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William John "Willy" Little Diary, 1914-1925


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Saturday, February 7


July 1st had the races in the lane, which were much enjoyed by all and all seemed agreed that the picnic was quite a succes in spite of the rain.

.. 3rd Finished drawing out manure, nearly 200 loads in all.

.. 5th. A very windy day with rain in the evening, it having rained almost every day since the first, and the rains were much appreciated as the pasture and crops were getting very dry. Nellie came back from Woodstock, we had tea at Mary Stewarts, and drove over to Uncle Andrews to spend the evening.

.. 6 .. Drove Nellie to Galt in the evening called at Thornhill.

.. 7 .. Took a roll of wire to the bush to repair the fence there.

.. 8 .. A very fine rain last night.) ^5th Finished cutting Lucerne.

.. 8 .. Old Mr. Dagell died in his 92nd year, he had been quite smart until a week or so before and sleep peacefully away after on illness of about a week.

.. 9 .. Drew a load of hay over to the cement works.

10 .. Finished drawing in the Lucerne clover about 16 loads.

.. .. Went to Mr. Dagells funeral in the afternoon.

.. 12 A very fine rain yesterday and to-day sowed about 3/4 acre of white turnips and about two acres of buck wheat.

..16.. Went to the bush to bring 3 fat cattle home).

.. 17.. Mary Bell and children came up for a visit.

..19.. Took 3 fat cattle to Paris to Bringloe, weighing 3010 lbs @ {illegible} 4

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