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December 1929

December 1929

-Dec 1 (weather fine)
Had Sunday School and 3 meetings

-Dec 2 (weather fine, stormed p.m.)
We worked up back cutting and yarding

-Dec 3 (weather fine)
we cut and yarded up back

-Dec 4 (weather fine)
Arlie helped & Wellie B thresh. I went to Fort  & Presque Isle with Mama & Dad up to Joels tonight

-Dec 5 (weather fine)
we didn’t do much a.m. Arlie hauled 2 load potatoes p.m. 3.00 per

-Dec 6 (weather cold)
Arlie took horses out got them shod I hauled 4 cord wood 2 to Hersey 1 to Lowry and 1 cord to Geo Milluney

-Dec 7 (weather stormy)
Didn’t do much went out to River got harnesses p.m.
Went to Presque Isle got Moma & Dad

-Dec 8 (weather fine) Had Sunday School and 2 meetings Bro Patton was here. Good in evening

-Dec 9 (weather fine) We went up and cut some drags on hill . Arlie & I yarded them.

-Dec 10 (weather fine) I went to Perth with Bill Arlie & Dad  worked on wood

-Dec 11 (weather cold) I came down from Perth p.m. ARlie hauled 2 cord wood with truck p.m.

-Dec 12 (weather fine) We set threshing machine up a.m.  Threshed our buckwheat p.m. Monford helped us  & Alden

-Dec 13 (weather warm) We threshed a.m. some broke engine pipe went over got it fixed Arlie hauled cord to Arthur Buckingham  Arlie went to Presque Isle p.m. got fuel for engine.

-Dec 14 We threshed today Alden helped and Mr  Coston & Arthur  Dad went up to Uncle Harveys

-Dec 15 (weather stormy) Had Sunday School and 2 meetings.

-Dec 16 (weather fine) We threshed up back. a.m. Moved down here p.m. Threshed some 30 bus.  Alden  Mr. Couton  and Arthur A.

-Dec 17 (weather fine) We finished threshing down here 9 o’clock. Arlie helped Roy p.m. I friged around here.

-Dec 18 (weather fine) Arlie took grist to Fort. I helped Roy thrush.

-Dec 19 (weather fine) I helped Roy thresh got done 3:30 p.m. Arlie helped dad on sled.

-Dec 20 (weather warming) We hauled sawing machine and engine up set up and sawed some p.m.

-Dec 21 (weather fine) Went to Presque Isle Arlie Monford Jennie Fern Opal Eva Corene and  I

-Dec 22 (weather cold) Had Sunday School and 2 meetings

-Dec 23 (weather cold) Arlie hauled 2 face cord wood to Cal Smith a.m. we sawed wood p.m.

-Dec 24 (weather stormy) Dad worked on sled. I made long …. set … to trees.

-Dec 25 (weather fine) Had Christmas Dinner here Alice & Wellie & family were down. and Jennie and children.

-Dec 26 Blank

-Dec 27 (weather warm) We sawed wood after 1:00 o’clock Erwie helped us p.m.  and …..

-Dec 28 (weather fine) We finished sawing up back for Eawie and Erwin helped us. We moved down and set up machine p.m. to Eoris pile

-Dec 29 (weather fine) Had Sunday School and 2 meetings

-Dec 30 (weather stormy) We sawed for Ervie

_Dec 31 (weather fine) We finished sawing for — Moved machine a.m. We fixed long sled and hauled up some wood to Mission.


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November 1929

-Nov 1 (weather rainy a.m.)
I mixed concrete for Uncle Lem. Scott plowed a.m.

-Nov 2 (weather rainy)
We finished mixing on flue a.m. Moved mixed over town ???? house p.m.

-Nov 3 (and weather fine)
Had Sunday School and 2 meetings

-Nov 4 (weather fine)
I churned morning Scott plowed put wood in cellar Lloyd W

-Nov 5 (weather snowed a.m.)
Went over to Mix Victor Hoyt Mixed p.m.

-Nov 6 (weather fine)
Scott plowed. I mixed concrete to Hoyts all day

-Nov 7 (weather fine)
Mixed concrete to Hoyts 1 hr. moved to Nefferts got done 4 :30 p.m.  Scott plowed Arlie hauled 3 load potatoes for Nu B

-Nov 8 (weather fine)
I took over load potatoes plowed John Fitzherburt hauled some 3 cord wood to C L Larson.

-Nov 9 (weather fine)
I plowed out here. John Fitz hauled 3 cord wood to Charlie Clark 1 load to Anat Cass

-Nov 10 (weather fine)
Had Sunday School 2 meetings.

-Nov 11 (weather warm)
I plowed over on Uncle Boyds Hill

-Nov 12 [Blank]

-Nov 13 (weather rainy)
Scott hauled out load manure. I hauled 3 load potatoes for John B

-Nov 14 (weather rainy)
I hauled potatoes for John B 4 load went up got shaf lambs dussed 4

-Nov 15 (weather rainy)
I went to Fort took Lambs Albert went up and Arlie. I hauled out Mamie 6 load.

-Nov 16 (weather fine)
Arlie hauled out manure. I banked farm, Fixed manure spreader and hauled load gravel with truck for … door yard.

-Nov 17 (weather fine)
Had Sunday School and 2 meetings

-Nov 18 (weather cold)
we hauled gravel up to school house

-Nov 19 (weather fine)
we hauled 2 load straw fixed tire hauled 2 load potatoes for Stanley Arlie finished hauling manure

-Nov 20 (weather fine)
I hauled 4 load potatoes for Stanley load wood to Wellie Smith Arlie finished spreading manure

-Nov 21 (weather fine)
I hauled 3 load for Stanley 2 load wood 1 cord to Arthur Dicks 1 cord to Joe Wathen

-Nov 22 (weather cold)

-Nov 23 (weather fine cold)

-Nov 24 (weather fine)
Had Sunday School and 2 meetings. Bro. Patton was here p.m.

-Nov 25 (weather cold)
We cut circular wood on Green Arlie and I

-Nov. 26 (weather cold)
we cut up on Green Arlie and I

-Nov 27 (weather warmer)
Finished cutting on green

-Nov 28 (weather fine)
went to Mars Hill got Leons folks. hauled load wood to Lester Cheney

-Nov 30 (weather fine)
we yarded on back place

MLF Farm Journal November 3-9, 1929

MLF Farm Journal November 10-16, 1929

MLF Farm Journal November 17-23,1929

MLF Farm Journal November 24-30, 1929

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October 1929

October 1929

-Oct 1 (weather fine)
We finished on flat moved over on Uncle Boyd dug over there.

-Oct 2 (weather fine)
We finished digging

-Oct 3 (weahter rainy)
D went over town a.m. Went to Fort p.m. Harvey [Harvey Flewelling]  hauled 1 load potatoes.

-Oct 4 (weather rainy)
Didn’t do much

-Oct 5 (weather rainy)
World around here went to Presque Isle p.m.

-Oct 6 (weather fine)
Was down to Westfield to funeral went down to Monticello evening.

-Oct 7 (weather rainy am) Didn’t do much a.m. Went up back got Herbs sheep.

-Oct 8 (weather fine)
Picked over to Neds 76 bbls.

-Oct 9 (weather fine)
Picked over to Neds 100 bbls.

-Oct 10 (weather fine)
picked over to Neds 84

-Oct 11 (weather fine)
picked in new land. 59

-Oct 12 (weather fine)
picked in newland. 50 bbls.

-Oct 13 (weather fine)
Had sunday School and 2 meetings

-Oct 14 (weather fine)
I picked over to Neds. 85 bbls

-Oct 15 (weather fine)
I picked over to Neds got done at 4 o’clock Alden [Alden Bartley, son of Alice Flewelling Bartley] plowed up back.

-Oct 16 (weather fine)
we penced up back on boundary line.

-Oct 17 (weather fine around 4 p.m.)
we graded up around school ground a.m. didn’t do much p.m.

-Oct 18 (weather rainy) snowed tonight.

-Oct 19 (weather fine)
I plowed up back. went to Mars Hill tonight convention.

-Oct 20 ()went to Mars Hill. big crowd. good meeting.

-Oct 21 (weather fine)
worked up on school ground grading

-Oct 22 (weather fine)
I plowed up back. Went to convention

-Oct 23 (weather rainy)
I plowed up back. quit at 4 o’clock went to convention tonight

-Oct 24 (weather warm)
Alden plowed up back. I put up scabby potatoes for Harley Dodge. 17 bbs. hauled … Harvey & I

-Oct 25 (weather rainy a.m.)
I plowed up back p.m.

-Oct 26 (weather fine)
I mixed concrete up to Archies [Archie Ladner?]. Alden plowed a.m.  I plowed p.m.

-Oct 27 (weather fine)
Went to Mars Hill convention Had good meetings

-Oct 28 (weather colder)
I plowed up back.

-Oct 29 (weather fine)
I plowed up back a.m. got done Scott F plowed out here p.m. I split up some junks.

-Oct 30 (weather fine)
Scott plowed out here. I didn’t do much a.m. went to Presque Isle p.m. took load lumber up Harvey went away today.

-Oct 31 (weather fine)
Scott plowed out here. I hauled rest of lumber to Presque Isle.

MLF Farm Journal October 6-12

MLF Farm Journal October 13-19

MLF Farm Journal October 20-26

MLF Farm Journal October 27-Nov. 2

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September 1929

September 1929

-September 8 (weather fine)
Had Sunday School and 2 meetings

-September 9 (weather fine)
We dug cobblers a.m. 54 bbls. I hauled 52 p.m. 3.00 and 1 load for Stanley Miller

Arlie [Arlie McIntyre] hoed plants p.m.

– September 10 (weather foggy raining tonight)
We went up to cut buckwheat, I mowed by hand. Arlie hauled load for …. I reap buckwheat p.m. Arlie oiled truck.

-September 11 (weather fine)
Arlie reap up back today. I hauled 2 load wood. One loads to Clifton Kneeland. 1 load to George Kneeland. Mixed cement for Elden p.m.

– September 12 (weather fine)
Arlie reap up back and plowed. I mixed down to Eldens a.m. hauled 3 cord wood to Kneeland.

-September 13 (weather fine)
I hauled 2 cord and 1 to Knelland. 1 to Eaint Cony. Arlie reap some up back.

-September 13 (sic. 14) (weather fine)
We started to reap buckwheat a m and bakere ap fixed it Eve split some wood p.m.

-September 14 (weather fine)
Had Sunday School and 2 meetings.

-September 15 (weather fine)
Arlie finished ??? buckwheat and reap oats. Abbut and I ?? buckwheat a.m. We hoed straw plants. p.m. Arlie reap oats p.m.

-September 16 (weather foggy)
We went up to haul in oats a.m.. Arlie hauled out straw. We hauled in 1 1/2 load pm it rained we worked on stalls.

-September 17 (weather dull)
Arlie plowed 2 hours. I went up with Harvey to Bartleys got load potatoes I had hoed straw and plants.

-September 18 (weather fine)
Arlie plowed a.m. ! turned over grass a.m. We hauled in 4 load p.m. Paro Sisco helped us.

-September 19 (weather fine)
We rolled buckwheat a.m. hauled in 5 load today. Arlie ….

-September 20 (weather fine)
We moved engine up back. We thrashed 4 load. Scott helped us 100 bushels.

-September 22 (weather fine)
Had Sunday School and 2 meetings

-September 23 (weather fine)
We thrashed 1 load oats 1 load buckwheat Papa helped us

-September 24 (weather fine)
We went up and hauled 2 loads of buckwheat. Papa helped us thrash p.m. got done at 2 hauled in load scatterings

-September 25 (weather fine)
We hauled out barrels to field and hauled in 4 load buckwheat a.m. Got done harvesting.. we dug p.m. out here

-Sept 26 (weather fine)
We dug out here broke digger a.m. went town got piece for it.

-Sept 27 (weather fine)
We dug out here . Harvey hauled load potatoes for me 25 bbls

-Sept 28 (weather fine)
We finished out back field at 8.30  Mowed in by church.  dug 105 bbs there. I hauled cord wood to Sandy Wortman. Harvey hauled 25 bbls.

-September 29 (weather fine)
Had Sunday School and 2 meetings. Gidion Demerchant was here.

-September 30 (weather fine)
We dug back of church and dug some down on flat. 46 bbls.

MLF Farm Journal: September 8-13
MLF Farm Journal: September 14-20

MLF Farm Journal: September 21(sic)-28

MLF Farm Journal: September 29-October 5, 1929

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