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Mary Elizabeth "Minnie" Baker Diary, 1914-1918

Mary Elizabeth (Minnie) Baker handwritten 1914-18 12.pdf

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church at both churches. Mrs. Van Slykes for tea.

Oct. 19. Fine day.

" 20. " "

" 21. " " School fair at Luton. Went with Mrs. Churchill and Cora and I came home in Harvey's car. Good weather and crowd. Real warm.

" 22. Fine day. League

" 23. " " Colder. Choir practice.

" 24. Much colder. Rainy. Went with Mr. & Mrs. Van Slyke {above: & Harvey} motoring. they posting up sale bills. Went to Jaffa called at Mabel, Union, Sparta, Jamestown. Cleared but windy.

" 25. Cold but fine. T. {T?} class, S.S. & church in both. Mrs. J. McNights for tea. Windy.

`26. Very cold & windy. {above, to the side and below "windy": Everything was frozen stiff yet {did or didn't?} melt all day.}

" 27. Everything in nature spoilt. Little warmer.

" 28 Windy. Cora and I went with Mr. & Mrs. C. Mc Taggaret & Clark in their car to St. Thomas to see "Mutt and Jeff in Mexico" played.

" 28. Windy but fine.

Oct. 29. Warmer and rainy.

" 30 Fine. Went up to Mrs. Mc Nights after school to get her pattern for crocheting underwaist tops. Choir practice.

" 31. Fine. Went to Aylmer with Mr. & Mrs. White. Cora and I went again at night with Mr. & Mrs. J. Mc Night.

Nov. 1. Grand fall day. T. Train. SS. and church in Union. Cora and I to Anna Mc Taggaret's for tea.

" 2. Misty rain. Mild.

" 3. Poured rain in morning clearing about eleven. Grand fall day in afternoon.

" 4. Fine day. Little windy. Anna {above: Mc Taggaret} and I went out to Aylmer after school. Then to Mr. Van Slyke's to {sale?} but all was over with when we got there.

" 5. Little misty in morning. Fine and quite cold.

" 6. Fine. Misty morning {?} Basil and Albert Harvey Cora and I went to Copenhagen to a concert at re-opening of the hall.

" 7. Fine fall day. Choir practice. Went with

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