Diary Entry for 9/1/1969

Labor Day. Hot. Merrill fitted ground back on 17 acres. Jim, Pat, Gary and JoAnne here for supper. Had been to Canton on cycles. Cactus has 2 blossoms out in evening.

Diary Entry for 9/2/1969

Jim’s 26th birthday. WSCS at church. Jim and Pat here for supper. Gave Him $10 for pants. Toby and Wade here in evening awhile. I went to WSCS. Guild members there also. Pat and JoAnne were having a party for Jim. I wrote Dot. I got white blouse at Robert...

Diary Entry for 9/3/1969

School starts. Full day. Nice day. Merrill worked on barn. Men finished combining Hall’s oats. We aren’t combining what few oats we had this year. They aren’t worth it.

Diary Entry for 9/5/1969

I went to city for groceries. Stopped at Philadelphia bank to deposit $2500 check from Pro and Credit. Merrill worked at shingling barn all day. Cloudy and muggy. Six local men arrested on drug traffic counts in evening.