Wed. July 8, 1914: Ther. Hot Wea. Clouds, Thundering P.M. We finished the dam by a little after noon. Old Perch died last night, I buried her this evening. Thursday 9: Ther. Warm & Sultry Wea. Rain I didn’t get out to work much on account of the rain, it certainly poured for an hour or two. A rattlesnake bit one of Chas. Empey’s horses, this morning.