Thurs. Oct. 20, 1898: Ther. warm Wea. clear we unloaded our rock salt at Jim Thaxtons and put both teams on the other wagon and took the wire up to the ranch. we dug about half of the potatoes this afternoon. Friday 21: Ther. warm Wea. clear finished digging the potatoes. we had about 15 bu. and went down to Carmel got 25 bu. of Rob. Mancur and went down to Al. Misnors to camp.