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William John "Willy" Little Diary, 1914-1925


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Tuesday, March 17 1917

Sept 20th

Sowed wheat on top of {north hill?}


Went to St. George in the morning. {ilegible} {ilegible} {ilegible} of {ilegible} {legible} {ilegible}


{Earl?} went to the School Fair at St. Geroge in the afternoon May {ilegible} + Mary {ilegible} came out in afternoon and we went for {ilegible}. Went to S.S. executive meeting in the Evening at the Baptist church S.t. George, at which we {ilegible} {ilegible} to ask the different S.S. is to or {operate?} in {ilegible} time for the people of {northern?} France whose they have {lost?} their home and all they had in this cruel are.


Finished picking S.t. Lawrence apples only about a {lbs} in all


Finished sowing wheat in back ten acre field ({healed?} the seed)


Went to {Watsons?} {ilegible} {ilegible} was raising in the afternoon.


A very fine rain last night. Went to Paris Show in the afternoon


Brought 7 of the young cattle home from the {bush?} and put up some barbed wire fence along the north lane.

Oct. 1at

Took a load of wood to Dr. Dunton {ilegible} {$5.00?}


Mr + mrs Lu + Ella came over in the afternoon, bringing some peaches and helping to can them. Plowed ground at foot of north hill.


Took mrs {ilegible} home to Branfford in the afternoon


Started to plod field next {Cunning ham?} place.


Thanksgiving Day, Bert Williams + Harry came out for the day. We went to the bush for butter - {Sweets?} we got over a {ilegible}.


Started to dig potatoes, the French came to help.

- 11

Finished digging potatoes only a fair crop {ilegible} wagon loads. Went to Duncan the {Phersons?} raising in the afternoon.

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