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- apples baths berrying boats books Burlington calls canning church church fundraiser churning clothes comforter making comings and goings Cottage at the Lake D.A.R. DAR devotions down town Dr. London treatments entertainment fancywork feelings firewood fishing food Forest and Field Club garden Grace's flowers haying heart attack housework ironing Kate Dalrymple letters mending mockingbird money Mrs. Muellier treatment Mt. Mansfield mysteries Naptha launch obituaries obituary packages POETRY radio radio sermon rest ride Ruth's illness school sewing shopping sickness snow social events sorting papers Spring cleaning St. Albans Sunday dinner Sunday drive the Bulletin the farm tired! train Tuttle Tuttle's car typing washing weather wild food Wilma writing writing town records
Category Archives: 1918 Ella’s Diary
Tues., 31 Moderating. Some snow. Finish Grace’s nightdress & do some repairing. Write some business letters & words to members of the D.A.R. Make rolls. This is the last day of the year. I plan to take a close grip … Continue reading
Mon., 30 Quite cold. Sew on Grace’s nightdress, pick up &tc. Write Gertrude. Send cards of thanks to several people. Grace does some fine cooking. Mr. & Mrs. Woodman, Lieut. Stainton & Louisa come & spend the evening. Music & … Continue reading
Sun., 29 A cool day. Karl & H come to dinner. Mrs. Middlebrook buried. Carried to the Carpenter cemetery in Monkton. Read “Mr. Pratt” by Joseph Lincoln. Helen goes back to Harrington Park on thge 10-20 train. Poor Helen!
Sat., 28 Not feeling well. Make bread & pies. Ruth attends Miss Welch’s wedding at the Steven’s House. Letter from Ashton. Miss Dumas family, the Blakeleys, have influenza.
Thurs., 26 Still snowing. More deaths from influenza. Miss Welch, a friend of Ruth’s, up to dinner. Miss Cornelia Jocelyn dead. Fri., 27 Quite cool dark & cloudy. Mrs. Middlebrook dead. Cut out & sew an outing nightdress for Grace. … Continue reading
Tues., 24 Miss Dumas comes to wash. Sweeps my room & bath room. Girls sweep & I pick up. Grace comes on midnight train Miss D mop dining room We have music & cards of greeting from friends & gifts … Continue reading