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Mary Elizabeth "Minnie" Baker Diary, 1914-1918

Mary Elizabeth (Minnie) Baker handwritten 1914-18 31.pdf

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Nov. 15. Very blustry. Cyril & I go to S.S. {Ent?}.

" 16. Cold. Snowy.

" 17. Fine. Dad goes after Louie.

" 18. Milder. Cyril & I print picture. Poured rain heavy all night.

" 19. Cloudy. Mild. Windy.

" 20. Windy. Snowy. Cora Wilson came home from town with dad & I.

" 21. Very windy. Dad Cora and I to church League Anniversary. John & Cyril to tea.

" 22. Quite fine. Louie took Cora to town.

" 23. Fine. Milder.

" 24. Cloudy. Cyril at night.

" 25. Fine. Indian Summer.

" 26. " " Mr. Hutton here.

" 27. Rainy. Dad & I to market. Attend Teacher's meeting. Alice Auckland & I go down to Mabel's.

" 28. Colder Fine. Mr. Mrs. Martin at Mabels. Alice went home.

" 29. Cold. Stormy. George & Mabel go to town.

" 30. Snow. Cold.

Dec. 1. Milder. Snowy. Came to town on car. Met Louie & Roy. She and I came home with Paulina. Cyril at night.

" 2. More snow about 1". Fine. Applied for Frome school.

" 3. Fine cold. Went to up to visit Leola's school.

" 4. Partly snowy. Dad & I to town I stay take my first china painting lesson meet Frome trustees and come home with Louie & John. Cold.

Dec. 5. Fine. Dad & I to church. Mabel George & baby here Cyril too. Roy to Dunboyne.

" 6. Stormy. Dad to town.

" 7. Dad & I go to Frome I hire for 1 yr. at $6.50, board at $4. Albert Miller found dead.

" 8. Stormy. Louie to town & I go to Delia Games Cyril, Roy {illegible}

" 9. Fine but cold. Snowy. Go to Emerys

" 10. Fine. Albert Miller buried. Louie Dad to funeral. Cold. Snow. Had 1st cutter ride with mailman.

" 11. Very cold. Some cutters Dad & I to town. Took china painting lesson. Roy home from Toronto.

" 12. Fine. Snowy at night. Tena & John here. Roy & I go to Bernices. Go to Union church at night.

" 13. Fine. Cold. Pearl & I to Mrs. King's in afternoon then Bernice & I to school. Go to practice at church at night.

" 14. Tremendously cold N.W. wind. Ride with Mrs. King up to Mr. McConnells there to dinner. John McKnight's in afternoon. Mrs. Nomans to tea. Mrs. Churchills in evening & Mrs. Nomans all night. Cold.

" 15. Go with Cora & Gordon Gillott to town to get books for S.S. scholars

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