File #15596: "Forbes Moir_1884-1904_22.pdf"

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== 1894 == == 85 == {two lines of writing sideways on top left of page} {first line is cut off scan and illegible} {second line - " " " " was more than half the Total of 72-74-87 Rain fell over 21 days} May 1 Finished Sowing. 2 days Earlier than started last year " 2 Planted 2 Bush {Bushels? Potatoes, Cut, above Track Sow Served Cold " 3 To Fergus with Chop. Got Stove " 5 Harrowing for Roots. Thunder & Rain at night Wild Plums in Bloom 21 days ahead of last yr " 7 Plowing & Drilling for Mangolds very high wind " 8 Sowing Mangolds. high wind & cool. with frost " 9 Helping Jas Black Sowing Flax 45 acres " 10 & 11 Helping Aggie to Whitewash fine " 12 Picking Stone of hay land Trees well out in leaf " 14 Slight rain and cold. Frost at night " 15 Finished Stones. young cattle out all night " 16 Plowing for Potatoes. Putting in Posts " 17 Grand Rain last night. Picking Potatoes " 18 Damp all day and Cooler " 19 Drizzling rain all day and Cold " 20 Rain (21 Do {same as above} To see the Reeve then to Fergus Sold Potatoes " 22 Rain (23) Do {same as above} to Fergus with Potatoes Sow Away " 24 Rain. Cutting Potatoes " 25 Court of Revision. Very Heavy rain & Hail " 26 Cattle away2680 @ 4 cts letting Ditch & Gravel " 28 Heavy Frost. Showers of Snow Drilling for Potatoes funreal {funeral} of Miss Stacey " 29 Very hard frost ice 6 in thick Shower of hail helping John Richardson with foundation and letting Jobs for Ransom 5th Line " 30 over to See Ransom. Drilling Building Gaps " 31 Planted Potatoes 1 acre 15 1/2 Bu Rain in evening {above line} 2 Drills.O.40 {Eleph?}. 25 {illegible/} 1 {Eleph/} 1 Ohio June 1 up at Peel Townline to Meet McGowan about Ditch " 2 Rainy over to Ransoms in the morning to Fergus after " 3 (Sunday) Mrs Shortreeds Funereal {Funeral} Thunder & Rain " 4 Samuel Williams Funreal {Funeral} meeting in Belwood Rain " 5 Heavy frost Cold all day Plowing " 6 Plowing in Forenoon to Orange Picnic in afternoon on 8th Line " 7 warm Finished Plowing for Turnips & corn == 1894 == == 86 == June 8 Planted Beans. Sowed Carrotts {Carrots} & Corn. Harrowing " 9 Sowed feed Corn Drilling and Sowing Turnips Up to Culvert on Nichol townline. very warm & {f..? cut off scan} " 11 Examining Culvert near Williams to Meeting a {at?} L. {sp..? cut off scan} washing Sheep " 12 Sowing Turnips very warm " 13 To A. Moirs Nichol warmest yet. 90 " 14 Clipping Sheep hot up to Collin {..rege's?} Seeing {Ditch? cut off scan} " 15 finished Sowing Turnips & planted Cabbage " 16 Scuffling Mangolds at Gravel letting " 17 Still Hot {Jas?} Moir here Thunder Storm at night " 18 To Fergus for tile for Mitchells hill Thunder & rain " 19 Drizzling Nomination Day Craig. Park & Hampton " 20 With Surveyor to Hamilton Swamp hot 90 " 21 Putting Sleepers on Richardsons {Jas?} Barn " 22 Cutting Thistles. Seeing drain on Mitchells hill {Day in B..? cut off} " 23 Council Meeting Hot. Let Race Bridge " 25 Hoeing mangolds Seeing ditch Culling dug " 26 Polling Returning office No 2 Craig Elected 65 " 27 at Mangolds hot " 28 Letting Jobs on hendersons division " 29 Finished thinning mangolds Got spreader for {gra..? cut off scan} " 30 Scuffling turnips. Grading Road work July 2 Thinning Turnips. Road work drawing Gravel Thunder & Heavy Rain " 3 Cooler Finished Road work " 4 to Fergus getting waggon Fixed Declaration day " 5 & 6 very Cool some frost " 7 Drawing stones for D Milne Putting up {bil...? cut off scan} Road Jobs " 9 Moulding potatoes letting Jobs on Roads " 10 Finished " Do {same as above} Turnips first time & thinning " 12 Warmer Putting Green on potatoes on {Track? cut off scan} " 13 hot To Fergus with Straw & oats " 14 To Living Springs Letting Bridge {mangels?} == 1894 == == 87 == July 16 to Belwood to McCarthy meeting Started Haying " 17 hot mowing & Coling hay " 18 very hot at John Richardsons Raising " 19 hottest day yet 96 in Shade. Putting P Green on Potatoes " 20 Cooler Drawing in hay Rain at night " 21 Cool Scuffling Mowing & Coling Sow away " 23 Mowing Coling Rain at night Green Peas " 24 The Heaviest rain Since Snow went & Thunder " 25 Cutting thistles. George McBains Funreal {Funeral} " 26 Warm again. Mowing & drawing in " 27 hot again mowing Coling & Drawing in " 28 " " " " " New Potatoes " 30 Pleasant Finishe {Finished} haying " 31 Finished Scuffling Turnips Last time August 1 Cutting Thistles in Pasture field " 2 Down Seeing School Black Boards Rain in morn {morning} " 3 Finished Cleaning Turnips A {Agnes} to Fergus " 4 Cutting Grass in Big Ditch went to Fergus in even {evening} Frost " 6 Drawing wood from Swamp " 7 Cutting Timothy for Thompsons & D Milne Started harvest Cutting wheat " 8-9-10 Cuting {Cutting} wheat Warm " 13 To Fergus with Sheep (14) Drawing wheat Rain " 15 Council meeting. Finished Cutting wheat " 16 Pulling peas. Drawing wheat " 17 " " " " " 18 Wheat all in Peas all Pulled. at Eramosa townline " 20 Peas all in. Started to Cut oats " 21 helping D. Milne to Draw in Frost " 22 Cutting Oats. Very Dry Pasture Burnt up " 23 " " (24) Finished above track Dry & Smoky " 25 Cutting Oats Below Track == 1894 == == 88 {cut of side of page} == August 27 Finished Cutting very Dry and Smoky Lots of {fires ? cut off} " 28 James Raes funreal {funeral} " 29 McBains Raising Some rain " 30 Tibbits Threshing hot and Dry W. Thomson " 31 D. Milne threshing Septr 1 Crop all in Small Bulk " 3 very hot 90 in shade Digging in Ditch " 4 Fighting Fire on Third line. Slight rain " 5 Digging Ditch finished Municipal Part " 6 Threshing Steam. D. McDonalds finished in {t..? cut off} Lightest Crop we ever had. fair turn out to {...? cut off} " 7 Stewart threshing (8) S. finished fine rain {la..? cut off} " 10-11-12 Digging in Ditch " 13 Rennie Threshing. Some rain " 14 To Salem for Flour (17) finished upper end {...? cut off} " 18 Choring & Fixing Buggy Bottom " 19 Started to draw out manure " 20 rain helping D Milne move the Halfway Forenoon. Thompson {..? cut off} afternoon " 21 Thompson Finished Threshing " 22 McIlroid Threshing rain at night " 24 Drawing Manure. Helping D Milne move to Halfway " 25-26 Drawing manure. heavy frost " 27 Hot. finished drawing manure 68 Loads to Fergus " 28 To Belwood show. Beautiful day October 1 Finished Cleaning out ditch a {at} low end " 2 To Fergus for 4 sheep. Paid Insurance heavy rain " 4 Started to plow in manure Cold " 6 To Belwood Meeting to Select Delegates to Convention " 8-9 Plowing in Manure. Cold & raw " 10 Finished Plowing Manure Started to Potatoes " 11 To Fergus with Chop and to Convention Semple {Chosen ? cut off} " 12 Potatoe (13) Do {same as above} Rain up to Living Spring brigde {bridge}