Delia Locke Diary, 1898-1902" by Delia Locke

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Locke, Delia
Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library
Delia Locke; diaries; women; diarist; California; Locke-Hammond Family Papers; Lockeford; CA; Dean Jewett Locke; rural life; rural California; 19th Century; church; temperance organizations; Mokelumne River Ladies' Sewing Circle; temperature recordings; journal
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Page 206 1901. Jan. 11. Friday. Weather cloudy and rainy. Received a letter from George and wrote to Mother. We had news from George up to Dec. 2nd. For eleven days previous to Thanksgiving he had been in the Hospital, sick, and when he wrote was still feeling poorly. Hannah had 10 little boys of her S.S. Class here this evening. (T.S.R. 40. 2 P.M. 45. S.S. 45.) Jan. 12. Saturday. Still cloudy. Received letters from Ida and Bro. Horace and wrote to George and to the children in the East. Horace is recovering from the grippe, but it is prevalent not only in this State, but especially in the Eastern States. Even Pres. McKinley has it. (T.S.R. 44. 2 P.M. 56. S.S. 52.) Jan. 13. Sabbath. Weather cloudy and fog rainy. Sister Susie is now 62 years old. (T.S.R. 45. 2 P.M. 50. S.S. 47.) Jan. 14. Monday. Still cloudy. Received letters from Theresa and Mother and wrote to Sister Susie. (T.S.R. 45. 2 P.M. 53. S.S. 49.) Jan. 15. Tuesday. Received letters from Eunice, Mr. Cooke and Ada and wrote to the children in Humboldt Co. There is quite a religious interest in the community at Sunol, and Will and Ada are feeling more encouraged. (T.S.R. 36. 2 P.M. 53. S.S. 46.) Jan. 16. Wednesday. Morning foggy. Have written to Theresa. A daughter was born to Josie (Grubs) Hendricks on the 13th inst. at the home of her mother here in Lockeford. Her home is in Ripon. (T.S.R. 33. 2 P.M. 53. S.S. 47.) Jan. 17. Thursday. Still foggy. Received letters from Willie and Ida and wrote to Ada. Willie writes that they had the first sleighing in Mass. on Jan. 12th. It has been a very mild winter there up to this date. Ida writes of a great boom in the lumber trade of Humboldt Co. New saw mills are going up - five can be seen from their house in Eureka, and some are running night and day. (T.S.R. 37. 2 P.M. 44. S.S. 44.) Jan. 18. Friday. No change in the weather. Have written to Mother. There has been a meeting at Mother Allen's this evening in the interest of better work in the S. School. They are proposing to grade the school. (T.S.R. 38. 2 P.M. 47. S.S. 43.) Jan. 19. Saturday. Forenoon foggy. Rev. Patterson called this morning. Have written to the children