in P.M.  Devillo  + I drew down a load of wood to Mrs. Mason in evening.


(Aged 16)
Wea.                                             MON. JULY 25, 1898               Ther.

Went to factory.  Worked 3/4 day then it rained.  Ruel Gould was drowned at the Whitman Bridge he was swimming alone.


(Aged 17)
Wea.                                             TUE. JULY 25, 1899               Ther.

Worked all day would have nearly finished if it hadn’t rained about 6 o’clock P.M. will finish the next good hay day that comes.  Ma raked some today. 



(Aged 18)
Wea.                                              WED. JULY 25, 1900                 Ther.

It rained and in P.M. went to Celoron with Alice.  Dunn went up with me.  Got home at 3 A.M.


(Aged 19)
Wea.                                              THU. JULY 25, 1901                Ther.

Went to the burg + got Rollie’s wheel paid up all I owe there.  Got in one load of hay.


(Aged 20)
Wea.                                               FRI.  JULY 25, 1902             Ther.

Went over to Pat Laughland’s.  Put part of the roof on the kitchen.


(Aged 21)
Wea.                                              SAT.  JULY 25, 1903                  Ther.

NO ENTRY MADE AGAIN UNTIL OCTOBER 10th.



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Editor's Note:  Charles Ruel Gould was 14 soon to be 15 years old when he died. 





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