Melba & Rosamond Sweet Diary, 1928

Title

Melba & Rosamond Sweet Diary, 1928

Creator

Melba Rosamond Sweet

Source

Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph

Date

1928

Language

English

Coverage

20th Century, Elgin County, Malahide Township

Date Created

January 1, 1928

Medium

Scanned Manuscript

Transcription

Original Title: "Cherries"

Written over Title: "1928"

Along spine says "1928" twice

1928

1928

{New dates are written in the left hand of margin}

=== Jan. 1 Sunday 1 === Osmond and Harry stayed all night. It has been colder all day and snowing and blowing. Osmond went home after having an early breakfast and came back for dinner. Harry went to his Uncle's funeral,Mr.Moore's. Osmond went home this afternoon and came back to-night.

=== Jan. 2. Monday 2. === Snowed last night. Mr. and Mrs. williams came down for supper. Hnery was here. Osmond was here last night. Maudie went down to mrs. Yellands Osmond was here for tea.

=== Jan. 3. Tuesday 3. === Very cold and a little snow. John took Jim Wearer a piece of baby beef. Harrry went home after dinner. Harrry took his car and took

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John and the milk to the factory. I have written a letter to Lucretia and Nellie Hart.

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John and the milk to factory. I have written a letter to Lucretia and Nellie Hart.

=== Jan. 4. Wednesday 4. === bold. We washed and Melba did part of the ironing. Harry came down (and suprised us tonight) and is going to stay all night.

=== Jan. 5. Thursday 6. === Some warmer. Melba finished the ironing. Harry took John Melba and I to his Father's home to night and we had an nice time. They had the carpenters there. Harry helped dad put put some new planks in the cow stable. Harry took Melba and I to {Aylmer?}.

=== Jan. 6. Friday 6. === Nice day. Harry took the car keys home with him. John and Melba went to London and took Mrs. Williams with them.

=== Jan. 6. Friday 6. === I started the car with a wire. We went to choir practise.

=== Jan. 7. Saturday 7. === Muddy. Maude, Melba and I went to St. Thomas and Harry brought Melba home. We took Mrs. Williams up town with us.

=== Jan. 8. Sunday 8 === Muddy. Harry was here all night. Osmond came tonight and we all went to church with him. Mr. Allen preached. Osmond has taken Mand to Sparta. Harry and Melba went to church this morning.

=== Jan. 9, Monday 9. === A very dull dreary day. Mother and I put on my red quilt. Harry went home this morning. Era was over this morning.

=== Jan. 10. Tuesday 10. === Dull black old day. Froze a little last night, but thawed out again today. John has gone to Alberta tonight. We have been quilting all day. learned some beef ales.

=== Jan. 11. Wednesday 11. === An other dull old day, but mild. Snow all gone for days now and plenty of mud. I drove to St. Thomas at noon and then went with Harry over to London to see about a piano. Maude and Osmond were here tonight . Mrs. Davies was down this afternoon. Mother washed while I was away. Have been quilting.

=== Jan. 12. Thursday 12. === An other dreary dull day with non sunshine Eugene came over and cut up the beef this morning and we canned.

=== Jan. 12. === fourteen quarts. We quilted untill we were tired out. Mason & Riech man was here.

== Jan. 13 Friday 13. == Dull all day. Osmond brought Maude home tonight. The mud is terrible. Two men with a car became stuck and in front and we helped them out. Melba and I have been canning beef and quilting. Jim Weaner was down tonight.

=== Jan. 14. Saturday 14. === Snowed a little and mud something awful. Froze a lttle last night and all thawed out today. Mand went to {Aylnes?} with dad on the milk wagon this morning and they both had a hair cut. They girls went to St. Thomas for they lessons. Then Mand came home and Harry and Melba went to London to a show.

=== Jan. 14 ===They came home for supper. {lecil?} scraped the road. Harry is going to stay all night.

=== Jan. 15 Sunday 15. === Much colder tonight. Harry and Melba took some grape wine to Mrs. Appleford this morning and went in to see Eugene and Ateta. John went up and got Jim and Mrs. Neaver to come down to night and they played music for them. Osmond came for tea and then took Mand to Sparta none of us went to church as roads were so bad. Practiced for the opening of continuation school.

=== Jan. 16. Monday 16. === Very cold dull and dark. {illegible letter, lut} storm. Harry and I went up to St. Thomas early this morning to see what could he done about the piano. Came home for dinner. Harry went home this afternon. Mother + I have fun quilting.

=== Jan. 17 Tuesday 17. === Sun shone some today. Melba and I have quilted all day.

=== Jan. 18 Wednesday 18. === A very nice day. Sun really shone. We washed but they did not get dry. Osmond and Maud came home for supper. Harry down this afternoon Dad drew mannre.

=== Jan. 19. === Thursday 19. A terrible windy, rainy day. The piano {tnnor?} came this morning and took to works to London. We finished my red quilt. Hurray.

=== Jan. 20. Friday 20. === Very cold all night and all day. {Bluotry?} and a little snow. Harry was down and took Melba down to Sparta where they played for the opening of the continuation o {choot?} Osmond brought {Maude? or Mand} home.


{There is a person with the name of Ma()d. They tend to be associated with Osmond. There is some ambiguity on whether there is an a or a u in the name. There is also a person named Maude. }

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Citation

Melba Rosamond Sweet, “Melba & Rosamond Sweet Diary, 1928,” Rural Diary Archive, accessed March 4, 2024, https://ruraldiaries.lib.uoguelph.ca/transcribe/items/show/476.

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