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Friday, November 18, 2011

"Guess Who's Coming to Dinner"

A Day in the Life: November 18th

(Aged 14)
Wea.                                           WED. NOV. 18, 1896               Ther.

Rode my wheel to school.  Pa went to a sale at Caitlin’s.  He bought 2 cows.

(Aged 16)
Wea.                                             FRI. NOV. 18, 1898               Ther.

Drove to school.  Played football.  Luella rode up with me.

(Aged 17)
Wea.                                             SAT. NOV. 18, 1899               Ther.

Left Dayton on the 10 o’clock A.M. for Jamestown where we stayed until 6 P.M. when we left for Millers arriving there about 8 o’clock.  We stayed all night and took breakfast + dinner with the Telegraph Operator for which we played him some on the graphone.  Saw quite a number of people in town I knew including May Rowley of Matthew’s Run, PA.
Unknown Telegraph Operator--looks like he'd be fun to dine with, no?

(Aged 18)
Wea.                                              SUN. NOV. 18, 1900                 Ther.

Stayed at home in A.M.  In P.M. went to S.S.  In eve went up and saw Alice.  Came home at 12.  X

(Aged 19)
Wea.                                              MON. NOV. 18, 1901                Ther.

Will took Ma + Ruth home.  I stayed with Alice.  Pearle came down.  In eve went down to Kineston’sto get a calf of Frankie.  He wasn’t there but I got the calf.  Lucy Thayer came over.

(Aged 20)
Wea.                                               TUE.  NOV. 18, 1902             Ther.

Done chores and split wood.  David Carlson came in eve will begin word tomorrow at $10 per month till March 1st.

(Aged 21)
Wea.                                              WED.  NOV. 18, 1903                  Ther.

Clint brought down a load of wood.  Alice feels pretty well.


Editor's Note:  Not much doing today.


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