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William John "Willy" Little Diary, 1914-1925


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Saturday, January 31


Mar 23rd. Had tea at Mr. Moffets and spent the evening at Mr. Scotts.

" 25th A nice spring rain, cleaned up seed oats

" 26 - Drew a load of {illegible} and made the hot bed. Helped R. McDonald to saw wood in the afternoon.

" 27 " R. Lowe brought his engine & saw and we sawed our file of wood.

"31st. Drew a load of saw dust from G. Franklins and went to St. George in the afternoon for seed corn, {illegible}. Also arranged roofing for pig-pen from Matt.

June 1st Drew a load of turnips to Paris 45 bus @25c per bud. Went to {illegible} Study Class at StGeorge in the evening.

"3rd Helped Bert to move her rights etc. Over to h. Franklins sale.

" 4th Easter Sunday was a beautiful day, very clear and warm.

" 5" Went to {illegible} Franklins sale, there was a good {illegible}

" 7" Exchanged a load of cornstalke and a {illegible} turnips with {illegible} for a load of straw for bedding, went to Mr Combein the evening for some Maple Syrup.

7 Sowed seeds in the hot bed, 4 rows tomato seed, 1 of cabbage. 2 of Asters (5 colors) also cosmos, lettuce & radish.

" 8" Clipped major in the forenoon with h.Franklins clippers. Drove to Brantford in the afternoon, going to Echo Place to see Mary Bell and her little girl, "Mary Ruth," and came home by Paris road and spent the evening at "{illegible}"

9. Went to R. Robertosons to get what seed {illegible} he could spare of the P.Q.E. {illegible} (about 30 {illegible}). also got 5 gallons of lime Sulphur mixture from R. Aithins Went to DrBarrons in the afternoon

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