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Memorandum and Day Book of David Bower

February 1920, Flora Indiana
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( David Bower's age 78 years, 10 months )

Day

Date

Activity

Weather

Rec'ed

Paid

Sun

1

SS C and Home

Thawed



Mon

2

Ground Hog Day – made hand sled & hauled in wood – Rec Acostican at noon

Fine



Tue

3

Worked at auto & wasuied it to change battery & to S. Jane Eikenberry Funeral




Wed

4

Done some patching – Gran Ma to Aid Socity & took her to Trents

Cold



Thur

5

Wrote Acostican Co. for her 3rd day. Got shocks for car




Fri

6

Wrote Earl & cleaned chicken house took out hay & wood in wood house – eggs to town 1.75, light bulb .35


$1.75

$.35

Sat

7

Rick wood in house & to town bread .25, pills .25 to Wm Syllets wrote to Dicts Co.

Thaw


$.50

Sun

8

SS C and Home C in eve




Mon

9

Tinkered & choring raining official meet in eve




Tue

10

Tinkered & cut stalk & with Gram ma to see Mrs Myers ear phone – official meet in eve at Clingenpeels

Colder



Wed

11

Cut stalks & choring

Warmer



Thur

12

Roams here C council meet at night, Pd C St. inprov 5 & deficit 5.00



$10.00

Fri

13

Cut stalks and choring – bread .15

Cold


$.15

Sat

14

Choring & tinkering & to town bread .15

Cold


$.15

Sun

15

SS C & to old order funeral Wesley Ellers mother

0/8



Mon

16

Choring & patching mittons & make fires – pd for bacon 2.25

0/8


$2.25

Tue

17

Wheeled corn in from crib & hay out for feed & ret Acostican 11c

Clear


$0.11

Wed

18

Cut stalks and wheeled in droppings for chicken & sctatch, rec eggs 3.25

Snow & cloudy

$3.25


Thur

19

Cut stocks & shucks wheeled in droppings for chicken & sctatch




Fri

20

Cut stocks & shucks wheeled in droppings for chicken & sctatch – Gran ma ailing got Dr. in night – got in wood




Sat

21

Done Sat work & tinkered, bread .20, World War History 4.75



$4.95

Sun

22

SS C & to Delphi to see Glady Fred & Babe

Fine



Mon

23

Fix chicken fence – tinkered & got beef 1.00

Cold & snow


$1.00

Tue

24

& do house work Gran ma sick, had Dr. in night

Cold & snow



Wed

25

& do house work Gran ma sick, Roams & Emma here – Got Gran mas ear phone mears

Cold & snow



Thur

26

& do house work Gran ma sick, had Dr. in eve

10/0



Fri

27

& do house work Gran ma sick, to town eggs 2.00, sugar .50, got fountain syrange 2.75

8/0


$3.25

Sat

28

& do house work Gran ma sick, & tend Gran ma & got cow feed 3.00



$3.00

Sun

29

SS C & lora staid with Gran ma Roam here

15/0



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