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William John "Willy" Little Diary, 1914-1925


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Tuesday, February 24

May 25th. Sowed mangels, about an acre, 3lbs sugar mangel & 3 g. {Luration?}. Planted some young apples trees (refilling)

.. 26.. Plowed the garden & planted some early potatoes.

..27.. A heavy rain in the morning, fixed fence at bush in afternoon.

.. .. Rec. S.S. Convention Programes from the printer "Star-Gans"

29 .. Took 2 colts, charlie & Ben to {Cluppo?} bush.

..30.. Started to draw out manure with the spreader. Recieved cheque from H. S. E. $339.70

June 2nd A very heavy rain shelled seed corn and made flower box for porch.

.. 3rd. Finished drawing manure to corn ground & finished plowing {illegible}

.. 4th. A very heavy thunder storm at night.

..6 .. Started to sow ^ corn in back 14 acre field next the road.

.. 7.. Started to rain in forenoon and rained steady all afternoon.

..8 .. Sprayed trees in young orchard and Edith & I drove to Brantford at night. calling on Mr. & Mrs Moore.

.. 9.. Went to Woodstock, spending a very pleasant day.

.. 10.. Went to Mr. Leans S.S. in afternoon.

.. 13.. Finished sowing corn in about 3 1/2 acres of Golden Glow & Wis # X

.. Went to Sunday School convention at Glen morris. the day and night were ideal. Mr. Atter of Toronto was the Prov. delegate present and gave two splendid addresses on Teen age work.

.. 16 Finished planting potatoes about 2 acres in 14 acre field. 6 raws of Irish Cobler potatoes next turnips & 5 row first choice in {centre?}.

..17 Finished plowing turnip ground & harrowed corn. Williams Ms went to Brantford and stayed all night.

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