April 1, Sat. Cold Ernest worked in the sotre making ready to open soon. All going to the show to night. The New York World came for the first time show very good.
April 2 Sun. Pleasent & cold All stayed at home all very well hope we may stay so.
April 3 Mon. Plesant but colol Ernest went out to Mesltons got some Potaoes Dora cleaned Bedroom it was a store room but it does not like like one now done a good job.
April 4 Tues. Pleasant & cold Ernest went to Pikes this morning Ned Nois is setting glass in show cases Jim & Sarah Eastman called on us to day going is getting good I have got a cold.
April 5. Wed. Cloudy ernest is working in the store to dau I am lame to day and it pains me to in my rist I am sober to day be better to morrow I hope. ( sober means not happy, he was never a drinker of any kind.)
April 6 Thurs. Rainey showers most all day Milton pedling maple honey Ernest went to Woodsville. Mrs Mason made us a call
April 7 Fri. Pleasamt & cold Ernes went to Pikes Dora Cleaned my room to day I helped a little not much
April 8 Sat Snow & cold I went down to Moses. Chet Carleton & Mat ware thare going over to there Place in a day or two. Mose got 8 good caws look well got 3 shirats old sow, 4 calves nice ones Sap runn a little
April 9 Sun. Pleasant All stayed at home Mr Lameb came up from Pikes to see the store said it is a good one to do Business in Mud is drying up.
April 10 Mon. Rain Auther Irvin is harling out manure for ernest Dora cleaned the Boys Bed room with my help that was not much spring day
April 11 Tues. Rainey Arthur finished Hauling manure at 2 1/2 oclock commenced cleaning front toom Maurice Young here going to stay all night Milton Pedling Honey opened store to day
April 12 Wed. Pleasant Dora & Web put down front room carpet. Dora went out to her Fathers took Angie with her took Maurice home Ernest Clerks came to day his name is _ Lamb good Boy I guess Auther Irvin hauling saw dust for Ice House.
April 13 Thurs. Pleasant Aurther Irvin is Braking up for Ernest. I took C.M. Carleton over to his Place Mat & Mary went over together they will stay alone to night Mary came home with her team behind my team got home all right Ernest had Car load feed come to day.
April 14 /fri Pleasant dora cleaned her Bed room to day I done a very small part of the work. Ernest is un loading a Carr of feed Arthur Irvin Team in the fore noon with Man I am some Lame to day.
April 15 Sat Pleasant S.S. Bartlet call to see me today from Warren Trade very good. Ice went out of the pond to day Roads geting very good. alma Clarke here to day
April 16 Sun. Cloudy & cool All stayed home had Chicken pie for supper good one Lue Hurlbert shot his Dog to day thought he was going mad.
April 17 Mon. Stormy & cold Snow 2 inches on the ground and it was snowing most all day. Trade very good I sewed grass seed on burnt spots in Mrs. Madcalf field and scratch them in. ( A spring snow is called the poor man’s fertilizer so sewing seeds when you get a spring snow does grow best)
April 18 Tues. Cold Ground white with snow Ira down from Woodsville going home to his Fathers to night going with Prince.
April 19 Wed. Cold dora is making a rapper it sets good it is the first one . Kids is wheeling to wood. I am not feeling first rate.
April 20 Thurs. Cloudy Looks like rain Phebe Wright ware here all day Trade very good to day traders from Benton & Swift Water
April 21 Fri. Rainy day All very quiet to day not but little trade
April 22 Sat. Pleasant Trade very good to day Mr Bowman was here to day I went down to Mass to see his sick cow He put 2 qt oil 4 pbs salts into her just came through Angie L Thayer 3 years old went to Dr Lawrence Girl Birth day Party 17 little were there.
April 23 Sun. Pleasant & cold Ernest & baby & Web went up to the cemetry & went up to Irvins Mr Pike been here to day
April 24 Mon. Cloudy & cold Went up and took a look at Hertham Irsens stock to day looks very well he has got to buy Hay. It looks very much like a storm the wind blows from the south Jim & Sarah Eastman up to day
April 25 Tues. Pleasant & cold Ernest took a trip over Briar Hill to day What he could do if it would pay to runn a wagon Plowed his garden today Auldin Herlburt helped him.
April 26 Wed. Warm Trade very good Ira down from Woodsville grass begins to look green Ernest commence on his garding Mame Eastman got home from the south
April 27 Thurs. Pleasant Alice Town here to day Mr Hovy was here to dinner to day he was going down to Grafton to work in Creamery Mrs. Thayer out to day trader Bill Burnam out traded trade very good
April 28 Fri Warm dor went to Woodsville Bought her a Hat paid $4.00 for it nice one Ernest took good to Briar Hill fill his orders. Trade good Ernest went to Woodsvill to Woster Salt supper
April 29 Sat. Cloudy It looks like rain hope we shall get it very thing needed
April 30 Sun. Pleasant Ernes & Guy & Herman gone to swiftwater Earle & Mira Clark come here to day her at supper this is the last day April hop May will set in brisk and warm