Monday, February 26, 2007

Della's Journal - Week 9 (February 26-March 4, 1929)

This is Installment 9 of the Journal of Della (Smith) Carringer, my great-grandmother, who resided at 2115 30th Street in San Diego in 1929.

The "players" and "setting" are described here. Pictures of some of the players are here. Last week's Journal entry is here.


Tuesday, February 26: Lunch with Mrs. Jones

Wednesday, February 27: no entry

Thursday, February 28: Went to town. got A[ustin] under clothes.

Friday, March 1: A[ustin] got pay. I gave Emily $20. She got two carpets. I got day bed for Ma's house $20.00. Congoliam rug for our kitchen $3.00. I went out with man to deliver bed to house.

Saturday, March 2: Ed over. Gave him $12. I went out to Ma's house had Mr. Van Beber help me an hour pd him 50 c[ents]. I stayed and fixed things. Mr. Schmidt sick in bed. Mr. Van B and I put old carpet down for them I gave them. Mrs. Nolan & girl & Mrs. Marvin got home, were gone North over a week.

Sunday, March 3: Lyle's went to country. We did not do anything. Mr. Roberts called, gave him box candy.

Monday, March 4: I went to town. Pd $200 on Bld & Loan & $25 (?) monthly pay. Fluffy had kittens, five. Willie, Lee & sisters called.


At the beginning of this week, Della obviously didn't journal much, even missing a day. The big news of the week is that the cat had 5 kittens - I never knew the cat's name, of course. Again, Della does all of the family business - banking, payments, etc.

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