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William John "Willy" Little Diary, 1914-1925


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Wednesday, March 18

Oct 12th A very wet day, A rain which did a lot of good.

.. 17 .. Finished drawing mangels 8 good loads. plowing field next Cunningham place

18th Blacksaw had 3 little pigs. Earl started to shingle pig-pen

.. 21st Went to Mr Donald Robertsons Funeral in the afternoon

.. 23rd Finished plowing 3 acre field for roots next year.

.. 24th Finished stretching wire fence by Dalzells barn.

.. 25 .. Edith and I went to Mr Lees for dinner. Taking Leone for her first drive. Went to Prov Plowing Match which was held at Oakpark Stock Farm this year. The afternoon turned out very nice and there was a great crowd there.

.. 26 .. Helped Frank Reed to fill his silo

.. 27 .. Went to Brantford to a County Executive meeting in Y.M.C.A.

.. 28 .. Our Rally Day in S.School. it was a fine day as we had a big crowd

.. 27 Miss Campbell went home after having been here 6 weeks

.. 28 .. Rosin cow had a fine roan heifer calf.

.. 29 .. A very wet day. especially in the afternoon.

.. 30 .. Reopened the drain in the barn yard and put up fence at the end of electric track

.. 31 Helped Ryecrofts to fill their silo. Went to meet Nellie who had just come down from Woodstock.

Nov 1st Took a load of hogs to Paris 6 weighing 1220 @ $13.50. Snowed nearly all day.

.. 2nd Earl Depew left for Cleveland after working here for 10 months. Made a walk in front of the stables out of old railway tees. Helped R. McDonald to fill his silo in the afternoon.

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