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Sunday, November 6, 2011

Nobody Works for Free

A Day in the Life: November 6th


(Aged 14)
Wea.                                            FRI. NOV. 6, 1896               Ther. 

Went to school had an examination in grammar, civics + arith.  Got home at 2.30 + husked 3 bu of corn.


(Aged 16)
Wea.                                            SUN. NOV. 6, 1898               Ther.

Went to the factory.  Effie + Mr. Jones came out he preaches to the burg today.



(Aged 17)
Wea.                                             MON. NOV. 6, 1899               Ther.

Stayed about the house waiting for our pay but didn’t get it.  In eve went down to see Lizzie Rennord but she wasn’t there so I visited with Dim.  Whetmore went down with me to see Laura.     After I got back to the house I went in and saw Edna awhile.


(Aged 18)
Wea.                                              TUE. NOV. 6, 1900                 Ther.

Stayed at home till 3 P.M.  Came up to see my future father-in-law.  He said “yes”.  In eve went to Jamestown with Frank W. to get the “returns”.  We went up to see Alice + Beatrice.  Had a good time.  Hurrah for McKinley


(Aged 19)
Wea.                                              WED. NOV. 6, 1901                Ther.

Will + I put in one part of the 2nd (bent?) in the cow stable.


(Aged 20)
Wea.                                               THU.  NOV. 6, 1902             Ther.

Went to Lakewood with Pa after a colt.  Gail plowed he finished work today paid him up $49.55.


(Aged 21)
Wea.                                               FRI.  NOV. 6, 1903                  Ther.

NO ENTRY MADE




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Editor's Note:  Allen's boss may have said he could have any job he wanted but I'm sure monetary compensation was always understood.  Very odd that two days have passed without pay nor explanation.  I see Allen sought out Edna's company again.  I don't mean to cast a shadow on the poor girl's character but it does seem like her job may be something other than picking and packing.

Woot woot, Andrew Warn has said yest to Allen's proposal.  So it is officially official.

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