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William John "Willy" Little Diary, 1914-1925


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Sunday, January 25

Dec 14th {waterstain overtop}. Drew 1st load of turnips to Paris @109 per bus. Went to Farmers meeting at the Glen in the evening.

..15.. Went to St. George to pay taxes.

..17.. Sold tewo bags weighing 190 lbs each at 720.

..18.. Helped Bob McDonald to cut feed in afternoon

Class.. 19.. Angus came home from chicago 20th Helped H. Cunningham to {bobing?}

..20.. Got the cutter out for the first time, several inches of snow.

..21.. Bessie and I drove to Brantford, a very stormy day ^ {?} R McDonald to thresh

..22.. Had out Xmas social Evening and entertainment for the children, the roads were bad on account of so much snow But quite a number were present and a very pleasant evening was spent in games, music etc. after which the ladies senior lunch and then all were treated to candy.

..23.. DroveMr & Mrs Young to Paris Station. Went to Galt taking a bag of apples to Aunt Maggie. coming home by Mr Scotts while I stopped for tea and spent a very pleasant evening.

..24.. Went to Woodstock in the evening and spent Xmas

..25.. With Jean and Tom. had a spendid visit a very fine day but turned very cold at night. being about 10 below zero.

..26.. on Sat. morning.

..28.. Helped H. Johnson to kill pigs in forenoon and went to nomination at the Glen in the afternoon.

..29.. Killed a pig weighing about 160 lbs dressed, in good shape and picked 3 ducks in afternoon.

..31.. Drove to Brantford and Echo Place and came home by Uncle Andrew Sharp and spent the evening there.

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