A clear day. The snow meltedvery fast this evening. Jim andBen stripped tobacco. Mr Owenhelped them to day.
Josie and I both got thedinner. Josie finished her oldquilt that she was pieceingon and made a pillowslip. I went to Marvinsa while. Marvin was mending their shoes.
Henry went to school. Had a fight with SamOwen.
Ben got a letter fromDr Neff this evening. He did not write very encourageing a bout Josiescondition. It cast a gloom overthem. I am in hopes she may get on better than he expects.I am so sorry for them & canthelpe.