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William John "Willy" Little Diary, 1914-1925

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Friday, March 6

1917

Jan 1st We began the New Year by going to a NewYears dinner given by Uncle Adam & Aunt Nellie at the Glen, when a sharpe reunion was held about 30 were present.

.. 2nd Young hereford cow had a little calf.

.. 3rd Edith's mother & father and Aunt Augusta came over for dinner.

.. 10th Mr Fred Evans came out from Paris to hang paper on the Dnning & Sitting room.

.. 11th Edith & I went to congregational meeting in St. George in the ^evening.

..17.. Finished pressing hay at R. McDonalds

..18.. Bob Lowe brought his engine and we pressed 19600 lbs of hay in the afternoon.

.. 22.. Went to second nomination when Norman Clump was elected by acclaimation as councillor.

.. 30th Finished drawing Turnips to Paris 111 bus @ 40c.

..31st Nellie came down from the Glen for a few days visit and to help as Edith was sick in bed with Grippe.

Feb 2nd. Went to prepatory Service at St. George in the Evening.

.. 4th Went to Sacrament Service in Presbyterion church.

..7 .. Mr Lee of St. George and B of the D & Nellie Dalzell came for dinner.

.. 12.. Edith & I went to Aunt Betsy's 100th Birthday Party.

.. 14 .. A load of us went to St. George in the evening to hear Mrs {so- cut off} tell about their missionary work in Africa. It was very interesting and instructive and our Sunday School gave them Twenty {cut off} for to support and educate a native boy there for a year.

.. 17 Evea Mc Crae came for a visit. had dinner with us.

.. 18 Mr Tom Elliot an old friend of Father's came for a shirt visit..

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