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Mary Elizabeth "Minnie" Baker Diary, 1914-1918

Mary Elizabeth (Minnie) Baker handwritten 1914-18 20.pdf

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Arpil 5. Louie went to bed with grip. Rainy. Roy and I "6 went to hear Dr. Gordon.

" 6. Uncle Johnny came out to put in new kitchen floor. Cyril & I at night to hear Dr. Gordon.

" 7. Men working at floor. Cloudy at times. Very warm.

" 8. Grand spring day. Louie better and up. Cyril and I to Adanac concert at First Meth. Church.

" 9. Rainy. Mabel and George home in afternoon. Louie to hear Dr. Gordon.

" 10. Cloudy. Father and I to town. Take Uncle Johnny home.

" 11. Father and I to church. Cyril & I come to Dunboyne. Call at Dr. McLay's to Mr McConnell's to tea and evening. Poured rain and wind on way down.

" 12. Cloudy. Colder. N.W. wind.

" 13. Grand spring day. Went with Anna McTaggart and Mr. McConnell to a farewell and surpize party to Pearl Brown.

" 14. Grand.

" 15. Fine. League at night.

" 16. Fine. warm.

" 17. Grand. Went to Gordon Gillott's with him.

" 18. Fine. little windy. S.S. & church but no church at night because of small pox at Mt. Salem. Called at Mr. McConnell's in afternoon for book. Kate, Art and I for drive at night.

" 19. Cloudy. High wind. {Clearing?}

" 20. Fine. Went to Pearl Brown's and stayed all night.

" 21. Colder. East wind. Fine.

" 22. Fine. Rainy at night. League.

" 23. Fine. Very warm.

" 24. Fine. hot. Went to Dr. McLay again. Went to town with Mrs. Roberts.

" 25. Very hot. S.S. & church twice. Cora and I here alone all day. Taught Meth S.S. class.

" 26. Very hot over 80°F in sun. Mr. Small Field agent at school. Have a cold.

" 27. Little cooler. Little rain last night but did no good.

{In crosshatch over April 21st to April 27th} Very hot for this time of year

" 28. Cooler wind. Very dry.

" 29. Quite cool. Read topic at League.

" 30. " Father came for me. Called on Dr. McLay. Cyril at night.

May 1. Fine but colder. Father & I went to town. Papered ceiling of Louie's bedroom in afternoon.

" 2. Fine. Father, Louie & I to church. Zella's to dinner. Cyril and I came to Dun

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