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Mary Elizabeth "Minnie" Baker Diary, 1914-1918

Mary Elizabeth (Minnie) Baker handwritten 1914-18 43.pdf

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look around it. Back to Mrs. Leeson's to tea. Then to church.

" 27 Milder. Fine. Meeting at Mrs. A. McLean to pick out pieces for Christmas entertainment

" 28 Fine. Mission Circle & prayer meeting at Mrs. R. Leesons

" 29 Mild. Rainy. Trustee meeting at Mr. S. Down's. I resign but trustees won't accept my resignation

" 30 Little colder. Cloudy

Dec. 1. Cloudy. Father comes for me. Quite windy.

" 2. Fine day. Father & I to town Get photographs. Cyril at night.

" 3. Cloudy turning to little rain. All to church. {illegible} of 117 new members. Go to Tracey's to dinner & Cyril comes there to tea. Come to Frome

" 4. Cloudy, windy. Very mild. Mr. Leeson calls to get my final decision of resigning.

" 5. Cloudy. Mild. Mrs. Moyer and I go to B. Heidhts to see a centrepiece & Mrs. McLeans to buy some Ladies Aid articles.

" 6. Windy but fine. Mr. McLean and I to Mrs. Man's to tea and prayer meeting after.

" 7. Fine mild. Choir practice

" 8. Fine. Practice for drill

9. Very blustry & cold. Stayed here all day Saturday.

10 Fine but cold. NW wind. SS & church twice

" 11. Fine. {Turning?} to snow Practice.

" 12 Snowing.

" 13. Cold Prayer meeting at parsonage

" 14. Very cold.

" 15. Cold. Choir practice at Mrs. McLeans.

" 16. Cold. Go to town with Mr. Leesons. Heavy fall of snow.

" 17. Some sleighing Cyril comes up with {cutter?} to tea & church.

" 18. Very, very cold foggy.

" 19. {Still?} cold. Blustry.

" 20. Much milder, good sleighing Children give me locket & chain. Entertainment in Cong. church. Good programme, small crowd Snowy.

" 21. Quite mild. Pack my trunk & prepare to leave Frome.

" 22. Blustry cold. Father comes for me. Cyril at night.

" 23. Cold. Father & I go to market

" 24. Cold, east wind. Go to church in morning Cyril here to tea

" 25 Mild day. Good sleighing Roy goes to Bernice's Mabel & George here to dinner. Cyril & John at night.

" 26 Cold, windy East wind.

" 27. Fine Cold.

" 28. Fine Cold Mr. & Mrs. Millson?} {illegible} & Miss Matthews here to dinner & Mrs. Millson & Miss Matthews to tea. Cyril at

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