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Mary Elizabeth "Minnie" Baker Diary, 1914-1918

Mary Elizabeth (Minnie) Baker handwritten 1914-18 45.pdf

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1917.

Feb 1. Much colder blustry Shower at church for bazaar Bitter cold

" 2. Bitter cold.

3. " " & blustry. Stay here all day.

" 4. Cold & blustry. S.S & church.

5. Cold & very blustry.

6 " but fine. Mr. Waite take Mrs. McLean, Mrs. Moyer & I to Shedden I get {paint?}.

" 7. Cold blustry. Choir meets at Mrs. McLeans & gives Mr. & Mrs. J. Bogart a tablecloth.

" 8 Very cold. Ladies Aid and prayer meeting at Mrs. Walkers.

{In crosshatch from Feb. 9th to 11th: Cold}

" 9. Tremendously cold. Had intended going home but phoned to Louie & stayed here

" 10 Bitter cold. Go to town with Mr. Leesons. Visit Dr. {Lipsey?} for my neck.

" 11. Cold but quite bright Go to Mrs. E. Leesons to dinner & tea. Very cold night.

12. Cold. Cold Bustry

13. Little milder. Farewell for Percy Silcox on his last leave.

" 14. Fine. Milder a little. Prayer meeting at Mrs. McLeans

" 15 Fine.

" 16. Blustry all day till about 3 P.M. Mr. Waite takes Mrs. Moyer and I to car. Roy meets me.

" 17. Quite cold and very windy All go to Uncle Johnny's funeral. Cyril at night Dr. {Lipsey?}

Feb. 18. Cold turns bright. George etc. to dinner. Cyril to dinner & tea and John to tea. Go to church and Frome

" 19. Milder hail and rain at night

" 20. Ice storm during night. Go to Mrs. R Leeson's to tea.

" 21. Quite mild. Prayer meeting at Mrs. Walkers. Roy goes to Hospital

" 22. Quite mild. Ladies Aid met at Mrs. Mc Gugans {Above and in margin: Roy's has operation at {illegible} Gets along fine}

" 23. Fine. Choir practice at Mrs. Down's Severe electrical storm in morning.

" 24. Colder. Go to town with Mr. Waite. Go to hospital to see Roy. Cyril at I at rink at night.

" 25. Quite cold. Home all day. Cyril & I call to see Roy in evening and then to Frome.

" 26. Electrical storm & rain during night. Mild & icy.

" 27. Quite fine. Mission Circle and prayer meeting at Mrs. Walkers

" 28 Fine. Mild. Roy leaves the hospital & goes to Uncle Ben's

Mar 1. Mild. Sleighing going.

" 2. " Mr. Waite takes us to car in democrat. Go to Uncle Ben's to see Roy & Cyril comes for me.

" 3. Colder. Louie & dad to town.

" 4. Cold N.E. Wind. Cyril & I come to Frome in afternoon. Here all evening Snow storm starts about 8 PM.

" 5. Blizzard all day. Cold.

" 6. Fine but cold.

" 7. Heavy downpour of rain at night.

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