Oliver Wallace Diary
August 1907

Thurs. Aug. 1, 1907 The boys helped Hoffers thrash in the afternoon. 2 hands & 1 team. Halled manure in the fore noon. George Lawson worked all day.
Fri. Aug. 2, 1907 It rained last night. We halled manure in the forenoon. Thrashed in the afternoon. We thrashed 480 bu for me this afternoon.  Affa went to warsaw after her company. Ant Sophia came here today. George Dawson worked all day.
Sat. Aug. 3, 1907 The machine thrashed for me this fore noon. Finished up till noon. 755 bu. Lib paid E. Person $1.50 for beef & $1.00 for groseries. George Dawson worked all day.
Sun. Aug. 4, 1907 We went to sunday school & church.
Mon. Aug. 5, 1907 e started out to cut oats & I broke my binder. I settled up with George Dawson to date. Owed him $11.00 besides what I had paid him. Paid him for 21 days work, 2 of them was for shingling the Irvin house.
Tues. Aug. 6, 1907 I went down to the Irvin farm & fixed some fence along the corn field & Bills truck patch. Bill was helping R. Irvin thrash.
Wed. Aug. 7, 1907 Paul, Dale & I cut oats till 3 oclock then I went & helped Frank Harmon thrash.
Thurs. Aug. 8, 1907 George Dawson & I helped J. Harmon thrash 2/3 of a day. George helped Pellets the rest of the day. John started to North Dacota today. Cando. I gave Lib $6.00
Fri. Aug. 9, 1907 I chored
Sat. Aug. 10, 1907 The boys & I took my bull down to the marsh. The cattle was over on R. Wallaces pasture & we tied the bull in B. Gokenhours cow pen & I went down in the evening & turned him out. I mowed some weeds in the grape garden in the afternoon. 
Sun. Aug. 11, 1907 We went to sunday school. Gave Affa 25 cts.
Mon. Aug. 12, 1907  Local rain last night. I mowed weeds. George Dawson worked for me in the afternoon. Halled manure.
Tues. Aug. 13, 1907 George Dawson & I helped J. Meek thrash 3/4 day. We hellped C. Powell the ballance of the day. F. Correll paid me the ballance he owed me on hay he had bought of me $25.76.
Wed. Aug. 14, 1907 I mowed some weeds in the orchard in the morning & went down & got my sheap off of C. Klingers pasture. Paid him $2.85 for pasture. I sold he a buck for $8.00 cash. George helped C. Powell thrash a while this morning till they broke the machine. He worked for me all day.
Thurs. Aug. 15, 1907 George helped C. Powell finish thrash in the forenoon. He went home to paint his buggy in the afternoon.
Fri. Aug. 16, 1907 I chored. George Dawson & Paul halled manure.
Sat. Aug. 17, 1907 I went hunting. George Dawson mowed fence corners.
Sun. Aug. 18, 1907 Went to church & Sunday School.
Mon. Aug. 19, 1907 We all went to the Wallace Show. Paid $3,00 for tickets. Paid J. Grabner 60 cts for plow point. Gave Affa $1.00.
Tues. Aug. 20, 1907 I started Paul a plowing in the northeast field.
Wed. Aug. 21, 1907  I mowed weeds in the forenoon along the road. Went hunting in the afternoon.
Thurs. Aug. 22, 1907 I went down to the marsh & fixed the fince betwen Campbell & me. Went across to Pellettes to help him thrash oats. They didnent thrash any in the fore noon so I went home. I helped Pellette, J Harom & F. Harmon thrash in the afternoon.
Fri. Aug. 23, 1907 I went to help David Pellett thrash oats & they broke the machine & dident thrash in the fore noon. They thrashed hism, mine & corrells in the afternoon. I had 190 bu.
Sat. Aug. 24, 1907 I helped Hoffers thrash oats.
Sun. Aug. 25, 1907 We went to Sunday School. I paid $4.00 Mishanary money to Bess Byrer. Millard & Sade was here. Etta, Affa & Paul went over to J. Hughes. 
Mon. Aug. 26, 1907 I went up & helped Paul put on a plow point. Etta & Dale got me two new points & took 2 back. Pd 50 cts difference.
Tues. Aug. 27, 1907 I mowed the road from the house North in the forenoon. I mowed the weeds along the road down to the Powell place in the afternoon.
Wed. Aug. 28, 1907 I mowed weeds east of the old barn in the fore noon. Went up to the woods & got some Elm Bark for the colt & shot 2 fox squirles & one piny.
Thurs. Aug. 29, 1907 Chored.
Fri. Aug. 30, 1907 I fixed the fence along the orchard.
Sat. Aug. 31, 1907 Chored & went hunting in the forenoon. I went to quarterly conference in the afternoon at Atwood. Paid $8.00 Preacher money.