Wednesday, August 31st, 1898

Weather is pretty all day but have a heavy Shower in the Evening we are still doing the same Guard duty we have fresh Buiscit and som nice Mutton this day and the Captain bought us some Tea for a change and some extra Sugar we receive some Mail but our News paper are from 4-6 Weeks old. Hustead christopher Lewis C.J. Jennewine Burke Collins C.D. Hannon Max Cuite & Collins Walter E are on the Sick List Fred Jennewine is sent to the Hospital with bad Leg

The weather is pretty all day but we have heavy showers in the evening. We are still doing the same guard duty. We have fresh meat, biscuits and some nice mutton today and the Captain bought us some tea for a change and some extra sugar. We receive mail but our newspapers are from four to six weeks old. [Frank] Hustead, [Frank] Christopher, [Charles] Lewis, [Fred] Jennewine, [Charles] Burke, [Charles] Collins, Max Hannan, [Gilbert] Cuite and Walter E. Collins are on the sick list. Fred Jennewine is sent to the hospital with a bad leg.