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William John "Willy" Little Diary, 1914-1925


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Thursday, February 5th


June 8th. give a paper, the subject being "Christs call to young men of to-day.". Received a very pretty tie from {illegible} for my birthday.

"9th. Drove over to Mr. Millers to spend the evening.

" 10 " Started to road-work, drawing gravel from Collins.

" 11 " Plowed turnip ground and worked it. Went to Mr & Mrs. Heights for tea and to spend the evening.

" 12 " Cultivated and hoed the garden, setting out 40 celery plants

" 13 " Went to the Glen to Chruch and S.S. in the morning.

"14" Started to plant potatoes in the afternoon. Mr & Mrs. Crates came out to get some potatoes and to spend the spending. Red sow had 10 little pigs.

"15" A very fine rain last night and this morning.

"16" Went to S.S. Convention at Branchton the day was fine. Mrs Collins went with me and we had dinner at Bertram Turnbulls, both afternoon and evening. Sessions were well attended and the speakers were splendid and full of their subjects in the evening it was announced that our township had reached the Golden Jubilee Standard, which was a welcome announcement indeed. We were all agreed that it was one of the best Conventions we have yet had.

" 19 Finished planting potatoes about 2 1/2 acres. 1/3 now next turnips of selected seed. 7 rows of first choice and the rest of Sir Wallen Raleigh. Sowed about an acre of turnips, Century variety.

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