Wed. June 22, 1898: Ther. sultry 8-15 am. 78º. Wea. threatening We had a hard rain storm this afternoon which will do a great deal of good on the ranch if it came as nice there as here. We hoed a little cane Thursday 23: Ther. 7-20 - 72º,. Wea. cloudy sultry stormy. We grubbed and started to plow some land on the sand bottom for melons, too story to do much. a lot of the young folks came up from town and we played some games in the evening.