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Norton Co., Kansas: 1907

Feb 7 1907 I went to Ill. to see mother who is sick.
Feb 19 Stella & Dan Larrick were married in the forenoon. Dan was 38 yrs. old and Estella was 23 yrs. old. They drove out to Rev. Mulkeys home & he married them. Estella had a beautiful trousseau but was married in a simple white dress. They went to house keeping that afternoon in their new house. It was a nice day & we had a nice wedding dinner for them.
Mar 23, 1907 We went to Lenora P. M. Peach trees in bloom.
Mar 24 All went to S. S. in P. M. Hot. Windy. Drove load hogs to town to ship to St. Joe. One died from heat.
Mar 25 Monday. Dana Roy Logan and Chella May Gardner were married in Grand Junction Colo. Roy was 21 yrs. old and Chella was 17 yrs. old. I and Huey went up to Gardner place and met Roy & Chella. Came home with them and staid all night with us and next morning. Went with load sows & pigs back to Gardner place to begin house keeping.
Mar 29 I and Arnal went and bedded 3 cars of cattle to ship out in morning.
Apr 23, 1907 Started to K. C. with 2 cars cattle. Orval listed. Dana birthday. Stella came out in afternoon, and we went fishing down south. Big steer died in feed lot. Very hot.
Apr 24 Hot and awful windy. Dirt in air.
May 28 Cold. Froze ice ½ in. thick.
Jun 8, 1907 Misty. Got weed cutting done.
May 19 The Christian Church was dedicated in Lenora. Clara Hazelrigg had charge of services. Raised $982.00. Enough to pay off all debt.
Jun 20, 1907 Essie went to Norton to attend teachers institute for a month.
July 26, 1907 I, Minnie & Rossie started on western trip to Salt Lake City.
Aug 16, 1907 Got home from trip.
Aug 29 I and Roy started to Atchinson to buy land.
Sep 18, 1907 I took Essie out to Dist 54 in Graham Co. 6 mi. S. W. of Lenora where she was given contract to teach 6 mos. School at $40.00 mo. & to stay with Mr. Larsons for $3.00 wk. Board & room.
Sep 30 Got up early. Huey took Essie out to her school.
Nov 28, 1907 Thanksgiving day. Nice day. Roy & Chella, Stella & Dan & Mrs. Dochows here.
Dec 25, 1907 Christmas at home all day.