Diary Entry for 4/1/1968

Gave myself a Lilt perm. Merrill took car to Gouverneur for new tailpipe and muffler, $30.00. Jim was here for supper. He is working nights this week. Sent Dave card and letter. Talked with several about supper.

Diary Entry for 4/2/1968

David’s 14th birthday. Wrote Beulah and Les. Les is in the hospital with cancer. I went to Leona Shaws for tickets. Took them to Philadelphia to mail. Jim and Jim D here for supper. Rode their cycles out. I went to WSCS. Doris Haggerty called and invited us over...

Diary Entry for 4/3/1968

Merrill’s appointment with Dr. Robert’s. He has a curvature of the spine and arthritis. He has to do exercises and wear a surgical belt. Marilyn and Bob left picture. Heard Jim’s name of radio for first time. Investigated an accident.

Diary Entry for 4/4/1968

Leona Hall is 70 years old today. We set tables at Grange Hall for District Meeting. Marge, Shep, Leah, Martha, Esther, and Vi. Merrill went up to help put rope on church bell. Martin Luther King shot and killed, 31 years old, in Memphis Tennessee.

Diary Entry for 4/5/1968

District meeting. 58 present. Frances Ansted nominated DD President. had ham dinner at 6:30 in Grange Hall. Evelyn Hall had 14 teeth out. Sent in 4-H kids entry blanks for Demonstrations.