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Mary Elizabeth "Minnie" Baker Diary, 1914-1918

Mary Elizabeth (Minnie) Baker handwritten 1914-18 35.pdf

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{text obscured by newsprint that reads: "of Rev. Dr. Gundy", likely an obituary} die.

Mar. 24. Fine. Mild. Father comes for me. Sleighing about gone

25. Very mild. East wind. Dad Louie & I to town. Take lesson. Cyril at night.

" 26. Mild. Dad, Louie & I go to Dr. Gundy's memorial service in our church. Cyril at night. Rain.

{vertically in margin: Spring}

" 27. Fine. No sleighing. Roy, Louie & I go to Mr. Atkin's funeral. Roy brings me to Frome.

28 Mild Mrs. Moyer & I call in at Mrs. A McLeans in evening of Mar. 27.

28. Mild. Go to Stars and Diggers concert. Good.

29. Mild. Go to see Clarence Ashbury after tea.

30. Mild. Go to Mrs. C McLeans to Mission Circle. Then to Mrs. P. Silion's to choir practice.

31. Mild.

April 1. Go to town. To teachers meeting. Only Mr. {Prast?} & I there. Brid house exhibit. Rains heavily. Road bad.

" 2. Fine. Church & S.S. twice. {arrow from "S.S." to right after "Fine", indicating it should come before church}

" 3. Colder. Fine.

" 4. Fine.

" 5. Fine. Go to prayer meeting & call at {Al Silion?}

" 6. Blizzardy. Ladies Aid here. Choir Practice at Mrs. {illegible}

" 7. Fine. Mr. Waite takes me to car Go home. Cyril there. Snowy

" 8. Quite stormy. Dad, Louie & I to town. Take last china painting lesson

Apr. 9. Fine. Dad & I to church. Cyril & John to tea. Go to our church at night & then to Frome.

" 10. Fine day.

" 11. Rains heavily. Thunder. Convention meets here. Go to church at night.

" 12. Cloudy little rain. Church at night. Poured after church.

" 13. Cloudy. Warm. Rain at night.

" 14. Rain. Went to Roy Leeson's to a sugar off.

" 15. Fine. Went to town. Attended a Teacher's Meeting Choir practice at Mrs. P. Silion's

" 16. Fine turning to severe electrical storm & rain at night. Mrs. D. Leeson's to dinner & tea. S.S. & church twice.

" 17. Rainy.

" 18. Fine. Go into Mrs. A McLean's in evening.

" 19. Rainy afternoon. Ladies' Aid at Mrs. Ashbury's. Stay for evening and meet Mr. {Thorne?}.

" 20. Fine till evening. Father came for me. Poured rain on the way home. Cryil at night.

" 21. Fine. Roy takes me to train. Paulina & I go to Aylmer to Churchill's to sugar social & then to Gillotts'.

" 22. Cloudy, little rain. Call at Mr. McConnells, Churchills and Mrs. Normans. Back to Elizas at night.

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