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Sunday, November 20, 2011

Hunting and Gaming

A Day in the Life: November 20th

(Aged 14)
Wea.                                            FRI. NOV. 20, 1896               Ther. 

Rode my wheel to school.  Pa went down to the burg.

(Aged 16)
Wea.                                            SUN. NOV. 20, 1898               Ther.

Went to factory.  Stayed over to grandma’s.  In eve went down to the burg to church with Leon Page.

(Aged 17)
Wea.                                             MON. NOV. 20, 1899               Ther.

Went down to Miller’s after our truck in the A.M.  In P.M. went rabbit hunting started one but didn’t get him got one red squirrel.  In eve went over to one of the neighbor’s and run the graphone a while after which we played pedro.  Stayed all night at Fred’s grandfather’s.

Victorian card image found here.

(Aged 18)
Wea.                                              TUE. NOV. 20, 1900                 Ther.

In A.M. went hunting.  Didn’t get a thing.  Rode up to John Rhode’s passed Irma’s with pa to see some cows.

(Aged 19)
Wea.                                              WED. NOV. 20, 1901                Ther.

Went to factory.  In P.M. worked putting in stable floor.  Irma + Lydia were down.

(Aged 20)
Wea.                                               THU.  NOV. 20, 1902             Ther.

Dave finished plowing.

(Aged 21)
Wea.                                              FRI.  NOV. 20, 1903                  Ther.



Editor's Note:  Pedro was a very big game in this era.  I read somewhere that it was akin to the game pitch.


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