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November 17, 1902

This morning was the most marked by frost of any of the season as it hung from every light substance until noon. This forenoon I count nearly lost to me, as I waited at the bridge to see Toyne until … Continue reading

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November 14, 1902

A most disagreeable day as it rained all night last night and well into the forenoon today. Toyne stopped in this morning to have us bid on the filling if the bridge abutment. (The road surface needed to be brought … Continue reading

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November 13, 1902

A most disagreeable spell of weather. It rained quite hard last night, so I did not go to the field in the A.M.; picked a load in the afternoon. It is raining now at 10 o’clock. Yesterday I went to … Continue reading

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November 11, 1902

A slight rain which began last night and continued thro’ the forenoon kept me out of the cornfield, & in the afternoon I helped Harve haul hay.

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November 8, 1902

I began husking today; corn is very poor and chaffy. This evening I went to Scranton for the girls (picking up his sisters from the train), have just got back now, 12 o’clock.

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November 6, 1902

A good day. I took Abbie to the train today; she bound for Glenwood; came home and began to repair the box of the old wagon to begin cribbing corn. Pa & Frank have been shingling the hoghouse.

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November 3, 1902

Has been a very chilly day the wind has blown steadily all day from the South. I went to Churdan today for shingles; brot out 3 thousand; also got glass for window.

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November 1, 1902

Nov. 1st. Has been a good day, however holy. I have spent most of the day on the pig-house and seem to have achieved very little. This evening it rained a little, and the air is so mild as to … Continue reading

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October 31, 1902

“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

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October 27, 1902

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

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