Tuesday, Oct. 25, 1938

Cooked kettle soap, made 3 qts. Picalia [sic], had beef soup dinner. Bert [Bertille] put flowers on windows. Henry brought load corn this afternoon, took scales & block & tackle along.

Wednesday, Oct. 18, 1933

We cooked kettle soap, papa got his haircut. We all went out to Aunt Mary’s took our green tomatoes along & ground ours & theirs up for piccali, we got 5 qts; we had supper out there, beef soup. Oh Boy!

Monday, Oct. 5, 1931

It rained this morn.  We washed, ironed.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary where here this afternoon started on Bertille’s dress.  The egg man was late this evening, pays 23 today.  We made some green tomatoes, cut them up for pickley Lily, cooked tomatoes for catsup.  Made pear preserves today.

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 1930

Bertille cleaned house this morning.  We made some sweet chow-chow this afternoon & also some piccalilli.  One of our white young pullets died today.  Rosalia & Bertille went to church this evening.  Rosary Devotion again.  When we came out of church it just started pouring down raining.  Tonight is also the Literary Meeting down in the Public School House.  Speakers are H.M. Hill, Wm. Wiegand, Dr. Bock from Smithton & Greg McCarthy teacher.

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