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William John "Willy" Little Diary, 1914-1925


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Wednesday, April 29


Aug 21st Started to cut Alfafa on north hill.

22nd Maurguerite Gullen and Marem Croger went home and Annie Williamson came for a visit.

.. 25th Drew in 2 loads of Lucernie off north hill and went to U.F.O. Picnic at Fred Lucks plate in afternoon. Berneer Dreery . H.C. {illegible} and others spoe. the day was fine and there was a large crowd there. {Magme?} & Juan & Beth came for a few {days?}

.. 26th Finished drawing in Lucerne 1 1/2 loads off centre east field making 3 1/2 loads of very fine hay. Aunt Edith made a birthday supper out on the lawn to celebrate Dons birthdays.

.. 28 Finished harvest. 13 loads of oats off 10 acres in back 14 acre field and 1/2 of rakings.

.. 29 . Will Millers came over for dinner and brought Miss Jackson over to help Edith for a while. Gordan {Grisienne?} came up for a little while, also Clarence Lee & family.

.. 30 . Leone's third Birthday, Mayme with {fiven?} & Ruth & Don were here for supper but went home after supper.

.. 31 . Dr Dutton came out with his ear and we took Edith down to the Hospital at Brantford where our little son John Andrew was born.

Sept 2nd Started to plow in creek field for wheat.

" 4th Spent Sunday in Brantford, most of the day at the Hospital with Edith and the Baby. Went to Gullins for dinner.

" 9 Went to Maggie Greirs funeral in the afternoon. A nice rain in the afternoon after a very dry spell.

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