Diary: John James Hollister Sr. Daybook May 1910

MAY 1910

5/1  Cleaned and arranged house for Dot’s arrival

5/3 Dot and twins arrived and got settled in new house.

5/6 Helped O. B Fuller on rodeo. Maria came in the evening.

5/8 Lumber coming for the new house—3 loads. Very windy.

5/15 Clinton and Jane killed a Rattler.

5/16 first water came through pipeline,.

5/18 Working on telephone line. Beginning at Gaviota and set poles through first canyon,

5/20 went to Santa Barbara signed deeds to Hollister Estate Co also deeds to the last acres of Glen Annie Rancho.

5/23 Eclipse of the moon and comet

5/25 Dot’s Dishes arrived

5/28 walked to San Augustin for the meat.