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Mary Elizabeth "Minnie" Baker Diary, 1914-1918

Mary Elizabeth (Minnie) Baker handwritten 1914-18 29.pdf

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to Anniversary service. Go home. Cyril & John to tea. Church at night & down here.

Oct 11. {Above first line of entry: Thanksgiving} Grand day. To {rip?} on car meet Cyril & go to tea meeting.

" 12. Fine. Silo fillers come about 4 p.m. Stay all night.

" 13. Fine. Cooler. Silo Fillers leave about 10:15 a.m.

" 14. Fine. Rainy all day.

" 15. Rainy.

" 16. Grand fall day. Went up on car to town. Met Leola & went to Rural Teacher's Club's & meeting in Public Library. Mrs. U.F. Smith here.

" 17. Grand day. George Mabel and Howard go out home. I go to church & then out to Cyril's to dinner & tea. Van Velzor's there too. Go to Central Meth. at night.

" 18. Rainy.

" 19. Cloudy but clearing. Gordon & Belle Dinner. Zella, Leola, Cyril & I motor to Sparta tea & meeting.

" 20. Misty but clearing.

" 21. Grand fall day. Mabel Howard & I go to Mrs. Hunts.

" 22. Fine. Cyril here in evening.

" 23. Grand autumn day.

" 24. Fine. Mr. Dunnings here. Cyril at night & I go home.

" 25. Fine. Threshers came at 4 p.m.

Sept. Oct. 26. Fine. Windy. Finished threshing about 4 p.m. Cyril at night.

" 27. Fine. Father brings me back to Mabels to dinner.

" 28. Fine.

" 29. Fine.

" 30. Fine. George Mabel & I go to town in afternoon.

" 31. Fine. George Mabel & I go to Mrs. Martins to dinner. Roy & Harold call in afternoon. Cyril here to tea.

Nov. 1. Fine.

" 2. Cloudy. Cold N.W. wind.

" 3. Rainy in morning.

" 4. Fine.

" 5. Fine. Father here to dinner. He George & I go to Mrs. Thomas Oldes funeral.

" 6. Fine. Quite cold.

" 7. " George Mabel & I & baby to Mrs. Crone to dinner. Cyril at night then to our church and home to stay.

" 8. Rainy. George & Mabel come to dinner. Mabel & Baby stay.

" 9. Fine. Mrs. Taylor called to see Mabel in afternoon. Paulina Will & Clarence in evening.

" 10. Fine. Louie & I go to town. Cyril.

" 11. Fine. Rainy.

" 12. R Fine. I take Louie Mabel and baby down to Mabels.

" 13. Fine. Windy. Father to town.

" 14. Fine. S.S. anniversary. Cyril to tea. Church at night.

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