Clipping from The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) February 02.1916, Last Edition. http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/Iccn/sn83045487/1916-02-02/ed-1/seq-28/
Wh 1.19 Saturday
Mon. Jan. 31, 1916
Clear & cold – 16 above. The folks washed today but I did not help as have been pretty bum all day. Had Dr. Evans out and he gave me some med. No news only wheat is on the bum too – Mkt lowest it has been for weeks. Clara [sister of Arvilla, married James Peck] with us yet. Helen Jones busy with final exams for Med Semister.
Tues. Feb 1
Clear & cold – 4 below zero. A nice cold day, I felt fairly well all day but got little more cold and made me cough more. Ernest Slauson came this pm & stayed till 10K then he started for S. Paul on way home he thinks Hitch & Son may buy the 80, but if they do they will pay 60.00 & I have the crop.
Monday wh 1.16
Wed. Feb. 2, 1916
Clear & cold, Zero. Coughed till 1K then went to sleep & slept pretty well, but feel pretty bum, taking Med of Dr. Evans & don’t see much if any improvements. V went over to Fairoaks to dinner at Mrs. Bentley. Pretty cold nite I think. Had letter from Edna. They are all well. Mr. AW. Winegan wrote good letter abt Colorado land.
Clear & cold, about Zero. A cold pleasant day. Wheat mkt is bum & so am I. Cough lots & head aches –got the grippe all right, but have fair appetite.
No news today, Clara & Villa went to town & called on a Mrs. Hickok. No chance to rent the flat beats the Germans