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William John "Willy" Little Diary, 1914-1925


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Tuesday, January 13

June 10th. Took eleven fat hogs to Paris weighing 2130lbs @ $7.70 per cut. and went to Jack Blakes barn raising in the afternoon on Mr H. Husons farm on the Govenors road.

.. 11.. Harrowed corn in forenoon a spendid catch. and went to Brantford & Echo Place in the afternoon

.. 12 Mr. Stenabaugh came with stone crusher, we sett it by Dayells barn. drawing The stone from piles in the field.

.. 13. Bert finished making new roller door for driving shed. Cultivated mangels first time. First ripe strawberries.

.. 14 A beautiful Sunday & not too hot, Bert & I drove to Brantofrd after Sunday School to hear Dr. Carr the Christian Sociliast speaker in Colborne St. Methodist church. He was good.

.. 16 This was the day of our annual Sunday School Convention which was held at Harrisburg in the Methodist church there, the day was fine and the convention was spendid. Rev. Mr Woodside of Brantford on the Home Factor in the S.S. Rev. Mr. Haverstick of St. George spoke in the evening on Evangelism while the Union choir from the different S.S. was spendid indeed.

. . 17 Mr. Foreshaw started to thin the mangels.

. . 18. Started to plant potatoes in the field.

. . 19. A splendid rain in the forenoon which freehoned everything up fine. Planted Early Eureka in straw at south and First Choice in part of second row.

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