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Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Corn Stalker

A Day in the Life: October 26th


(Aged 21)
Wea.                                          MON. OCT. 26, 1896               Ther. 

Went to school.  Pa + Ma went to town to get me a new sprocket.  I have to husk him 10 bu of corn for going and pay for the sprocket too.


(Aged 16)
Wea.                                            WED. OCT. 26, 1898               Ther.

Rode down to school with Mearle Cowan + back with Ada Page.


(Aged 17)
Wea.                                             THU. OCT. 26, 1899               Ther.

Worked all day teaming.  In eve went to bed.


(Aged 18)
Wea.                                             FRI. OCT. 26, 1900                 Ther.

Drew cornstalks all day.  Mrs. Mason went home.


(Aged 19)
Wea.                                              SAT. OCT. 26, 1901                Ther.

Took the hog up to Vanderwak’s got $23.  In P.M. took the cow to the burg got $8.  In eve settled up with Chas. Woodworth.  $13.


(Aged 20)
Wea.                                               SUN.  OCT. 26, 1902                Ther.

Stayed at home all day.  I watched cows in A.M. In P.M. Ma + Rollie stopped.


(Aged 21)
Wea.                                              MON.  OCT. 26, 1903                  Ther.

NO ENTRY MADE


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Editor's Note:  I appreciate that Frank makes Allen work as payment for the favor of getting his bike part.  Not a bad lesson. 

What do you think is the necessity of "watching cows"?


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