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William John "Willy" Little Diary, 1914-1925


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Wednesday, February 18

Jan 25th the affirmative evening by about 9 to 6.

..26.. Went to S.S. Executive meeting and reports of Golden Jubilie Convention held in the Baptist church St. George.

..27.. A very mild and rainy day.

..28.. {comtested?} canvass with probitition convast petition getting 23 out of 24 of the women and 16 of 22 men.

{next entry written in what appears to be (blue?) ballpoint pen before going back to normal ink}

Feb. 8 L.E.T.H Railroad opened up E.L.L.

Feb 8th Went to Club meeting at Kitchens School when Mr. Elliot gave and illustrated talk on weeds. Just getting better from an attack of sore eyes which were very inconvenient for a couple of weeks.

..13.. Another snow storm which made good sleighing again.

..15.. Drew logs to the Glen 2 oak 109 ft at 22 per M. 1 base wood, 2 oaks & 5 pine to get sawed into lumber.

..17.. Went to Social Evening at McLaughlins a large crowd was present and a very pleasant evening was spent.

..22.. Went to debate at Kitchens School driving by Paris to get Miss Coates and Miss Lee, Miss Coates giving a couple of readings in the programme of the evening. The debate Resolved that Ontario offers greater advantages to the Farmer than the Canadian north West. Mr. H. Boakes Mr. W. Hugh & J. Kirby on affir. side while C. Osborne and myself were on the negative, the affirmative won.

..24th. Drove to Brantford

..27.. A very stormy day

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