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Mary Elizabeth "Minnie" Baker Diary, 1914-1918

Mary Elizabeth (Minnie) Baker handwritten 1914-18 38.pdf

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July 1. Fine. Hot.

" 2. " Little rain in morning.

" 3. Fine. Louie & I go to Mabel's for berries. Dennis girls here in evening.

" 4. Hot. Fine. Began haying. Dad & I take Paulina to station when she leaves for Northwest.

" 5. Hot dry. Aunt Jennie {Al?} Violet & babe here to tea. Cyril at night.

" 6. Hot dry.

" 7. " "

{In crosshatch from the 8th to the 11th it reads: Very hot dry}

" 8. " " Louie & I to town in afternoon.

" 9. Church with dad in morning. Mr. & Mrs. James here to dinner. Cyril to tea. Fine hot.

" 10. Fine, hot. Cyril & I go to Summer School at night.

" 11. Fine hot, dry. Mesdames Hepburn here in afternoon. Louie & I go to Mrs. Dennis' in evening.

" 12. Fine hot dry. Cyril & I go Summer School at night.

" 13. Fine hot dry.

" 14. " " Louie & I go to Frome to see the school garden. Cyril & I at summer school at night.

" 15. Fine dry Hot.

" 16. Fine dry. Cyril & I to church at night.

" 17. Fine dry.

July 18. Fine dry. Cyril & I go to Frome at night to a garden party.

" 19. Fine dry Hot. Rain at night.

" 20. " " "

" 21. " " " Father & I go to Mabel's in evening.

" 22. Fine. Louie & I to town in afternoon.

" 23. " To church in morning. Cyril & I drive to Mapleton & Kingsmill, take lunch and get home after dark.

" 24. Fine hot.

" 25. Dry. Little rain in afternoon.

" 26. Fine hot. Cyril at night. 27 Bert Davis comes out in 28 afternoon & to tea.

27. Fine hot dry.

" 28. " " " Cyril & I go to town at night.

" 30. Tremendously hot. Roy & I go to Bernice's to dinner to Lela's to tea & to Port Bruce in evening in David Marshall's car.

" 31. Cooler breeze. Still hot & dry. {Above line: Cyril here}

Aug. 1. Quite cool. Dry.

" 2. Fine. Go with Cyril to Springbank to choir picnic. Good time.

" 3. Fine Hot.

" 4. " "

" 5. " " Louie & dad to town.

" 6. " Very Hot. Gordon, Eliza, Nora Gillott, George, Mabel & Howard & Cyril here to dinner & all but Mabel's to tea.

" 7. Fine & Tremendously hot.

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