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Thursday grand day all day. Robert to school. I went to the fair at Frederick with Adina Mae & the family. also to Mrs Via's Grandmothers in Mittletown Md. Men cut corn. I got home 8:30 at night from up to their house. Adina & I on ferris wheel & other things, had a grand time

Friday Good day all day. Robert & I did not go to school. He & I picked apples until 10 oclock. Then cut & set up corn the rest of day. finished cutting daddys corn, & cut some of [[?]]. I called Adina Mae up at night. then went to bed.

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October 5-1502-Christopher Columbus discovered Costa Rica. 
1793-France started new Revolutionary calendar, setting year 1 as opening Sept. 22, 1792.
1858-Crystal Palace in N.Y. City burned.

Ocotber 6-1886-Slavery finally abolished in Cuba.
1890-Mormons officially renounced polygamy.
1918-Germans continued to retreat on Western Front.

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Saturday good day all day, the men & Robert & I cut on my corn 1/2 a day. carried 1 ton of hay & 10 bales of straw to lady in Brandywine. Robert & I gathered apples in afternoon. Bob & I went to movies at night saw Adina Mae.

Sunday, rainy day all day, Mary to church. Robert & I made apple cider in morning, [[?]] in other place, called Adina Mae up at dinnertime. Mother, Mary & I over to see Jim [[?]] & family, Tom [[?]] & Aunt Grace, got home 6:30 I went up to see Adina Mae & got home 10 oclock.

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October 7-1777-Burgoyne defeated at the Battle of Saratoga.
1912- U.S. Marines fought Nicaraguan rebels.
1920- Norway adopted prohibition (except wines and beer).

October 8-1867- Alaska formally transferred to the U.S.
1871- Great Chicago fire did $200,000,000 damage.
1914- German forces occupied Antwerp, Belgium.
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