Welcome to week 5 of the 1900 diary of 13 year-old Satie Latie Little from near Bath, New York. This week features fewer meetings and the first mention of death in the diary. I do not know what Satie means by the school being closed on account of the institute.
Monday, January 29, 1900
A nice day. Quite cold. Jim took Ede & the baby and Hazel to Bath after dinner they went home on the 3 o’clock train. I went down to Addie’s in the afternoon. No school on account of the institute.
Tuesday, January 30, 1900
A nice day. Cold. I was down to Addie’s all the forenoon and to dinner until 2 o’clock. Ed Loghry was up here a little
non no school on account of the institute.
Wednesday, January 31, 1900
A nice day. Pa & Ma went to Bath. Aunt Lot started for home on the 5:30 train P.M. I went down to Addie’s and stayed all the forenoon and took care of John. Addie washed. No school on account of the institute.
Thursday, February 1, 1900
A nice day. Awful cold. I was at home. Jim and Pa worked in the woods. No school on account of the institute.
Friday, February 2, 1900
Quite a nice day but cold. Pa took Let to Bath. She stayed to Grandmas. I was down to Addie’s all the fore-noon and took care of John while Addie ironed. No school on account of institute. Pa & I went to meeting
Mr. Wilcox in the evening. Mr. Wilcox preached.
Saturday, February 3, 1900
A nice day. I went down to Jim’s and stayed all the forenoon and took care of John. Jim made the blind to his bed room window.
Sunday, February 4, 1900
A nice forenoon rained a little in the afternoon. Mrs. Sam Hall’s funeral was down here at the Weslyan Church at 11 o’clock. Buried at Buena Vista. Pa & Ma & Jim & I went. Mr. Wilcox preached the sermon. We went to meeting at night. Mr. Wilcox preached. it was Mr. Hill’s night. Mr. Wilcox did not ask Mr. Hall up in the pulpit & there was a rumpus. Let was at Uncle John’s.