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William John "Willy" Little Diary, 1914-1925


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Thursday, May 7

Mar 2nd. A very mild day which took all our snow away. Took clover seed gasoline engine home to Orval {Turnbelle?}.

.. 3rd Went to Ambrose Simons sale in the afternoon.

.. 5th Bert. W. came back and we spend the last day cutting wood

. 8 .. Drove to Paris & went to George Lees for dinner, a very heavy rain near night, making the roads very heavy.

.. 9 . Went to D. Jacks sale, a very nice day and a good sale.

.. 11.. May me, Don and the two little folks came up from Brantford

.. 14 .. Drove to Brantford to get some supplies for engline & chopper.

.. 16. Went to George Olivers sale near St. George and Edith and the little folks went to newtons for the day.

.. 18 .. Sowed sweet clover on the wheat fields in the forenoon.

19 . Drew manure and made to hot bed, also made a split log drag and weed it on the sideroad.

20 Mr & Mrs Cunningham and children came up for S.S and stayed for tea. A very warm rain last night.

21 Started to saw wood in the afternoon

22 Went to Brantford in afternoon to get repairs for engine

23 Finished sawing wood in the afternoon about 20 loads.

24 Marguerite, Louise & Don came up for Easter Holidays.

25 Easter Good Friday, went to Social evening at Sarah Scotts in connection with the S.S a fine night.

27 Easter Sunday and we drove to Mithaorist Church in Paris Quite a heavy rain after a very warm week.

28 A hard frost last night, cleaned up seed grain.

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