[Sat. Mar. 1. 1913] Sat.March.1. Did house work & some sewing

[Sun. Mar. 2. 1913] Sun.2. Frank is sick with a hard cold. 

[Mon. Mar. 3. 1913] Mon.3.  I baked 12 loaves of bread today & done house work

[Tue. Mar. 4. 1913] Tue.4.  Done the washing to day. Pa came home tonight

[Wed. Mar. 5. 1913] Wed.5.  Elbert has been out all day getting signers to have the Isle of Pines anexed to the U.States.

[Thurs. Mar. 6. 1913] Thurs.6.  Have most of my ironing done today

[Fri. Mar. 7. 1913] Fri.7.  Frank hasn’t worked this week, has been home two day, Ruby and baby had bad colds. 

[Sat. Mar. 8. 1913] Sat.8.  Scrubed & done house work today. Martha isn’t feeling very well for a few days. 

[Sun. Mar. 9. 1912] Sun.9.  Audrey Geo. & baby came home this morning but Geo. felt Ugly & wouldn’t stay for dinner. All come home for supper & Geo went to church with Elbert to hear Mr. T.S.Ward Preach. Wish I could have went

[Mon. Mar. 10, 1913] Mon.10.  Washed today didn’t have very much. Pa went back to Wellington this morn  He hasn’t been very well, he has a cold & dreads to go away from home

[Tue. Mar. 11. 1913] Tue.11. Done all the ironing but a four pieces

[Wed. Mar. 12. 1913] Wed. 12. Baked 9 loaves of bredd & ma made the bread cake & 2 doz. rusk buisits & we done house work together

[Thurs. Mar. 13. 1913] Thurs.13. Did some sewing today with all the rest

[Fri. Mar. 14. 1913] Fri.14.  Oh I have such a cold in my head I don’t feel able to work but have to any way

[Sat. Mar. 15. 1913] Sat.15.  I’m all in but had to scrub & do house work

[Sun. Mar. 16. 1913] Sun.16.  So cold  Frank & Ruby didn’t come home  Ruby has bad cold again.

[Mon. Mar. 17. 1913] Page 60 Mon.17.  Didn’t wash so I finish all stitching on ma waist  I made Nellie a hat to day  E. went to work in shipyard today

[Tue. Mar. 18. 1913] Tue.18.  Audrey brought her washing up & she sudsed & wrinsed & hung them out & I turned them out & I had to hump to get done at 6 oclock. had big wash of ours & to double blankets  am, so tired  I don’t know where I ach the worst. I set bread last night & ma took care of it to day  she had 9 loaves & a loaf of bread cake  ma looks tired out to night

[Wed. Mar. 19. 1913] Wed.19.  I finished some pictures two nights last week. Fred gave me a dollar last week & Nellie bought developer 10 cents two tray 20 cents printing paper 25 cents Film 20 cents Acid Hipo 15 cents then Fred gave me 10 cents & I had 5 cents & gave it to Nellie & she had 10 cents left from the dollar, making a 25 cents in all & she bought a printing frame. Well I have been sewing & done housework

[Thurs. Mar. 20. 1913] Thurs.20. We all ironed some today  I’m tired

[Fri. Mar. 21. 1913] Fri.21.  Fred. didnot work today  Pa came home this after noon  We. finished ironing today

[Sat. Mar. 22. 1913] Sat.22. Fred & Frank didn’t couldn’t work & F. came home Audrey, Geo & baby went to Ashtabula tonight Pa, Ma, Nellie & Fred & Elbert went to town Elbert brought 10 1/2 lbs of fresh fish 1 1/2 lbs smoked ham 2 lbs lettus  three big grape fruit & 1 flim. Ma Pa & Nellie brought Blonna  Fred brought oranges & bananas. We had a lunch & hot coffee & tea & cocoa & I scrubed & cleaned all day  Oh, dee

[Sun. Mar. 23. 1913]  Sun.23.  I got up  eat a little. swept. helped with dishes. set the table & cooked dinner & done up the work. got supper & done up work. Frank, Ruby & baby were here to dinner & supper

[Sun. Mar. 23. 1913]Page 61 [ THE FLOOD 1913]

[Sun. Mar 23. 1913] Sun.23. It has rain very since they came & they are going to stay all night.  Oh..Dee.

[Mon. Mar. 24. 1913] Mon.24. Well Frank & Ruby are still here & the river is raising  the men expect a flood. Ruby has fretted every since last night.

1910, “Est 1910, Lorain OH”, On building: “BONNEY’S BOAT HOUSE, GAS LAUNCH, ROW BOATS TO LET, PHONE 438 White, E5525 ?”

1910, “Black River, Lorain, O, 1910, from BONNEY Home”

1910 looking S(outh) from Bonney Hill before river was dredged wider. This ship [on the left] tied for winter”

1905, “The Bonita, HD and Martha Bonney, The “Bonita” 1905 or 1904, [John Harnish’s maternal Grandparents]”

[Tue. Mar. 25. 1913] Tue.25  Well our flood is here men been working all day & will have to work all night Bob has been helping them today & night

[Wed. Mar. 26. 1913] Wed.26. I was up untill three oclock keeping fires & drying mens cloths & cooked 12 oclock supper for then the had to take launch houses roofs off to let the launches float then took the rest down in sections & pulled it upon the hill. they took the roof partly of boat house & brought the row boats a shore & pulled them up the hill part way & then look after launches (7 or 9) & timbers & blocking  Bob came & took Ruby & the baby home  Tue.25. & what a reiefe

[Thurs. Mar. 27. 1913] Thurs.27. I washed to day am tired tonight  Well there has been big storms all over the state  Daton, O. has been almost washed away  Thousands have been killed & drownded & as many hundred left homeless & starving

[Fri. Mar. 28. 1913] Fri.28. Water is going down fast  everybody tired, snow & ice storm add to horrors

Not-So-Bad docked at Bonney’s Lorain Ohio

[Sat. Mar. 29. 1913] Sat.29.  Well I’ve been all round girl today  Uncle Will ask me to clean up for him, Girls

[Sat. Mar. 29. 1913] Page 62 all out to farm stormed in. Went & aired Audreys house. done lot of work here, Oh.ho.

[Sun. Mar. 30. 1913]  Sun 30 Audrey & Geo & baby came home last night & were here to dinner & supper. had six wild duck for dinner today

[Mon. Mar. 31. 1913] Mon.31. Ma & Pa went to Welliington  I baked 11 loaves of bread & Audrey & I cooked & packed 3 hot dinners for the boys. Pa & Ma came home to night in time for supper

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