Diary Entry for 9/1/1974

A nice day but on cool side. We went to church. Went to city to Fays and Big M store. Ate at McDonalds. Vern called. They are sending tomatoes and cukes with Jim.

Diary Entry for 9/2/1974

Jim’s 31st birthday. They were here for supper. Made him ice cream cake. Gave him cutting tool and $5. They brought tomatoes and cukes from Vern’s. 16 million raised in MS telethon $235,000 in North Country.

Diary Entry for 9/3/1974

UMW at CEC. Margaret K. on committee. 16 members and 4 Griffin kids present. Cheryl H. also sang. Wrote Mom. I canned 20 quarts tomatoes. Merrill went after Aunt Maude’s canner. Started pickles. Merrill got rubber boots at Pearls, $10.69.

Diary Entry for 9/4/1974

Betty Haggerty had operation, bladder, today. Doris called in evening. I canned pickles, 5 pints tomatoes, 6 pints and 4 small cans chili sauce. Merrill built fence on line by Pats.

Diary Entry for 9/5/1974

Dr. Roberts, 4:30. Dr. Roberts said he got married in August. His new wife is an accomplished harpist. I went to city alone. Merrill had to build fence. Called 4-H office in evening about meeting. Nice day.