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1897
Saw Lura a few minutes & Mary telephoned me. Nov. 30 Tuesday Tried so hard to go to the office, but was an hour getting dressed & so sick & used up I knew I was going to faint everytime & raised my head - lived on white of egg, mince, gruel & a very little soup. Con came up in the morning and again at noon & this evening with "Misery" his new banjo. He stroked my head & cheered me up & brought the glass so I could see what a "cute sick girl" I was & was generally sweet. Claude went to Geneseo & brought back the news that Bragdon & Hillman are to have the new Court House. Mama was lovely and read to me & waited on me all day & this afternoon Mrs. Davis called & was very amusing and chatty & made time pass swiftly. Dec. 1. Wed. I had to be better today - the 1st of the month - and I guess the "Nux" did it. Was busy every minute except a chat or so with Con or Claude. Helen Davis came to see me at the house this morning. Con was coming up to-night, but the Elwoods got him for a church social - much to his chagrin (!) (It turned out to be Dr. Doty's anniversary dinner (& "fine".). Spent the evening writing up my Canada experiences in this old journal - such a waste of time! Dec. 2. Thurs. I was down in Lura's store tonight. Talking away about things - and she made me go home to dinner with her - so I telephoned home, and did. Mrs. Arnold was there, too, & Miss Hutchison (to dinner only) & we had quite a jolly time rehearsing our

1897
Saw Lura a few minutes & Mary telephoned me. Nov. 30 Tuesday Tried so hard to go to the office, but was an hour getting dressed & so sick & used up I knew I was going to faint everytime & raised my head - lived on white of egg, mince, gruel & a very little soup. Con came up in the morning and again at noon & this evening with "Misery" his new banjo. He stroked my head & cheered me up & brought the glass so I could see what a "cute sick girl" I was & was generally sweet. Claude went to Geneseo & brought back the news that Bragdon & Hillman are to have the new Court House. Mama was lovely and read to me & waited on me all day & this afternoon Mrs. Davis called & was very amusing and chatty & made time pass swiftly. Dec. 1. Wed. I had to be better today - the 1st of the month - and I guess the "Nux" did it. Was busy every minute except a chat or so with Con or Claude. Helen Davis came to see me at the house this morning. Con was coming up to-night, but the Elwoods got him for a church social - much to his chagrin (!) (It turned out to be Dr. Doty's anniversary dinner (& "fine".). Spent the evening writing up my Canada experiences in this old journal - such a waste of time! Dec. 2. Thurs. I was down in Lura's store tonight. Talking away about things - and she made me go home to dinner with her - so I telephoned home, and did. Mrs. Arnold was there, too, & Miss Hutchison (to dinner only) & we had quite a jolly time rehearsing our

1897
Saw Lura a few minutes & Mary telephoned me. Nov. 30 Tuesday Tried so hard to go to the office, but was an hour getting dressed & so sick & used up I knew I was going to faint everytime & raised my head - lived on white of egg, mince, gruel & a very little soup. Con came up in the morning and again at noon & this evening with "Misery" his new banjo. He stroked my head & cheered me up & brought the glass so I could see what a "cute sick girl" I was & was generally sweet. Claude went to Geneseo & brought back the news that Bragdon & Hillman are to have the new Court House. Mama was lovely and read to me & waited on me all day & this afternoon Mrs. Davis called & was very amusing and chatty & made time pass swiftly. Dec. 1. Wed. I had to be better today - the 1st of the month - and I guess the "Nux" did it. Was busy every minute except a chat or so with Con or Claude. Helen Davis came to see me at the house this morning. Con was coming up to-night, but the Elwoods got him for a church social - much to his chagrin (!) (It turned out to be Dr. Doty's anniversary dinner (& "fine".). Spent the evening writing up my Canada experiences in this old journal - such a waste of time! Dec. 2. Thurs. I was down in Lura's store tonight. Talking away about things - and she made me go home to dinner with her - so I telephoned home, and did. Mrs. Arnold was there, too, & Miss Hutchison (to dinner only) & we had quite a jolly time rehearsing our
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