Wednesday, April 22, 2015

April 22 1865 Saturday

William went to town.  They are pumping the Hussey Well in which he has an interest yields five barrels of oil per day —
I planted out gladiolas, pink and daily lilies, the madeira vine &c.  Went to the Church in the after noon, found that there was quite an accession of materials.  I took quite a bundle from home, as did the Mrs. Baileys & Mrs. Dickey.  We went to work in good earnest — and soon had the satisfaction of seeing our work was not in vain. Theodore McClure came and fastened up the drapery to the rods which cross the house and did it very tastefully — Mrs W. D. Bailey arranged the pulpit, draping it with heavy black shawls looped up with crape — Wreaths of cedar were hung around the walls, tied with large knots and ends hanging down of of black berage — The lamps were also ornamented with berage tied around them. The effect altogether was very good.

Mrs. Joel Deming, Mrs Lewis Reppert, and Mrs Charles Cone looked in upon us while we were there —

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