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Mary Elizabeth "Minnie" Baker Diary, 1914-1918

Mary Elizabeth (Minnie) Baker handwritten 1914-18 49.pdf

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Father brings me home. Cyril

June 29. Cloudy forenoon but fine in afternoon. Cyril and I to Port to Southwold SS picinic.

" 30. Fine. Windy Louie & dad to town

July 1. Rainy forenoon " " {" " refers to Louie & dad} to church. Cyril & John to tea.

" 2. Warm. Fine. Windy.

" 3. Grand. Warm.

" 4. " " I take Louie to town to go to Port with Oxfords. I go on to Mabel's for dinner & tea Louie comes there and then we come home. Cyril.

" 5. Fine. Dad & I to town

" 6, " Cyril in evening

" 7. " Downpour in evening.

" 8. Cloudy rainy morning Gordon & Eliza & children and Bernice motor up to dinner & tea. Cyril. Go to our church and & go back to Dunboyne with them

" 9. Fine. Eliza & I go to Mrs. J. Whites in afternoon & to tea. Rains Mr. White brings us to Elizas

" 10. Cloudy. All go to Port Bruce to fish Buy some. {above: Call on Anna Simons} Gordon and I go to Dunboyne Union church to practice.

" 11. Cloudy. LIttle rain. Gillott's & I go to Aylmer for ice cream. Go to Turrills then back to Dunboyne to Cora Wilson's to {scribble} dinner and Bernice's to tea. Go to the play Miss {Bushy's?} {boar?} {dinner?} at Union church. Roy and Cyril come down and I come home.

July 12. Fine.

" 13. (Downpour) {above: ?}. Cyril & I go to Summer School.

" 14. Rainy forenoon cleaning about noon. Had a linen shower for Zella from 2 to 5. Cyril and I go to Summer School at night

" 15. Father Louie & I to church at Alma Street. Rained heavily Cyril & I to church at night

" 16. Mary born at 2 a.m. Dad brings me down to Mabel's about 10 a.m. Mr. & Mrs. Cross here. Uncle Ben came in afternoon. Rained at night. (I think)

17. Fine. Go to town on car Meet Cyril get Zella's present. Then go home with his outfit. Louie & I drive over to see Zella's things at night and Cyril takes us back Downpour of rain during evening. Very severe electrical storm

" 18. Grand day. Hot. Go to Zella's wedding at 6. P.M. Wait on tables Cyril brings me back to Mabels

" 19 Very fine & hot. We wash.

" 20 " " " I iron

" 21 " " " " "

" 22. " " " " Cyril to tea We drive to cemetery in evening.

" 23. Fine & very hot. Pick strawberries

" 24 " " " " Wash.

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