Delia Locke


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1892. Nov.2. Wednes. (T.S.R. 38. 2 P.M. 67. S.S. 61.)

Nov. 3. Thursday. Received letters from Ida and Eunice and wrote to Ida. (T.S.R. 45. 2 P.M. 71. S.S. 63.)

Nov. 4. Friday. Received a letter from Ada and wrote to Eunice. Ada's children have the mumps. (T.S.R. 43. 2 P.M. 73. S.S. 66.)

Nov. 5. Saturday. Received letters from Willie and Calvin and wrote to Ada. (T.S.R. 45. 2 P.M. 73. S.S. 63.)

Nov. 6. Sabbath. We have attended meeting. Rev. Stewart preached from the text," Render therefore to Caesar the things that be Caesar's and unto God the things that be God's," applying it to the matter of the coming election. (T.S.R. 41. 2 P.M. 71. S.S. 63.)

Nov. 7. Monday. The Ladies Aid held their Fair and Entertainment in our Hall, and tomorrow will give Election dinners. (T.S.R. 40. 2 P.M. 70. S.S. 63.)

Nov. 8. Tuesday. Weather a little cloudy. This is General Election day, and there are four tickets in the field - Democratic. Republican, Populist and Prohibition. This precinct went Republican as usual, but Grover Cleveland was elected President. Our Ladies Aid gave meals at the Hall all day and most of the night. Have written to Boston. (T.S.R. 41. 2 P.M. 70. S.S. 65.)

Nov. 9. Wednesday. Weather a little cloudy. We have attended prayermeeting Received letters from Ada and Eunice. San Joaquin Co. went Democratic yesterday. This is owing to numbers of former Republicans voting with Prohibitionists. and Populist, thus dividing their ranks. (T.S.R. 43. 2 P.M. 73. S.S. 63.)

Nov. 10. Thursday. Have written to Ida and Eunice. (T.S.R. 44. 2 P.M. 73. S.S. 67.)

Nov. 11. Friday. Received letter from Ida and wrote to Ada. (T.S.R. 44. 2 P.M. 75. S.S. 67.)

Nov. 12. Saturday. Received letter from Calvin. The weather is turning cooler. (T.S.R. 44. 2P.M. 71. S.S. 65.)

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1892. Nov. 3. Sabbath. In S. School today I taught my own class of boys and Susie's class of girls together. because she is still at Ferndale and we hear she is improving slowly in health, and hope she will soon be at home again. Rev. Stewart preached about the "Church at Antioch". (T.S.R. 37. 2 P.M. 67. S.S. 62.)

Nov. 14. Monday. Received a letter from Willie. the new chairs for the church have arrived. (T.S.R. 45. 2 P.M. 63. S.S. 56.)

Nov. 15. Tuesday. The forenoon was frosty and cloudy. The bell tolled for a babe of young Ross, a brother of Mrs. Wise, aged four months. (T.S.R. 33. 2 P.M. 60. S.S. 52.)

Nov. 16. Wednesday. The north wind blew chilly and troublesome. Received letters from Ada and Horace, and wrote to Boston children. (T.S.R. 34. 2 P.M. 60. S.S. 52.)

Nov. 17. Thursday. Have written to Ida. (T.S.R. 31. 2 P.M. 60. S.S. 52.)

Nov. 18. Friday. Have written to Eunice. (T.S.R. 35. 2 P.M. 64. S.S. 58.)

Nov. 19. Saturday. Weather cloudy. This is the birthday of our Willie and Hannah. He has graduated from the Mass. Institute of Tech. and is now in the Office of the State Board of Health, a trusted Assistant of Stearns, the Sanitary Engineer. He enjoys his work, but is anticipating a short visit to us soon. He is at 13 Beacon St. Boston, twentyseven years old, and Hannah is twentyfive. She is very busy in church and other society work, always organist in church and giving some lessons in music, besides doing most of the dairy work. I am so glad to have her to depend on now when I am not well. Received letters from Willie, Calvin and Ida, and wrote to Ada. (T.S.R. 35. 2 P.M. 64. S.S. 56.)

Nov. 20. Sabbath. We have attended meeting and listened to a good sermon from Rev. Stewart, from the words, "Everyone that believeth in Him shall receive remission of sins." Word from Susie has come - she is better and hopes to be at home

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January 1892

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circa 1892-1897


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