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[[preprinted]] DECEMBER 28 [[/preprinted]]
Thursday
Good day all day. Jim + mary out, Ellis here for hay. Uncle [[???]] + Willie are here in afternoon, I to Waldorf to get some hooks and clamps. Marked bags for corn crib called Adnia Mae [[??]] up at night & then went to bed. 




[[preprinted]] DECEMBER 29 [[/preprinted]]
Friday
Bad day all day. Mary did not work. went to store in afternoon. Mr. & Mrs. Connor & Tim here in afternoon. I went up to see Adnia Mae [[??]] at night & got home at 11 oclock. Mary out to dinner at night. 





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December 28–1846–Iowa admitted to the Union.
1856–Woodrow Wilson born in Staunton, Va.
1859–Thomas Babington Macaulay died.
1917–President Wilson assumed control of railroads.

December 29–1845–Texas admitted to the Union.
1851–First Y.M.C.A in U.S. organized in Boston. 
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[[preprinted]] DECEMBER 30 [[/preprinted]]
Saturday good day all day. [[??]] [[stripped??]] tobacco all day. Via got 2 bales hay. Robert & I got out logs all day off of power line. Brent Early. Called Adnia Mae [[??]] up at night. Jim here. 

[[preprinted]] DECEMBER 31 [[/preprinted]]
Sunday good day all day nobody went to church. Joe, Uncle [[??]] & Aunt Florence down in afternoon. I went up to see Adnia Mae [[??]] in the afternoon. I came back and did the [[milking??]]. Mary & Jim [[??]] out at night. I did not go anywhere at night.

[[preprinted]] December 30 - 1853 - By the Gadsden Purchase the U.S. acquired land from Mexico.
1903 - Iroquois Theater burned in Chicago; 500 dead.
1937 - Japanese planes bombed Canton, China.

December 31 - 1862 - Battle of Murfreesboro, Tenn., fought.
1893 - Popocatepetl, Mexican volcano, erupted. 
1921 - U.S. and Germany resumed diplomatic relations. [[/preprinted]]

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