eb. 4, Saturday
We met in the schoolhouse at Mt. Enon to rehearse our parts, but everybody seemed out of sorts and I never spent a more disagreeable two hours. Mett wouldn't act the peri because she had had a quarrel with her penitent, and Miss Lou Bacon said she couldn't take the part of Esther before Ahasuerus unless she could wear white kid gloves, because she had burnt one of her fingers pulling candy, and a sore finger would spoil the looks of her hand.
Think of Esther touching the goldome of the ponds were so deep as almost to swim the mules, and others were boggy.
We stopped at the post office on our way home and found a letter from Mec urging us to come over to Cuthbert right away.
March 28, Tuesday
Misses Caro and Lou Bacon spent the day with us, but I could not enjoy their visit for thinking of the poor boy, Anderson, who has been sent to jail.
He implored me — to beg missis to forgive him, and I couldn't help taking his part, though I know he deserved punishmen