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Mary Elizabeth "Minnie" Baker Diary, 1914-1918

Mary Elizabeth (Minnie) Baker handwritten 1914-18 40.pdf

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Sept. 6. Fine. Cool. Was at Mrs. C.P. Silions to tea to meet Miss Eva Silion.

" 7. Hot & sultry. Severe electrical storm & rain at night.

" 8. Cool. Fine. Called at Mr. Leeson's to ask for holiday for London Fair.

" 9. Fine. Cool. Go to town. Meet Papa & home. Cyril at night.

" 10. Fine. Dad & I to church. Uncle John, Aunt {Elva?} Florence out to dinner & tea. Cyril brings me to Frome.

" 11. Fine. Hot. Trustee meeting at night at Mr. Down's to get library books.

" 12. Fine. Rainy in morning.

" 13. Grand. Go to Talbotville with Mr. Waite & Mrs. Moyer Meet Cyril & go to London Fair. Good day & time.

" 14. Quite cool & cloudy. Little rain.

" 15. " " Fine.

" 16. Fine. Went to town with Mr. Waite & Mrs. Moyer.

" 17. Little rainy. SS & church. To Mrs. Leeson's to tea & with them to Shedden church. Fine & cold.

" 18. H Fine. Windy. Cooler. Went to Mrs. C. McLean's to tea.

" 19. Very heavy frost during night. Cool.

" 20. Warmer. Fine. Go to Shedden Fair with Mr. R. Leeson's. To Mrs. D. Leeson's to tea.

Sept. 21. Fine. Little rain in afternoon. Go to Mrs. C. McLean's to Ladies Aid & Choir practice.

" 22. Some rain. Cool. Mr. Waite takes me to the car. Go home with dad. Cyril in evening.

" 23. Fine. Cool. Louie & dad go to town. Go out to town with Williams'. I go to Glanworth & Cyril to Alvinston. Motor to town at night with Mr. Van Slyke's.

" 24. Cold wind. Spend day at Glanworth. Go back to town at night. Go to church meet Roy and come to Frome. Little rain at times.

" 25. Fine. Little warmer.

" 26. Rainy morning. Windy.

" 27. Windy. Fine.

" 28. Fine.

" 29. Rainy. Father comes for me.

" 30. Fine. Dad & I go to town. Cyril at night.

"Oct. 1. Grand. Dad & I to church. George Mabel & Howard to dinner. John & Cyril to tea. Go to Central church at night & then Frome.

" 2. Fine. Grand.

" 3. Grand. Go to Mission Circle at Mrs. Bogarts.

" 4. Grand. Go to Mr. Leeson to get information for paper to send to Mr. Smith.

" 5. Grand. Go to choir practice Receieved salary of $170

" 6. Grand. Paid board $13.00

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