File #29128: "Gertrude Brown Hood Diary, 1912-1929_010.pdf"


Will Rodrick Jim Mc{Lunay?} Bob Pindar Bob Thompson Charlie Bryan Albert Aster Douglas Hood {The following three names are in one large pair of curly brackets:} Mr Frank Jarvis Art Russell Allen Ramer Carpenters We had 23 for supper It was a fine day we had supper at 5 O'clock Then it came on rain John went to {be exford?} 1924 to a Dance. May 27th We had the Barn Raising There were about 200 here. I had 65 pies 125 Tarts 20 Cakes 1 Fruit Cake 10 {Dogen Brew's?} And different kind of cookies 3 Ham's 35 lbs Beef. The weather became very hot after this we could scarcely stand the heat it kept very hot till June 9th. Then it turned a little cooler. June 18 The Carpteners finished " 19 We had a Dance there were around 250 here It came on rain about 10-30 and rained very heavy. They danced till 2-30 " 29 The first load of Hay went in the new barn.
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