Still dry. – – Bettie came in this morning to let me know Frederick had hired her to Mrs. McGeorge for $3 pr. month. I gave him the privilege of doing so, leaving it discretionary with me to recall her whenever I had employment for her. – – Bill and Willie Turner left after breakfast for court. Hardie and Frank went in afterwards. Bill drove Fannie. He and Hardie returned at sunset, brought a letter to Bake which gave her great satisfaction, also brought her one from Alice Hill. – – Parky washed today.