July 1889

1 Mon

Cloudy and warm with a SE wind. Me and Perry was weeding potatoes today. James Craig got his meal from here today.

2 Tuesday

Clear and warm with a SE wind. I wrote a letter to Aaron tonight. John Close here this evening with a load of turnips.

3 Wed
Some clouds and warm with a SW wind. I went to Blaine with a firken of Butter and sold it to Jones. Sold ten dozen eggs to B.F. Pierce. (Firkin: A small wooden vessell or tub for butter)

4 Thursday

Warm and rainy morning. The wind from SE and still raining at bedtime.

5 Fri
Cloudy and cool with NW wind. We was cultivating our potatoes on sod ground.

6 Sat
Clear and cool with a North wind. Richard Bell and wife called here going to meeting. Left Leroy here today. Harden went to the Mill.

7 Sun
Some clouds and warm with a NW wind. Myself and wife was up to Straights. Richard Bell and wife stopped here and got tea coming from meeting. Jud Straight called in.

8 Mon
Some clouds and warm with a North wind. Me and Perry worked on the road today. G.W. Fulton and wife here tonight.

9 Tues
Cloudy and cool with a West wind. Me and Perry was working on the road today. I took George’s wife home this afternoon. Road tax for 1889 $11.66.

10 Wed
Some clouds and cool with a NE wind. We was weeding potatoes all day today. Our Bees swarmed today. The first this season. (Swarmed: A group or body of Honeybees that emigrate from a hive accompanied by a queen to start a new colony)

11 Thur
Some clouds and warm with a NW wind. A man called today named Jordan. He had lost one arm. He was hurt on the Grand Trunk Railway.

12 Fri
Cloudy and cool with a NW wind. We was hoeing potatoes all day today. A Jinson woman and son here tonight from the Province.

13 Sat
Clear and warm with a SE wind. We was hoeing our potatoes today. Signs of rain. Got our roles. (Roles: Could have meant ‘Rolls’ for the list of students for Fall Semester at Fulton School) Some clouds and cold with a NW wind. We was home all day. Cleared off clear in the evening. Signs of a frost.

14 Sun
Cloudy and cool with a NW wind. We commenced haying today. H. Delong and Old Mammy Tid here. Mod foaled today.

15 Mon
Some clouds and cool with a NW wind. I went to Blaine and called to Will and got dinner. Aaron here tonight.

17 Wed
Some clouds and warm with a NW wind. It is 72 deg. In the shade. B.F. Jones called in. 
Mrs. Hutchinson here. I took Aaron to B.F. Pierce.

18 Thur
Mostly clear and warm with a NW wind. We hauled in three loads of hay today for the first this season.


19 Fri

Some clouds and warm with a SW wind. We was mowing and hauling in hay today. Viola Gray and Mrs. Mahan here.

20 Sat
Wind and rain from the SE. I was home all day. R. Irvin brought a bbl of flour here for George Hallett.

21 Sun
Cloudy and warm with a NW wind. We was home all day. J.W. Fulton called in tonight.

22 Mon
Some clouds and warm with a West wind. I went to Blaine this morning to 1.0. Kinney’s. \/Ir. Fendlesen was here.

23 Tues
Cloudy and warm with a SE wind. John Close, Israel D. Kinney, Jim Giberson here today. We was
mowing and hauling in hay. Got some rain. Brundage here.

24 Wed
CIoudy and cold with a NW wind. Some rain showers. We was mowing today. Finished cutting what 
there was up at Harden’s.

25 Thur
CIoudy and cold with a West wind. We went to Blaine this morning and got a horse rake. Came home and raked and hauled in all by Harden’s.

26 Fri
CIear and cold with a NW wind. We commenced mowing on the other side of the brook today. Jim Mahan put up our picken fork today.

27 Sat

We was mowing and hauling hay today from across the brook. Cloudy and warm with a NE wind. Harden and wife went over to see Stella today. The Sabbath School folks came here to have a sing.

28 Sun
Cloudy and cool with a SE wind. We was mowing today. John Leath took dinner here. Sold him two pigs. Mrs. Wing called in.

29 Mon
Cloudy and warm with a SW wind. We mowed some. George Hatch was here to dinner. Rained some in the afternoon.

30 Tues

Cloudy and warm with a SW wind. We was raking and hauling in hay in the afternoon. Martha Bell was here to dinner.

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