Monthly Archives: October 2011
Halloween night. This has been a very dark day; the afternoon being quite rainy; a thin mist falling from the South East. I picked a small jag (wagonload) of corn in the North field this forenoon; found it of very … Continue reading
A cool day with a slight frost this morning and a cold NWest wind blowing quite stiff all day. This forenoon I helped Lafe (Lafayette Cochran) at the bridge. (Pictured is the construction of the Cedar Creek Bridge, just on … Continue reading
This morning I went down and helped on the bridge on Skunk Creek until noon, in the afternoon attended a meeting in Churdan the purpose of which was to determine the amm’t each phone was to pay to Central. (Town … Continue reading
This forenoon we fenced the hay stacks and got the cattle into the meadows & in the P.M. went to Churdan by way of the south road. Asked W.L. Bates to pay the tax that is the second installment of … Continue reading
This has been a fair day tho a high wind has blown all day and tho even it looked as if preparing for rain this forenoon. I helped Harve cover his shed & this P.M. brot in the fodder.
Brot a nice forenoon, but the afternoon has been a fright with a succession of heavy showers, which stopped all business for the time + made a poor outlook for tomorrow.
Today has been fair. We finished the potatoes, the digging of them, this A.M. I put pokes (devices to keep sheep from pushing through a fence) on 13 of the sheep which were intent on crawling through the fences. The … Continue reading
A fine day after the most severe frost yet experienced this season. It commenced to bite the ground shortly after sundown last night. But for the breeze which sprung up from the South in the night, the ground must have … Continue reading
Today I hauled a load 2960 lbs. gravel to W.C. Perkins. The evening has been raining, but this closes the finest week in several months.