Thurs. – clear – Mildred & I minded Jacky today while A. Clara, A. Mable & Mom M. went to hospital. Boy! he was bad! I bought the three of us a pint of ice cream. Mildred, Daddy & I went to see Geo. tonight. He’s swell. Tonight Paul & I were over at Linny’s. He had a crowd there. I danced with Wilkinson & Lamb & got along swell with ’em. Walked all girls home afterwards & then Bobby & Paul came home with me for a while.
Wed. – Clear – May & I went to Bathy this morning. Had swell swim. I fooled around all afternoon & expected to be alone tonight because May had gone to game in Tacony & I couldn’t get there by walking. Paul wasn’t coming around but first Dick came, then May, then Eddy & then we started playing cards & then Paul came too. We fooled around & finally all took May home in Dick’s car. He’s a good driver. Paul was here till pretty late. He’s sure sweet.
Tues. – Clear – Went on picnic to Smith’s Playground today with A. Mable & Jack, & Jack & I found an adorable waterfalls. Had real good time. Went to baseball game tonight. Lee pitched part & Oh! he is swell!! & has he got a cute grin. He grinned real cute at us a couple of times tonight. Oh!!! Paul, May, & I took walk down by river afterwards & then came back & sat on May’s swing a long while.
Mon. – Rain this morning, cleared up about noon. Jacky & his mother, down. Mom Mom, Mother, A. Mable & Bobby, Eddie, Jacky & I together all went to matinee. Saw James Dunn in “Arizona to Broadway” I liked it. Watched baseball game awhile tonight. (1 kid got knocked out cold) & then May & I went to Bathy. Bobby & Paul met us afterwards. Took May home (she had to go out) then came home & Paul & I spent rest of evening on front steps.
Sun. – Clear – Hot – Daddy brought me a sweet white kitten last night. We call him Big Boy. Today I got dressed & put on all my birthday things I could & went with Paul to his mother’s grave. He brought flowers & put on it. Got back just in time for supper. This evening walked Mild. home & came back in U. John’s rumble seat. We had ice cream at home & fooled around the whole evening. Paul’s swell!
Sat. – Cloudy but clear. Hooray! 16 years old. I got a beautiful string of crystals & pink, silk pajamas & hankies & 7 cards. They’re all swell. Washed windows for mother. Went up May’s a while this afternoon. Her, Mildred & I went to movies tonight. Saw Peg o’ My Heart again. Paul was here when I got home. We had a cake and snapping crackers & all. Kreeners, Kennedeys & A. Clara & Lew were here & also Jimmy. Had good time.
Fri. – Cloudy & mean all day. I was over at Bobby’s today & we were rooting in his attic. Mrs. Linn showed me her wedding dress & Oh! it was beautiful! She gave me 2 pretty flowers too for a dress. I cleaned my pent house today. Talking to Isabel awhile & up at May’s this afternoon. Paul & I went to Tacony tonight & got my birthday present, a real pretty compact. Went to band concert then came home & fooled around till 11:30 pm. Kreeners gave me $1.00 for my birthday.
Daughter’s note: Clara always talked about how she loved having her bedroom on the 3rd floor (her “pent house”).
Thurs. – Clear – Went to hospital this afternoon with Mom Mom. George is doing fine. They’ve had him up in a wheel chair. Started raining on way home & it hasn’t stopped yet. Made a sash for my voile dress today. Tonight May, Bobby, & Paul were here. May left early. Jimmy was up to see Eliz. & we all danced a while. Paul stayed till about 11:45.
Wed. – Clear – Minded Jack this morning while A. Mable got a permanent. May came up & we took Jacky to matinee. Saw Wm. Powell in “Private Detective 62” Swell! Took Jacky home afterwards. Tonight went to see a ball game & surprise!! the kids won again! Dick was up & Paul was here & we 4 got ice cream sodas & walked over bridge. It was beautiful with moon coming up! Came home & Dick, Paul, & I sat out front. Dick never left till about 11:45
Tues. – clear – Went Riverview Beach today with A. Mable & had a swell time & a swell boat ride. Home about 6:45. Paul & I went up to baseball game & Berrimen’s kids won. Lee pitched of course. Then May & Paul & I went for walk to old Ladies Home. They had a band concert & we sat there & raved about Lee & Gosh there he was sitting on the car next to us!! Then we walked home & raved some more & looked & there he was walking behind us! Oh ! were our faces red!! But he’s sweet. Paul & May brought me up. I’m sleeping with Jack tonight.