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William John "Willy" Little Diary, 1914-1925


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Sunday, April 26


June 18th. Went to the S.S Convention at Branchton, on account of it being a wet day the crowd was not as large as usual but the speakers were fine. Miss Mabel Jaggart of {illegible} the {illegible} represents.

.. 19" Sowed the turnips in back 14 acre field.

.. 22 .. Held our meeting of the Sunday School in the evening. Combined with a social evening consisting of a short programe with cake and ice cream afterwards.

.. 23.. Started to thin mangels, a very heavy rain.

" Started to cut sweet clover back of drive shed.

Grandpa Lee came over and re{illegible} the hay sack. Patched the kitchen roofs with shingle in forenoon. Drew in a load of sweet clover.

.. 26 Went to S.S Picnic at Mohawk Park Brantford.

.. 27 Wentto Meth. Church, Paris and to Grandpa Lee's for dinner Clarence & Marce being down from Guelph for the day.

. 28 Cut Lucerne on north hill a light crop.

.. 29 Started to do road-work a heavy rain at night.

.. 30 Cut Lucerne on centre east hill.

July 1st Finished cutting Lucerne clover

.. 2nd A very heavy thunder storm in the afternoon W. Kelmans had seven cattle killed with lightning

.. 4th Will Millers came over after S.S for a little visit.

.. 5 . Started to thin turnips a good catch.

.. 6 .. Finished drawing in Lucerne hay 7 loads.

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