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Mary Elizabeth "Minnie" Baker Diary, 1914-1918

Mary Elizabeth (Minnie) Baker handwritten 1914-18 05.pdf

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June 15. Very cool. Went to Mrs. John Welters to tea and allnight.

   "    16. Cold N.W. wind
   "    17. Cool but fine.  Garden party at Mars. Thayerisz
   "    18. Cool and rainy.  League finished reading Corparal Cameron. 
   "    19. Heavy rain.  Went with Lorne and Sela to Mrs.E. McTaggarets
              So cold the garden party was held in the house.  Then went to 
              Mrs. White.
     "   20. Fine and cool.  Went to Port Bruce on Saturday afternoon
              Rowed out to pond nets.  Went after tea to Mrs. Gillotts.  Cool.
      "  21. Rainy. Came to S.S.
               S.S & church in afternoon and church at night.
      "  22.  Very hot. Went to Mrs. Chases and stayed all night.
      "  23.  Little rainy.  Hot
     "  24.  Garden party at Meth. Church.  Nice evening.  Mr. Heipley.
    "   25.  Fine and hot. Cora and I went with Mr. C. Lice to Port Bruce 
              to  the Union
              S.S. picnic.  Had dinner down there.  Bernice, Lorne and I 
             went 
             east on the lake in a row boat.  Returned about 7. p.m.  Tired
    " 26.  Cloudy.  Little cooler.  Father came for me about 5. p.m.  Had 
              tea and left about 6 for home. Rainy.  George here.
  "   27.  Rainy all day. No one went to town Quite severe electrical 
             storm 
            at night. 
  "   28.  Much cooler & windy. Mable, dad and I went to church.  Louie 
             John and I at night.  Cold .
"     29.  Cloudy and cool.  Dad and I went to town in afternoon.  Rainy.
 "    30.  Fine day and warm.

July 1. Cloudy, Little rain

 "     2.  Fine and warm
 "    3.     "      "      "
"     4.      "    "       "  Father  Mable and I went to townin evening.
 "  5. Fine and very warm.  Father,  Willie and I to church in morning. 
         George Mable and I at night.
 "  6.  Hot and Dry.  Started haying.

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