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Mary Elizabeth "Minnie" Baker Diary, 1914-1918

Mary Elizabeth (Minnie) Baker handwritten 1914-18 48.pdf

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May 26. Rained nearly all day. S.S. and church twice. To Mrs. Roy Leeson's to dinner & tea.

" 27. Rained all day nearly.

" 28. Grand day.

" 29. " "

" 30. " " perhaps.

" 31. Downpour to rain.

June 1. Fine. Mr. Waite takes me to car. Roy meets me & go home

" 2. Windy, fine. Go to town. Cyril and I go at night.

" 3. Rainy forenoon. Louie & I for a auto ride with Kate & Duncan. Cyril & John to tea, to church & Frome.

" 4. Fine.

" 5. Rained. Mrs. Moyer & I go to Mrs. Chute's for tomato plants.

" 6. Downpour of rain and severe electrical storm. Mr. Walker to tea and prayer meeting at Mrs. A. McLeans

" 7. Rained little in morning.

" 8. Fine. Went to Mrs. F. {Daughack?} to tea.

" 9. Fine. Had school all day. Went to woods with pupils after school.

" 10. Cloudy morning but no rain. SS & church here. To R. Leeson's to dinner & E. Leeson's to tea. Go with them to Shedden in afternoon to Oddfellow's service. Cyril comes unexpectedly after church at night.

June 11. Fine. Warm. Inspector Smith here.

" 12. " " L. Atkinson calls.

" 13. " Hot. Rain & electrical storm at night.

" 14. Fine. Warm. Cooler.

15. Colder.

" 16. Quite cool. Have school all day Go to town & to Cyril's with Floyd A. Then he takes Cyril & I home

" 17. Grand day. To our church meet Cyril after to Park for lunch, to Shedden to hear Christian band. To Mrs. Moyer's to tea. Church at night.

" 18. Rainy. Clearing during day.

" 19. Grand. Rain at night.

" 20. Baker picnic. Prayer meeting at Mrs. S. Down's.

" 21. Fine. {illegible} Mrs. R. Leeson {Illegible} to Ladies Aid {Illegible} here.

" 22. Fine. {illegible} took me to car. Dad comes to meet me.

" 23. Rainy. Dad to town. Cyril at night.

" 24. {illegible} dad to church. {illegible} Mrs. R. Leeson {illegible} Bruce to dinner {illegible} back with them to tea. Church at night.

" 25. {illegible}

" 26. Heavy rain & electrical storm. Mrs. Down's to Mission Circle & prayer meeting.

" 27. Fine. Warmer. Mrs. D. Leeson's to tea & all night.

" 28. Rainy nearly all day. Father and I to Mrs. R Leeson's to dinner. Mr. Ed {Cascaddendry?}

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