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Read "Right of Way" Rec'd a call from George Lunn.
The whole family went to Harolds for New Years dinner. He ... so very happy. He & I talked about Jr. He feels happy that one good year has passed. After coming home I called on George & [Mahl] Lunn. Read Van Dyke while Harvey, Winifred, Ruth & Bertha played games.
A letter from Miss. Linet says she is much displeased because he has started the [Mission]. About finished "Right of Way" Mother, Minnie, & I went over to take luncheon with Marguerite. Evidently she had forgotten, for she & Harlan were out. The maid gave us luncheon & we played with Dorothy! I left my dress with Mme .... Bright white silk waist at [Nuttings], called to see Winifred. Called on Aunt Kate. Took dinner with Agnes Jones.
Miss Linet writes again that Jn has given up [Mission]. She enclosed nice letter from him.
Helen [Caruwana] sent Mother [$5.00]
Two years ago to-night Harold & I spent in the parlor!
Right after breakfast I went down to call on Ruth. Harold had gone to the office. Came home and read. Wrote to Jennie Hughes explaining silence. Mended stockings. Effie Sullivan called also Louie Richardson. Minnie went to Miss Grahams. Will & I started to call on Kittie Howard. Met Mrs. ... who said she was out. I went to Lucy Skinners (out) Will met me & he went to Mahls (out). Came home & read. After dinner, Will & I went to call on Kittie. He talked of the Babcocks. Came home & read. We are reading "Circumstance".
A.M. Dr. H... began his pastorate. Preached about Paul II. L... 3:10, Phil. 3:13, 14. Harold & Ralph came but could not stay to communion. Harold was converted 2 years ago tonight. ... & Harvey came to dinner. I read awhile. Mother taken with kind of chill so Will took me to prayers. L... A.. said: Uncle A was like Jesus Christ. I don't want to praise him above his level. He couldn't heal the sick or raise the dead, but if he could he would have done it. "He was ... of when you can't remember anything that was not pleasant. Some people you have to try to forget what isn't pleasant." ... a letter to Lily, you C... son & brother Alfred Raymond B. Heard Geo. [Lunn] for first time Jno. 19:22. The [Record] of Life.
Bought ticket. Harold comes to say good-bye. Call from Mrs. Miles & Louis Cadmus. Wrote letters.
Frank left this evening. We played Russian Patience. Minnie made me a nutcake.
Did a few errands. Wrote letters [etc.]
[Came] with the girls on the 4'oclock train. Bernice Taylor had a civil [ceremony] on Friday to Lawrence Chamberlain. Dr. Moxom married them Sunday. Found a paper here from Mr Jessup.
Miss Gruyer & Hilda Johnston came to-day. Went to library. Letter from Jennie Hughes; Min has called in Mrs. Taylor. They are [down] on Dr. Moxon.
Miss Emerson has had an operation to-day. They are all very anxious.
Went down town. Went first to see Mrs. .... She says Jn has given up [the place] of a mission & of regular work. [Lives] anywhere. I ordered bookcase sent up. Had corns removed.
They are having week of prayer. Good meeting to night. Jn spoke well.
We feel very anxious about Miss Emerson.
Mr Story 24.
My bookcase came. Sent Ray a letter of introduction to Mrs. Collins.
This evening called on Mrs. Porter. Played letters and Romance.
Miss King. 26.
Read Outlook & magasines [sic]
Letter from Mrs Griffin
Dr. Moxom Psa. 33:11.
Volunteers Mark 10:28-34 Jn was there.
Violet is to read one hr. to club. ... & Lizzy & I alternate walking. I walked to night.
Will writes asking my advice about teaching in High School or College.
Blue, confidential letter from Rob.
Miss King (270
Mrs. Starr (9)
Evening Outlook class. I went to library.
My dress came from Madame ....
Miss Jacobs says that Miss Emerson has - cancer.
Wrote to Will about high school & college. Grace MacFarlane's [wedding] cards.
Mr. Story. 26
Went to hospital with Mrs. Carmichael. Saw Mrs. Williamson & little boy about to be operated on for ear. Called on Laura Rice (out) then Maxine & Jacob. Mrs. M. was away but I saw Edith, Dr M. & others. Did a little shopping.
Good prayer meeting. There is unusual interest.
Five girls & I went to hear Prof. Story's Cantata "The Admiral" at Northampton. I felt helped spiritually. Then got ice-cream at B....
Miss King (.28)
Wrote Mr. Strong. Letters from Mother, Cousin Lizzie, & Mrs. ... 5 music lessons. Want dinner time. Exam... papers.
Read Outlook ... ency.
? Miss Berensen (9)
[Adeleson] P. Foster. Sec. for new [Engl for S.S. Union ... gru.10:25.
3 Pres. have ... a division in U.S. Washington estabished U.S. ... for .... McKinley for foreign relations. How shall M meet our responsibilities.
I. City e...
II. Village " have Mission ...
III. Country. Am. S.S. Union.
The country, population is sparse, foreign & different .... So S.S. Union is needed.
Good meeting at [Volunteers] Lottie ..., Mr. P..., Jr & Mr. LeClare were there.
Talked on Receiving Kingdom as child.
Miss [Guyer] walked to night.
Amy Gillette was here before breakfast on the way to train.
Mr. St... .27
Analysis class (4)
Rec'd from Mrs. S... E.... Hubbant's Mendelssohn limited edition.
Gladys explained "the pony". She did not use .... ... this was a piece of her [uncles].
Marion is ill.
Aline Underhill returned to school.
Beulah Fleck is 15.
Mrs. Starr (10)
Rec'd letters from Fannie, Balis, Esther [Patchen] & Raymond.
Rolly club at Dr. ... "...in Medicine" papers by Drs. Parsons, White & .... We saw Roentgen rays.
Miss Gruyer asked to join a whist club & she and Miss Porter have discussed it. - [cussed] it too.
Helen [Keiper] returned from the wedding.
Lively prayer meeting.
I spent a long afternoon in the library reading up Henry VIII's reign.
Miss King. (30)
Beulah Fleck gave a peanut party. Hunted for peanuts - [raced] with peanuts - pinned peanut bag on elephant. I won booby prize in last. - a plaster medallion.
Gizzy was ill.
Minnie writes that Mother has gastritis & ... she has a trained nurse. She is better now.
I went down town morning & afternoon to get [s]ight names in Mrs. Hunt's musical programme. Miss Price called. I took Florence Murphy to get head shampooed.
... [Matthew] spent the day here.
Dr. Moxom Prov.11:11. Sermon on the Church & Civic Righteousness preached again by request.
Did not stay to S.S.
The girls sympathised [sic] with ... when Hilda & Eliza reproved her for being selfish about her chair.
Very small meeting at Volunteers for H.. was at Y.M.C.A. Rained this ev. so no walking.
No word from Mother.
Called on Mrs. [Linet].
He gave me a peanut!
Terrible explosion in N.Y.
Mother is better.
Francine Bates is coming on Saturday.
Mrs. Starr ... Miss KIng 31
We discussed Shuler's "Individual" & left Fiske's Life Everlasting & Briggs "School College & Character undiscussed.
Minnie writes that Mother is doing nicely. Violet sick to-day.
Called on Miss [Parsons] at the hospital & then on Mrs. .... Her daughter Mrs. Smith is home & the husband in the ... Retreat Hartford.
Then took Supper at Volunteers & attended Annual Meeting. Mr. Allen, & Hunt & Mrs. Smith & some of [Willimansett] came.
Mr. Story 30
Miss King 32.
Eliz. Gruyer has gone to N.Y. We do not know why.
Ida Swayne broke her arm sliding down hill.
Miss Berensen (11) Read Outlook & magazine. Florence Murphy & I went down & had our heads shampooed. Then I met Fannie Bates. Mrs. W... came to-night.
Dr. Moxom. Splendid sermon on Education. It should not be easy. It should not be Elective ... ... Education.
1. Cultivate the mind.
2. Make us capable of service.
3. Discipline the mind.
4. Train the mind.
Very rainy but we had a meeting of .... Talked of Christ the Bread of Life Jn 6:22-35.
Gizzy came home to night. We sang hymns then visited in Gizzies room. She brought us H....
Mrs. Starr, 12.
Miss King, 33.
Fannie Bates went home.
I went with Miss Porter to hear her read a paper before the Y.W.C.A. Mrs. Hudson said I remind her of Mrs. Gen. Armstrong.
Wrote to Dr. Moxom about his Sermon for Education & the help it had been to [Bertha Smith] & me.
Had no day out because of yesterday. This is Amy Gillettes wedding day. I went with Lizzie & played for Ferry St. gymnastics. The came to prayer meeting to see Jr. Mr. & Mrs. Chandler were there & seemed very glad to see me again. They had a long talk with Mr. Kraus.
Miss King 34.
Lovely letter from Dr. Moxom.
Girls made candy to-night.
Miss Porter says I talk too much about family.
Miss Berensen (12) I read the Outlook [then] worked the rest of the day finishing reports at 12 P.M.
In the afternoon I took Florence Murphy to have her head shampooed.
Dr. Moxom spoke Jno.8:32 (...) on Freedom. I stayed to S.S.
At volunteers I spoke on Matt.8:23-24. A Y.M.C.A. young man raised handds for prayers. ... was with a man ... I followed in the street. He seemed impressed. Called on .... Jr has ... accus.. Mrs. S. J writing that letter.
Read for my S.S. paper this evening.
Outlook class in the evening because of the party ... night.
Mr. Story 32.
Mrs. Starr & Miss King were not here. Last day of term. We had no holiday in A.M. but gave out no lessons.
Miss Guyer's sister-in-law is very ill.
Re... party this evening.
New term began this A.M.
Mary Porter is 20.
Florence Murphy is 15.
Called to see the Moxoms about meeting Prof. Bracq, ... Laura Rice, & ... ... 10 Hunt [home]. They had ... that Jr .... I f... from Mrs. [Linet] it was Austin Jn McDonald.
Went to Mrs. ... ... to ... & m attended Union meeting at Belmont.
... Volunteers till 1 A.M.
Mr. Story. 33.
Miss King didn't come.
Miss Murphy came to see ... My valentines were handed around at luncheon. Took the girls to fire house. D... a little in ....
The family went twice to the theatre. ... in Merchant of Venice and Louis XI. I went down town. Got ... - present from C... - corns removed - flowers for Miss Emerson.
Eliza, Mary Porter, 3 children, Lena, Violet & I staid home this evening. [Violet] finished her story.
Miss Berensen. 13.
...finished her story "The Atonement"
Prof Bracq. Acts.17:30.
He & Prof. Guillet came to dinner. The Volunteers I spoke on the 3 parables Matt 13:44-50. The Chandlers were there & asked me to write to their daughter. Copeland says he isn't a [Christian] because he .... Smith very last Sunday's friend, came .... Afterward we had a personal talk. Called on Miss Hastings.
Took nice long walk. Mr. [Bostind] is in the Pokeepsie [Poughkeepsie] asylum.
Mr. Story 33.
Analysis class (3)
Dreadful Snow-storm & few came to school.
Miss King. 35
Mrs. Starr. 13
I went to library. Did not go to S... concert .... I rec'd complimentary ticket.
Miss Porter & Lena went to hear Florence Kelley.
I feel very tired to-night.
Mr. Story 34.
S... -- shopped -- prayer-meeting. Mr. Rollins ... S.S. .... Decided not to go to Quality Street
I went to Wellesley. Left at 3.18, but train was so late that I missed connection at Worchester. I was met by a cab at Wellesley Hotel & went in a snow-storm to the cottage. I found Mrs. Bates, Fannie [Rathmore] & Kath. Singleton there.
Very sunny. Katherine, Fanny and I went to Boston. Many stores were closed. Got luncheon & candy. Visited Museum of Art & Public Library. Heard a woman Say to a man. " Let me alone you violent [pupper]. Came home about 4. Slept. Wellesley Glee Club Concert in the evening. Met Miss McN... of Oxford.
Long sleigh ride through grounds. Went to Wellesley Chapel. I heard Mr. Clark (?). on ... up your .... Met Pres. Hazard. Got 5:51 train home, [reaching] hf at 8.27.
Mr. Story 35.
Ida broke her arm again in two places.
Hilda returned from Vassar.
Miss Porter, Lena & I went to [Braid of Grade] dinner. Thank Pres. .. & Rev. Mr. Anderson.
Miss King did not come.
Mrs. Starr 14.
All [but] Lena, Gizzie, Aunt Carrie, Florence Murphy, Ida Margie & me went to see Maude Adams in Quality St. Harold writes that he is on M...y's paper The News. John Richardson will probably soon die.
I went to library.
Mr. Story 39.
Called on Rose Dutton (out) Mrs. [Cooper] (out) Miss Young & ... Mattie .... Cousin Helen (in H...) & Celia. She kept me to tea & she got it. [Talked] with Clare Howard. Mrs. ... & Mrs. Sprague were there.
At prayer-meeting. Mr. [Matthews] relates his experiences. Mr. ... said he wants to join the church.
Miss King. 37. She comes ... [Now twice] a week.
children played Parlor Tennis. I played "hanging" with them.
Miss Berensen didn't come.
[Violet] went to N.Y. to talk with Gillettes.
I went to library & downtown.
P.M. Walked - finished Vol. I of Huxley & took 4 .... Rec'd this evening.
A.M. Very rainy. I went to State St. & sat with Jr. No Service. Anna Jacobson & [Henry] Matthews were baptized. Communion. To South Church, Dr. Selden preached.
Very small Volunteers meeting. I ... about Thoughtfulness Ps. 34. Red-headed Smith gave long testimony. I called on Jr in his room 475 Main & gave him a dollar. ... walked up the other side of State, crossed over & went as far as Dr. Sweets. I didn't find them in, so I called on the Hastings. Instead of going to walk we sang hymns.
Violet returned from the Gillettes.
Mr. Story 40.
Miss Porter found that most of the girls had been whispering.
I went to library. Rec'd a card from Geo. [Lunn] Jr.
Mrs. Starr 15
Almost a blizzard.
Helen ... Matthews has a baby son.
Miss Porter ... let me give up my afternoon so Violet could go to dress-rehearsal of College Club. I called on C... King & Ethel Merriam & did shopping. Prayer meeting. Sat between Jr and the Chandlers. All took part. I was introduced to Mr. [Wheeler].
Mr. Story 41
Florence Murphy is to be dropped back to Aline's [Latin].
Miss King 38.
The College Club gave "The ..." at Bright.... I took up the tickets. I went in a carriage with Mrs. Ma..., Laura, Gizzie, & Margaret Calhoun. Came home by car. Gizzie was Nadine. Miss Madeleine Camp came to spend the night with Hilda Johnston.
Mrs. Rodman came this P.M. In the A.M. I took Ida Swayne & Florence Murphy down to hairdressers. In the afternoon we went to meet Mrs. R. Beulah & I went with Louise but returned by cars.
Gizzie & Violet took some of the girls to [watch] gymnastics & in the evening Gizzie & Violet went to Bright... to see Teacher' Club give ... the Cricket. I read all I could yesterday. Felt too tired to go out.
Dr. Moxom Gen.3:12 Woman & the Well Being of Society.
In Bible class ... of his ... at Chicago. I call him a Unitarian. I brought him home to dinner.
volunteers. I spoke on Jesus [Love] and Patience Luke 15:1-10. Mr. Smith (red-haired) had [drunk] last night. A drunken man let us pray for him. I called on Jr who took me to see Jennie ... Then ... met me & [joined] me to Dr. Sweets. I repeated my remarks. The [Sweets] howled when I told them.
Wrote on my S. S. paper that evening after I had walked.
Mr. Story 42.
Madame Pedro came for [Corrie] & it took her over 2 hrs.
This evening I got chilled.
Mrs. Starr 16.
Outlook class. Marjory & Pauline do not read.
Call from Mrs. Cooper.
I went to the library.
Miss King 39.
Miss P. wants Eliz if she returns to be a missionary. She says she won't come back.
I worked all day on my Seminar paper on "Sin" Miss Porter & Lena have talked with me about Gizzie & Violet.
Miss Berensen 15.
Just about sick on this trouble with Gizzie & Violet. Retired at 8. Did not read my paper.
Dr. Moxom - fine sermon on the evolution of the Soul. Luke 21:19. In patience possess ... your soul - In [sweet] [pastures], gain your soul.
Very few at Volunteers. I talked on Sin. Mark 7:1-9, 17-23. Red-headed Smith not there. I called on Jr & the Sweets. Jr wants to join a church which will back him.
Mr. Story 44.
This evening Lena talked with Violet & reduced her to tears.
Mrs. Starr 17.
Henry [R...] has had a stroke of apoplexy. Mrs. G... is dead.
Gizzie & I took Hilda & Louise to Elsa [Morrison's] Monologue. Grace [Morrison] ... sang & we thought her beautiful.
Lena not well.
Eliz. Gruyer hears that Charlie's wife has stroke of paralysis.
Lena is sick to-day.
Mr Story. 45.
I spent my afternoon (out) reading Huxley in bed. At prayer meeting, 8 names were presented by standard committee. Mr. lee was prayed for. Stopped in at Mrs. Sweet's.
Lena held classes upstairs.
Miss King 40.
Violet went to Vassar to visit Clara Russell.
Children played ping-pong.
Miss Berensen did not come. I finished Huxley & read N.Am.. Outlook, Scribner's & part of Cent.
Called for the first time on Miss Emerson since her operation & Mr. Hahn came in. Dr. Moxom, Hahn, Quick & [Giliam] have all been good.
All day a married woman hung around the house wailing for a married man. I talked with her. First she was [bad], then partly acknowledged her ... then rushed off to meet him.
Helen [Keeper's] cousin, Mrs. T... called.
Dr. Moxom. Palm Sunday sermon on Children
Environment: Home, School, Society, Church, God.
I read my paper on Jesus' Doctrine of Sin in Gospel Of Mark. We had a lively discussion. Hilda Johnston & Mary Porter staid & spoke in Volunteers on [Slavery]. II. Peter 2:9-19. Luke 4: 16-18.
Violet came back from Vassar. I retired at 8. Gizzie walked.
I went so see Mr. Hahn. Talked about Chandlers & my paper.
Dr. John Richardson died.
Last afternoon Outlook class.
[Mother] writes that Dr. John died yesterday. Miss Porter does not want me to go to the funeral.
Mr. Story 46.
Mrs. Starr did not come.
Last Outlook class. Discussed Huxley.
Eliz. Gruyer hears that Charlie's wife is worse.
I came down to N.Y. on the 222 train. Hilda Johnston and L... Rodman were in one car, Beulah H..., Florence Murphy, Eliza Buffington and I (and R... ...) in ....
Laura Richardson was here as Dr. John's funeral was this morning. Harry & Winifred came in.
I met Ruth Raymond & we ... my checkered silk dress. I went to Miss Dunne's. She then came home to dinner. She trimmed my last year's hat. I called to see the Lunn baby. Went to see Mr. Kim. Called on Mrs. Gulick (out). Went to Lucy Skinner's. She is in Baltimore but I visited with the housekeeper.
Ev. ... to make peanut candy. The Dobson's came in & we played "Artists".
I began reading "Cromwell's O..." Al... Rained. This afternoon, I went to shirtwaist place to K...'s & to ... shirtwaist .... Harold called & brought me candy.
Evening. At prayer meeting, Mrs. H... was ill & Minnie had to go out with her. 9 were [brought] before the church.
Rainy day. I went up to ... measured for shirtwaists. Read "Cromwell's O...". Wrote letters. Mended gloves. Winifred came to luncheon. Slept. Read "Circumstances". Rec'd cards from Mrs. Holbrook to Minister's ... reception.
This evening ... & Harry came in & we played games with the Artist cards.
March, SUNDAY 30. 1902.
Dr. H.... I Cor. 15:57 "Victory".
Mother & I went to Harold's for dinner. Ruth & Ralph had been to Plymouth Church & Harold to Holy Trinity. Harold asked the blessing. I expected to call on [Reens], [but] went with Salvation Army. There I saw a man ... ... who had been Deacon in Memorial Bapt. under Halsey R.... He was drunk, but went forward. Met Mother at prayers. We took supper at C... Callie's with R..., Susy, Lucy, & Hattie Bliss Charlie Ray. Went to hear Paul preach on Pictures of ... Paul.
Carfare 10 Mother owes 10
C... E... 25
Dr. [Strane's] Bible cless.
Went up to tailor.
Slept. Read Absalom & [Achilles] phil.
Blanche Martin came. I made peanut candy & we played games with Artist cards.
[Pelluval] silk 2.69
D. Story 25 Peanuts
Tailor ... 05 Mother 2.79
I met Ruth & [in bright red] vest [hat] all [trimmed] white crown. Took luncheon at Ruth's. Went to tailors & Miss Dunne. Read Cromwell's [Oeuvres]. En. Ruth & Ralph called. I sewed. Then Mother, Hill & I played ...-game.
Jennie Hughes wants me though her mother is very low.
Met Hollis Gibson on [cars].
I read Cromwell's [Oeuvre}. Wrote to Mr. Jessup. Mother & I called on Mabel King Brown. I say Alice & her Howard & little Mary. We called on Cousin Rachel Raymond, Susan Howard (out) & Bertha [Backus] Brown. Saw her little Helen aged 22 months.
Evening. Read Cromwells [Oeuvre]. Then Harvey & Min came in & we played games. Bertha has [follicular] .... Mr. L... is dead.
My black broadcloth & gray skirt came from the tailor.
Strap 55 Owe Mother 55
Ribbon 15 Car fare 10
Buttons 6 Tailor 37.00
Gloves 20 Owe Mother 35
Ties 50 Owe Mother 50