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Mary Elizabeth "Minnie" Baker Diary, 1914-1918

Mary Elizabeth (Minnie) Baker handwritten 1914-18 09.pdf

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Aug 28. Fine. Mrs. Churchill and Paulina, Pearl and Thelma Dennis called in afternoon. Louie and father went to Mr. & Mrs. Burrett's golden wedding. Put Mabel's wedding cake in boxes.

29. Poured rain nearly all forenoon. Father and Louie went to market. Aunt Maggie went home. Ray, Louie, Mabel and Florence went to town at night and Louie and Mabel stayed till Sunday night at Jack McBains.

30. Fine and cool. Father and I to church in morning. Ethel Davies and Carie Hare called in afternoon. Wille and I went to Mrs. Churchills in the afternoon. Ray and I to church at night. Girls came home.

Aug 31. Fine day. We washed Mabel and I went to town.

Sept 1. Poured rain nearly all day.

Sept. 2. Fine and cool. Mabel and George were marreid at 3 p.m. at Grace church parsonage. We all went in an auto. Mr. & Mrs. Cross and Mrs. Martin were there. Came home and father brought me to Dunbayne.

Sept. 3. Fine and cool. School began with eighteen pupils.Cora and I went up to Mrs.John McNights in evening.

4. Cold north wind but fine. Went to Alymer with Bernice White and went up on the train. Roy met us.

5. Fine and warmer. Father, Bernice and I went to market and stayed to a committee meeting at Gundy's at 1 p.m. to arrange program for 1914 Teacher 's Association. George & Mabel came home from honeymoon.

6. Heavy rain during forenoon. Father, Louie and Bernice went to church.

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