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APRIL 24 Monday Good day all day. [[?]] and daddy spread 5 ton of lime. Robert + I to school. went to tractor demonstration during school, [[swimming?]] at night. called Judy up at night. saw frank [[?]] at night. graded wood after school. carried [[?]] hay to [[train?]]. APRIL 25 Tuesday Mostly Raining all day. Robert and I to school. Joe and [[?]] picked and striped tobacco all day. tried to call Judy but could not get her. did [[?]] and carried it down to [[?]] for [[fees?]] to [[?]]. got home 10:30. raining all night. striped some [[school?]] tobacco. [Preprinted] April 24-1814-British occupied Washington, burning public buildings. 1898-Spain declared war on the U.S. 1916-Revolt broke out in Dublin, Ireland. April 25-CONFEDERATE MEMORIAL DAY in Ala., Fla., Ga., Miss. 1507-Name "America" first used in French geography. 1859-Construction of Suez Canal begun. APRIL 26 Wednesday Good day all day. Robert + I to school. saw Judy at school. [[?]] striped and harvested tobacco all day. Bob Via in afternoon. [[Kent?]], Via, Robert, Wallace + I went fishing at night down to Indian Head. called Judy up at night. got home from fishing at 11:00 P.M. APRIL 27 Thursday Good day all day. [[?]] striped and harvested tobacco all day. Robert + I went to school. plowed and harrowed land after school. [[Mother?]] Paid by [[?]] most To [[?]] [[B---?]] and [[?]] at night. got home 10:oclock. saw Judy at school. April 26-1665-Great Plague broke out in London, England. 1865-Steamer "Sultana" burned on the Mississippi. 1914-U.S. flag raised in Vera Cruz; martial law proclaimed. April 27-1822-Ulysses S. Grant born in Ohio. 1897-Grant's tomb dedicated in New York City. 1898-Admiral Sampson's squadron bombarded Cuba.
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