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William John "Willy" Little Diary, 1914-1925


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Thursday January 22


Oct 15th Help Collins to fill their silo, and finished setting up the ear corn, south of the pig hen. Went to a reception in the Parish Hall Paris in the evening

16 Went to the Uden, at night when Mr Wood was present to try and organize a Farmers Club, but as it had been a wet day not many were present, although Mr Wood gave a splendid talk on the work.

17 Went to the bush in the afternoon to fix the {illegible}.

18th A very fine day, On account of Angus being sick in bed we held the S.S. in the sitting room.

19. Started to pull mangels.

20 Went to an Executive meeting at the Presly, Church St. George in the evening.

21 Finished drawing in mangele, loads putting them all in the pig pen, Started to dig potatoes.

24 A light rain in the morning after a week of ideal summer weather, Sent a box of apples + flowers to Jean with Eva W.

26 A cold windy day with a very hard frost at night which froze all the flowers, it being the first hard frost, the dahlias were in full bloom yet, picked the last of the roses

28 Finished digging potatoes, about 265 sacks in all from {illegible} in creek field, they were nice clean potatoes. Brought the last of the young cattle home from the bushes

29 Went to Harrisberg with a load of pigs a very wet day

30 Started to pick apples in lower on {illegible}.

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