Fri., 13 Morning devotions. This is Ruth’s birthday. Grace & Miss Miles go to the Lodge, Basin Harbor, and Mrs. Crysler’s place. I have dinner nearly ready when they come back. Mrs. Cotey comes & takes a measure for a new corset. Miss Miles goes back to Middlebury. A wire from sister Helen that she will be here to-morrow. Book-of-the-Month” comes is “Ultima Thule.” (sic) Use Ruth’s white lunch cloth for dinner.
About the book: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Fortunes_of_Richard_Mahony The book itself: http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks01/0100091h.html Ethel Florence Lindesay was the name of the author. She used the pen name Henry Handel Richardson.