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Mary Elizabeth "Minnie" Baker Diary, 1914-1918

Mary Elizabeth (Minnie) Baker handwritten 1914-18 33.pdf

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Jan.17. Bitter cold.

"18. Bitter cold.

"19. Cold.

"20. Rain and sleet. Milder.

"21. Mild.

"22. Springlike. Went to town. Took painting lesson.

"23. Cold but fine. {Day?} church here. Mrs. R. Leeson's to dinner and tea. Called at Leeson's.

"24. Mild.

"25. Mild. Went to Mrs. E. Leesons to Mission circle. Stayed to tea.

"26. Mild. Went to Mrs. E. A. {Silvers?} to {illegible} meeting to tea.

"27. Mild. Road very muddy. Trustee meeting here. I see about school garden. Poured rain at night.

"28. Colder. Roads freeze up. Mr. Waite takes me to Talbotville to car. Go to Mabels.

"29. Cold and windy. Go to town on car. Meet Louie and dad. Bob comes out at night.

"30. Rained nearly all day. Cyril to dinner and tea. Bob and Roy go to Uncle John's to tea.

"31. Father brings me back to Frome in morning. Mild and rainy.

Feb.1. Colder.

"2. Fine and cold. Go to shower at church and prayer meeting.

Feb.3. Cold. Go to Mrs. Edgeworth's to tea. Mr. Walkers and Mr. Leeson's there.

"4. Very cold. Fine.

"5. Snowy. Go to town. Take lesson.

"6. S.S. and church twice. Fine day. Cyril at Mrs. Moyer's to tea.

"7. Blustry cold day.

"8. Cold. Snowy.

"9. Little milder.

"10. Quite mild. Snow.

"11. Colder. Sleighing.

"12. Cold. Gord sleighing. Went to town. Dinner at Mrs. Myers. Lesson.

"13. Very cold. 27 degrees below in St. Thomas. Church and S.S. (twice church).

"14. Cold. Valentine box at school.

"15. Cold. Box social in hall here at Frome. Eat tea with Mr. S. Gunning. Circle Clyb give {pwgs?}

"16. Milder. Rain at night.

"17. Foggy. Sleighing gone.

"18. Regular blizzard. Cold snow. Intended going home but didn't.

"19. Cold but bright. Went to town. Took lesson back here again.

"20. Fine but cold towards night. Cyril here to tea.S.S. and church twice.

"21. Fine. Mr. and Mrs. Myers come here.

"22. Fine. Sleighing gone again.

"23. Sick in bed all day with diarhora. No school. I midday go to Mrs C. Heights to tea.

"24. Bright. Windy. Go to school again.

"25. Mild turning to cold and wind at night. Mr. Waite takes me to car. Roy meets me both go to see Dr. Campbell. He advises us to go to hospital. Mabel and Howard

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