Clara Philp Diary, 1903

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Clara Philp Diary, 1903

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January 1, 1903

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Philp Family Diary Collection

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Scanned Manuscript

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January THURSDAY, 1 (1-364) 1903

Da choring in forenoon and cleaning up the farm floor. Mr. Duncan here for dinner. Olive and I up at Grandpa Philips for dinner. very fine bright day.

FRIDAY, 2 (2-363)

Da choring in forenoon, cleaning the pens and getting ready for Fisher to come to chop. He brought down the machine this evening. soft balmy day turning to rain at night.

SATURDAY, 3 (3-362)

Chopping here all day. Herb Page, & Walli B. helping. Olive and I at Drayton in aft. very soft snow falling morn. little snoe aft. Ma drove Grandma up to church in forenoon. At home rest of day. very mild day thawing all day.

Janurary MONDAY, 5 (5-360) 1903

Da choring and over to vote about four o'clock. Da and Watt at Drayton at night, very fine day. Jim Mr. Ewing and Ed. Gainer for commissionners Geo Dickinson elected for Reeve. W.W. Scott, Geo Brooks, John Philp and Old Mr. Wetzel for council men.

TUESDAY, 6 (6-359)

Chopping here all day. Herb & Watt here helping. very fine forenoon but turned rather stormy in afternoon.

WEDNESDAY, 7 (7-358)

Finished chopping here at noon and moved to Burrows. Da and Herb there in afternoon. Wat here in forenoon. snowing all day and very stormy Mr. T. Page brought our two pair of sleighs from Drayton. They were made in Goldeltone.

January THURSDAY, 8 (8-357) 1903

Da and Herb choring in forenoon. Both at Mr. Burrows chopping in afternoon. Miss North here over night. cold day and rather stormy.

FRIDAY 9, (9-356)

Da choring in forenoon, Herb at Burrows in forenoon. Da helping Fisher move home afternoon. Da and Ma over to Oyster Supper held at Will Walker's for Beef Ring at night. home about two o'clock had fine time. {me?} number 20. very stormy all day, but calmed down a little towards night.

SATURDAY, 10 (10-355)

Da and Herb choring all day. Herb went home about four o'clock. He got #10. Da went to Drayton in afternoon. cold day rather stormy

Sunday. 11. 11-354

We children at Grandpa's for tea. very stormy all day.

January MONDAY 12, (12-353) 1903

Da choring all day very cold and very stormy all day.

TUESDAY, 13 (13-352)

Da choring in forenoon, then killed 22 hens and took them to Drayton in after noon. Got $5.58 for them very cold and a little stormy to-day. roads rather heavy.

WEDNESDAY, 14 (14-351)

Da choring in forenoon and scraped the snow out of the barn-yard. Willie, Annie, Jennie and Mr. Craig & Miss Burt, here at night. a little stormy but got stormy towards morning.

January THURSDAY, 15 (15-350) 1903

Da choring in forenoon and over to Old Mr. T. Cowan's funeral afternoon. He died election day. rather mild day, but roads pretty full. This sideroad pretty bad.

FRIDAY, 16 (16-349)

Da choring all day, and cleaning out pens. rather stormy at times but kind of mild.

SATURDAY, 17 (17-348)

Da choring in forenoon and helping Uncle Rich'd raise the mast of his windmill. Harry here after dinner for chop and ladder. Ma Brock and Olive at Drayton in afternoon. very stormy at times.

Sunday. 18. (18-347)

Da and Ma and Grandpa Philps afternoon very fine day.

January MONDAY, 19 (19-346) 1903

Da choring in forenoon. Took home Grandpa's chop and brought home a load of rails. very fine bright day.

TUESDAY, 20 (20-345)

Da choring in forenoon and started to draw manure on to other place. I at Drayton in afternoon. roads real good, but rather raw wind. very bright.

WEDNESDAY, 21 (21-344)

Da choring in forenoon, then after dinner took out one load of manure. then went over to help raise the mast of Henry Helborns windmill. very mild day, but foggy.

January THURSDAY, 22 (22-343) 1903

Da choring in forenoon, and drawing manure in afternoon. Uncle Rich'd got old Perkin sow. Miss North and her father here for tea. pretty fine day. little snow falling.

FRIDAY, 23 (23-342)

Da choring in forenoon, and drawing out manure, in afternoon. I at Drayton in afternoon for my waist. very bright day, but sharp and cold.

SATURDAY, 24 (24-341)

Da choring and taking things out of henhouse into {driving?} house. very cold and stormy. Tom Miller came here from MacArthur's party for breakfast.

Sunday. 25 25-340

At home all day. very mild all day.

January MONDAY, 26 (26-339) 1903

Da choring in forenoon and drawing manure in afternoon. Mr. Duncan here for a while in afternoon. bright day but raw east wind blowing Mr. L.A. Voecker died this evening.

TUESDAY, 27 (27-338)

Da choring in forenoon and drawing manure in afternoon. very soft day. misting aft noon and night. Da and Ma went down to Mr. Voeckers in evening. Retta and Lizzie Hilborn here in evening and asked us to go to carnival on Thursday.

WEDNESDAY, 28 (28-337)

Da choring in forenoon. I went up for Grandpa Philp in morning. He stayed for dinner, then Da took him to Mr. Voecker's and then up home. Da cleaned our pig pens after he came home. very soft day. roads pretty soft. Da helped coffin Mr. Voecker. casket was matalic lined and weighed 400 lbs. Da stayed all night at Mr. Voecker.

January THURSDAY, 29 (29-336) 1903

Da coring in forenoon. Both at Mr. Voecker's funeral and to Drayton in afternoon. very large funeral. It stretched from his gate to cemetry. very foggy all day, almost rain at times. warm and thawing. very damp air.

FRIDAY, 30 (30-335)

Da choring all day. terrible stormy day. but not very cold. Perkin sow had 10 little pigs living. Black

SATURDAY, 31 (31-334)

Da choring in forenoon, cleaned out pens and went to Drayton in evening. little stormy in forenoon but lovely bright afternoon. Mrs. Arthur Booth died to-day. Joe McDonald's baby died in Hospital in Guelph, yesterday.

Sunday, 1. (32-333)

Ma, Olive, and Brock up to Mr. McDonald's in forenoon. Da and ma down to Arthur Booth's in afternoon. rather nice forenoon, but very damp and foggy in afternoon.

February MONDAY, 2 (33-332) 1903

Da choring and cleaning pens. Ma and I up to Joe McDonald's baby's funeral in afternoon and down to Drayton. very nasty day. heavy showers at times very foggy & soft. very high wind in evening.

TUESDAY, 3 (34-331)

Da and Ma went to Mrs. Booth's funeral in morning. Da done chores in afternoon. Mr. North and Miss North here for tea. rather raw wind, but mild. nothing falling till night, then a sleet falling. got our music lesson.

WEDNESDAY, 4 (35-330)

Da choring in forenoon and brought in two loads of rails. sleeting in morning. very fine at noon. terrible stormy in afternoon.

February THURSDAY, 5 (36-329)

Da choring in forenoon and took team to Drayton to get them shod, afternoon. very stormy all day

FRIDAY, 6 (37-328)

Da choring in forenoon and helping draw ice in afternoon. Burrows boys brought up a few blocks at noon. Ma and I at Drayton in afternoon. fine day. little stormy.

SATURDAY, 7 (38-327)

Olive 13 years old. Da choring in forenoon, and drawing in ice in afternoon. Burrows drawing also. Mr. John Lowes brought Mr. Heudeson and Janet here in afternoon. Da at Drayton at night and brought Mr. Heudeson out. lovely day. very bright day. not cold.

Sunday. 8 (39-326)

Da and Mr. Heudeson up to Grandpa Philp's in afternoon. very stormy all day but not cold.

February MONDAY, 9 (40-325)

Da choring in forenoon and helping Burrows boys pack away the ice. Uncle Willie came off noon train. He up here in afternoon. I drove Mr. Heudeson as far as Voecker's, then Ma took Mrs. Heudeson over to Dick Lowes. rather stormy at times. looking soft.

TUESDAY, 10 (41-324)

Da choring and helping finish pack ice and cleaned out pens. Olive and I went to carnival with H. Hillborn's at night. Had fine time. Uncle Willie here for tea. very fine day. rather mild. Burrows sow had 10 pigs.

WEDNESDAY, 11 (42-323)

Da choring all day (not feeling very well) Uncle Willie here in afternoon. heavy fall of very soft snow since eleven o'clock.

February THURSDAY, 12 (43-322)

Da choring in forenoon and drawing out manure in afternoon. Mr. and Miss North here for tea. Uncle Willie here for a while in evening. rather soft snow falling in forenoon. rather fine in afternoon.

FRIDAY, 13 (44-321)

Da choring in forenoon, and drawing manure in afternoon. Uncle Willie and I at Drayton in forenoon. I got pair Hockey skates and books. lovely bright day but raw wind. Da 47. Uncle Jim 30 years old.

St. Valentine's Day SATURDAY, 14 (45-320)

Da choring in forenoon and drawing manure in afternoon. Ma and Uncle Willie up to see Aunty {Gass?}. We children to Drayton in afternoon. Uncle Jim came home at night. very fine bright day. Jim Bready and Mr. Stanton here.

Sunday 15 (46-319)

At home all day. Uncle Jim and Will here for dinner. rather stormy all day. (Uncle Willie had been at Baking for over a year now.)

February MONDAY, 16 (47-318)

Da choring in forenoon and cleaning pens and drawing manure in afternoon. Willie Walker and C. Hillborn came here in afternoon to cut wood. Uncle Jim went home. Uncle Wilie here in afternoon. very clear air and cold. Andy Marrow died Sunday. to be buried Thur.

TUESDAY, 17 (48-317)

Da took Uncle Willie to station, then choring and drawing manure. Willie and Charlie here for dinner and tea. Frank Pages got our stock rack. very cold but bright, rather stormy at night.

WEDNESDAY, 18 (49-316)

Da choring all day. Boys not here. very stormy and very cold all day.

February THURSDAY, 19 (50-315) 1903

Da choring in forenoon and cleaned out pens and went for load of wood to bush. stormy forenoon. fine afternoon. but cold. Boys not here to-day

FRIDAY, 20 (51-314)

Da choring in forenoon and drawing up wood from bush. Boys here cutting to-day. Olive came home from school sick. pain in bowels. very fine day. not nearly so cold.

SATURDAY, 21 (52-313)

Da choring in forenoon and cleaned out pens in afternoon. At Drayton at night. Boys here cutting wood. rather cold and pretty stormy. Mr. Corbett here in afternoon to see pigs.

Sunday 22. (53-312)

I drove Grandma up to church in morning. Ma and we children up to Grandpa Philp's in afternoon. very bright day but keen wind tracks filling up fast.

February MONDAY, 23 (54-311) 1903

Da choring in forenoon and drawing manure in afternoon. Ma at Drayton in afternoon. Boys here cutting wood till about three o'clock, when they had to go home to fix windmill. called for me. Home about half past three. Quite large crowd about sixty. pretty stormy at times but not cold.

TUESDAY, 24 (55-310)

Da choring and drawing out manure. Boys not here to day. very fine day. not cold.

WEDNESDAY, 25 (56-309)

Da choring and drawing out manure. Boys here cutting wood. Ma down to see Mrs. Henry in afternoon. very fine bright day.

February THURSDAY, 26 (57-308) 1903

Da choring in forenoon and cleaning out pens and drawing out manure. Boys here cutting wood. loevly bright day inclined to be soft.

FRIDAY, 27 (58-307)

Da choring and drawing out manure. Boys here cutting wood. I at Drayton in morning. started to sleet about eleven o'clock and kept {up?} up off and on all day. Mrs. Fred Flath died this morn.

SATURDAY, 28 (59-306)

Da choring and drew out a little manure and cleaned the pens. Willie here this forenoon then went home. very foggy morning started to rain about noon, then turned to soft snow. high wind at night.

March Sunday 1. (60-305)

Da and Ma over to Mrs. Flath's funeral in afternoon. very stormy at times but not very cold. Da & Ma went to Mr. Duncan's after funeral.

March MONDAY, 2 (61-304) 1903

Da choring, cleaning out pens and drawing out manure. F. Page got a pig here to-day $11.00 Boys here cutting wood. light snow falling all day. not cold

TUESDAY, 3 (62-303)

Da choring and drawing out manure. Boys here cutting wood. Olive ad I went to Hockey Match between Listowel and Drayton, with Hillborns. Drayton scored 4. Listowel 3. very fine day, but mild.

WEDNESDAY, 4 (63-302)

Da and Harry Philp took 13 pigs to Moorefield this morning. Da choring and cleaned out pens in afternoon. Boys not here to-day. I took Grandma to Drayton in forenoon. very fine day, but pretty soft.

March THURSDAY, 5 (64-301) 1903

Da choring and drawing out manure. Boys here to-day. Miss North and Carrie here for dinner. Pages boys brought back fann-ing mill. soft snow falling all day. little colder to-night.

FRIDAY, 6 (65-300)

Da choring and finished drawing out manure. Boys finished cutting wood at night. They have cut 35 cords. paid them $14.00. cost of cutting wood $17.50. I at Drayton in afternoon. very fine day and very bright and mild.

SATURDAY, 7 (66-299)

Da choring and walked to Drayton after dinner. Da and Ma 21 years married to-day. Old Wm Wells buried to day. very foggy all day. misting in forenoon. heavy rain off and on all afternoon. very dull, miserable, dirty day.

Sunday, 8. (67-298)

Uncle John and May Gorden here this afternoon and for tea. At home all day. soft snow like rain this morning. little colder this afternoon.

March MONDAY, 9 (68-297)

Da choring in forenoon, then took cart and went to Palmerston for flour. Brought one hundred with him and payed for four hundred more. roads bad. lot of snow in some places. bare in others. raw east wind but bright fine day. Jas. Gilmore here looking at calves.

TUESDAY, 10 (69-296)

Da choring in forenoon and carrying chop off barn floor into bins. Mabel Philp and Maggie McKee here to spend the afternoon. foggy in forenoon. quite steady rain in afternoon.

WEDNESDAY, 11 (70-295)

Da choring in forenoon and sawing up some rails and cleaned up chip yard. Henry Heseltine here for dinner. dull all day but nothing falling. H.O. Gillrie's sale.

March THURSDAY, 12 (71-294) 1903

Da choring in forenoon and went to Drayton to get medecine for young {Janey?}. she is sick. Jacob Corbitt, assessor here in afternoon. Hosheal Hilborn here for iron pots to make maple syrup. dull all day.

FRIDAY, 13 (72-293)

Da choring in forenoon and helping Mr. Henry shinge his implement roof. then chopped ice away from door. very fine bright day. looks like spring. robins back again. wagons and buggys running again.

SATURDAY, 14 (74-291)

Da choring and cleaning pens all day. foggy all day. very little sunshine.

Sunday 15 (74-291)

Da and Ma up to see Grandpa Philp in afternoon. He not very well. very foggy in morning, but bright afternoon. raw east wind.

March MONDAY, 16 (75-290) 1903

Da choring in forenoon. Drew up three loads of old rails from road fence in afternoon. then packed away the sleighs. Mrs. Burrows here sewing rags in afternoon. pretty fine all day until evening then commenced to rain.

St. Patrick's Day TUESDAY, 17 (76-289)

Da choring and drawing rails off the road. to the chip-yard. Uncle Sandy Walker here in forenoon for a little while. I at Drayton in afternoon. very bright at times. foggy in forenoon. Mrs. Wm Roberts buried yest to-day

WEDNESDAY, 18 (77-288)

Da choring in forenoon and finished drawing rails. Da went to Drayton with Geo. Fisher at night. very warm day. foggy forenoon. A railway wreck at Marden. The train left the track. Seth Kilborn got our old goose. Julia Woodissee married to Wm. Dowery.

March THURSDAY, 19 (78-287)

Da done up his chores then I drove him up to George Fisher's. I came home, then took our duck over to Mr. Craigs. Da bought old "Dick" (Fisher's Black Horse) at his sale this afternoon for $92.00. Mrs. Burrows here serving rags. very hot day and roads drying up. C. Hilborn bought threshin out fit over $900.xx

FRIDAY, 20 (79-286)

Da and Mr. McEwing measured field next to Emerson then done the chores. Da building a fence across the field. Harry and Roy Philp here fanning up some grass seed. I took a couple of letters to the train this morning. Ma over to Mr. A. Flath's this morn to get feathers curled. didn't get it done. very fine day and warm till about six o'clock. Then quite a heavy shower. some sharp lightning and thunder.

SATURDAY, 21 (80-285)

Da choring and finished drawing rails off the road and building the fence. Ma, Brock and Olive at Drayton in afternoon. Mr. McDougal here in evening to buy white Bull. rather dull and cold to'day.

Sunday, 22. (81-284)

Ma and I up to church in forenoon. down to Grandma's in afternoon. I 18 years old to day. very fine day. cool east wind.

March MONDAY, 23 (82-283)

Da choring in forenoon. Brought up some old rails and felled the two poplar trees at the road. Ma busy sewing carpet rags. Al. {Touries?} and a young Tompson here to-night to look at Bull. Mr. McDougal took the white Bull away this forenoon. dull all day. misty and rainy at times.

TUESDAY, 24 (83-282)

Da choring in forenoon and helping saw rails in afternoon. Roger's Boys came here this afternoon with their engne and sawed up all the rail pile for summer wood. cold all day. very windy all day. quite stormy all afternoon. finished carpet rags.

WEDNESDAY, 25 (84-281)

Da choring in forenoon and piling the rails in afternoon. Mr. Perkin and the head agent for Ideal Wire fence here in afternoon. Da gave an order for 100 rods. very blustry all forenoon. little calmer this afternoon. ground covered with snow.

March THURSDAY, 26 (85-280)

Da choring in forenoon and finished piling rails. Mr. and Miss North here this afternoon for tea. Ma at Drayton in afternoon. got pail of pickles. rather cold wind, but very bright. snow nearly all gone again.

FRIDAY, 27 (86-279)

Da choring in forenoon, then drew away the poplar trees and cleaned up the bush. Sara Burrows here in afternoon. dull and dark all day. very foggy at times in forenoon.

SATURDAY, 28 (87-278)

Da choring in forenoon and helping Rogers' boys lift their engine out of E.G. Henry's gate. Geo. Fisher here for dinner. Da and Fisher went to Palmerston in afternoon for flour. Brock and I at Drayton in afternoon. very bright but cold wind.

Sunday, 29. (88-277)

I drove Grandma up to church in forenoon. We three children up to Grandpa Philp's in afternoon. very bright day but raw cold wind.

March MONDAY, 30 (89-276) 1903

Da done up some of the chores then went down to help Mr. Henry saw wood. had dinner there. finished the chores in afternoon then drove some stakes for a lane fence in front of house. I took Mark to town and got him shod. Ma out to Aunty Gass'. very fine bright day. raw wind.

TUESDAY, 31 (90-275)

Da choring in forenoon then working at the lane fence all afternoon. very fine day with very strong wind.

WEDNESDAY, 1 (91-276)

Da choring in forenoon and working at lane fence in afternoon. I at Drayton in afternoon. bright in morning but got cloudy and quite a mizzle of rain in evening.

April THURSDAY, 2 (92-273) 1903

Da choring in forenoon and building at fence till about four o'clock, then Mr. North helped him grind axes. Miss North and father here for tea. quite a shower rain in forenoon finer afternoon.

FRIDAY, 3 (93-272)

Da choring in forenoon, fanned up some timothy seed and picked over turnips. raining about nine o'clock. turned colder and sleeted till noon. stormy off and on all afternoon. pretty stormy night.

SATURDAY, 4 (94-271)

Da choring in forenoon and washed the little pigs in afternoon. We three children at Drayton in afternoon. very stormy forenoon but clear and cold towards evening. roads bad. - rough.

Sunday, 5. (95-270)

At home all day. Da up to Grandpa Philp's in evening. Grandma here. very fine bright day.

April MONDAY, 6 (96-269) 1903

Da choring in forenoon and working at fence in afternoon. I at Mr. Burrows for tea. dull all day. quite a heavy rain in the night.

TUESDAY, 7 (97-268)

Da choring in forenoon and drawing some rails. Went over to Mr. Duncan's with bags for oats. very bright all day. with very high wind.

WEDNESDAY, 8 (98-267)

Da took six pigs to Moorefield in forenoon Wat helped him load them. Da came round by Mr. Duncan's and got oats. choring in afternoon. rather dull in forenoon. very bright afternoon. Ma at Drayton in afternoon.

April THURSDAY, 9 (99-266) 1903

Da choring in forenoon and driving stakes for fence from corner of driving house to ditch. Jim Bready here in evening. dull forenoon rain at times. fine afternoon with very heavy wind.

Good Friday FRIDAY, 10 (100-265)

Da choring in forenoon and driving stakes in afternoon. Olive and I up at Grandpa Philp's for dinner. Geo. Roger brought engine and chopper here this afternoon. He stayed all night. real fine afternoon little cool in morning. east wind

SATURDAY, 11 (101-264)

Da choring in forenoon and helping with chop afternoon. Wat and Will Roger here helping. I at Drayton in afternoon. Olive up to Mary Philps birthday party. very raw cold wind all day. little rain in afternoon.

Easter Sunday Sunday, 12. (102-263)

At home all day. raw but bright. east wind.

April Easter Monday MONDAY, 13 (103-262) 1903

Da choring in forenoon and building at fence in afternoon. very high wind all day from east. Will. Walker went to Wiarton to-day. Mr. Moore and Miss Kate Wilson in here in evening. C. Hilborn brought his engine home to night.

TUESDAY, 14 (104-261)

Da choring in forenoon and helping chop in afternoon. Geo. Roger here for dinner and finished chopping, and moved to Burrows. I at Drayton in forenoon. Ma up to Uncle Richds in afternoon. Charlie Hilborn here in morning. very high wind all day from east. mizzling and rainy.

WEDNESDAY, 15 (105-260)

Da did up chores, then went over and helped Burrows saw wood. W. McEwing and I over to F. Pages in afternoon. Miss Duncan came here for tea. Ma and Olive at Drayton in forenoon. Da finished fence all but wiring. rather misty. strong wind from east. quite a mizzle at night.

April THURSDAY, 16 (106-259) 1903

Da done up the chores and went to plow sod on other place. Miss North here in after noon. Olive finished her 4th quarter paid M.N. very fine bright day.

FRIDAY, 17 (107-258)

Da done the chores, then plowing sod on other place. Brock and Grandpa went to meet uncle Jim, at noon train. Jim here in afternoon and evening. very fine bright day.

SATURDAY, 18 (108-257)

Da did up the chores then plowing sod all day. Mr. D. Corbett here for dinner. Uncle Him, Olive and I at Drayton at night. Da went to Palmerston with C. Hilborn at night. very fine day hard frosts at night.

Sunday. 19 (109-256)

Ma, Olive and Jim up to church morning. Jim here for dinner. Da and Ma up to Grandpa Philp's in evening. very fine day.

April MONDAY, 20 (110-255) 1903

Da done up the chores then got out the drill and cultivator. Cultivating all day in field next to sideroad. Works Carrie in forenoon Dick in afternoon. Uncle Jim and I at Drayton in afternoon. very bright day but cool. Jim here in evening. started to prepair ground for seed.

TUESDAY, 21 (111-254)

Da done the chores and sowed the Duncan oats to-day. Took old Thrift and Judy's calf over to Moorefield. Got for her. nasty day. snowing all afternoon. ground rather sticky. cold wind blowing.

WEDNESDAY, 22 (112-253)

Da done up chores. Then sowed pease in front of house. Harrowed it in afternoon. I up to Grandpa Philp's in afternoon not very bright rather cool.

April THURSDAY, 23 (113-252) 1903

Da done up the chores, then went back to cultivate on ground behind poplars. sowing oats this afternoon. Ma and Grandma at Drayton afternoon. Miss North here very fine day.

FRIDAY, 24 (114-251)

Da cultivating, sowing oats, and harrowing behind poplars. Da done chores at noon. Uncle Jim here in evening. dull all day. misting rain all afternoon.

SATURDAY, 25 (115-250)

Da finished sowing behind poplars, to-night. planted 2 pails of early potatoes over wire fence. Has 25 acres in. Da and Jim gone to Drayton at night very fine day.

Sunday, 26 (116-249)

Uncle Jim and I drove up to Mr. North's in time for church. Went up in 1 1/2 hrs. home in 2 hr. waggon. very fine day

April MONDAY, 27 (117-248) 1903

Da took cultivator back on other place cultivating in back field all day. Ma took Uncle Jim to station in morning. Mr Corbett here and paid for cow Thrift got $25 for her. J. McGrogan here to buy hogs. Done the chores at noon. very fine day and hot. Mr. Craig here in evening.

TUESDAY, 28 (118-247)

Da sowing oats he got at Burrows on bottom of field, and harrowed it. Grandpa at Drayton in afternoon. very hot day. I have bad cold. C. Hilborn and W. Drury here in evening.

WEDNESDAY, 29 (119-246)

Da sowed barley in upper half of back field and finished there. started to cultivate in field behind Grandpas driving-house. very hot all day.

April THURSDAY, 30 (120-245) 1903

Da went over to spring-tooth, but had to come back for disc. Jim Bready here for dinner. On his first round this year. Da and he went to Drayton in afternoon. Charlie Hilborn and Da up to Rothsay at night. Miss North stayed here over night. very warm and very high wind all forenoon. darkened down at noon and quite a heavy shower after dinner turned cold towards evening and snowed an froze hard.

May FRIDAY, 1 (121-244)

Da done chores, then went over to disc, till noon. plowing after dinner. Bill Barry came here this morning to build fence. He stayed over night. Miss North went home. Grandpa went to Drayton in afternoon. very cold in morning with strong wind but got warmer and wind went down.

SATURDAY, 2 (122-243)

Da discing on other place all day. (I got Rain coat. $7.00) Bill Barry building fence. Ma, Olive and Brock at Drayton in afternoon. Bright but cool wind.

Sunday, 3. (123-242)

at home all day. steady rain all forenoon. turned colder toward evening. quite foggy. put 10 young cattle to bush but let them up to farm to-night.

May MONDAY, 4 (124-241)

Da finished discing this field in afternoon. Elsie 1 yr. old. Drawing stakes in forenoon for Barry to build fence with. Ma at Drayton in after noon. rather cool in forenoon warm in afternoon. Bill Barry here all day.

TUESDAY, 5 (125-240)

Da finished sowing oats to-night. Bill Barry here fencing. I took Grandma to station. She gone to Guelph to Women's F.M. Society. Prof. Rayner here this afternoon tuning piano. He here for dinner. very fine day. but cool wind.

WEDNESDAY, 6 (126-239)

Da went out this morning to harrow the field he sowed yesterday. finished at noon, and this ended the seeding. at Drayton in afternoon getting team shod. Bill at fence all day. Went home to-night. fine forenoon, but looking like rain in afternoon. little rain in evening also turned little colder. Grandpa B. done his new house for first time to-day. Ma 40 yrs. old to-day.

May THURSDAY, 7 (127-238) 1903

Da done the chores then drawing stakes and rails. Bill Barry here fencing. Ma and Olive at Drayton after tea. Grandma came home from Guelph to-night. Miss North and Carrie here to-day. dull and misty in forenoon, but turned out fine and cool. J. Bready here

FRIDAY, 8 (128-237)

Da done the chores, then drawing rails and sawing stakes and helping Bill build fence. General Agent for Waterloo Insurance Co. here in forenoon. very warm all day.

SATURDAY, 9 (129-236)

Da done chores, then he, Bill, and Brock took 4 young cattle to factory for D. Corbett got 130 for them. Bill fencing and Da drawing rails for lane fence. Ma and Olive at Drayton in afternoon. fine day and warm with rather strong wind.

Sunday, 10 (130-235)

Tom Henderson and Jack Allen walked out for breakfast. Da went as far as station with T. H. about noon. Ma and we children up to Grandpa Philp's in afternoon. very fine day.

May MONDAY, 11 (131-234) 1903

Da done the chores, then back sawing off old rails for stakes. After dinner tood team and was drawing up some old rails into old orchard, then got out a 25 telegraph pole and took it down in evening to Tom. Henderson. Mary Cowan buried Jack Rich and wife here for tea. Ma and I planted garden vegetables. very hot day. Bill not here.

TUESDAY, 12 (132-233)

Da done the chores then helping Bill, build fence. very hot day and smoky. very dry spring.

WEDNESDAY, 13 (133-232)

Da took cows back to other place in morning and helping Bill with lane fence all day. David Corbett here for dinner. I at Drayton in afternoon. got new hat 3.25 and Olive raincoat $3.50 very warm all day and smoky. Oscar Lowes married to Miss Schaffer.

May THURSDAY, 14 (134-231) 1903

Da took load hogs to Moorefield in forenoon. Helping Bill with fence. got some stakes for fence after tea. J. Bready here for dinner. quite a shower about nine o'clock. turned out very hot. looking like rain in afternoon.

FRIDAY, 15 (135-230)

Da helping Bill with fences. finished lane fence on other place. then laid rest of fence from barn to E.G. Henry's line fence. Olive and I at town after supper. very warm all day. cool towards evening. cows stayed out over night for first.

SATURDAY, 16 (136-229)

Da and Bill cutting posts on other place in forenoon. drawing them home in afternoon. Da took bag flour to Rothsay and took Bill home. Ma and children at town afternoon. (Carrie foaled this morning about five oclock. Dr. Pickel here to see her in afternoon. She appears all right at night. colt {sinart?} fine day

Sunday, 17. (137-228)

I up to church with Grandpa's. We children over to grave-yard after tea. very fine day. hot in middle of day.

May MONDAY, 18 (138-227) 1903

Da started to draw manure out of manure house on to little corn patch, also spreading some which was over there. very hot day. Carrie's colt died.

TUESDAY, 19 (139-226)

Henry Heseltine came this morning to dig post holes for wire fence. Da helping him get started til about ten o'clock, then tagged sheep. Washing sheep after dinner. Grandpa's over to McLennan's their horse ran from C. Lowes to Hilborn hill. no body hurt. hot day looking like rain little shower at night. Da and Henry at Drayton at night.

WEDNESDAY, 20 (140-225)

Henry digging post holes and Da bottoming Henry also trimming posts. Brock went to Drayton after tea for Mr. Garneau to shave Carrie. Da took him home. Ma and I washed 11 blankets in afternoon. very warm all day.

May THURSDAY, 21 (141-224) 1903

Henry trimming and setting the posts to-day. Da picking stone of the meadow to fill in the corner posts. J. Bready here for dinner. Miss North Here for tea also Nell Gardon here in afternoon. very warm day, but looking like rain. cool at night.

FRIDAY, 22 (142-223)

Henry finished putting in the posts and dug two post holes and hung gate at top of lane. Da helping in forenoon and went to Drayton for the wire 4 rails. got Carrie shod also. Henry went away about ten o'clock. warm day.

SATURDAY, 23 (143-222)

sheep got out at night. Da got them and started to shear. finished shearing about four o'clock Ma, Brock and Olive at town in afternoon. rather cool wind blowing bright.

Sunday, 24. (144-221)

At home all day till evening, then we children up to Grandpa Philp's. cold and rain in morning, turned out finer. cool evening.

May MONDAY, 25 (145-220) 1903

Da finished spreading manure on corn ground in afternoon. Single plowed it and harrowed it three times. Brock fishing. He also took Olive up to Joe McDonalds. She has gone to a concert and stay all night. fine bright day. but pretty cold at night. Victoria Day, celebrated to-day.

TUESDAY, 26 (146-219)

Henry Heseltine came down to help build wire fence. Mr. Wright and Booth came out to stretch it. Here for dinner and tea. shower, in afternoon. Big wind and rain storm about six o'clock, also some hail. Da at Drayton at night for splices for fence. Eg. Oxby here for tea. very hot and sultry in afternoon.

WEDNESDAY, 27 (147-218)

Mr. Booth here and finished the fence about four o'clock. Da and Henry sawed the posts off. quite a shower in aftertoon. heavy rain and wind about tea. steady rain at night. Brock drove Henry part way home. very warm between showers.

May THURSDAY, 28 (148-217) 1903

Da cleaning pens all day and drawing the manureout on to little patch in front. J. Bready here for dinner. very strong wind all day. cold and rather cloudy at times looking like frost. covered vegetables with straw. lot of damage done by wind last night. H. Heseltine here for little pig to-night.

FRIDAY, 29 (149-216)

Da working on corn ground all afternoon. at Drayton in forenoon for tile and take back the wire that was left over. Miss North here for tea. dull at times but brighter in afternoo. looking like frost.

SATURDAY, 30 (150-215)

Da planted corn by hand in forenoon and harrowed it before dinner. picked up along wire fence then went to Mr. McKee's raising. Ma and I at Drayton in afternoon. rather cool wind but bright. Da and Grandpa Benson at Drayton at night. Bill Fair got "Prince", the dog.

Sunday, 31. (151-214)

at home all day. Ma, Olive and Grandma up to church. fine day, but cool.

June MONDAY, 1 (152-213) 1903

Da finished spreading manure on little patch, then plowed it over and harrowed it. very fine day but cool evening and mornings. Da hoed potatoes after tea.

TUESDAY, 2 (153-212)

Da drawing out manure on to turnip ground for potatoes. plowed it over after tea. Grandpa at Drayton after noon. very warm day.

WEDNESDAY, 3 (154-211)

Da working over potato patch in forenoon and cutting some. planted them in afternoon. I up to Uncle Rich'd's in afternoon. very warm day. Uncle John and May in this evening.

June THURSDAY, 4 (155-210) 1903

Da started to draw manure on to turnip patch. Took Jennie (cow) to J. Rich's after tea. Miss North and mother here in afternoon. warm day and very smoky. J. Bready here. Ethel and Seth Hilborn brought first meat from Beef Ring.

FRIDAY, 5 (156-209)

Da drawing out manure all day. Mr. Duncan here for dinner. I went to Drayton in afternoon and gave Mr. Duncan ride part way home. very warm day and very smoky. Uncle Willie years of age.

4 SATURDAY, 6 (157-208)

Da drew out a couple of loads manure to turnip ground. them single plowed it and harrowed it and ralled it. Ma and children at town in afternoon. fine day and hot.

Sunday, 7. (158-207)

Da took Daisy (cow) to J. Rich's. He and Ma up to Grandpa Philp's in evening. very sultry. quite a sprinkle of rain in afternoon.

June MONDAY, 8 (159-206)

Da drawing out manure to turnip ground finished out the manure house. very fine day, but warm.

TUESDAY, 9 (160-205)

Da finished drawing out manure on turnip ground. taking it out of barn yard now. quite a shower of rain at noon. cooler after rain.

WEDNESDAY, 10 (161-204)

Da working at root ground all day. fine day. quite cool. Da not feeling very well at night. has cramps in stomach.

June THURSDAY, 11 (162-203)

Da working at turnip ground all day ridged up a few in the evening. J. Bready here for dinner. Miss North here for tea. fine day but cool toward evening. Ross brought {beef?}

FRIDAY, 12 (163-202)

Da finished ridging up turnips and sowed them. Janet McDonald came down and went with us over to H. Hilborn's picnic Ma and we children over for tea. home about eleven. turned wet and rained all afternoon.

SATURDAY, 13 (164-201)

Da just choring round, took out old stumps in front of house in afternoon. To J. Rich's with cow at night for nothing. drizzling rain all day quite heavy at times.

Sunday, 14, (165-200

Da and Ma up to Bob Gass's for dinner. We children at Grandma's. little showers now and again.

June MONDAY, 15 (166-199)

Da went to Guelph to Model Farm. Ma took him to station and went down town. Sara Burrows came here to sew in morning. Brock met Da at station at night. foggy morning but turned out fine.

TUESDAY, 16 (167-198)

started road work to-day. Art. Page here for dinner. Sara finished sewing to-night. fine day rather hot at noon. strong breeze.

WEDNESDAY, 17 (168-197)

Working on roads all day. Art. Page here for dinner. fine day for horses cool wind.

June THURSDAY, 18 (169-196) 1903

Finished the road-work to-night. Art. here for dinner, also J. Bready. Bill Barrie came here for dinner started to build line fence between us and Burrows. Da at Drayton at night for wire. Millers boys here and patched barn roof in afternoon and for tea fine day Miss North here. E.G. Henry brought meat.

FRIDAY, 19 (170-195)

Dan, Will and Wat, working at line fence all day. Ma and I at Drayton in afternoon Mrs. E.G. Henry and Mary here in evening. very warm day.

SATURDAY, 20 (171-194)

Da and Will finished the line fence at night Da at town at night. Tom Henderson brough out sow which came from Bowmanville, in afternoon quite steady rain all afternoon. rather sultry.

Sunday, 21. (172-193)

Ma, Grandma and Brock up to church in forenoon. We children up to Grandpa Philp's in afternoon. Ma and Da over to Henry Perkins in evening. very fine day but strong wind.

June MONDAY, 22 (173-192) 1903

Da disced little patch, then took home Rich'ds gravel-box, then scuffled corn. hoeing corn all afternoon. Grandpa at Drayton in afternoon. fine forenoon. dull afternoon started to rain at night.

TUESDAY, 23 (174-191)

Da hoeing out sow-thistle on other place and choring round. heavy showers of rain all day. I at Drayton in forenoon.

WEDNESDAY, 24 (175-190)

Da choring and plowed little strip along fence from barn. Olive started to write on Entrance exam. McDonalds girls stayed here and went with her. Fred and Miss Duncan here for a few hours in evening. raining off and on all day. doing lot of good.

June THURSDAY, 25 (176-189) 1903

Da went over for beef with team, then went to Palmerston with wool. Home at milking time. Miss North here in afternoon. J. Bready here for dinner. rather drizzling all forenoon. finer afternoon. McDonald's girls stayed all night.

FRIDAY, 26 (177-188)

Will Barry came this morning. Da and he back splitting stakes all day. I took Janet and Marion home this evening. very fine day. quite strong wind.

SATURDAY, 27 (178-187)

Da and Will finished cutting stakes at noon. drew them up after dinner. Ma up to Drayton in afternoon. very hot day but quite a breeze some times.

Sunday, 28. (179-186)

Olive and I took Grandma up to church in morning. Will Craig here in evening. very fine day.

June MONDAY, 29 (180-185) 1903

Da and Will started to build road fence in front of other place. They went to Drayton in evening. very hot day. looking very like rain in evening.

TUESDAY, 30 (181-184)

Da and Will working at fence all day I at Drayton right after dinner for charcoal iron very warm day. lot of rain in night.

July Dominion Day WEDNESDAY, 1 (182-183)

Da and Will working at fence all day. finished it. Miss North and her mother here for dinner. I finished my 5th quarter of music. Miss North gone on her holidays now. Roy Philp came here to get horse "Dick". very hot day. rain at night with thunder.

July THURSDAY, 2 (183-182) 1903

Da took team and went to help Uncle Rich. scrape out foundation for barn. Booth and Dynes, tinsmith took spout off front of barn and put it on Grandpa's hose. J. Bready here for dinner. fine all day. strong breeze. Hosheal brought beef.

FRIDAY, 3 (184-181)

Da at Uncle Rich's till noon. heavy rain in forenoon. Got team shod afternoon. quite shower at milking time. very hot between showers.

SATURDAY, 4 (185-180)

Da up at Richards all day. Ma and Grandma at Drayton afternoon. got new milk can. very warm day. Da took cow to J. Rich's after tea.

Sunday. 5 (186-180

Ma and we children up to Grandpa Philps in afternoon. looking very like rain in morning. turned fine towards evening.

July MONDAY, 6 (187-178) 1903

Da up to Richd all day finished scraping there. S. Burrows sewing all day. Brock and Grandpa up to Uncle Benson's very hot day.

TUESDAY, 7 (188-177)

Da scufflig and hoeing at corn all day. Sara B. here till noon. I at Drayton in morning brought home side-saddle. very hot all day.

WEDNESDAY, 8 (189-176)

Da hoeing corn all day. Annie Craig here for short time in afternoon. very hot day.

July THURSDAY, 9 (190-175)

Da finished hoeing corn about ten o'clock, then cleaned out pens. Started to skuffle turnips and hoed some. J. Breaky here for dinner. had new potatoes for first time to-day. Wat brought beef. very hot day and night.

FRIDAY, 10 (191-174)

Da and Brock hoeing turnips all day. Ma and Grandma at Drayton in afternoon little cooler to day. nice breeze.

SATURDAY, 11 (192-173)

Da and Brock hoeing turnips all day. Olive and I at town in afternoon. very fine day.

Sunday, 12. (193-172)

We children up to Camp meeting in afternoon. Da and Ma up to Grandpa Philps in evening. had 17 little pigs to-day. fine day rather cool.

July MONDAY, 13 (194-171) 1903

Da finished the turnips to day. Mr. Burrows helped a little. Da plowed out our field potatoes this evening. They no good. crows pulled them out. very fine day. good strong breeze blowing. celebrations at Palmerston and Harriston.

TUESDAY, 14 (195-170)

Da mowing with scythe in orchard and among evergreens. Ma and Brock at Drayton in afternoon. misty and rainy in forenon, turned pretty windy in afternoon, but was bright.

WEDNESDAY, 15 (196-169)

Da fanned up twenty bags barley for chop, in forenoon. Took it to Drayton in afternoon. Olive went with Grandpa's and got tooth filled. very fine day in afternoon, but misty forenoon.

July THURSDAY, 16 (Olive Exam) (197-168) 1903

Da started to mow field below orchard. finished it at noon raked it up after dinner and put a little up. J. Bready here for dinner. Seth brought beef. I at Drayton in morning. Olive passed Entrance got word to-day. We children to Rothsay for man at night did not get one. fine day.

FRIDAY, 17 (198-167)

Da finished putting up hay about three o'clock then mowing fence corners. fine all day, but looking like rain. Brock 10 years old.

SATURDAY, 18 (199-166)

Da drawing in hay all day. Bill Barry here helping from eleven o'clock. Ma and Brock drove Bill a piece of way home. I at Drayton in afternoon. rather dull at times.

Sunday, 19. (200-165

All up to church in forenoon. Mr. Craig here in afternoon. Alex. McLennan and Marie Black here for tea. very heavy rain in afternoon.

July MONDAY, 20 (201-164) 1903

Da choring and plowed little patch in front. Olive and I up to Wooddisse's for Blackberries $1.75 crate. fine all day but very heavy rain after tea.

TUESDAY, 21 (202-163)

Da edged up knife, then cut rest of hay in field. raked up little and put some up. Mrs. Black, Mrs. McLennan and Marie here to-day. fine all day till milking time then quite a heavy shower.

WEDNESDAY, 22 (203-162)

Da clearing up round old pig-pen. Ma and Brock at Drayton in afternoon. rather cool forenoon. with little showers. heavy fog in morning.

July THURSDAY, 23 (204-161) 1903

Da raked up rest of hay and put it up. It took him all day. Olive and I at Drayton in morning for cherries $1.20 a basket. J. Bready here for dinner. Ross brought meat. fine day but strong wind.

FRIDAY, 24 (206-160)

Da started to cut back of Poplars. cut till noon then raked it and put it up. Olive and I over to see Marie Black in afternoon. Jim Mc.Grogan came for pigs. got Burrows sow and her 7 little ones $27. fine day but warm.

Grandpa Philp 84 yrs. old. SATURDAY, 25 (206-159)

Da, T. Craig and Emerson Henry, with Mr. McEwings team and men helping drew in hay by orchard and some from above Poplars. finished about four o'clock. Da and Ma at town at night. Uncle Jim came up. fine all day with strong breeze.

Sunday, 26 (207-158)

Uncle Jim here for dinner also R. Henderson and J. Allen. Da and Ma up yo Grandpa Philps in evening. fine day. Da up to Uncle Richds in forenoon.

July MONDAY, 27 (208-157) 1903

Da and Mr. Craig finished cutting above Poplars at noon. After dinner Da raked it and Mr. Henry, Percy and Ross put it up. Mr. Craig and Da started cutting on 14 acres on other place in afternoon. very fine all day.

TUESDAY, 28 (206-156)

Da and Mr. Craig finished cutting on other place about noon. little shower at noon. turned fine after dinner and Mr. McEwing's three men and team came up and they drew in what is back of Poplars. put it in driving house. E.G. Henry helping also. heavy rain storm in night.

WEDNESDAY, 29 (210-155)

Da went to station for salt and plank in forenoon. Raked up half of 14 acres and put it up in afternoon. Perey and Ross here helping. Olive and I at town in afternoon. Craig here for barley after dinner. high wind and bright in afternoon. looking like rain at night.

July THURSDAY, 30 (211-154) 1903

finished haying night. Da put new cover on well, then went out and raken hay till noon. Mr. McEwing's three men and team here. also E.G. Henry and Mr. Craig finished haying. J. Bready here for last time. bright all day but turned cooler at night.

FRIDAY, 31 (212-153)

Da and Ross put off load hay. then Da at Burrows all day with team, helping stack hay. very fine day. Mr. Craig got load of hay off headland on other place.

August SATURDAY, 1 (213-152)

Da over helping Burrows stack hay. finished at noon. Then Wat and Wilmot helped take load hay up to Grandpa Philp. Ma, Olive and Brock at Drayton in afternoon. Da at town at night. very fine day.

Sunday, 2. (214-151)

All up to church in forenoon. Da at Mr. McEwing's at night dull, looking like rain.

August MONDAY, 3 (215-150) 1903

Da picked along rail fence in forenoon. then brought up load of truck from out of lne then brought home some of the old barn timber C. Hilborn here in afternoon. very fine day, but looking like rain at night.

TUESDAY, 4 (216-149)

Da picking up along line fence and around old barn and bringing them home, Da cleaned up barley and took it to town for chop and got horses shod. very heavy rain in morning. tea man here in evening.

WEDNESDAY, 5 (217-148)

Da picking up along line fence and around old barn. I went to town in morning for Maude & Beckie Pollock they stayed all night C. Hilborn brought over saw. cloudy and rather sultry.

August THURSDAY, 6 (218-147) 1903

Charlie brought over engine and sawed old rails. C. Walker Wat and Ross helping. Took him about two hours. I took Maude and Beckie home. Da helped cut Burrows wood. Da cleaed out pens and brought up two loads chips for Grandpa. fine day quite strong wind. Miss Kate Wilson and Mabel here in after-noon.

FRIDAY, 7 (219-146)

Da got out binder and went back to cut barley back of well on other place. finished cutting at night. I at Drayton in morning for twine. fine bright day strong wind.

SATURDAY, 8 (220-145)

Da shocked barley in afternoon and cut timothy and shocked it in afternoon. Brock, Olive and Ma at Drayton in afternoon. Ma and I over to Mr. Duncan's Mary sick in bed. very fine day.

Sunday, 9. (221-144)

Ma and we children up to see Grandpa Philp in afternoon. little dull in morning. very fine day

August MONDAY, 10 (222-143) 1903

Da edged up knife, then about ten started to cut oats behind Poplars. finished about half past eight. cut 14 acres. Wilmot Drewery helping shock in afternoon. Mr. Craig here all day. fine all day. quite warm. looking like rain at night. Da drove Mr. Craig home at night.

TUESDAY, 11 (223-142)

Da at Mr. Daly's raising all day untill about seven the helped Watt take the heifer to the beef-ring. Ma took Clara to the sa station. She went to Grauenherst, May Gordon and Mable went with her. Cold and windy all day also cloudy.

WEDNESDAY, 12 (224-141)

Da went to Drayton in the morning for the bider canvas. Mr. Webber and head agent here. Da bought a windmill for the pump in front of house $140.00. In afternoon cutting oats in corner field. Grandpa and Brock at Drayton in evening. cool and cloudy all day.

August THURSDAY, 13 (225-140) 1903

Da cuttin and shocking al day in corner field. Brock and Olive to Drayton in afternoon. Then Brock over to Drury's in evening. Fine day.

FRIDAY, 14 (226-139)

Da cutting and shocking all day in corner field. Wilmot Drury here all day shocking. Fine day. Started to feed corn.

SATURDAY, 15 (227-138)

Da drew in barley and timothy, and finished cutting oats in corner field. Willie Walker here all day helping and Wilmot Drury in afternoon. Grandpa and I to Drayton in afternoon. fine day.

Sunday, 16 228-132

Olive up to church in morning with G&G. Da and Ma at Mr Duncans in evening. fine day.

August MONDAY, 17 (229-136) 1903

Da cutting oats all day in field below old orchard. Willie Walker here all day shocking and Wilmot here for a while in afternoon. Ma and Grandpa went to Stattion to meet Aunt Sarah and Eliza. fine day.

TUESDAY, 18 (230-135)

Da cut back of oats to-day. Wilmot Drury here all day shoching. Ma, Eliza and Olive to Drayton in afternoon. Aunt Sarah here for tea. Ma and Eliza up to Rothsay in evening. got Henry Hazeltine for to help draw in. fine day.

WEDNESDAY, 19 (231-134)

Da drawing in oats all day from behind the Poplars. Henry Hazeltine here all day helping. Eliza here all day. Ma and Eliza over to Mr Duncans in afternoon then round by Drayton. Olive took Eliza over to Uncle Sam's in evening. Then Da up to Walker's to get a man down to Drayton at night.

August THURSDAY, 20 (232-133) 1903

Da drawing in oats all day. Mr Right here helping and Wilmot Drury in forenoon and then went to Henry's theashing for a few hours for us. Da to Drayton at night. fine day.

FRIDAY, 21 (233-132)

Da drawing in oats all day out of corner field. Mr. Wright and Wilmot Drury here helping. Ma done down four baskets peaches. Aunt Srah here for tea. Brock over to Uncle Sams in evening with two letters for Eliza, Then da went to Drayton in evening. fine but terrible windy.

SATURDAY, 22 (234-131)

Da drawing in oats all day from other place. Mr. Maxwell, Mr. Wright, Wilmot Drury and team and is cousin here helping. Mr John Smith came down off 44 train Grandpa brought Eliza here from Uncle Sams Mr. and Mrs Smith and Aunt Sarah here for tea. Grandma and Aunt Sarah had our house over to Bob Mitchells. Mr. and Mrs Smith and Da and Ma down to Drayton in evening. looking like rain, but fine.

August Sunday 235-130. 1903

Mr and Mrs Smith and ma up to chruch in morning. Mr. Smith went to Waltons from church Eliza here for dinner. Brock and Olive took Eliza over to Uncle Sams. Aunt Sarah here for tea. fine day.

Monday

Da finished drawing in to-day about three then went over to help Wlmot finish. He here with team and Mr. Wright, and other men. Mr and Mrs Smith and Aunt Sarah went away on morning train. fine day but started to rain at night - Clara came home Had fine time.

TUESDAY, 25 (237-128)

Da choring in forenoon. took load cheese to Moorefield in afternoon and came round to see Miss Duncan. very heavy rain in night. rather fine day.

WEDNESDAY, 26 (238-127)

Da cleaned up grist of chop in forenoon and cleaned out pens. Took chop to Drayton in afternoon. Ma at Drayton in afternoon. dull and very sultry all day.

August THURSDAY, 27 (239-126) 1903

Da picking stones on other place all day. Jimmie Rich here for dinner. Mr. McEwing here to get help for to-morrow. fine all day.

FRIDAY, 28 (240-125)

Da took team and went to McEwing's to draw in. Just got one load and it commenced to rain. Da disced over little patch before dinner at H. Hilborn's threshing in afternoon. nasty day misty and rainy off and on all day.

SATURDAY, 29 (241-124)

Da at H. Hilborn's threshing till eleven o'clock. then picking stones on other place. Olive and I at Drayton in forenoon and over to see Miss Duncan in afternoon. dirty day misting and rainy and dull all day.

Sunday, 30. (242-123)

All at home all day. Frank Page here in afternoon and for tea. dull in morning but brightened up. quite shower in afternoon.

August MONDAY, 31 (243-122) 1903

Da at McTavishs threshing till eleven o'clock. then just choring. very heavy rain all afternoon. looking clearer at night

September TUESDAY, 1 (244-121)

Da picking stones all day on home place. Over to H. Hilborn's after tea. misty at times in forenoon but turned out fine after dinner.

WEDNESDAY, 2 (245-120)

Da raked oat stubble, then Percy and Mr. McEwing came up about ten and pulled peas before dinner. Ross came after dinner and Wat. Burrows here with team. They stacked the peas and topped them with oak raking. very fine day with strong wind all day.

September THURSDAY, 3 (246-119) 1903

Da straightening up and cleaning out pens then at Mr. McEwings drawing in, in afternoon. Mr. J. Whitley here for dinner. Fred brought Miss Duncan here after dinner. Ma, Grandpa and I raised out potatoes this forenoon. very fine day. good breeze.

FRIDAY, 4 (247-118)

Da drawing in at Mr. McEwing's all day. Ma and Miss Duncan at Drayton in forenoon. very fine all day. cool towards evening.

SATURDAY, 5 (248-117)

Da finished drawing in at Mr. McEwing's to-night. then he went to town at night and round by Mr. Duncans for Marys clothes. very fine day, quite {fast?}.

Sunday, 6. (249-116)

Ma, Miss Duncan, Olive and Brock up to church in morning. Da, Ma and Miss Duncan over to Dick Lowes after tea. They not at home. fine all day, but cooler.

September MONDAY, 7 (250-115) 1903

Da up to Uncle Rich'ds in morning then coring round. Brock to Drayton in afternoon Ma and Miss Duncan over at Burrows for tea. started to rain about ten and drizzled all day.

TUESDAY, 8 (251-114)

Da choring in forenoon started to draw manure to other place in afternoon. Ma and Miss Duncan up to Rothsay in afternoon. quite shower in forenoon. very bright afternoon.

WEDNESDAY, 9 (252-113)

Da drawing manure all day to other place. Miss Duncan and I at Drayton in forenoon. very foggy morning but cleared off and came out very hot and muggy and close. Hork sow had 7 little ones.

September THURSDAY, 10 (253-112) 1903

Da drawing out manure in forenoon went to Drayton after dinner to get Dick shod and bring up the sugar (100 lbs) and fruit which came from Guelph. Ma and Miss Duncan over to cemetry. very heavy rain at noon. misting at night. very sultry at times. got 5 baskets Plums @ 20 ¢ = $1.00 John. C. Johnston auctioneer found dead in bed.

FRIDAY, 11 (254-111)

Da drawing manure all day. Up to Rich'ds in evening for waggon box. very hot all day heavy dems at night. we busy preserving plums.

SATURDAY, 12 (255-110)

Da went to Elara for lime for Uncle Richd, Ma, Miss Duncan, Olive & Brock at town in afternoon. Brock and I took Miss Duncan home after tea. very warm muggy day.

Sunday, 13

Da up to see Grandpa Philp at night. At home rest of day. quite heavy shower at noon very muggy and close.

September MONDAY, 14 (257-108) 1903

Da cleaned up grist of chop and took it to Drayton. Home about three o'clock. then disced over little patch in front. very hot day and very sultry. little rain in morening. very heavy storms going round to-night. H. McGrogan here also Dave Corbett.

TUESDAY, 15 (258-107)

Da drawing manure all day. Ma, Olive and I at opening concert in town hall. very good concert. very sultry and hot. quite heavy rain in afternoon.

WEDNESDAY, 16 (259-106)

Da took load hogs to Moorefield. F. Page got one and helped him load them. just choring and trimming trees in afternoon very hot and sultry in forenoon. very heavy rain after dinner, a little cooler.

September THURSDAY, 17 (260-105) 1903

Da left here about twelve o'clock to get horses shod. Aunt Emma here this afternoon. terrible heavy rain all morning. quite cold to-night. little scudding showers in afternoon.

FRIDAY, 18 (261-104)

Da started to cut at corn, but it got too wet, then choring and stopped front door from scrubbing. Mr. Tom Henderson brought out 4 baskets peaches and 3 of tomatoes in forenoon. Ma at Drayton in afternoon. very fine at times but smart little showers off and on all day. quite cold.

SATURDAY, 19 (262-103)

Da cutting the corn and shocking it in forenoon. drawing manure on to patch in front in afternoon. Da at Drayton at night. very fine day, but cool.

Sunday, 20 (263-102)

Ma, Olive and I up to church in forenoon. Bob Mitchell, Lizzie and two children here in afternoon and for tea. very fine day.

September MONDAY, 21 (264-101) 1903

Da drawing out manure on other side of little lane, all day. Da at Drayton at night to see if windmill came. very fine day.

TUESDAY, 22 (265-100)

Da cleaned out pens and finished taking out manure, at noon. At Mr. McEwings threshing in afternoon. I down to train to meet Uncle Willie at noon. rather hot and very fine.

WEDNESDAY, 23 (266-99)

Da at McEwings threshing till about ten o'clock then at F. Page's till four o'clock. then went to Drayton for wind mill. Uncle Will here in forenoon. turned out very windy all day. quite a lot colder towards evening. little mizzle of rain in evening.

September THURSDAY, 24 (267-98) 1903

Da helped Wat load hogs, unloaded the wind-mill, then he and Uncle Willie started for Palmerston for tauk. Grandpa got 'Mark' shod bright at times, quite cool.

FRIDAY, 25 (268-97)

Da started to draw wood from bush to fill wood-house. very fine day.

SATURDAY, 26 (269-96)

Da drawing up wood all day. Ma, Brock and Grandpa at Drayton in afternoon, Uncle Will, Olive, and I up to see Aunty Gass. Da and Willie at Drayton at night. Very fine day, quite strong winds.

Sunday. 27. (270-95)

Ma & Brock at Grandmas in forenoon. We three children there for dinner. Ma and Uncle Will went over to see Miss Duncan about five home about. cold night, squalls of rain off and on. high wind. Da at Henry Hilborns with Tamworth sow.

September MONDAY, 28 (271-94) 1903

Da went to Elara for a load lime for Uncle Richard. I took Uncle Willie to station this morning. little scuds of rain at times. cold wind blowing. freezing at night.

TUESDAY, 29 (272-93)

Da drawing up wood from bush and finished filling the wood shed. Ma and we three children down to the show in afternoon. I stayed over with Maude Pollock for concert at night. It was a fine concert. Da done the milking at night. very fine nice day.

WEDNESDAY, 30 (273-92)

Da ploughed little patch in front then started to plough field at corner. I walked home from Drayton this forenoon very fine day and quite hot, but looking like rain. Edgie Benson married to Etta McCuary.

October THURSDAY, 1 (274-91) 1903

Da plowing between showers. Brock went for beef in morning. very heavy rain in morning and another heavy shower in afternoon and evening.

FRIDAY, 2 (275-90)

Da plowing all day. Mr. North came here for tea and stayed over night. He painted the pump. quite misty in morning but turned out quite fine.

SATURDAY, 3 (276-89)

Da plowing all day. Ma and I at Drayton in afternoon. fine day. Claire Annie here in forenoon.

Sunday. 4, (277-88)

Olive went up to church with Grandpa's Dick Chamber's came down with them. Da and he up to see Grandpa Philp at night. Dick stayed here all night. quite fine all day rather hazy at times.

October MONDAY, 5 (278-87) 1903

Da helping Burrows pick their potatoes. Wat, brought over 17 bags in afternoon. Ma took Dick to station. He starting to Toronto Dental College. She also took Brock to Doctor. He has a rash out on his face and his face is swelled. Doc. says nothing serious. very fine day - very bright and nice.

TUESDAY, 6 (279-86)

Da plowing all day. Went to Drayton at night to see Doctor about Brock's face. It is terribly swelled and itchy. fine all day. quite sultry.

WEDNESDAY, 7 (280-85)

Da cleaned up grist of chop and took it to Drayton in forenoon. Plowing in afternoon. Doctor here this forenoon. says Brock's face is not serious. dull forenoon. very heavy rain storm about seven o'clock. Sky got very dark. sultry.

October THURSDAY, 8 (281-84) 1903

Da moving fence round orchard and building some fence to let cows into clover. Grandpa and I at Drayton in afternoon fine bright day. got warmer towards evening.

FRIDAY, 9 (282-83)

Da went over to other place to plow. started in first fuld. Mr. Webber came out after dinner to set up windmill, did not get it all to gether to-day. strong cold wind all day, but quite bright.

SATURDAY, 10 (283-82)

Da plowing all day on other place. Mr. Webber finished at windmill after dinner. Olive and I at Drayton in afternoon. Da at Rothsay at night to see D. Corbett about delivering beast to Beef ring. very fine day. cool wild.

Suday, 11 (284-81)

Da and Ma over to Dick Lowes for dinner and afternoon. We children at Grandmas for dinner. very fine bright day.

October MONDAY, 12 (285-80) 1903

Da plowing on other place all day. struck very large flat stone and broke plow point. went over at noon to get Wilmot Drewery to blast it. Brock at Drayton in afternoon for plow coulter. Da has been using rolling coulter. Sara Burrows here in afternoon sewing at my wrapper. very fine bright day.

TUESDAY, 13 (286-79)

Da plowing on other place all day. Sara finished sewing about four o'clock. Brock down to J. Hilborns for our old goose. very fine bright day. but very foggy morning. quite warm. Dave Corbett here in afternoon.

 

WEDNESDAY, 14 (287-78)

Da plowing in forenoon, helping raise foundation on Rich'ds barn, in afternoon. I at Drayton in afternoon. Da went over to Sussex Gilrees for fat and hides at night. very foggy morning. did not clear off till noon quite warm and bright afternoon.

October THURSDAY, 15 (288-77) 1903

Thanksgiving Day. Da plowing on other place all day. Olive and I went for our beef. Uncle Jim came home on noon train. We children at Grandma's for dinner. very thick fog till noon. rather fine after dinner, but darkened down and a few little showers towards evening.

FRIDAY, 16 (289-76)

Da plowing on other place all day Ma and Brock up to see Grandpa Philp in afternoon Uncle Jim gone home morn. looking like rain all day. nice breeze warm.

SATURDAY, 17 (290-75)

Da plowing till noon. finidhed field he was at and started back at bush to plow. We children at Drayton in afternoon. Da took beefs' hide down at night. Betty Walker here for while in afternoon. Turned quite cold towards night.

Sunday, 18 (291-74)

Ma ad we three children up at Grandpa Philps to see Aunty Catty. flurries of snows in forenoon quite cold.

October MONDAY, 19 (292-73) 1903

Da plowing back on other place all day. Ma at Drayton in afternoon and over Bosworth for man. could not get one. very bright day.

TUESDAY, 20 (293-72)

Da plowing all day on other place. Mr. and Mrs. H. Perkins here for tea. Mrs. Perkin here in afternoon. R.R. Hambly had his first sale to-day at Mr. Lawtons. very fine bright day.

WEDNESDAY, 21 (294-71)

Da plowing till about eleven o'clock, then Ma drove him to Wilmot Drewerys threshing. came to Burrows about five o'clock. Mrs. Kervin (sister-in-law of Mrs. Burrows) here in afternoon. very fine day.

October THURSDAY, 22 (225-70) 1903

Da at Burrows threshing all day. Ma and Grandma at Mary Rich's for dinner. quite fine all day. strong wind. misting at night.

FRIDAY, 23 (296-69)

Da at Burrows threshing till about eleven o'clock then threshers and threshed our pea-stack. They were here for dinner. Miss Magee came here from school with Olive. stayed all night. Mr Woods here with tax recipts ($84.17) quite nill day. rather cold.

SATURDAY, 24 (297-68)

Da plowing all day. Olive, Miss Magee and I at Drayton in forenoon. Miss Magee and I at J. Hilborn's in afternoon and for tea. Miss Magee stayed at Hilborns. Da at Drayton at night. very fine day. cold wind.

Sunday, 25 (298-68)

At home all day. Mr. John. Henderson here in forenoon and for dinner. Uncle Rich'd here in afternoon. quite bright day. strong wind at night.

October MONDAY, 26 (299-66) 1903

Da plowing on other place all day. Henry Heseltine here for a couple of pigs at night. Brock and I got two bag snow apples at Frank Pages in afternoon. real cold day. snowing off and on at times all day.

TUESDAY, 27 (300-65)

Da finished plowing on other place about four o'clock, then took up cabbage and a few turnips. Roy here asking hands to raising to-morrow. quite fine day - quite fall of snow through the night. not so cold as yesterday.

WEDNESDAY, 28 (301-64)

Da and Ma up at Uncle Richards raising all day - Brock and I met the noon train and got a pair of Embden Geese and Plymouth Rock Cock. Geese $4.00. Cock $1.00. Express on all $1.80. They came from T.J. Cole, Bowmanville. Just a delightful day. nice and warm and sunshiny.

October THURSDAY, 29 (302-63) 1903

Da at Mr. Newsteads threshing for two hours in forenoon. Then at I. Hilborn's threshing rest of day. Ma at Uncle Rich'ds helping. finished raising the barn. very fine sunshiny day.

FRIDAY, 30 (303-62)

Da at Hilborns threshing till noon, then at E.G. Henry's. Winnie came here after and she, Alice and I went up to Newsteads to see Miss Magee. lovely fine day. quite balmy.

Hallow'en SATURDAY, 31 (304-61)

Da and Ma putting away cabbage, then Da went down to station for sugar and potatoes from Guelph, also Grandpa's flour. topping turnips in afternoon. We three children at town in afternoon. Da at Drayton at night. quite fine at times, smart little showers off and on.

November Sunday, 1, (305-60)

All up to church in forenoon. very fine day. quite warm.

November MONDAY, 2 (306-59) 1903

Robt gone to thresh at Richds forenoon. T. Craig came here to help with turnips. Helped all day very fine day Willie Walker & Wat B. here afternoon working at turnipsTook in 20 or 21 loads today Clara started to sew on Drayton with Mrs. Gordon

TUESDAY, 3 (307-58)

Da and Willie Walker toping turnips in forenoon, then harrowing them out and drawing in. Mr. Craig, Hoshel, & Chester here helping. beautiful day. - took in twenty four loads.

WEDNESDAY, 4 (308-57)

Robt finished turnips today Chester Walker helping, took a load down home & one to Rothsay beautiful day Olive & Brock & School

November THURSDAY, 5 (309-56)

Robt took four pigs to Moorefield came home & picked apples rest of day turned very cold and cloudy rain last night & snow this morning very dreary B & O at school

FRIDAY, 6 (310-55)

Da choring and ploughing in forenoon and picking apples in afternoon flurries of snow.

SATURDAY, 7 (311-54)

Da took eleven lambs to Moorefield in forenoon, then finished picking apples and took load of chop to Drayton Olive & Brock went down for Clara and got home at six cold sharp wind all day

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at home all day, children down home for tea

November MONDAY, 9 (313-52) 1903

Da plowing all day in corner field Brock took Clara to Drayton in morning. beautiful day.

TUESDAY, 10 (314-51)

Finished ploughing in corner field choring and started to plough corn patch little windy but rather fine.

WEDNESDAY, 11 (315-50)

Finished corn patch and started to plough sod. Ma at Drayton in aft.noon Mr Bready here for dinner. Garner Page's sale. dull and threating rain. Heavy rain at night.

November THURSDAY, 12 (316-49) 1903

Da ploughing sod all day fine day

FRIDAY, 13 (317-48)

Da plowing sod all day. fine day.

SATURDAY, 14 (318-47)

Da plowig sod all day. Brock went down for Clara and then Da went to station to meet Uncle Jim. Raw wind but fine

Sunday 319-46

At home all day. Uncle Jim here for dinner. fine day.

November MONDAY, 16 (320-45) 1903

Robt went out to plough ploughed till ten. raining & freezing on to every thing. Robt gitting in the young cattel & the {ealfs?} and choring round rest of the day Brock took Clara to Drayton Jim went back to Guelph on the 4:44.

TUESDAY, 17 (321-44)

Robt choring and ploughing the rest of the day. dull, windy, rain & snow.

WEDNESDAY, 18 (322-43)

Robt down to Drayton and choring forenoon choring, jutting on new chains and tying up young cattel aft very heavy fall of snow

November THURSDAY, 19 (323-42) 1903

Robt choring forenoon choring and up to Rothsy with load of straw, afternoon snowing lightly & little stormy

FRIDAY, 20 (324-41)

Choring and killing pig. Wat Burrows here helping. Rather soft.

SATURDAY, 21 (325-40)

Salting meay and putting it away also choring in forenoon. Brock up to Rothsay to see Henry Heseltine. choring in afternoon noon. Brock and Olive down to Drayton in evening for Clara. Raw wind looking like rain.

Sunday 326-39.

At home all day. Me. Mc Lenman here in evening for a couple of hours. fine day. -

Noevember MONDAY, 23 (327-38) 1903

Da took Clara to Drayton in morning Chroing and cleaning out hen houses very stormy. soft snow

TUESDAY, 24 (328-37)

Choring in forenoon and fixing up bob. sleights flurries of snow. Uncly Saudy, Dave Campbell, and Mr. Morse drowned.

WEDNESDAY, 25 (329-36)

Choring and drawing up wood in afternoon Ma to Drayton in aftnoon very fine day

November THURSDAY, 26 (330-35) 1903

Choring and cleaning out pens. fine day.

FRIDAY, 27 (331-34)

Choring in forenoon and up to Teuiotdale in after noon whit with Uncle Richard on Mrs. Morrow's business.

SATURDAY, 28 (332-33)

Choring in forenoon. Da took a load of chop to Drayton in aft noon also Brock and I down for Clara. Heard the Uncle Sandy Walker with two other men were supposed to be drowned. fine day.

Sunday 29 333-32.

Ma and Clara up to Rothsay in morning. with letter we got from Aunt Kate saying they expected he was lost. Mr. Duncan here in evening. fine day. Uncle Richd went to Drayton to telephone. to Bracebridge. Got back word that the top of the boat had been found.

November MONDAY, 30 (334-31) 1903

Henry Heseltine started in morning to dig for windmill. Dug till ten and then went to C. Walker's threshing for us. Mr. Webber here in after noon. sooft snow falling.

December TUESDAY, 1 (335-30)

Henry here all day digging for piping also Mr. Webber. beautiful day. -

WEDNESDAY, 2 (336-29)

Mr Webber here all day. Da choring. Wilmot Drury went to Pages threshing for us. beautiful day.

December THURSDAY, 3 (337-28) 1903

Mr Webber here in forenoon. Henry here all day. Da at Frank Pages threshing in aft. noon Old Mr. Flath's sale. fine day. Dave Campbell {focieed?}.

FRIDAY, 4 (338-27)

Mr. Webber and Henry here all day. Henry stayed over night. Da helping to lay pipes and choring. Soft snow falling. Will Walker at McEwing's threshing for us.

Will at threshing SATURDAY, 5 (339-26)

Mr. Webber and Henry Heseltine here in forenoon. Brock and I at Drayton in aft noon for Clara. Charlie brought engine here at night. Da went to Drayton at night.

December Sunday 400-25

At home in morning. then Ma and we children up to Grandpa Philps in aft noon snowing and cold wind.

December MONDAY, 7 (341-24) 1903

Started to thresh, threshing all day. soft snow falling.

TUESDAY, 8 (342-23)

finished threshing about three. Da choring, snow falling. - Herb Page (evening came) to do chores

WEDNESDAY, 9 (343-22)

Robt gone to Gravenhurst this morning. Herb took him to train B. + Olive at school Herb choring and took Da two bags of straw. I took Clara back to sew in Drayton snow falling and cold

December THURSDAY, 10 (344-21) 1903

Herb choring forenoon cleaning pig pens and Horse stable afternoon. very fine day. Wat gone to H. Hilborns threshing for us.

FRIDAY, 11 (345-20)

Very stormy mornig Wat at H. Hilborns fore. for us Herb choring forenoon helping gather fan up his oats aft and choring rest of thime heavy fall of snow.

SATURDAY, 12 (346-19)

Terrible stormy day all day Brock + Herb choring forenoon Olive & I went down for Clara afternoon Herb hitched up and took fathers cab down then choring rest of time terrible stormy day soft snow and rain at night Got word from Betty that Robt got there safe.

Sunday, December 13. 1903.

Mr. Craig brought over letter he got out of the mail at Drayton Sat. night from Da. Mr F. Page here in afternoon. terrible stormy day, and very cold. At home all day. came on horseback {?} storm

December MONDAY, 14 (348-17) 1903

Still storming. terrible and very cold Herb choring forenoon Herb hitched the team and took Clara & I down to Drayton, I got the cheque cashed and paid the taxes to Mr I. Hilborn to take up to Woods still very cold at night I up to Richd with letter at night

TUESDAY, 15 (349-16)

Herb choring all day still very cold & rough Olive & Brock did not go to school on Monday or Tuesday too cold & rought. Harry went down to train for Robt & Richard but did not come

WEDNESDAY, 16 (350-15)

Herb choring all day, snowing cold and rough Robt home from Gravenhurst with both feet frozen badly Dr. Mack came out and dressed them. Kate & Violet here cold stormy weather

December THURSDAY, 17 (351-14) 1903

Herb choring. Robt sent up for Willie Walker to come & help Herb chore fanning up chop & Herb back down afternoon. Kate & Violet went to Rochds & up to Rothsay Dr. Mack came to dress Robt feet afternoon Mother here for a while

FRIDAY, 18 (352-13)

Herb & Willie choring and fanned up two loads of chop and took it down Robt feet very sore & prickling

SATURDAY, 19 (353-12)

Herb & Willie Walker choring and fanning up chop all day Olive + Brock went for Clara Mr Duncan & Mary here for tea.

Sunday 20.

Jack Allan + Tom Henderson here for dinner Clara went back with them a heavy fall of soft snow all day.

December MONDAY, 21 (355-10) 1903

Ma washed. Mr. Webber here to see da. Herb and Willie choring and drawing out manure. very stormy at night

TUESDAY, 22 (356-9)

Herb went to Drayton in morning for load of chop Wille choring. Then both drawing out manure. rather fine. Dr. McWilliams here. school stopped.

WEDNESDAY, 23 (357-8)

Willie choring in morning and then drawing out manure in afternoon. Ma went to Drayton for Clara rather windy but fine.

December THURSDAY, 24 (358-7) 1903

Willie choring in forenoon. cleaning pens and drawing out manure in aft.noon Da's feet getting along very well soft snow falling all day. almost like rain.

FRIDAY, 25 (359-6)

Christmas Day. Will choring in forenoon, went home afternoon. Jack Naecker here in afternoon. rather nice at times. but some times quite stormy.

SATURDAY, 26 (360-5)

Will choring in forenoon and drawing out manure in afternoon. Ma and chiildren at Drayton in afternoon. Dr. here to-day. very fine all day. quite cold.

Sunday, 27 (361-4)

At home all day. A terrible stormy day, not as cold but snowing and blowing. Da's feet getting along fine. helping with chores now.

December MONDAY, 28 (362-3) 1903

Will and Da done up the chores and took down some straw to Grandpa. Then finished drawing out manure. very fine nice day little snow in afternoon.

TUESDAY, 29 (363-2)

Will choring all day. Da took Clara to Drayton in morning, then Da and Ma up to see Grandpa Philp in afternoon, also to see Uncle Ruch. one foot very sore. soft snow falling and drifting.

WEDNESDAY, 30 (364-1)

Will and Da choring and fixing stable doors also moving some turnips. quite fine in forenoon. very snowy afternoon

December THURSDAY, 31 (365) 1903

Will and Da choring in forenoon Da at Drayton in afternoon. Clara came home with him. stormy all day, with snow falling Uncle Jim came up home. train terrible late The Maryboro Council and Reeve are all elected by acculamation. Dickson Dixon Reeve. Wetzel, Philp, Dickson and Brooks.

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