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Mary Elizabeth "Minnie" Baker Diary, 1914-1918

Mary Elizabeth (Minnie) Baker handwritten 1914-18 22.pdf

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May 24. Fine. Mabel home for dinner. Cyril brings me to Dunboyne after tea. Called at Miss Shipman's.

" 25. Fine Colder. Practice at church for Children's Day.

" 26. Rainy in morning. Colder. N.W. wind.

" 27. Grand day. Malahide S.S. convention here in both churches. Great crowds & success. Fine.

" 28. Fine. Anna took me to Miss Shipman's.

" 29. Fine. Hazel took me to town. Dr. McLay. Suprize birthday party for Hazel Sat. afternoon.

" 30. Fine. Fern and Gertie King and I go to Mrs. N. Chalk's Sunday to dinner then back to Mrs. King's to tea. Church at night.

" 31. Fine. Dry. Cora, Mrs. J. McKnight and I went to Mrs. Parkers to see the little boy who was bitten by a hog.

June 1. Fine. Hot. Dry. Anna took me to Miss Shipmans.

" 2. Cloudy. Cooler. Rainy. Went to Mr. McConnell's to tea. He and Kate took me to Miss Shipman. Mrs. Cliff Van Slyke and son visiting there. Rainy.

June 3. Rainy in morning. Cleared off. League.

" 4. Fine. Hot. Father came for me. Called at Miss Shipman's for blue silk dress etc. Paid $3.50 to get dress waists and voile dress fixed over. Cyril at night.

" 5. Fine. Father & I to town. Down to Mabel's, {above: on car} to dinner. Went to Union in afternoon with George and Mabel. To town with them at night. Met Cyril and then out home.

" 6. Grand day. Cyril & I left home about 8.30 for Dunboyne. Came to S.S. and church in morning. Called at school and then to Mrs. Gillotts for dinner and tea. Mr. & Mrs. Gillott, Mamie Turrill Cyril & I drove to Port Bruce in afternoon. Came back to Dunboyne about 10 p.m.

" 7. Fine day in forenoon. Poured rain in afternoon with wind electrical storm & little hail.

" 8. Cooler. Fine.

" 9. Cool. Fine. Went to Mrs. {Irvine?} McTaggart's to tea and all night. Mortored to Bruce and called on Mr. & Mrs. Burt Langs.

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