May 1892

Sunday, May 1, 1892

Cool with showers this P.M. and evening. Mr. Coburn called this morn. Prescott and Henry rode down to church with him. Emma did not go. Mr. Levi Bradford was buried this P.M. Funeral at the house. Grandpa, Prescott and Henry went over. He was the youngest son of Pardon Bradford. Age –

Mr. Snyder’s text was 1” Tim. 3.15” “Our behavior towards the church and in the church.

Mr. Anderson, a scotchman, is to lecture tonight on Temperance or Total Abstinence (Union Meeting). I enjoyed his remarks in S.S. He showed the right kind of zeal and interest in the matter – that is for each one to give their hearts wholly and entirely to Jesus while they are young. Mrs. Hill here yesterday. Papered the south-east chamber.

Monday, May 2, 1892   

Mother papered her room. I put carpet down in the front room.

Wednesday, May 4, 1892

Father and mother came on the 7 o’c train. They stopped in Penn. to see Mary’s father then came to Brooklyn to see Uncle Edw’s folks then came to Springfield, then to Westfield and Northampton, then up here.

Thursday, May 5, 1892  

We have been hearing the news about all the folks.

Friday, May 6, 1892       

Mrs. Hill here washed windows down stairs and cleaned the new kitchen. Prescott went up to Conway tonight to carry Grandpa and Grandma home – rainy tonight.

Saturday, May 7, 1892     

Arthur came over with Jim to get the trunks. Mrs. Hill and mother nearly papered the sitting-room. Lina May Hill came over to stay over Sunday.

Sunday, May 8, 1892     

Emma and I did not go to church. Prescott and I went down this eve. Mr. Lidstone and Mr. Snyder exchanged today. Beautiful evening.

Monday, May 9, 1892   

Mother finished the sitting room. Frank Geo. and I went with Emma to see Dr. Roberts. She will not go to school any more at present. We stopped at the Florence store and called at Aunt Rhoda’s and took dinner.

Thursday, May 12, 1892  

Took up carpet in our room. Mother put on patches ready to paper.

Father came over tonight.

11 little pigs just arrived.

Friday, May 13, 1892    

Mrs. H. did not come. Father has been fixing around the stove pipe and plastering up over the stove.

Mother papered the lower part of the room.

Saturday, May 14, 1892    

Mrs. Hill here. Geo. has not been well for several days. Lina and Mattie went to Haydenville. Father went home.

Lizzie Hill Couch is sick. L. is going up there.

Rec’d letter from Anton.

Sunday, May 15, 1892    

Very rainy night and day – none of us out to church. Geo. does not feel much better. Emma was very restless all night.

Monday, May 16, 1892  

Went to town again with Emma. Aunt Rhoda invited her to come and stay with them.

Friday, May 27, 1892    

Very rainy this morning cleared away before noon. Frank and father went down to see Mr. Kingsley this forenoon. Finished painting in our room and Prescott and Henry went home with him tonight.

“Aunt” Susan Munyan came out this P.M. Mr. and Mrs. Snyder called with their new baby. Emma enjoys herself in town.

Saturday, May 28, 1892      

Pleasant. Prescott and Henry came home with a load of potatoes.

Mrs. M. went home on the 4 o’c train.

John Ice brought out another foreigner.

Sunday, May 29, 1892  

Very pleasant. Frank carried John part way home. We went to church.

Papa did not go until evening. Grandpa went to hear the memorial sermon at the M.E. ch. this P.M. Prescott, Mattie and Henry stayed down and Susie and I came home before S.S. Prescott and Papa went down this eve. Mr. Snyder’s text was upon divine wisdom.