Tuesday, September 16, 2008

September 16, 1938 Friday

S.U. W.T.S. My license arrived today and I drove around alone some to prove it. At 4:30 had a meeting at Mr. Ralph’s to plan C.E. for coming year. In evening K.H.S. band played at the Cheshire Fair. We played until 9 and then Arlene Ames, flute, and I went around and saw the fair. We came home by the bus at 10:30.

September 15, 1938 Thursday

S.U. W.T.S. Orchestra (every Monday and Thursday) (band every Tuesday and Friday). Bought a sheet rack in p.m. for French horn. In evening Alden came up and we talked.

September 14, 1938 Wednesday

Swept up = S.U. W.T.S. Studied in p.m. In evening went to “Carefree” at Scenic (Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers). By the way (ahem!) I took my examination for a driver’s license today and passed, so, soon I will be a full-fledged driver.

September 13, 1938 Tuesday

Swept up at garage. W.T.S. In p.m. played horn and studied for A Capella. In evening studied.

September 12, 1938 Monday

Took over Bob’s job of sweeping up at the garage every a.m. W.T.S. Don’t know as I mentioned that I am in the A Capella choir now. Had first orchestra and choir rehearsal today. In p.m. loafed and played horn. Wrote to Bob. Studied in evening.

September 11, 1938 Sunday

At 8:00 left for Durham and University of New Hampshire where Bob is going to college. We found his room, 204 East Hall and helped him unpack a little. We ate dinner in Dover and looked around a lot. Bob has a nice room and I think he will like it. It was hard leaving him, but he will get along all right. Drove all the way home myself.

September 10, 1938 Saturday

Got up at same time and at 8:30 went to Rev. Ralph’s, was picked up with Gilman Gunn and went to K.U.A. [Kimball Union Academy] to Young People’s Leaders’ Conference all day. Had discussion on State Program – only 20 there.

September 9, 1938 Friday

W.T.S. Band started today – we just played a few marches. In p.m. I took a horn lesson because I will not be here tomorrow. Worked at Doc’s a little. In evening went to library and studied the dictionary.

September 8, 1938 Thursday

Skeezix still peddles. W.T.S. [went to school] regular hours today. In p.m. went back to school and got English changed from 6th to 2nd period. Studied.

September 7, 1938 Wednesday

Up at 6:30 –dressed all up and to school once more. I got room 21 for homeroom. Everything went as usual first days. Home at 12:00. Played horn. Loafed, studied in p.m. and evening.

September 6, 1938 Tuesday

Slept late. In a.m. played horn and bought school paraphernalia. Sent for license – if I can get passed the test I will get it soon. In p.m. I drove around town and then to Doc’s to operate and shine my horn. In evening had a city band concert.

September 5, 1938 Monday

Skeezix took my route. In a.m. practiced driving car – and got permission from Pa to send for license. Worked at Doc’s in p.m.

September 4, 1938 Sunday

Slept ‘til 8. Went to church. In p.m. loafed and played horn. In evening went to band rehearsal.

September 3, 1938 Saturday

P.P. Collected. As Russell and Foster Inc. are liable to go out of business soon and leave me with no job to take I arranged to have Skeezix take the route next week but with my privilege of repossessing it. Took a horn lesson. Worked at Doc’s. Read all of Parnassus on Wheels” by Morly. Good book. Met Mr. Woodbury downstreet—he seemed pleased to know I have a French horn.

September 2, 1938 Friday

P.P. Went to Doc’s all day. Built 2 steps of stones, big ones. I have a little cold that I am trying to throw off.

September 1, 1938 Thursday

P.P. Arranged to have Skeezix Bedaw but it after Saturday. In a.m. played clarinet horn with Alden. Then played touch football with Nareau and Louie. In p.m. Nareau and I went to Normal School track and ran ¾ of a mile. Then some more football. Bought some school clothes at Goodnow’s in early evening. Then to Doc’s to stay while they went out to supper.