Clara Philp Diary, 1915

Title

Clara Philp Diary, 1915

Date Created

January 1, 1915

Is Part Of

Clara Philp Diary Collection

Medium

Scanned Manuscript

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DAILY JOURNAL 1916

{Endpaper showing typewritten monthly calendar for the year 1915}

{Written in upper right corner} .50 {Typed in upper right corner} 220

DOMINION DIARY

DAILY JOURNAL

..FOR..

1915

PUBLISHED ANNUALLY BY THE COPP, CLARK COMPANY, LIMITED 495-517 WELLINGTON STREET WEST, TORONTO

{Typewritten page entitled "POSTAL INFORMATION." Appears to be rules or information about postal rates, etc. Oriented left to right across two pages, rather than top to bottom.}

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{Typewritten on ledger page showing fancy scroll border}

Diary for 1915

Notes for 1915

{List of holidays for the year}

January NEW YEAR'S DAY (Dominion) FRIDAY, 1 (1-364) 1915

Men done chores. Taking off plaster in old house. Brock down to a concert in Drayton at night. Fine day but storming a little to-wards evening and colder.

SATURDAY, 2 (2-363)

Men choring and working in old house. Very stormy day.

SUNDAY, 3 (3-362)

Da went down for Ma to Grandma's in morning. Brock and I to Alva Armstrongs funeral in afternoon. Fine bright day but cold.

January MONDAY, 4 (4-361) 1915

Men done chores. Da took down cream can in forenoon then down after dinner with Uncle Richard. Brock choring and sifting ashes. A beautiful day.

TUESDAY, 5 (5-360)

Done chores and cleaned up a grist. Brock took it out in afternoon and Da ploughed road. Otto and Mrs. Mosser called right after dinner. Mrs. Ross Mc Ewing here in afternoon. Lovely bright day.

EPIPHANY (Quebec) WEDNESDAY, 6 (6-359)

Choring and drawing out manure on other place. Very dull and foggy. Raining in forenoon and again at night.

January THURSDAY, 7 (7-358)

Da and Brock choring. Da to town after dinner and got home about 3.30 P.M. then went on to Rathsay. Paid Henry Hezalline $1360.00 and got the notes. Very stormy cold day.

FRIDAY, 8 (8-357)

Da and Brock done chores. Then Da went to Mrs. Will Powell's funeral in afternoon and Brock and ma went to town. Fine day. roads icy.

SATURDAY, 9 (9-356)

Da and Brock finished drawing out manure and cleaning pens. Brock and I to town at night. Fine day and not very cold.

January SUNDAY, 10 (10-355) 1915

Arthur Booth and Maggie here in afternoon and evening. Lovely bright day but cold. Aut Booth 40 Maggie 19

MONDAY, 11 (11-354)

Men choring. Brock took down a oad of chap and cream can in afternoon and Da sifted ashes and cleaned hen pens. I snow shoed over to Hilborns and Roys. Mild and rather dull.

TUESDAY, 12 (12-353)

Done chores and cutting wood in bush. I took Ma down to Grandma's in afternoon. Brock down to institute meeting at night. Dull, east wind.

January WEDNESDAY, 13 (13-352) 1915

Done chores and cutting wood in bush. Brock to town at night for ma. a fine day.

THURSDAY, 14 (14-351)

Done chores and cutting wood. I over to Hilborns in afternoon. Fine mild day.

FRIDAY, 15 (15-350)

Done chores and cutting wood. Fine but not very bright.

January SATURDAY, 16 (16-349) 1915

Done chores and cutting wood. Brock and I to town at night. Fine day, raining in night.

SUNDAY, 17 (17-348)

Da ad Ma over to D. Lowes for dinner. Rather dull but fine

MONDAY, 18 (18-347)

Choring and cutting wood in bush. Brock and I down to a card party given by Snow Shoe Club. Rather dull and mild. Very thick soft snow in night. Da up to Roys in evg. Gave him $4.50 for wire &c.

January TUESDAY, 19 (19-346) 1915

Done chores and Da sifted ashes Brock over to Lke Mc Issacs in morning. At bush in afternoon. A little stormy at times. H. Irvine, J. Amy and Stephenson's stores burned to-night about 9.30 P.M.

WEDNESDAY, 20 (20-345)

Choring and Brock over to Lke's at bush in afternoon Ma and I to town after dinner. I stayed in town, took cream can. Fine day and bright

THURSDAY, 21 (21-344)

Choring and cutting wood. I came home this afternoon from town. A little stormy to-wards evening and very cold.

January FRIDAY, 22 (22-343) 1915

Done chores. Brock took down a load of chop in morning and Da sifted ashes. Choring in afternoon. Mr & Mrs. Shuttleworth, Ormond and Olive and Sarah Gladys, and Oswold here for tea. Hoshel came for them in evg. Brock down to hockey match. Rather stormy at times and cold.

SATURDAY, 23 (23-342)

Choring and cutting wood. Bright in forenoon but quite stormy to-wards night and cold.

SUNDAY, 24 (24-341)

Brock to church at night. A lovely bright day.

January MONDAY, 25 (25-340) 1915

Choring in forenoon and drawing out manure in afternoon. I snow shoed to town this afternoon. Brock down at night to skate. Stormy in morning but a fine bright afternoon. Issah Mitchell's sale.

TUESDAY, 26 (26-339)

Choring and drawing out manure finished about three o'clock. Then cleaned furnace and pens. We churned. Lovely bright day.

WEDNESDAY, 27 (27-338)

Choring and cutting wood in bush. I took Ma to Grandma's in morning. Brock and I down to Harry Lowes in evening. Fine sunny day but cold. Maud Pollock married to Mr. Wright

January THURSDAY, 28 (28-337) 1915

Brock went down to get a tooth drawn and brought ma home. Cutting wood in afternoon. Fine but very cold.

FRIDAY, 19 (29-336)

Da and Brock choring and cutting wood. Mylo Walker and Mr. Burrows here in afternoon and for tea. Cold and rather stormy.

SATURDAY, 30 (30-335)

Choring and to bush in forenoon. Cleaned pens after dinner and Brock took me to town. I went to Elora. Brock down at night again. Bright day but real cold.

January SUNDAY, 31 (31-334) 1915

Brock to church at night. Dull and raining and freezing at night.

February MONDAY, 1 (32-333)

Done chores and filled up chop. Brock took it down after dinner. Wesley Lowes of Buffalo here in afternoon and for tea. Stormy and very cold to-wards evening. Almost hail.

TUESDAY, 2 (33-332)

Choring and put handle in axe. Very stormy morning but cleared to-wards night. No trains to-day. Roads blocked and wires down.

February WEDNESDAY, 3 (34-331) 1915

Choring in forenoon. Da at Jim McKay's sale in afternoon. Brock and Ma to town. Bright day but cold. First train from south since Monday night went through about 2 P.M. and first train from north arrived about 6 P.M.

THURSDAY, 4 (35-330)

Choring and cutting wood. I came home this afternoon from Elora. Bright day but cold.

FRIDAY, 5 (36-329)

Choring and at bush in forenoon. Working in old house in afternoon. Dull, rained & sleeted this forenoon. and soft snow in afternoon.

February SATURDAY, 6 (37-328) 1915

Choring and cutting wood in bush. Brock to town at night. Cold and snowy at times. Roads bad.

SUNDAY, 7 (38-327)

At home all day. Dull and snowing in afternoon.

MONDAY, 8 (39-326)

Choring. Da sifted ashes in morning and Brock cleaned hen pens. In bush in afternoon. Fine with little flurries of snow.

February TUESDAY, 9 (40-325) 1915

Choring and working in bush. Lovely bright day but real cold.

WEDNESDAY, 10 (41-324)

Brock to town with chap in forenoon. Got I cwt of flour. In bush in afternoon. We cleaned pipes. Fine day, milder. Brock to town at night.

THURSDAY, 11 (42-323)

Da done chores and Brock took out 7 pigs weighed 1740 lbs @ 7.60. $131.50 In bush in afternoon. Da down to messer's in evening. Dull and mild.

February FRIDAY, 12 (43-322) 1915

Da and Brock choring and drawing out manure. Da and Ma over to Lke McIssac's for tea. Cloudy in morning but lovely bright afternoon and quite mild.

SATURDAY, 13 (44-321)

Da and Brock choring and sifted ashes. In bush in afternoon I took Ma down to Grandma's this forenoon. Fine day and rather mild.

SUNDAY, 14 (45-320)

At home all day. Raining at times all day.

Monday, 15

done chores, the Da and {uncertain name: Brock?} ploughed road. It very hard. Da througing out lumps and leveling it in afternoon. {uncertain name: Brock?} and I to {illegible}. I stayed and ma came home. Fine but not very bright and mild.

Tuesday, 16

Same chores, Da working on road in forenoon and cutting wood in afternoon. I came home from town. Flurries and snow and colder

Wednesday, 17

Choring and in lunch. Brock to {uncertain: town?} at at night. Fine day.

February, Thursday, 18

Choring and in bush. a lovely warm day.

Friday, 19

Brock look down load of chap and {illegiable: cream can} in morning. Da charing and sifting ashes. At bush in afternoon. Lovely day and mild. {uncertain name: Nerl Beacan} here for tea.

Saturday, 20

Choring and cutting wood in bush. Ma and I to town in afternoon and Brock down at night. A beautiful day like {illegiable: morning}. Snow going quickly.

Februray, Sunday, 21

Brock and I go to English church in morning. A lovely bright-warm day.

Monday, 22

Done chores and cutting wood in bush. Mild and {illegiable}. Wet in bush. {uncertain name} died this morning.

Tuesday, 23

Few choring and grounding [illegiable]. Raining steady all day. Mild and misty. Mrs. Sherrington buried. Nerl {uncertain lastname: Benaon?} married to Mable Short.

February, Wednesday, 24

Done chores. Brock went to town this morning. Then Da and he tied up roses in afternoon. Mild and still misty. Snow going very quickly. Field bare.

Thursday, 25

Men done chores. Getting much colder and a little stormy. Brock {not sure if correct: ficked?} after apples.

Friday, 26

Men done chores. Real stormy cold day. Brock down with chap in forenoon.

February, Saturday, 27

Da done chores and took Brock to morning train. He gone to Chatsworth. Fine bright-day but cold north wind. {uncertain name} buried.

Sunday, 28

Mr. and mrs. T. Nenderean {illegiable} and mrs. Wiener here for tea. A lovely bright-day but cold wind. Got first goose egg.

March, Monday, 1

Da Choring. I to {illegiable} in afternoon. Fine day but cold wind.

May MONDAY, 31 (151-214) 1915 Brock to town with load of chop and cream can in morning. Da ploughing root ground. Both ploughing after dinner. Brock round to Jack McIssacs and bo't 6 pigs $20.00 then came home by Drayton and brought Ma. Fine warm day. Jack Calwell brought back one swarm bees and three hives.

June TUESDAY, 1 (152-213) Working on root ground, rolling and harrowing. Da to town at night. Lovely warm day. Dr. Ferrier & Willia Coram married Tony Lunz married Uncle Rich'd and Mable called in forenoon.

June WEDNESDAY, 2 (153-212) Da picked up roots off ground at poplars, Disced and saewed cor oats and rape on it. Then rolled and harrowed it. Planted sweet corn after dinner. Brock digging up weeds in morning. Looking like rain. Came on a mist about six o'clock but did not rain much. Very windy in forenoon.

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