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Mary Elizabeth "Minnie" Baker Diary, 1914-1918

Mary Elizabeth (Minnie) Baker handwritten 1914-18 39.pdf

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Aug. 8. Fine rain during night cooler. Cyril & I go to Mabel's I to stay a few days.

" 9. Fine. Mabel Howard & I to Port in the afternoon.

" 10. Fine. George & Mabel to town I keep Howard.

" 11. Rainy morning. I go to Eva Baker's on car. She comes to Tempo to meet me.

" 12. Cooler. Fine. Eva & I call at Fannies go to Tempo to meet Uncle Johnny & to Sam's in evening Rains

" 13. Cooler. High N. wind. League anniversary Cyril up to dinner. He Eva, Ed & I go to Ella's and call at Heber's to church & S.S. Home at night.

" 14. Fine. Cool. Rain at night.

" 15. " Warmer.

" 16. " " Louie & I go to Fishman's picnic. Good weather crowd & time. Cryil at night.

" 17. Fine. Warmer.

" 18. "

" 19. Dad & I go to town. Pours rain. Lela & Bernice come at night.

" 20. Fine but tremendously hot. Louie & dad to church Roy Bernice Lela Cyril & I to church at night.

" 21. Fine hot. Roy takes girls down to Flemming's at night

Aug. 22. Fine. Very hot. Lela Bernice & I go to Port in afternoon. Roy & Cyril come in evening. Downpour of rain. Cooler.

" 23. Lorrie goes to Mabel's & then with she & Howard to Aunt Maggies. Lela & Bernice still here.

" 24. Cool but Fine. Roy takes girls back to Dunboyne. Cyril at night.

" 25. Fine cool.

" 26. Louie comes home. Little rain Cyril & I go to town at night.

" 27. Heavy rain during night. Real cold like fall. Dad & I to church. Cyril, George Mabel & Howard here to tea. Go to church.

" 28. Quite windy & cool. Fine. {Above line: Cyril drive to see Mr. Bane}

" 29. Fine. Cool. Cyril in evening.

" 30. " Stayed in bed all day.

" 31. " Zella & Leola here to tea. Cyril in evening. (Ring) {above line: {illegible} to build woodshed}

Sept. 1. Fine. Cool windy.

" 2. " " "

" 3. Grand day. Cool. Fine. Cyril and I go to Dunboyne. Call on Kate McKnight from about 11 to 12 a.m. Then to Eliza's to dinner. Motor to Stalter's bridge and Bruce in afternoon. Eliza's to tea and call on Mrs. Norman from 7 to 8 P.M. Home at 10:30 & get dad's consent.

" 4. Fine. Father brings me to Frome Monday afternoon.

" 5. Fine Began school 30 scholars.

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