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William John "Willy" Little Diary, 1914-1925


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Wednesday, February 25

June 20th Borrowed D. {McBleroms?} cultivator for the mangels.

.. 21st Sowed an acre of turnips also some squash and sweet corn. Finished cutting rye and weeds out of the wheat.

..22nd Started to cultivate corn. Finished trimming mangels.

..23rd Miss Grier went with me to Brantford, when I went to get the supplies for the Picnic.

.. 24th Held our annual S.S Picnic on the lawn, on account of a heavy rain and thunder storm so we could not go to the lake, it cleared however and we had a good time with {races ete?}.

.. 25 .. Went to Ethel Broziers for tea and to spend the evening

.. 26 .. Started to cut {illegible} on north side hill.

. 27 .. Went to W. Helmane to get a hay-tedder. Went to Paris at night to hear Miss F. {Hicked?} speak on her experience of missing on France, also a splendid organ recital.

.. 28 .. Did some work with the grader.

.. 29 .. Drew in first load of hay

July 1st A very fine but warm day. Drew in {illegible} in afternoon.

.. 4th Dick {illegible} came to herd cows. Went to Glen in afternoon to get a new {longue?} for the mower. Finished drawing hay off north hill. Ten loads. {illegible} Bob & Ethel's working day.

.. 7 .. Finished drawing {illegible} off field next {illegible} 3 loads off hill & 3 1/2 loads by barn.

.. 9 .. Drew two loads of hay (timothy & elmer) to current work.

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