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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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July 30: Friday. doing chores. grinding sythe & cutting weeds & thistles on Road. & picking Potatoe bugs. plowing on Fall Wheel ground. in P.M. down street at night & posted letter to H.E.P.

July 31: Saturday. doing chores. {illegible}. my half of potatoes in field. started to draw in wheet. 53 loads. 7 a.m. got {illegible} from mill & plowing on fall wheat ground. in afternoon. 1 new letter from H.E.P. very nice day.

aug 1: Sunday. doing chores. Juiced juice. finished drawing in wheat. I {illegible} lovely this afternoon.

aug 3: Tuesday. doing chores, went down st in Forenaun. I met Leo Longman. as Lemon. Plowing on Fall wheaty.

aug 4 Wednesday. doing chores. blowing fall wheat ground. I blowed up to bruce boat mother went to Harrisburg. To ice jean. George Braithwaite girl

xxx : 10 year old hung herself to tree by {illegible}.

xxx :john Brow's wife died this afternoon.

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