1923, Jan. 9th Tuesday.
Clouds passed over most of day and at noon looked real stormy but brighter in p.m. and a beautiful latter part p.m. Will cleaned barn and around hog-house and took Molls spreader home and talked to Mr. Barden when he stopped for water for his auto and brought mail also to Mr. A. J. R— and Robert on their way to town with hogs. I washed Clothes and hung to dry which most did also cleaned cream-can and mopped kitchen floor.
1933 Jan. 9th Monday.
Bright, nice day. Will chored and helped Roy haul 3 loads of hay and was choring again in eve when Wm and I got back from Jeanette Whiting Haukaas’s Funeral at St. Francis at 2 p.m. She was buried near Phoebe Cecelia, her mother. Lemoyne staid last night and he and I left via Hutchins, where we got Mrs. and Clyde, left Clyde at Wagners, where Mrs. was ready but no room so she kept Clyde, then to Wheelers where we got Mrs. and the flowers, on to Armbrusters, where Mary, Josephine and Rita went along. Stopped at Roundy’s, waited for Louise & Harry, Dorothy Mae and Harley, so they no come until late so Lemoyne and Gerald Furrey went to see what [was] wrong but they finally came and Dorothy Mae’s arm was hurt so left Harley at Roundy’s, on to Rosebud Hospital where her arm was X Rayed, no bone broken, we all got to St. Francis O.K., dinner at Jake’s, Funeral, looked at Girls part in school, on to hospital, viewed it and home late eve. Lemoyne went home with Ed and Family and Armbruster girls staid at Mission. Josephine & Rita went with Thomas, Sadie and Mr. Armbruster to Mission after Funeral. All of Whitings there but Tom, Myself, Nellie, Ed, Dave, Jake, Wm and Louise and Bordeaux Aunts there Leona, Mary, Minnie and Uncle Ben and Grandma Pawnee and all of Haukaas relatives but Oscar’s Family and this family Lloyd was there. Jeanette had a beautiful last rites and many other relatives present. Nell Larmer went to Funeral with Mary Brandon and back to Hospital with us.
1943 Jan. 9th Saturday.
Was bright, nice day, but I have such a cough that I only got meals, laid down, washed new stocking and sheets and Handerchieves. Will hung them out and he chored, painted windows, washed his hair and yesterday his feet. He also visited with Carl Aamodt and Cecil Sherfey of Rosebud Civil Service Employers, they came to see our Bull, Domino Jr. W.D. chored, got in some calves that got to their mothers and put [them] in barn, cleaned coop and barn, got the trailer that was at Shed [Wagner], went to Wood to buy lumber for his shed.
1953 Jan. 9th Friday.
Bright day. Men gave cattle hay up My Creek and put chains on Tractor, The M, and Dan’s making a sled for Calvin when he can get outside. Usual work and solitaire for me. I made out an order to Sears and Wards and Will mailed them. Material for Front room and Double Door and Curtain Plastic Rods & Hooks for Kitchen & North Porch Double Door and several Other things. Never see Betty and Calvin since weather more winterish.