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William John "Willy" Little Diary, 1914-1925


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Saturday, January 10

May 16th. Sowed the acre behind the driving shed with 1 1/3 bus oats, 10lbs Early Amber Sugar came seed and about 9 or 10 lbs of clover & Timothy seed.All mixed together.

17.. Aunt Bessie and I went to Church and stoped at Greens for dinner on the way home. This was the first Sunday that the combination service of church and Sunday school was held in the Presbyterion church and was a decided success. Went to Glen in the evening.

18.. Sowed a bus of peas on hill east of the driving shed it being the first time it had been plowed in my recollection. Took nine cattle back to the bush in the evening. The pasture ebing very good.

19.. Plowed little field down by the creek for mangels Went to R. Atkins in the evening for 4 1/2 gals. of Lime Sulphur solution.

20.. Sprayed trees in the young orchard also the spy trees Put screen-doors on the kitchen at night.

21.. Planted onions, melons ate in the garden.

22.. Started to plow corn ground

23.. Took cattle to Paris in the morning, and went to Mrs. Brooks Funeral in the afternoon, at Blue Lake.

24.. Herb Boakes and I went to Branchton to visit their Sunday School there. Had tea at Mr Mullholand's.

25.. A fine rain in the morning. Set out geraniums & some asters.

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