Thurs. Jan. 19, 1899: Ther. noon 46º., Wea. clear am string clouds pm. We went out and counted the cattle in the field about 200 head. built a correll to feed in by the corn correll. Friday 20: Ther. 8-45 am. 41º., Wea. very light clouds, I cut a cotton wood tree in the orchard and chopped up a little stove wood from the limbs. Saturday 21: Ther. 3pm. 50º., Wea. light clouds s.w. I helped Father in the blacksmith shop this fore noon. Dan, Jake & I hauled some hay from the barns to the shed pm.