March 1892

March 1892

1    Tue    Clear and cold with a North wind. Harden hauled two loads of spalts up from Collin’s Mill today. Mrs. Mahan and Mrs. Michaud here on a visit this afternoon.
(Sphalts? I assume that    these are what we refer to as slats. They were fastened to the studs of a building so that plaster would adhere for use of insulation)

2    Wed    Clear and cold with a NE wind. Signs of a storm. I was down to Collin’s Mill today. Old William Wortman, Dan McGrath, Mrs. Eliphalet Lawrence & son, Green, here.

3    Thu    Cloudy and cold with a NE wind. In the afternoon it snowed heavy. Harden went to the Fort with a load of potatoes. I was home all day choring.

4    Fri    Cold with a NE snow all the previous night and still snowing at bedtime. I was home all day. George Steward, from Presque Isle, here today selling Spring Beds.

5    Sat    Cold with a NE snow storm and wind all night and all day. Me and Harden went to Blaine today. Took a note of Charles Chandler for $9.00. Done some other business and came home.

6    Sun    Warm with a NW snowstorm all night and all day, mixed with rain. Four days and nights of a storm and very cold. I was home all day. Len Bartley and wife and family called today.
7    Mon    Cold with a NW snow in the fournoon. It did not snow any in the afternoon but got quite cold.We broke out our wood road. John Aheran here this morning.

8    Tue    Clear and warm with a NW wind. I was home all day. Signs of a storm. The wind came around to the SE in the afternoon. Harden and family went to Richard Bell’s to visit.

9    Wed    Cloudy and cool with a SE wind this morning. It snowed two inches in the night and rained a little today. G.W. Fulton here tonight. So ends the day.

10    Thu    Cloudy and warm with a NW wind. Snow running off very fast. George Carr here today to dinner.     Slept half of the day. G.W. Fulton here tonight. Harden hauled logs to Frasor’s.
11    Fri    Cloudy and cool with a SE wind. Some snow squalls through the day. I was home all day. Harden   went out to B.F. Pierce’s today. Alf Gillen here today and bought three dozen & 1/3 eggs for  fifty cents.
12    Sat    Cloudy and cold with a West wind. Blowing and drifting. Harden took his 2nd load of logs to the River de Chute Mills. Alf Gillen got our sled to go to Blaine. G.W. Fulton left here this morning. John Aheran’s barn caught fire.

13    Sun    R.M. Fulton 76 today. Some clouds and cold with a NW wind. I was home all day. It was blowing    and drifting and cold. J.W. Fulton called here this evening. John Hallett called this afternoon.
14    Mon    Cloudy and cold with a NW wind. Very cold and blustery. I went up to Harden’s and helped him load two loads of logs. He hauled them to the river.

15    Tue    Some clouds and cold with a NW wind. I was home all day. I was picking over potatoes and choring. Harden took a load of logs to Frasor’s Mill to the River de Chute. So ends the day.
16    Wed    Clear and cold with a NW wind. I was home all day. Fred Blackden here to dinner today. Harden    finished hauling his logs today. So ends the day.

17    Thu    Mostly clear with a NW wind. I was home all day. Harden took his last load of logs to the River de Chute to get sawed. Some signs of a storm. Got a bottle of Dr. Dows Sturgeon Oil Linament.
18    Fri    Cloudy and cold with a SE wind. I went out to Blaine with the mare and pung. Took Alice to  Blaine. Stopped at Aaron’s office. Paid B.F. Pierce on taxes $3.00. Mr. Yelten and Mrs. Zeb  Cox from Houlton here.

19    Sat    Cloudy and cold with a South rain and snow all day and very heavy wind. I was home all day. J.W. Fulton, G.W. Fulton, W.W. Larrabee and L.H. Fulton met here today.

20    Sun    Cloudy and cold with a SW wind. I was home all day. It blowed and drifted a regular gale all day. George Carr and John Jones wife went to Bridgewater.
21    Mon    Clear and cold with a NW wind. I was home all day picking over potatoes and choring. Harden was hauling wood. The weather clear and cold tonight.

22    Tue    Clear and cold with a NW wind. I was home all day. Wife and Ruth Jones went to see Mrs. Mahan. She was sick. G.W. Fulton and wife called here. Harden went after sawdust.

23    Wed    Cold with a NE snow storm and heavy wind all day. I was home all day. Harden went to the Fort with a load of potatoes. John Leuth from Wicklow here today. So ends the day.

24    Thu    Snowed all the previous night from the East and changed to the NW this morning. Snowed and blowed all day. Me and Harden drove down this morning and got me a bbl of flour. Called at  Mahan’s.
25    Fri    Cloudy and cool with a NW wind. I was home all day choring. Harden took a load of Dakota Reds to F.C. Robinson’s Starch Factory. Twelve and 1/2 bbls at 40 cents per bbl today. Snowed and  drifted all day.

26    Sat    Cloudy and drifting with a cold NW wind. I went up to Jim’s and helped to put up a load of  potatoes for Harden. Then he went to Knoxford with his family to Bartley’s.

27    Sun    Mostly clear with a North wind. I was home all day. George Carr called here today with some stuff for Jones’ wife. Havelock Delong was buried today. Caleb Smith brought home dead today.
28    Mon    Some clouds with a NW wind. I was home all day. Harden went to the Fort with a load of    potatoes, White Elephants at 65 cents, Early Rose at $1.10 per bbl, Dakotas at 35 cents per  bbl. So ends the day.

29    Tue    Some clouds and cool with a NW wind. Me and Harden hauled up three loads of blocks from the Shingle Mill today. W.W. Larrabee and Fred Blackden here to dinner today, going to Jim        Murray’s.
30    Wed    Clear and cold with a NW wind. I went up to Jim’s this morning and helped Harden get a load of    potatoes to go to the factory. Mrs. Alice Larrabee came here today with Jim Mahan. So ends  the day.
31    Thu    Clear and warm with a NW wind. Me and Harden was hauling wood today. I had four loads and Harden two. Samuel Boone stopped here this evening.

So Ends the Month Of March

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