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Mary Elizabeth "Minnie" Baker Diary, 1914-1918

Mary Elizabeth (Minnie) Baker handwritten 1914-18 59.pdf

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25 Fine. Windy. Worked up field. Hisndas H Choir concert.

" 26 Some rain + wind. Leeta + Maggie Penhale call.

" 27 Fine. Warmer. Help C. + dad does our trading.

" 28 Fine. George etc. with new can call for us + we go to Had's to dinner. Rain at night

" 29 Fine morning with rain in afternoon. wash + fry meat.

" 30 Fine. Mr. Stones here ne minnow

May 1. " Windy. Finish seeding

" 2 " Help Louie paper Roy's bedroom. Mr. Williams comes but for a team to plow his garden

3 Little rain. Plant garden.

4 Fine. C + F to town.

5 " Warm. All to Mabel's to dinner.

6 Fine. Roy here to help draw manure.

7 Fine. Hot. C to mill.

8 .. . Lo Pat. Meet. Cooler.

" 9 " Windy. Housework an upstairs

" 10 " Rainy. "

" 11 " Langford + M. Willians come out for team. Lang stays.

12 Raining Home all day

13 Cloudy morning. Windy Ned.

" 14 Fine. hon.

" 15 To town with Louie + dad in morning Out to cemetery to fix mother's grave. Work team in afternoon Hot.

16. Hot. Work team. George + Mabel He. + Han u + Edith Crim

17 call in evening Call on Mr. P. A. Penhale dad.

17. Fine Hot. Work team in forenoon + fix flowers in afternoon M. Williams etc. out in evening

18 Fine. Hot. Work team a little

19. Zella's daughter Mary lom

19. Very hot. Langford wheels out in forenoon. to church at night.

.. . .20 Fine. Langford wheels into school. Clean cellar.

" 21 Fine. Work team in afternoon

" 22 Some rain.

" 23 Fine. Work team. Cooler

24 .. . Langford plants corn. Mr Williams Stuart Walker + Willie here all day Louie + Mrs Walker come over in evening to see Langford's fire works. Little rain.

25 Heavy rain in morning. C + F to town in afternoon.

" 26 Terrible downpour of rain. in forenoon. Go to church at night. + to Isaac Baker's after for a little.

" 27 C + F washed + put up milk shelf. Little rain in afternoon.

" 28 Fine. G. Lawton have to dinner. Get shanty need to paper + put in white.

" 29 C to mill + I go with Mr Mann to Pat. meeting. Rain in afternoon

" 30 Paper shanty.

" 31 C + F to town. Fine + very hot

June 1 Fine. Plant potatoes.

" 2 " C + F to church. + to dad's

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