Late night bread baking..."Now can you smell it"...
Sorghum cane stripping on Oct 15 followed by syrup making (was there a cane mill in Texas Co.?)
David is "fixing flats for a pastime."
"Everybody has gone to bed but the cats & they are fighting"
"I have got to stop writing as the lamp is going out for the want of oil"
"If this letter isn't spelt correct, you fix it."
|Note: Brooks is neighbor Arch Brooks. I cannot identify "Murdocks" or "Opal."|
Mrs. Fieldens runs the grocery store which offers credit; there was at least one cash-only grocery in Cabool as well.
|Note: Mrs Brooks is Claudine Rivry Brooks, Arch Brook's wife.|
I cannot identify "Paul Bird"
Dora is Dora Bremercamp, George's sister, in East St. Louis.