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Mary Elizabeth "Minnie" Baker Diary, 1914-1918

Mary Elizabeth (Minnie) Baker handwritten 1914-18 37.pdf

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May 27. Rainy. Help Louie at home all day.

" 28. Grand. Dad & I to church go to Mabels to dinner. Home to tea. Cyril & I come to Frome after church tea

" 29. Fine till rain in afternoon.

" 30. " played ball.

" 31. " Party at Muriel {Slyles or Dyles?}

June 1. Fine. Replanted school garden.

" 2. Rained. Dad comes for me. Stayed here to tea. Cyril.

" 3. Fine. Go to town in afternoon.

" 4. Rained in afternoon hail thunder & severe lightning. Fine morning. Go to church George, Mabel & baby and Cyril to dinner. Cyril at night but too rainy to go to Frome

" 5. Fine. Dad brings me in the morning. Go to Shedden with Elmer Berdan's at night.

" 6. High cold wind. Fine.

" 7. Rained about all day.

" 8 Fine. Go to Ladies' Aid at Mrs. E.A. Silion's.

" 9. Fine. To Mrs. C.P. Silion's to tea and choir practice.

" 10. Fine School in forenoon and to town in afternoon.

" 11. Fine. Mabel George & baby here to dinner and until about 3 P.M. S.S & church.

" 12. Fine

"13. Fine.

" 14. Downpour in afternoon Cyril at night.

June 15. Fine. Played ball.

" 16. Heavy rain in afternoon.

" 17. Colder. Little rain. School till about 3 P.M.

" 18. Cloudy morning. M. Waite Mrs. Moyer & I to town. I go to church and home. Cyril brings me back at night.

" 19. Rainy at times. Cool.

" 20. Fine. Played ball.

" 21. Rainy morning. School in forenoon. Mrs. Moyer takes me to Baker picnic at Pinafore Park. About 100 there. Good time Cool.

" 22. Fine. Cool. To R. Leeson's to tea.

" 23. Fine. Played ball & choir practice Went to Fingal school with Mr. Elmer Berdan to see Entrance pupils. Little Rain at night.

" 24. Fine. Go to town. Rain in afternoon.

" 25. Grand. SS. & church. Cyril in afternoon drive to Shedden & Fingal. Church at night.

" 26. Fine. Played ball. Hot

" 27. Fine. Go to Aukland's to see about going to Port Alice & Mr. Thomas call in evening.

" 28. Fine. Paid board {&47.00?} Recieved from Mr. Leeson #170

" 29. Fine. Let school out 2 P.M. Father comes for me. Holidays begin. Cyril at night.

" 30. Grand day Hot. Alice, Cyril & I go to Port to Southwolds S.S. picnic. Come up 9 P.M. to St. Thomas with Stella & Ainley

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