Thurs. Oct. 6, 1898: Ther. warmº., Wea. clear We rode around after some of Dan’s cattle this forenoon. and dug about 25 bu. of potatoes after noon. there was a swamp on fire near manti which made the air some what smoky Friday 7: Ther. warmº., Wea. clear, I helped Warren Whitlock thresh his grain he had 346 bu. of wheat and 45 bu. of barley making 391 bushels in all. I worked in the straw and chaff.