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Clara, Olive, & Elizabeth Philp Diary, 1902


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August TUESDAY, 26 (238-127) 1902

Da and Art. Garreau drawing barley in front of Grandpa's in forenoon. Mr. Dingman, his team, Jim Davidson, and Geo. Schmaus. here in afternoon and drawing up oats. John Allen here for the evening and over night. I over to Montgomerys to see about men. Uncle Willie here for dinner and this evening. very fine day and hot. Da at Drayton at night to hunt a man.

WEDNESDAY, 27 (239-126)

Men drawing up oats with two teams all day. Da, Mr. Dingman, Jim Davidson, Geo. Schmaus and Mr. Lister. Aunty Philp here for tea and over night. Uncle Willie and Da at Drayton, for men at night. very fine day and hot. Merritt Noecker died about noon.

THURSDAY, 28 (240-125)

Men finished drawing the oats at six, then brought in 2 loads of barley from side-road. Same men as yesterday, except in Mr. Lister's place was Geo. Leitch. Da and Ma down to Mr. Neocker's. very fine day and hot. lightning at night. 10 little pigs on other place.

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