March 18, 1932
Mrs. Mary Sullivan (84 yrs) broke her ankle [March] 1. Christie fooled me this morning. Said Mrs. Hartnelle wanted me.
March 16, 1932
Mrs. Dick O’Connell Sr. died 73 yrs. Her grandsons were her pallbearers and altar boys. The Giant Springs near Gt. Falls puts out 388 million gallons of water a minute. It’s a wonderful sight to see. Then it runs on a few ft. and goes in the Missouri river. Brother Johnie was born in Belmont 51 yrs. ago the 19th of Mar. 1932. I figure he was the 1st boy born here. Lizzie Ralston was the first girl. I was the 1st baby [to live] in this town [Marysville] and Belmont. I was with my Mother when she came up the Missouri river in 1879. My Father came up some months before us.
March 5, 1932
It snowed over a ft (1 3/4) of snow since yesterday morning. The heaviest day since 1932-3-10. Last nite a memorial program for [John] Philip Sousa was played over N.B.C. broadcast. He died the 2nd1 after a musical program of heart attack also [Aristide] Briand of France.2 Sousa composed 145 marches, 7 lately and was 77 yrs. old. He composed the Bi-Centennial for the Chicago Fair in 1933. I love music as he did, hope there’s some where I go.