Friday, July 1, Ella noted that the Democratic Convention was going on.
Monday, July 4, Clinton and Jim went to ballgames. Mr. Sidwell, their neighbor, visited for the evening. Tuesday Clinton went back to work, but was home on the weekends.
Thursday, July 7, Kate Love and Charlotte visited with Ella. Friday Garfield and Ella paid the balance on their barn lumber to John Love.
Mid-July Garfield made a cart to draw hay on. Clinton and Jim went to a ball game on the weekend, then to Highland Lake to see their Sergeant grandparents.
Garfield and Everett cut Kelley’s hay and worked on the Leavenworth driveway. Ella canned 18 quarts of greens and gave her aunt Lou three bushels of endive to can.
The first day of August Anna and Clara got the cabbage rose slip from the Leavenworth farm.
The original bush came from Holland. “Grandmother’s grandmother brought it over,” wrote Ella. (Elizabeth Lazerlier Van Pelt’s family had once lived in Holland.)
“Clara got the Cabbage Rose slip from the Leavenworth Farm.”