May 1893

1 Mon
A dull smoky day. Quite cold in the morning. I was home all day. Mrs. J.W. Fulton, Mrs.  George Hallett and Mrs. McDonald here to tea.

2 Tues
Cloudy and cold with a SE wind. I was home all day. Rained some and snowed some. W.W. Larrabee moved from here today. Fred and Jim.

3 Wed
Cloudy and cool with a SE wind. Me and Harden went to J. H. Webster‘s today with horses and wagon. Took out a lot of eggs. I registered the dog today. Cost $1.15.

4 Thur
Cloudy and cold with a SE wind. I was home all day choring. It commenced to rain at noon mixed with hail. Harden hauled some rocks today for the first. Hauled out some Buckwheat straw.

5 Fri
Cloudy and cold with a SE wind. I was home all day. Wife was papering the house. It came on rain about noon and rained till bedtime. So ends the day.

6 Sat
Cloudy and cold with a NW wind. I was home all day. We ‘set’ our bees today. Theodore Cane called here today. James got my ladders today to fix his house.

7 Sun
Some clouds and cold with a NW wind. We was home all day. Harden and wife and family to dinner. R. Bell and wife for tea.  ‘Set’ our turkey today.

8 Mon
Cloudy and cool with a West wind. I was home all day choring and caring for my stock. I    set up my Moresarcktie Plum tree today. Harden plowed today.

9 Tues
Cloudy and cool with a West wind. Signs of rain. Harden finished plowing his potato ground today. Easter Hallett came and scrubbed one room today.

10 Wed
Clear and warm with a NW wind. Myself and wife paid Mrs. Stephen Giberson a visit this afternoon. Harden was plowing old potato ground today.

11 Thur
Clear and warm with a NW wind. I went to Jim’s this morning and got saw and hammer. Mrs. Stephen Giberson here for butter. Harden finished plowing over the brook today.

12 Fri
Clear and warm with a SE wind. We was hauling manure in the afternoon. Stephen Giberson’s house took fire. Harden plowed in the afternoon.

13 Sat
Cloudy and cool with a SE wind. I was home all day. We was cleaning house. Harden was plowing all day up by his place. All appearance of a heavy storm.

14 Sun
Cloudy and rainy all day. It rained all the previous night. I was home all day. Signs of more rain.

15 Mon
A drizzling SE rain most all day and still looks like more at bedtime. I was home all day. Harden went out and got the mare shod.

16 Tues
Cloudy and cool with a SE wind. I was home all day. Jim  was here for hay. Harden was plowing below the barn.

17 Wed
Cold with a SE rain all day and most all the previous night with the wind from the SE. I was helping Jim 1/2 of the day with dump body. Harden plowed below the barn.

18 Thur
Cloudy and cool with a SE wind. I was home all day choring. Elder Rideout called today.  Mrs. Eliphalet Jones of Knoxford, CC, N.B. and Robert Jones here on a visit.

19 Fri
Cloudy and cool with a SE wind. It rained most of the previous night. We got our sheep sheared today. Fred Blackden and Mr. Tarr came here for Apple Trees.

20 Sat
Some clouds and cold with a NW wind. I was home all day. I finished picking over my potatoes in the cellar. Harden was plowing for oats.

21 Sun
Cloudy and cool with a SE wind. I was home all day. Wind came to NW in the afternoon. Heavy cold wind and very smoky. Harden and wife called.

22 Mon
Cloudy and cold with a NW wind. I was home all day. We sowed 9 bushels of oats today for the first this season. Stephen Giberson and wife here.

23 Tues
Cloudy with a SE wind and some rain and thunder. I was home all day. We put up my hen yard. Wife was to Sewing Circle at James Giberson’s.

24 Wed
Cloudy and cold with a NW wind. We harrowed in 8 bushels of peas and oats today. I was home all day. We had quite a fire in the buckwheat straw today. The stovepipe burnt out.

25 Thur
Cloudy and cold with a NW wind. I was home fixing up Buckboard. Harden harrowed in four bushels of oats. Eli Fletcher here today.

26 Fri
Cloudy and cold with a NW wind. Harden harrowed my potato ground and plowed my garden. Mr. Straight here today.
27 Sat
Clear and cold with a NW wind. The ground froze this morning. I went out to York & Luce and took out 22 1/2 dozen of eggs at 13 cents per dozen. Got some grass seed.

28 Sun
Cool with a SE wind. Rain from the SE in the forenoon. Wind came around cold to the NW in the afternoon. I went to meeting.

29 Mon
Cloudy and warm with a SW wind. I was cutting my seed potatoes today. Alvin Giberson was here for hay. He got two CT.

30 Tues
Some clouds and cool with a NW wind. I was home all day. Got our garden harrowed today. I was cutting seed. Frost this morning.

31 Wed
Cloudy and cold with a SE wind. Some showers of rain. I got an acre of my potatoes planted today for the first and some garden beans. Looks rainy tonight.

And So Ends the Month of May

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