[Elinor’s sister Gertie got a job out of the home, working at a ten cent store. Elinor’s Maternal Aunt Edith’s daughter Georgia & her Maternal Uncle William’s daughter Tessie were both in their 20s during this period. Aunt Edith’s children were Wyn, Aubrey & Georgia. Her daughter Ethel Wyn’s married name was Grant (possibly married Ed Grant) and they had a daughter Virginia Ruth. Elinor’s brother Frank and Wife Ruby, baby, and Ruby’s parents took a launch Wynah “up the river ..for dinner”
[Fri. Au. 1. 1913] Fri.Aug.1. swept & scrubed & ironed
[Sat. Au. 2. 1913] Sat.2. Every ironing & working to do Pa & ma went to Wellington
[Sun. Au. 3. 1913] Sun.3. Well we are all alone Pa & ma came home tonight. Frank & Ruby were here Fri & Sat
back & shoulder & hp shook there home Oh what a releife to have been home. Ruby always has her crying spell before going home
[Mon. Au. 4. 1913] Page 87.Mon.4. Well need less to say We didnot wash to day I have been doing house work & sewing & odds and ends all day
[Tue. Au. 5. 1913] Tue.5. I washed to day & we got through early & all were gold & tired.
[Wed. Au. 6. 1913] Wed.6. I have been doing odds & ends help Mrs. Mackey [next door neighbors to William Wheeler] thanked Elysyebthe a laun drid
[Thrs. Au. 7. 1913] Thurs.7. ironed & sewed & today
[Fri. Au. 8. 1913] Fri.8. Scrubed & done house work
[Sat. Au. 9. 1913] Sat.9. Worked all day house work.
[Sun. Au. 10. 1913] Sun. 10. Rained to day & I fell & hurt my arm, back & hip, Shook me up & I feel week & sick, lame & sore
[Mon. Au. 11. 1913] Mon.11. Done house work today
[Tue. Au. 12. 1913] Tue.12. Well we washed today that is the white clothes &, Oh, how I ach.
[Wed. Au. 13. 1913] Wed.13. I wash a solid tub of colred clothes sudsed & wrinsed & starched then help get supper & do up the work
[Thrs. Au. 14. 1913] Thurs.14. scrubed Kitchen done house work
[Fri. Au. 15. 1913] Fri. 15. Gertie went to work in the ten cent store Wed. & I have been sewing & ironing
[Sat. Au. 16. 1913] Sat.16. ironing sewing & house work .
[Sat. Au. 16. 1913]Page 88.Sat.16. Georgia’s birthday 28 yrs old & Cousin Tessie Wheeler was 23. yrs. old & Aunt Edith spent the day with me.
[Sun. Au. 17. 1913] Sun.17. Home gown dinner chicken, sweet corn tomatoes potatoes cucumbers & beet from our garden. pa’s choice. No company today. Frank & Ruby & baby & his mother-in-law & father in law have gone up the river in the Wynah for dinner
[Au. 18-29] Mon.18. Tue.19 Wed. 20. Thurs 21. Fri 22 Sat 23. Sun.24. Mon.25. Tue 26. Wed.27. Thurs.28. Fri.29.
[Sat.& Sun. Au. 30 & 31. 1913] Sat.30. Sun. 31. I’ve been so busy I have lost track of what occured each day but I remember Aunt Edie, Wyn & Virginia Ed, Georgia & Aubrey were here one Sun. for dinner & supper & that I received a card from Albrey Breckenridge & several from a Mr. Wm Diringer & Ma received a letter from Mrs. Bracket a good letter & she wished each one to write to her & I received a card from Lillie Constable & I have washed & scrubbed & baked & sewed & done house work the same as useral and some things I have forgotten by this time