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Mary Elizabeth "Minnie" Baker Diary, 1914-1918

Mary Elizabeth (Minnie) Baker handwritten 1914-18 11.pdf

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to Aylmer with the mail man and stayed at Mrs. Turrills.

Oct. 1. Teacher's Association. Leola and I stayed at Mrs. Turrills. Grand fall weather.

" 2. Grand fall day. Real warm. Gave my report of Rural Teacher's Conference at Teacher's Assoc. Went out to Little Aylmer and went to St. Thomas by M.C.R. Went Zella and Leola took me home. Roy met Mabel in town too.

" 3. Father, Louie and I went to the market Grand Mabel home all day.

" 4. Grand day. Father Louie and I to church. George came. Mabel went home in afternoon. Louie and John went to Littlewood anniversary. Our church anniversary. Mr. Gundy Toronto preached.

" 5. Father brought me down in morning. Fine day. Hot in evening.

" 6. Fine and warm.

" 7. " " "

" 8. " " " League.I took the topic.

Oct. 9. Rainy. Very heavy downpour of rain at night.

" 10. Cloudy. Went to Aylmer with Mr. Gillott. Went up on train and got $10 worth of school books. Went home with father. Heavy rain in afternoon.

" 11. Fine but cooler. Father not feeling well. Louie and I to church. Louie John and I to town met Mable and John George.Went up through Southwold to see George's cattle. To Mabel's for tea and Union to church.

" 12. Fine day. Thanksgiving. Cooler. Spent day at Mabel's. George and she brought me to Dunboyne at night. Rainy.

" 13. Very cold and rainy. {windy written above text}

" 14. Finer and little milder. {windy written above text}

" 15. Cora's birthday. League.

" 16. Rainy all day. Heavy rain at night.

" 17. Fine. Lovely fall day. Roads real muddy. Went to Aylmer with Mr. Gillott. Bot coat.

" 18. Fine day. Quite warm. Teacher training class in morning. S.S. and

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