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[right page] APRIL 4 Tuesday Good day all day [[?]] up to 80 degrees APRIL 5 Wednesday Good day all day. [[?]]. later all day. I carryed [[?]] from school to [[?}] High School [[?]]. got back 3:PM during school. planned [[?]] up at night. man came [[??]] got 1 ton of hay. April 4-1704-First newspaper in U.S. printed in Boston, Mass. -1897-Discovery of big gold deposits reported in Yukon. -1933-U.S. Navy Dirigible "Akron" crashed off N.J. coast April 5-1768-Chamber of Commerce established in N.Y. -1910-Railway tunnel opened through the Andes Mts -1915-Jess Willard won the world heavyweight boxing championship from Jack Johnson at Havana, Cuba [left page] APRIL 6 Thursday Good day all day. lot of awful [[?]]. [[?]]grass seed from [[?]] other place with [[?]] all day. [[?]] mary and Robert to church. at night got 35 gallons of [[?]] from Jim Smith [[good guess?]]. called Judy up at night and she [[?]] still loved me. I am glad. APRIL 7 Friday Good day but windy. I plowed [[?]] my piece of land all day and [[?]] into the [[night?]]. plowing during the [[?]] the from [[?]][[?]][[?]] in the morning. April 6-1512-On this Easter Sunday, Ponce de Leon discovered Florida. 1828-Joesph Smith organized the first Mormon church. 1896-The Olympic Games were revived in Greece. 1917-The U.S. declared war on Germany. April 7-1862-Second day of the Battle of Shiloh in the U.S. Civil War. 1891-Phineas T. Barnum, circus magnale, died. 1911-Count Zeppelin carried passengers in his dirigible. 1939-Mussolini invaded Albania with armed forces.
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