August 1889

1 Thur
Some clouds with a SW wind. We was mowing and hauling in hay. It rained a little after 4 o’clock.

2 Fri
Cloudy and warm with a SW wind. It rained heavy last night and a little today. I went to Blaine today to get Harden’s mare shod.

3 Sat
Cloudy and warm with a SW wind. Thunder showers in the afternoon. We hauled in two loads of hay before the rain.

4 Sun
Clear and cool with a West wind. We was home all day. J.W. fulton here to dinner. I saw Jones here today.

5 Mon
Cloudy and warm with a West wind. I was home all day. John Mahan was here. Harden and Perry worked for Doyle.

6 Tues
Some clouds and cool with a West wind. Myself and Jim started in the morning and drove to the Fort and fed. From there to Caribou to Presque Isle and home. Frank Luce here.

7 Wed
Cloudy and some rain. Rance W. Shaw, Esq. Called here this morning. John Aheran here today. We finished mowing our grass today.

8 Thur
Cloudy and cool with a NE wind. I took a tub of butter to Blaine this morning and brought a

bbl of flour home. Mrs. Mack went to Jim’s Mowing Bee.

9 Fri
Cloudy and cool with a SW wind. We was mowing buckwheat this morning. Finished our hay today and helped Jim in the afternoon.

10 Sat
Cloudy and warm with a SW wind. We finished cutting an acre of Buckwheat by the Hawksley Road today.

11 Sun
Cloudy and cool with a NW wind. I was home all day. Len Bartley and wife and children here today. We had the first green peas and cucumbers this season.

12 Mon
Cloudy and cool with a NW wind. I drove Mod to Blaine this morning and out to I.D. Kinney’s. I got one bunch of lathes from Blanchard’s Mill.

13 Tues
Mostly clear and cold with a NW wind. Perry and Harden commenced plowing this morning. I got out stuff for house.

14 Wed
Cloudy and cool with a SE wind. John Boyd called here. We hauled in one load of Buckwheat tonight. ;Rain this evening.

15 Thur
Cold with a NE rain all day. Jim Mahan and Thomas Paddock was here today. Paddock got a jar of butter.

16 Fri
Warm with a SE wind all day and some rain. I was home all day. Harden and Perry was plowing and finished the sod ground today.

17 Sat
Cloudy with a SW wind. It rained all last night. Me and Harden went to Blaine this morning with a wagon wheel to be repaired.

18 Sun
Cloudy and warm with a SW wind. I drove over to West Ridge this morning and brought over Stella. Richard Bell and wife, F. Delano and wife, Fred and wife, G.W. Fulton and wife here.

19 Mon

Cloudy and warm with a SW wind. We commenced mowing oats today over the brook. I begun to shingle the house today.

20 Tues
Some clouds and warm with a West wind. Finished shingling the front side of the roof today. Fred and Stella here. Fred helping to shingle.

21 Wed
Some clouds and warm with a West wind. Fred Blackden and Harden finished shingling house today. Fred and Stella here.

22 Thur
CIoudy and warm with a SW wind. Smoked out Bee Hive today. Fred went home today. Kinney here with his horse this afternoon.

23 Fri
CIear and warm with a NW wind. We raked up hauled in an acre of buckwheat by the Hawksley Road today. The meat peddler here.

24 Sat
CIear and warm with a NE wind. John McDonald had the buckboard to the lines.

25 Sun
CIear and warm with a NW wind. I was home all day. Dell Nutter called in here. Stella went home today.

26 Mon
CIear and warm with a NE wind. We hauled in two loads of oats today. The first this season. Had Jim to help us. So Ends the Day.


27 Tues
Some clouds and warm with a SE wind. We got in three loads of oats and mowed some oats.

28 Wed
Clear and warm with a NW wind. I went to Blaine this morning and called to B.F. Pierce. Paid 15 doz Eggs. Went to Kinney’s and took dinner. Smyth was here to buy the oxen.

29 Thu

Clear and warm with a SE wind. We finished mowing the peas and oats by the garden. Aaron and wife here tonight.

30 Fri
Mostly clear and warm with a SW wind. I was home all day. A.J. Fulton and wife went from here this afternoon.

31 Sat

Clear and warm with a North wind. We raked and hauled in four loads of oats today. David Frost called here. Mother and Perry to School Exhibition.

So Ends the Month of August

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