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Friday, December 30, 2011

Winding Down the Year

A Day in the Life: December 30th


(Aged 15)
Wea.                                           WED. DEC. 30, 1896               Ther.

Ma + I + Rollie + Grandma went up to Aunt May’s.  Glen got hurt in the breast.  They have the windmill up.  I went up it.

(Aged 17)
Wea.                                             FRI. DEC. 30, 1898               Ther.

Went up to Ed Harrington’s in A.M. and P.M. and saw them cut corn for the silo.  Stayed at home in eve.


(Aged 18)
Wea.                                             SAT. DEC. 30, 1899               Ther.

Went over to Jud Grover’s and got a load of corn 47 1/2 bu.  In P.M. went up to Ivory + got the mail.


(Aged 19)
Wea.                                              SUN. DEC. 30, 1900                 Ther.

Stayed at home all day.  Edd + Ida came down in the evening.  XX


(Aged 20)
Wea.                                              MON. DEC. 30, 1901                Ther.

Rollie + I went over on the river buying cows bot 3 two at $22 + one for $18.  Go after them Saturday.



(Aged 21)
Wea.                                               TUE.  DEC. 30, 1902             Ther.

Drew out 4 load of manure.



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Editor's Note:  Nothing of note except poor 9-year old Glenn was wounded in the erecting of the windmill. 

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