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Mary Elizabeth "Minnie" Baker Diary, 1914-1918

Mary Elizabeth (Minnie) Baker handwritten 1914-18 21.pdf

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boyne getting here about 730 p.m. To tea. Called at Dr. McLay's. Church at night. Quite cold.

May 3. Quite fine in morning. Heavy rain in afternoon.

" 4. Colder. Heavy rain all afternoon & evening.

" 5. Cool. Heavy rain.

" 6. Fine and warmer.

" 7. Rained heavily nearly all day.

" 8. Fine. Cool wind. Went to town with G. Gillott. Dr. McLay pronounced me to have neuritis. Raining evening.

" 9. Cloudy. Cool. S.S. & church. Went to Mrs. Whites from S.S. Basil Wardle took us to Port Bruce in car. Mr. W. Stephens preached for first time. Lorne and Lela brought me to church.

" 10. Fine. warm.

" 11. " " Planted school garden.

" 12. Fine. Hot.

" 13. Went to Kate's to tea Then League & choir practice. Quite cool.

" 14. Fine. Cool. Choir practice.

" 15. Fine. Warmer. To town with Gordon & Eliza. Mrs. Turrills to dinner. Dr. McLay. Went home with Gillott's.

" 16. Rainy all day. Stayed at Elizas all day. Went at 2.30 to Copenhagen to Mother's Day service. Church at night. Colder.

" 17. Fine but colder. Went {illegible, above line and in margin}

" 18. " " " Went to Mrs. Brown's for a few minutes after tea.

" 19. Cold. Annual church & Ladies Union meeting.

" 20. Rainy. Cold. League.

" 21. Poured rain in forenoon. Clearing & turning warmer in afternoon. Anna took Kate & me to Aylmer. Went by bus to M.C.R. station to St. Thomas. T.O. McKnight met us went to his boarding house to tea. Went through new Y.M.C.A. Met Cyril and then to P.M. station for Glanworth. Went to Mrs. Cliff. Van Slykes.

" 22. Fine. Mrs. Van Slyke, {above} Harold Van Kate & I go to London by P.M.R. See Aunt Maggie & have lunch with her. Go to bed real early as limbs gave out.

" 23. Fine. Take long walk west to Eng. church before dinner. Drive towards London in afternoon. Cyril came for me about 130. Spent evening and then home.

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