Description of types of work Annie did for the Dormans
From the time Annie went to live with her half-brother, John, five years ago last spring, she began to learn what the words "bard work" meant. Every morning at 5 o'clock she arose to prepare breakfast for the men, who went iuto the near-by fields to labor throughout the day. At uoon she again prepared the meal, aud when night came once more the same task devolved upon her. And. during the hours that came between breakfast and dinner and dinner and supper there was plenty for her to do. Reds were to be made; the house was to be cleaned, the children were to be looked after, and there were a thousand aud one things which consumed her time and attention. It was indeed seldom, If ever, that she finished her toll until late nt night, often not before 0 or 9.H0 o'clock. Then, again, much of the labor was not of the lightest kind, but required lnudi physical exertion and muscle. That this hard work bore heavily upon her mind la evident by the words she uttered from time to time, aud more especially Just a few days previous to her death, when they became more frequent and emphatic thau before.