220th day – 145 days to follow
Russia Declares War on Japan
Fair and mild wind West.
Good news again today, Russia has declared war on Japan.
Saw a dead rabbit by Picks, some car had killed and a live one on the front drive.
Eleanor went over to town and bought me some socks.
Jerry Fraser’s daughter is up at Dot Dunlaps.
Jubbie and I worked in the grove.
My sweet corn is fine and I sure like it.
I took what I had left of my uniform back to the armory and turned it in.
Saw John McCarty there, he was Top Sargeant when I joined the Co.
I walked as far as Bay View Ave when Carl Rounds came along and gave me a ride.
Ski was with him, they had been picking blue berries. Ski got about 2 quarts.