Wea. FRI. OCT. 9, 1896 Ther.
Rode my wheel to school.
Wea. SUN. OCT. 9, 1898 Ther.
Went to factory then stayed at home all day. Pa + Ma got home about 6 P.M.
Wea. MON. OCT. 9, 1899 Ther.
Settled up with Frank McGregor. Met Burnes at Brocton and left on the 1.18 P.M. train. Arrived at Buffalo at 3 oclock. Got a telescope and transferred my cloths from the box into it and expressed it to Jersey City. Burnes expressed his also. Stayed all night in Buffalo at the Hotel Arlington. Sold my wheel to Frank McGregor for $8. We have started for Mexico at last. Good By to old friends + home.
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Wea. TUE. OCT. 9, 1900 Ther.
Went to school with Gordon. In eve studied. Chas. Wheeler brought my new suit down.
Wea. WED. OCT. 9, 1901 Ther.
Went to town and got some barbed wire. Was sick from thrashing so the boys had to milk alone. Chas. and Will drew in corn.
Wea. THU. OCT. 9, 1902 Ther.
Ma + Alice went to a dinner at the burg. I moved Kineston’s woodmill up.
Wea. FRI. OCT. 9, 1903 Ther.
NO ENTRY AGAIN UNTIL OCTOBER 10th.
Editor's Note: OMG I did not see Mexico coming. It would seem a great deal of planning, dreaming and scheming was transpiring while the journal was left blank. I don't know Burnes but the boys are headed to Mexico. So much for the pleading letters from Aunt Mary and Luella.