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William John "Willy" Little Diary, 1914-1925

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{54 written in the top left of the corner}

Monday February 23

1916

May 12th. Sprayed cherry, plum and some of the apple trees. Finished seeding, Sowed an acre or {more?} of ho 3 Oats next 14 acres field and the rest of the field with Alaska Oats.

" " Help H. Cunningham to cultivate in afternoon.

"15" Turned cows to pasture and took ten cattle back to the bush, 1 cow and roam calf, 1 black steer & roam heifer. 1 black heifer & white steer, 1 black heifer, coming 3 & 1 roam steer. 2 steers 1 red and 1 roam.

" Went to meeting at St. Goerge in Methodist church. Mr Ms Lennon of Guelph was organizing for a rural {illehibe}.

"18 " Finished plowing & harvesting many {illegible} ground.

" 19 " " " {Indication that William repeated the same activities as the day before} 3 acres. a heavy rain in the afternoon. Went to St. George for ho 3. Seed oats in afternoon and to E. L's birthday party in the evening.

" 20 " Sowed 3 acre field with 5 {bees?} O.A.C. No. 3. Oats & 18lbs red {oliver?} & 3 " of Timothy.

" 21 "Anniversary Service in our church at St. George.

" 22 " A very wet day. borrowed jacks for cement work to put pillars under the porch, than planted some tomatoes {illegible due to water damage}

" 23 " Drove to Brantford in the afternoon, going as far as Echo Place to see Maryme & Roy. Took {programmes?} of S.S. {Convention?} to Paris (Star-Train) to get printed.

" 24 " Sprayed young or shard and lower orchard in forenoon and in the afternoon Mr & Mrs Lee, Edith & brother etc came out and we all went up to the bush for a picnic and went to Jesse Alexander's Concert at Glenmorris in the evening.

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