The recession continues and life gets harder for the family.
Feb.1, 1905 Wed. Cold Hattie had bad night but a little better to day good sleding Trade dull not much doing Saw Frank & Iaba Carr to day. They are ganing in health but sore.
Feb. 2 Thurs. Cold I took Aurther David up to George Nelsons to day Charles Newell & Ira Thayer are taking the inventory in Ernest Thayer store it will take them Tomorrow to finish taking. Hattie is better to night hope she will remain doing so The Dr says she may eat an apple tomorrow.
Feb. 3 Fri. Cold I went up to Irvin Thayers got the Boys They been up thare 8 days. got the inventory all taken. Ira gone to Woodsville. Hattie is some better to night Dora is here with her taking care of her.
Feb. 4 Sat. Cold Hattie not so well to day all quiet around the store today.
Feb. 5 Sun. Cold Mrs Thayer came back to day Hattie had a sleep made her feel rested and it makes me feel rested for her. I hope the Lord will spare her for her childrens Sake and my Self included.
Feb. 6 Mon. Snow Water stoped on the Main Pipe think it is on the Bridge for it runs on the other side of the Bridge yet. Hattie about the same. Dora gone back to Lisbon.
Feb. 7 Tues. Cold Water stoped at 15 homes this side of the Bridge on the Main line. Hattie is a little better. Ira is down from Woodsville gone back on the 7:00
Feb. 8 Wed. Pleasant & cold Hattie is gaining a little but slow. Ernest & my self went over to the new saw mill I think things have not got Power enough to runn it up in good shape.
Feb. 9 Thurs Cloudy Hattie not so well to day. Mr Thayer come out to day. Mrs. Thayer not going home with him.
Feb. 10 Fri. Cloudy Mary Barton, Hatties sister come from New Port to stay Hattie a little better to day. Ira down from Woodsville Winter School closes today.
Feb. 11. Sat. Pleasant Hattie not so well to day. Councel of Docs here now. Milton, her Father & Earl are here. We do not think she can live but I hope the good Lord will Spare her for she is needed here a little longer.
Feb. 12 Sun. bad day to be out snow Hattie died this morning 20 minutes before 4 o’clock her breath left her with out a strugle She went to sleep in the arms of her savior. Irvin & Delia thare mother Thayer, Hattie Nelson, Dora, Ernest & myself & Ira was the witnesses it was sad for us all.
Feb. 13 Mon. Snow Mr Carpenter from Welsriver to place Hattie in the Casket. Milton & Molten went over to Newbury to get them some cloths, they got some Delia been there all day helping do the work.
Feb. 14 Tues. Pleasant Sad day Hattie was layed at rest to day at 11 Oc. Eld Dinsmore Preached her sermon. Barriers was John Heath, Will Upton, Authur Kimball, Carl Meader. The Rebeakers went through with thare work. Kings Daughter done thare part had nice flowers. Mr Carpenter Welsriver manager.
Feb. 15 Wed. Pleasant Ernest, Dora and Web went up to Cemetary to day. Mamie gone home to New Port to day her Father took her to Newbury. Grammie Wright came from Warren to day. Boys went over to Albert Kimballs at dinner.
Feb. 16 Thurs Pleasant Mrs. Thayer out to day took Grace along with her she went back but left Grace . Ira gone to Woodsville. Cold night last night.
Feb. 17 Fri. cloudy Ora Thayer brought Ernest a load of Hay weight 2105 lb. Ernest went up to N.C. Wrights. Cut up a pig for him. Ira & Hattie Nelson gone to the Centre to a rehersal- looks like a storm. Gracie thayer gone back to Lynn to day.
Feb. 18 Sat. Pleasant Hattie Nelson finished work with Ernest to night. I been over to Jessie McConnell to day. This is a lonley house to night but I hope it will be on the bright side soon. We will all do our best for to make it so.
Feb. 19 Sun. Cold & Pleasant Earl & Mira ware here at dinner. ira was here Angie Lydia Thayer is a good Girl the boys are too.
Feb. 20 Mon. Pleasant Ernest went down to see Mr Pike about his store to sell him the goods that he has in the store. Dora & Uncle Web kept the house and it was well kept to. Ella Manson called on us. Frank Hurlburt got home from Reform school.
Feb. 21 Tues. Pleasant Mr Pike & Pogers at the store this morning. Ernest took Grammie Wright up to Woodsville to put writings on Record he went on business for himself. Moses sawed Kimballs wood for him to day.
Feb. 22 Wed. Cloudy Ernest & Dora & baby gone out to Miltons. I went over to the corner store for the first time. It is lonely here to day no trade in the store every thing is still.
Feb. 23 Thurs. Pleasant dora went up to Lisbon to day got her things she left thare when she was at work thare. Good deal of Hay moving on the roads.
Feb . 14 Fri Pleasant Ira got old Prince Horse to go home to Swiftwater to Grange Fare at Swift. Arthur & Irvin killed 4 hogs weight 957 lbs sent $1.00 for Hartford Time. Mr Bowman was here to night.
Feb. 25 Sat. Pleasant Angie Lydia Thayer a good Girl. It looks like Spring Sleding is going fast. Dora had lots of work to do to day. I helped her what I could.
Feb. 26 Sun Cloudy Ernest went out to his Fathers home to day The rest of us stayed at home snow is going enough snow above and below us
Feb. 27 Mon Pleasant Nothing new to day every thing quiet I am some lame to day no not feel the best
Feb. 28 Tues Snowy Ernest went up to Woodsvill to see Hanport on his business about the store it is snowing hard now.