William went to Marietta. Lt. Col. Dawes left home to join his regiment this morning, he will visit Kate on his way East and take his wife and mother that far with him. We had company to tea. Miss Ada Bartlett of Athens, and Miss Mary Holliday of Illinois, they are grand-daughter of Uncle William Parker. Louisa Carpenter came with them. They are pleasant girls. A. S. Bailey took tea with us. Mrs. Cutler has a very sore throat--The Dr. B. F. Hart came on the night train, he thinks it is not diphtheria but comes from a cold.