In Muscatine on Wednesday, April 4, 1951, Dale wrote “Worked 8 to 4:30. Filled 100 barrels today. Fine day, 50°. Washed the car in evening. Helen washed 1 wall in Stan’s room. TV at night.” Those 100 barrels were filled with alcohol.
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.