Thurs. April 13, 1899: Ther. 8 am. 53º., Wea. clear Dan & Jake started to the ranch 6-40 am. over trail. Jim & I hauled manure to the Big red clay piece. Friday 14: Ther. 5-30 am. 56º., 7-30 am. 78º., Wea. clear. thin clouds. I hunted most of the fore noon for a cow of J. Jenning’s, trimmed a few fruit trees after noon. Saturday 15: Ther. 8 am. 59º., noon 84º., Wea. clear. We set out some Cotton-woods in the upper field.