Mrs. B. went to her grw. circle. Mary Pierce came in P.M. Also went down to Loie’s, met Vi in drug store. Went to cabin had steak. Came home quite early.
(Service class.) Mrs. B. had called last nite to ask about rolls. Told her the sad news. Edna called about having the meeting, told her I’d be there. Took things all over while it was day lite. Had hair appt. so kept that too. Lo had been up this A.M. to tell Bess, she came down in P.M. I was at cabin so she came over for a while, later we went back over the fence and had coffee. Lo took Bess home, she went to cabin. I went to Mrs. B.’s. A good crowd and party.
Loie’s birthday. Joe and Jim came up to set laundry tubs. Jim helped a little while then went. Ralph came and cemented a few holes. Joe didn’t finish until nearly noon. Lo called to say she wanted to go to Elgin which we did. Came to cabin quite early ate and were home right after 7:30 when ‘phone range and Dorothy called to say her mother had passed away. Sitting in her chair when D. got home. Lo sent telegram to Ruth, later I wrote to Harry too. Called Ole. Went to Carrie’s with the news. Zella called to wish Lo happy birthday.
Picked Carrie up quite early. She not good her back and side besides her cold. She went to S.S. and church as usual. Came here and ate her dinner. In a short time she wanted to go home. We went to cabin did some things then home. Lo wrapped packages. Helen came had coffee with us. After she had gone Lo made a batch of cookies. I had things out and measured. Called Beloit. Expect painters tomorrow.
Baked strawberry pie made jello and cooked meat. Helen and Jim happy to eat with us. Helen brot us 3 pr. hose for our birthdays. I cleaned all around as it was such a nice bright day.
Was at Mrs. B.’s in forenoon had coffee. She going home with Myrtle in P.M. Joe came and disconnected tubs. Later Jim and Ralph came, broke it up and took it away. So heavy. Did some ironing. Carrie went downtown in P.M. and to Mrs. Merchants at nite! Caught cold.
Pink’s birthday. Usual line up. Picked Carrie up for S.S. and church. She came and ate with us. After taking her home we went to cabin to do some things. Lori to feed I to clean and fill wood box.
Not so tired as I had expected. Cleaned up. In P.M. washed. Bob came in P.M. and we went to Carrie’s. Bob’s sinus bad. He left for Chicago in late P.M.
Thanksgiving Day. Up early to get pumpkin pies baked and the bird in. Took more than 7 hours. Had a full long day which was good. Del, Helen and boys came in P.M. Had coffee cheese, crax cake ice cream. All glad to come and we glad to have them.
Mrs. B. over and as usual went over to Carrie’s. Almost dark when Lo and Lily came then went to cabin. Told us all about trip and eating and so on. Glad to be home — sleep in own bed.