[Oct. 1-16. 1914]  Oct.1. first to 16. Well I’ve had my hands more than full with A.  Smith calls her up on some pretence or an other every day and A goes to the office to talk with him & at last he came most to the fairy to meet her & I sent Nellie on an earand  so she could keep track of A & N. was so angrey that, when S & A. stoped on the Nickle Plate Crossing she ask A. if she wasn’t going to town with her & Mr. S. spoke up & ask A if she wasn’t going to see Mrs. S. with him as they had arranged to do and she said she was & N left them & went one 

[Oct. 1-19. 1914, cont.]Page 165. way & they went the other.  Well, A wouldn’t talk, so we didn’t quarrel, but I gave her a talking to and tried to show her where she was wrong & her duty to her baby girl, but she is so head strong & stubborn it’s hard to do any thing with her.  Well I’m lossing some flesh.  I weighed 180 lbs. 

[Tue. Oct. 20. 1914]  Tue. Oct 20  Ma & Pa have been married 35 yrs. today

[Wed. Oct. 21. 1914]  Wed.21.  Sold 2 doz. eggs 75 cents & bought 3 1/2 yds goods for tight fitting under waists  .63 cents & gave A. what was left  7 cents  A. went to town delivered the eggs stoped to Wyns & met Nellie & did some shoping Aunt Edie, Wyn & Virginia were here Sat.17. & Sun.18.  Frank & Ruby & Evelyn were here for dinner & supper.  I finnished my skirt Mon. & washed Tue.  A. didn’t help me much & I was to tired tonight, Got a letter from the folks.   am glad it is getting nice there 

[Thrs. Oct. 22. 1914]  Thurs.22.  Aunt Edie came over after dinner today  I had a bad sick spell  Wed. night & don’t feel very good today, crocheted a little today & done some house work, but feel so limp. Oh dee, 

[Fri. Oct. 23. 1914]  Fri.23.  Aunt Edie went home after dinner & then W. called & wanted her to take her place for a day, but I said no. & A. was as angrey as I.  I wand her to stay away from evil in fluence & try to be what she will want Martha to be, a good woman.  Mrs. Hunter invited me there this after noon but I am glad now I didn’t go as I had intended to do,  Well I am all tired out but have to do more when A gets here.

[Sat. Oct. 24. 1914]  Page 166Sat.24.  Well I haven’t done any scrubbing to-day, it rained last night & the wind is getting cold & icy  we are going to get a tast of winter. 

[Sun. Oct. 25. 1914]  Sun.25.  Mr. & Mrs. Bob Wheatley & son spent the after noon here, they are friends of Audrys. son was so ill from 2 until 5 a.m. had Dr. Carver. Ice 1/2 in thick in chickens drinking dish this morn. & a cold sharp wind is blowing.  I was so ill I had to have a Dr. 2.a.m. this morn

[Mon. Oct. 26. 1914]  Mon.26  I didn’t wash so I sewed today. 

[Tue. Oct. 27. 1914]Tue.27.  Sewed & did house work don’t feel as though I could wash my back & side hurt so. 

[Wed. Oct. 28. 1914]  Wed.28.  Felt bad all day, but made two aprons & finnished my waist & helped do house work & took sick while wash-ing supper dishes had them most done  was in the worst distress  I were ever in yet & sweet until my shirt was soaking wet, of all things that is a terrible pain under my right short rib. 

[Thrs. Oct. 29. 1914]  Thurs.29.  Well I’m all tired out & no washing done this week so far, Oh. dee! Pendenus White rented boat today.  got a letter from Lillie & Iva today.  

[Fri. Oct. 30. 1914]  Fri.30.  Well I did the wah & am tired. 

[Sat. Oct. 31. 1914]  Sat.31. I scrubbed both floors & part house work & did the house worked & Oh how I ach. 


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