Diary Entry for 11/1/1976

Sent for silverware for June. Wrote Pauline Cornish. Sent Bob Griffin card. Wrote Vern’s. Sent $1 to TB and Bible Society. Merrill and boots went to Mills and had snow tires put on. Jim and Kenny went up to woods hunting for a week.

Diary Entry for 11/2/1976

Voted at 8:45 AM, Numbers 46 and 47. Lewis Weaver came after his other five cows, Paid $1150 balance. Merrill dug carrots and beets. Jimmy Carter won US President by narrow margin over Jerry Ford, by 2%

Diary Entry for 11/3/1976

Merrill went to Theresa bank and to Vi’s for kids clothes. Nice day. Warmer. Sent milk for last time. Sent 6 cows to replacement sale at DeKalb Junction, Trumble. Patty, Jill, and Joel here. Jim is still hunting. Got invited to party for Ken and Eleanor’s 30th...

Diary Entry for 11/4/1976

We went to city and out to Mom’s. Had lunch there. Stopped at L.J. Chellis. Paid off Farm Loan, $1048.99. We still own 107 shares of stock, value $535. They say 8% interest this year. Stopped at Uncle Lloyds and Beulah’s. Stopped at hospital to see George Waters and...

Diary Entry for 11/5/1976

Got cow check, $1133 profit. Merrill and Boots went to Agway for a handle, $3.19. Merrill cut wood. Washed clothes. Nice day. Don Turner here for Extension Dues, $3. Got 4-H stuff. 4-H here. Nine here. Business meeting. They danced afterward.