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Friday, October 7, 2011

Thrashing it Out

A Day in the Life: October 7th

(Aged 14)
Wea.                                           WED. OCT. 7, 1896               Ther.

Rode my wheel to school.

(Aged 16)
Wea.                                             FRI. OCT. 7, 1898               Ther.

Rode my wheel to school.  In eve took Edith Hill to the birthday party on Leon Page.  We had a nice time.  There were about 25 or 30 present.  I got home at 3.40 o’clock A.M.

(Aged 17)
Wea.                                             SAT. OCT. 7, 1899               Ther.

Worked all day drawing grapes to the depot.

(Aged 18)
Wea.                                              SUN. OCT. 7, 1900                 Ther.

Stayed at home and studied all day.  Wrote a letter to Alice.  Quit chewing tobacco.  Am going to smoke two or three cigars a day is what I intend. 

(Aged 19)
Wea.                                              MON. OCT. 7, 1901                Ther.

Thrashed over to pa’s.  And started to thrash here about 3 o’clock.  Was very tired. 

(Aged 20)
Wea.                                               TUE.  OCT. 7, 1902             Ther.

Went up to John Smedley’s in the A.M.  Rained nearly all P.M.

(Aged 21)
Wea.                                              WED.  OCT. 7, 1903                  Ther.



Editor's Note:   Everybody was permitted to stay out all night at parties it seems.  Allen's commute wasn't but 20 minutes walking (if that) from the Page farm so the party was a long one.


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