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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

"Summertime and the Living is Easy?"

A Day in the Life: August 23rd


(Aged 14)
Wea.                                           SUN. AUG. 23, 1896               Ther. 

Stayed at home all day.


(Aged 16)
Wea.                                            TUE. AUG. 23, 1898               Ther.

Went to factory.  Pa + Ma went to Jamestown about 4.30 P.M.  Aunt Maryann, Cora, Mable +Walton came along going home from town.  The stopped but didn’t stay long as Effie was sick.    Have got a boil on my thum it aches a little.


(Aged 17)
Wea.                                             WED. AUG. 23, 1899               Ther.

Canvassed all day.  Sold none.


(Aged 18)
Wea.                                              THU. AUG. 23, 1900                 Ther.

Went to factory.  finished off picture.  Pa + Ma went to town.  Helped Ed Harrington milk at night.



(Aged 19)
Wea.                                              FRI. AUG. 23, 1901                Ther.

Worked on dredge 8 hours.  In P.M. monkeyed around.


(Aged 20)
Wea.                                               SAT.  AUG. 23, 1902             Ther.

Drew 2 loads of hay from pa’s.  Bought a trotter of pa named Billy.  It is the Dodge horse.  Paid $100.



(Aged 21)
Wea.                                              SUN.  AUG. 23, 1903                  Ther.

NO ENTRY AGAIN UNTIL OCTOBER 10th.


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Editor's Note:  On this muggy, late August day I thought I would share a gorgeous photo De Warn (Frank Warn's grandson) sent me of the Ivory Baptist Church in winter.   It is as the building is today without the snow, of course.  But I wouldn't mind a lovely walk in that snow right about now.

Photo courtesy of De Warn.


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