In Muscatine on Thursday, June 7, 1951, Dale wrote, “Worked 8 to 4:30. Plant is still down for aldehyde column repairs. Paid $10 for coal, $20 for suit, $1.52 new straw hat, $5 to Grimm drug store, $5.33 on telephone bill. Rain at night. Fire in furnace.”
Hello - I am Stanley Gardner, the only grandson of Jettie Short (above, feeding her farm chickens in 1946) and Williams Gardner. They also had six grand-daughters. This blog is a series of date-related excerpts from Dad's diaries, with selected photos or other visual aids.