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Memorandum and Day Book of David Bower

May 1920, Flora Indiana

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( David Bower's age 78 years, 1 month )

Day

Date

Activity

Weather

Rec'ed

Paid

Sat

1

To town, bread & cookies .43, (set two hens) hard frost



$0.43

Sun

2

SS C & Home Sarah Myer & Esther here




Mon

3

Got Geo Hood to plow lot 2.50 & plant potatoes



$2.50

Tue

4

Got Geo Hood to plow lot by pasture 3.00, I saw frost

Cold



Wed

5

Made sweet tater ridges




Thur

6

Made sweet tater ridges, eggs 2.70, pd syrup 1.75, cash 98


$0.93


Fri

7

Cleaned sitting room got 1. dol worth sugar



$1.00

Sat

8

Trimmed Raspberrys & Geo Hood plowed Gran ma lot 2.50 To town bread .28



$0.28

Sun

9

SS C Fathers & Mothers day took Sara Ann Spitler to Rilys

Fine



Mon

10

Planted corn & potatoes in lots at garage, rain in night




Tue

11

Planted corn in Gran mas lot & corn in field, rain in nite




Wed

12

Wrote family circle letter. sold 500 sweet tater plants

rain all day



Thur

13

Tinkering at Mrs Drapers lawn mower & trimmed grapes Build a picture frame




Fri

14

To Rileys took Viola to Dr. & bought 98 lb flour 7.35



$7.30

Sat

15

Tinkered at picture frames .70, bread .28



$0.98

Sun

16

SS C & to Rileys Viola to Dr.




Mon

17

At Plants & set & up, to Roams fix mas cribroof

Rain



Tue

18

At Plants & set & up, gas 1.45

Rain


$1.45

Wed

19

Fixed Shanafelts roof leak & mow lawn, pd phone rent 5.00



$5.00

Thur

20

Dug flower bed & cleaned up bread .17



$0.05

Fri

21

Pulled sweet tatoes & set got 50 of Jacob oaks




Sat

22

Pulled sweet tatoes & set




Sun

23

SS C & to Perrys a little rain




Mon

24

Wash day & hoed some in berries tend Cornelius team

Fine



Tue

25

Hoed some in the berries

Fine



Wed

26

Hoed in berries & took 2 hens & a rooster to town rec 4.56


$4.56


Thur

27

Hoed & mowed & cleaned alleys bread .17, wenys .30

Fine


$0.47

Fri

28

Wheeled dirt on Gran mas lot, eggs to town 2.40

Fine

$2.40


Sat

29

Wheeled dirt on Gran mas lot, Salvation Army agt .25

Fine


$0.25

Sun

30

SS C & took Sara Ann Spitler to Rileys

Fine



Mon

31

Fred Grifith took Perry & me to Bishops mill fishing

Fine



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