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Memorandum and Day Book of David Bower

April 1920, Flora, Indiana

Day

Date

Activity

Weather

Rec'ed

Paid

Thur

1

Spaded some in garden & to town




Fri

2

Wrote Circle Letter & to towm

Fearful-Windy



Sat

3

To town, bread .15, gas 1.40, oyster shell 1.75 (Set a hen)

Stormy


$3.30

Sun

4

SS & C & Home, Snow & Sleet - Easter SUN -




Mon

5

Clean ST & choring in barn, sort papers




Tue

6

Wheeled in corn & manure to Shanafelts & Lew Overholser funeral




Wed

7

Eggs to town 8 dz 38c, rice .25, rec a letter from Wm sent Van Ck $30.00


$2.63, $30

$0.25

Thur

8

Worked at digging out hot bed (Set 2 hens)




Fri

9

Got Perry's team, hauled in manure




Sat

10

Worked in garden




Sun

11

SS & C & up to Joseph Flora s as he had died, C in eve




Mon

12

Tinkering & choring, rain, sleet & snow - froze in morn




Tue

13

To Joseph Flora funeral & put sweet potatoes in bed To Rileys, car stoped got fixed .50,

20 / 0


$0.50

Wed

14

Took car to shop .90, & Pd Jno Oaks for coal 32.58

20 / 0


$33.48

Thur

15

birthday, tinkering & choring

20 / 0



Fri

16

To town, Rec for victory bond int 2.60, war SS 1.06

warmer

$3.66


Sat

17

To town, Pd for feed 3.25, rec for eggs $2.66, oata meal 3.50

rain

$2.66

$3.50

Sun

18

SS C & Home, children here, birthday surprise on me Birthday offering .78



$0.78

Mon

19

Tinkering & choring, machine oil .75, Hard rain

rain


$0.75

Tue

20

Tinkering & cut wood & carry in wood House, bread .17

rain


$0.17

Wed

21

Fixed at dinning room roof & to town gas 1.40, oil .75

rain


$2.15

Thur

22

Dug out yucc & flags & wheeled in ground. Eggs 2.88, sugar 1.00, flake .30


$2.88

$1.30

Fri

23

Saw wood & carry in, routed rats kill 10 in feed

colder



Sat

24

Cleaned out stable & tend chickens. Sold a hen 6lbs .31=1.86 Meat .45, bread .28, plants .15



$0.88

Sun

25

SS C & home




Mon

26

Help Perry a few hours at fence. Had to quit, to town for feed 4.75 Flour 1.80, sugar .50



$2.80

Tue

27

Help Perry a few hours at fence. To town flour 1.80 & sugar .50c



$2.30

Wed

28

Help Perry a few hours at fence.




Thur

29

Cleaned dinning room & choring, set 1 dz cabage plants .15

rained-nite


$0.15

Fri

30

To town for mail, bananas .15, Pd C Forward move 5.00



$5.15

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