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William John "Willy" Little Diary, 1914-1925


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Monday, January 19

Aug 30th, A very fine day, went to Paris Presby church in the evening.

.. 31st. R. McDonald and I went to a Garden Party at {Maues?} church where the Laurie Family provided meat of the entertainment.

.. Red heifer had a little calf.

Sept 1st. A very heavy rain to-day. raining nearly all day

.. 2nd Finished plowing field next Dalzells barn for wheat.

.. 4 .. Finished plowing 3 acre field for wheat and built a chicken coop on wheels to draw to the fields

.. 5 .. Drove to Brantford with the democrat in the afternoon

.. 7 .. Cleared a stone pile bottom off field next to Dalzells.

.. 9.. Sowed 3 acre field of wheat in the afternoon

.. 10.. .. Timothy on 3 acre field & took new hen-coop to the field.

.. 11 .. Finished sowing fall wheat in field next Dalzells barn about 13 acres in all of Davison's & American Wonder mixed.

.. 12 Drew 4 loads of manure to top drew part of the wheat.

.. 13 Went to Anniversary Services at Glen Morris, Dr Summerville of Toronto preaching for the day.

.. 14 Went to Mr Wm Flemings funeral in the afternoon

.. 15 Cleaned and painted the buggy, and in the evening took a box of white & pink asters to Nellie Sayles for her wedding on the morrow to Gordon Scott.

.. 17th. Mr & Mrs Franquharson came in the evening for tea.

.. 18 .. Painted the barn doors, using 1 gallon of paint.

.. 20 This was our S.S. Rally day as it was a very warm day we held it on the veranda where it was cool.

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