Wednesday 14th February 1917

It was raining first thing in the morning, but it cleared up about 7am and turned out a fine day.

Carpenter took the waggon with 8 bales of wool down to Te Araroa, we heard in the evening that the waggon got stuck in a bog hole just below Mr Halliwells, one of the hind wheels sticking up to the axle. With help they had to unload to get it out and then load again, this caused a delay of three hours, so Carpenter did not get home to night.

Jack called here in the morning, had lunch and then started for Te Araroa but overtaking Carpenter where he was stuck, he helped him, so being delayed he turned back home again.