Olive Philp Diary, 1921

Title

Olive Philp Diary, 1921

Creator

Olive Philp

Source

Courtesy of Private Donor

Date

1921

Language

English

Coverage

20th Century, Wellington County, Maryborough Township, Ontario

Date Created

January 1, 1921

Medium

Scanned Manuscript

Transcription

Daily Journal 1921

Dominion Diary

Daily Journal

FOR

1921

PUBLISHED ANNUALLY BY

THE COPP, CLARK COMPANY, LIMITED

495-517 WELLINGTON ST. WEST, TORONTO

MEMORANDA FROM 1920

January === NEW YEAR's DAY (Dominion) === SATURDAY, 1

Home all day.

Very foggy and mild turning to rain in the evening.

Sunday 2

Back to Church at night. Dull and high wind all day. A big thaw. Roads almost bare.

MONDAY, 3

Choring and new to note in p.m.; a sled is some good; is afternoon and Brock maked list. Beautiful bright mild day like spring.

TUESDAY, 4

Done chores. Brought to town in stopping with a leg of chop. I down to school in afternoon. Fine and quite mild.

WEDNESDAY, 5

Done chores, chopping at bunch in afternoon; Mrs. Clark Walker here in p.m. Colder with flurries of snow & sulk.

Thursday, 6 1921

Done chores in morning. At bush in afternoon. Beautiful bright day. Lottie here in afternoon.


Friday, 7 1921

Men at bush in afternoon. Choring and chopping in morning Mrs. Jewel, Georgie & Edna here for tea. Mr and M. {Qsooe?} called in evening. arill and mild


Saturday, 8 1921

Choring in forenoon. At bush in afternoon. Beautifull bright spring day: windy at night.

Brock to church at night. Beautiful bright day.

Choring, chopping and dress {illegible} corns. At bush in afternoon. Beautiful bright day.

Done chored. Da cleaned her house. Brock to town for spark plugs.At bush in afternoon. Colder with flurries of snow

Done chores. At bush in afternoon. Mother & I to town in afternoon. Flurries of snow and much colder to. wardo night:

Done chores and shating in the morning. Gave a bath to Bub. Rode sale in the afternoon up to the shop. Fine but rather dull.

Done chores. Brought fork mother to the morning train. She went to Guelph. Sniping and number in the afternoon. Mild and light falls of soft snow.

Done chores & brook chopping. Went to town at night. Very stormy morning but fine afternoon after.

January 1921 Sunday, 16 Home all day. Storming hard, quite then wind went to west about five o’clock, and very stormy night. - high wind.

Monday, 17 One choreo. At bush in afternoon. Fine but very cold north wind.

Tuesday, 18 One choreo. Drifted potatoe in afternoon and got kerosene oil. Fine but frosty and calm.


Wendnesday, 19 Fine change. Black frost, rather sharp. Low train. She home again fine 8:15 in the men at lunch in afternoon. Raw cold easterly wind and stormy at times turning to hail at night.

Florence Hefkey here for tea. Colder and very stormy at times.

Done chores and drawing out manure. Bright but very frosty with cold north wind.

Done chores and drawing out manure in morning. Helping Jack Kill a beef in afternoon. Brock down to see Willie Mosser in evening. Bright and frosty.

Done chores and drawing out manure to other place. I to tomn in forenoon. Bright and frosty.

Done chores and drawing out manure. Brock to meet Billie on night train. Beautifl day.

Brock took mother and father to morning train. They gone to Chatsworth. Done chores and chopping. Sadie Retta and Mervin came in afternoon and stayed for tea. Hoshel here in afternoon here in evening. Mrs. Henderson called. Fine and bright.

Brock done chores and chopping. BIllie & I to town in afternoon. Rather dull and very mild. Joyce Siffen 3 yr. old.

Brock to town at night. Billie up to Sam's in afternoon. Bright and colder.

Brock done chores, sifted ashes and chopping in afternoon. Down to meet the {illegible} train. Mother & father came home from Chatsworth.. Quite bright and much colder. N.E. x 3/4 N.

Done chores and drawing out manure Billie & I to town in afternoon and at the picture shows at night.. Brock up to Harry's to see sick norse. Dull and mild.

Done chores, choppong % cleanind hen pens. I took BIllie to morning train. Brock at Chas Shneider'd sale in afternoon. I over to Nod's for tea. Brock over in evening. Snowy and cold wind

Done chores and at bush in afternoon. Snowy and quite cold wind.

Done chores. At bush in afternoon. Milder and bright.

Done chores and at bush in afternoon. I down to see Willie Mosser in afternoon. Brock & I to town at night. Beautiful bright day.

Brock to church at night. Bright morning but dull in afternoon.

Done chores and at bush in afternoon. Dr. Ferrier here to see mother. She has a very bad cold. Lizzie Hifeborn here in evening. Snowy at times but mild.

Done chores and drawing out manure. Beautiful bright day & colder.

Done chores and finished drawing out manure. Dr. Ferrier called. Brock to town at night. Sleet and hail in night. Dull day. Everything icy.

Brock to Moorefield with {7?} pigs in forenoon. Chopping in afternoon. Cold east wind, snowed in night.

Done Chores in morning and killed beef in afternoon. Fine but cold.

Done chores. Brock to town with 2 qts {7?} beef in afternoon and brought home a load on coal. Fine and bright. Snowy in evening. Willie Mosser died. Da down in evening

Brock to church at night. Fine day

Done chores. Willie Mosser’s funeral in afternoon. Brock a pal bearer. Packed the beef in afternoon. Fine but cool west wind.

Done chores and Da cleaning hen pens. Brock to town with two loads of logs in afternoon. Beautiful bright mild day. like spring

Done chores and drawing up logs from bush. Sleighing about done. Thawing very fast. Looking like rain. Quite a shower about five o’clock

Done chores and chopping. At bush in afternoon. I down to M. {Euing’s?} in afternoon and for tea. Colder with flurries & snow.

Done chores and at {Isooe?} Hilborn’s sale in afternoon. Bought a calf $29. Bright but cool wind 
Done chores and chopping. Da at bush in afternoon getting out buzz wood. Brock to town for a load of lumber. We down at night. Fine and bright but ghosty north wind.

Brock & I to Elora in afternoon with Hershel, Sadie and Will O’Rielly. Very little snow in roads. Fine bright day.

Done chores and chopping. At bush in afternoon. Fine but strong south east wind

Done chores. Brock round to pay Ad. Flath for coal in morning. At bush in afternoon. Will Craig hear for tea also {Niro?} Woods (teacher) Minnie & Cheo. Down in evening. Brock took will over to Hamiltons after supper. Beautiful bright warm day.

Done chores and down to bush for a log. Brock took it to town in afternoon.

Done chores. Brock down with three loads of logs. Fine and bright but very sharp. Mrs. Walker called in afternoon.

Done chores and Brock down with ten loads of logs. Cold west wind and a little snow at times.

Done chores Brock & I to town in afternoon. Very stormy day from east.

Brock to church at night. Calm and very foggy and mild.

Done chores. Brock down with a load of logs in fore afternoon and brought home lumber. Drawing manure in afternoon. Mild and foggy.

Done chores. And drawing manure in afternoon. Fine and mild. Brock down with the team for the rest of the lumber in forenoon. I up to Roy’s.

Done chores. Brock chopping and Da in bush in afternoon. I to town in afternoon. Very mild and foggy.

Done chores and drawing out manure. Brock & I at progressive party in evening. Qurning Caldew quite blushy at times.

Done chores and drawing out manure. Cold wind and rather dull but a very bright morning. Mrs. P. Henry died.

Done chores and drawing out manure. Dull and foggy all day. Quite a thunder storm about seven o’clock and a heavy rain. Rained mostly all night.

Brock to church at night. Dull and bright by times.

Done chores. At back bush in afternoon cutting logs. Very foggy and damp raw east wind. Da and Ma 39 yrs. married.

Done chores and at back bush in afternoon in afternoon. Mother drove me down town. Very heavy rain about four o’clock and raining all evening.

Done chores. Brock down to court all day. Da cleaned pens. I came come with Brock. Colder but bright.

Done chores and at back bush in afternoon. Edna stayed with us while Roy & Georgie were at town. Hod’s and Harrys here in evening. Fine and bright like spring. Seen first robin. Snow almost all gone.

Done chores and Brock to Edge {Opbe?} In forenoon for seed oats. At bush in afternoon. Fine but looking like rain.

Done chores Brock chopping. Raining at times all day. Brock & I to town at night. Turning colder in night


Brock to church at night. Colder but quite bright.

Done chores at bush in other place in afternoon. Foggy & dull in forenoon turning to sleet in afternoon and freezing on.

Done chores. At bush in afternoon. Foggy & mild in forenoon quite bright in afternoon.

Men done chores and Brock took Olive to train gone up to Chatsworth. Forenoon. Both men at Sussex Gillreis Sale aft. Bought a {illegible}. Paid $40. Beautiful day.

Men choring forenoon, dull and grey looking. Men farming up wheat afternoon. Heavy fall of soft snow

Mens showing and drew out four loads of manure in forenoon. Frozen hard morn cutting wood in the afternoon. Another fine day.

Men choring and Brock chopping Da sifting ashes. Little rain at noon. Men went to bush aft but got drove about 1/2 past 3 o’c. Swift? rain. Then Brock went to town and took egg case & can of cream.

At home all day. Brock went to town at night. Very heavy rain all forenoon. Dull and very balmy air.

Men choring forenoon. Cutting wood afternoon. Rather a dull raw day.

Men choring forenoon. At the bush afternoon. Beautiful bright day. Clara’s birthday (80). P.S. Henry buried.

Men choring and at the bush afternoon. Very fine day. Brock down town at night.

Men choring and Robt and I down before forenoon. Dull looking. At noon it got started to mizzle and kept it up all afternoon. Men went to bush aft. A very steady rain at night. Mrs. Rhame here for syrup jars.

Men choring forenoon. And back cutting wood afternoon. Brock went to town evening. Rather fine day. Got dull and little light rain.

Brock done chores. Da feeling very miserable with the cold. Brock down to night train to meet Uncle Jim and Nellie. Fine and very warm.

Brock to church at night. Dull and raining all morning.

Brock done chores and took Uncle Jim and Nellie to morning train. T came home this morning and walked out. Real cold north wind with flurries & snow. Da still quite miserable.

Brock choring. I to town in afternoon and got Wiley shod and take down can of cream. Dr. Ferrier out to see Da. He has pneumonia and one lung about filled. Fine and milder. Freezing at night

Brock doing chores and chopping. Dr. Ferrier here in afternoon. Da not any better and the other lung affected. Uncle Richd here. Fine and bright but now east wind. Harry here in evening.

Brock done chores. Dr. Ferrier came about ten o’clock and brought Miss Cunningham. Dr. said father was holding his own. Here again at night and found hime very good. A beautiful warm bright day.

Brock done chores. Earl helped him in afternoon. Mr. Short here for grain. Out twice to see father but he is sinking and does not give us much hope. Uncle Richd is staying all night. Dr. prepared oxygen for father to-night.

Brock done chores, Ron and Earl cleaning seed grain. Mr. Henderson, Aunt Emma & Uncle Richd called. Da had a restless night but slept most of afternoon. Beautiful day.

Brock done chores, Ron and Roy cleaning grains. Dr. Here in morning and helped? Da out to front veranda. He out all day and quite contented, but very restless in morning. Brought him in about six and he died at 10:30. Mrs Henderson came and Walt helped {illegible}. Uncle Richd, Harry, Walt, Chas. Walker, Melville came to-night.

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Olive Philp, “Olive Philp Diary, 1921,” Rural Diary Archive, accessed March 4, 2024, https://ruraldiaries.lib.uoguelph.ca/transcribe/items/show/478.

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