Diary Entry for 2/1/1950

Grange. Very nice day. Painted fireplace second coat. We all went to Grange. Cold in evening. Uncle Berle called & wants us to move him tomorrow.

Diary Entry for 2/2/1950

Merrill & I went to Adams & moved Uncle Berle to his new apartment. Dad, Mom & Uncle Lloyd helped also. Mom called & said Basil had 2 pork for us. Gerald Murray, age 7, drowned in Indian River tonight.

Diary Entry for 2/3/1950

Clifford Carr’s cattle auction. Merrill went to it. Special Grange meeting get together. 3 Granges’ visited Philadelphia. Vernon had part in program. Just Vernon went to it. Baked bread, doughnuts, & pies. Had terrible back ache in evening.

Diary Entry for 2/4/1950

Not feeling too peppy but washed clothes & did ironing. Went over to Marsha LaPine’s in PM & fitted pattern. Little Murray boy’s funeral who drowned Thursday evening. Painted fire place second coat of white.