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November Sunday 15 1874 At S. School this forenoon Supt and Sec pres, lesson Mark XII, 38 to 44, "Hypocrisy and Piety". In company with J C Snell went to Brampton at 3 PM and heard Mrs Watson speak in Town Hall on the "Hospitals of London England" Heard Rev Mr Bell preach tonight, text I Corinthians XV, 56th November Monday 16 1874 Spent day working the wood yard, putting it in order and sawing old rails for firewood. Father, mother & Viney spent the day at Mr Joseph Pearen's. At Brampton tonight and at the Lodge. Mr J Evart became a member of the Order. We had a melodeon on trial and will be purchased for the Temple. November Tuesday 17 1874 A rainy morning. Spent the day applying McDougall's sheep dip on our whole flock of sheep {26}. and also put some of same mixture on the cattle. Tonight with a party of nine Good Templars including "Mrs Watson of England" we drove down to Churchville and visited "Polar Star" Lodge I.O.G.T. November Wednesday 18 1874 Was engaged in hauling leaf mould from the woods, for the garden, drew 5 loads. Had a call from Mr James Thompson of 4th line east. Spent this evening in Brampton at a l;ecture given by Mrs Watson on the "Magnitude of London". A good lecture and a large audience.