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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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Daily Record

Friday doing chores took milk to factory cutting wood & thistle along fence plowing & started to draw in barley & wheat finished some cool west wind all day r Jones here for dinner.

Saturday doing chores took milk to factory & got in corn for cows started to cut oats. I shocking oats. read letter from H.E.P. father away to city & had my ticket. I bought 40 3/4 lbs cheese from factory for Geo Pirce.

Sunday doing chores drove up to jeans then Frank & I went to St. George & to cementary to see monument & the place in ground called at {saras?} & frank got bread.

monday doing chores plowing for fall wheat in lower north field. cutting & shocking oats in P.M. down st at night & posted letter card to H.E.P. & got paper.

Tuesday doing chores plowing cutting & shocking oats in P.M. started to rain & little after 6 P.M.

Wednesday doing chores plowing in a.m. cutting & shocking oats rain in P.M. cutting wood in shed F.W.M. started to plow.

Thursday doing chores plowing in a.m. Finished cutting oats in big field drawed in 1 1/2 loads oats & threshing part of P.M. oats & wheat. 4 men here for tea.

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