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William John "Willy" Little Diary, 1914-1925


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Sunday, May 10


May 19th Took a load of 10 pigs to Park {illegible} at Brantford. Went to Galt in afternoon to celebrate Edith's Birthday

.. 21st Went to Paris at night to meet Sister Nellie who came for a visit

.. 22nd Went to church in the morning and to Marlye Howells for dinner A very fine rain at night which was much needed.

.. 24th Went to Sharp Reunion at Uncle Tom's, about 40 present. The day was somewhat dull but we had a fine time.

.. 25 Finished plowing for corn in back field

.. 28 .. Finished sowing corn about 8 1/2 acres in 14 acre field, sowed 1 bus corn at {Wisconsen No 7?}. Early Leaming & Galden Glow.

June 5th. Geo Millers came over to spend Sunday with us.

. 7 .. Started to plant potatoes, plowing down a crop of sweet clover

.. 9 .. Went to North Brant S.S. Convention at Cainsville in the afternoon Edith and the children going to Evan McCreais and I to Gullens for dinner, Jennie Stewart came out and helped Cyrid with the milking

10 .. Finished planting potatoes nearly 2 acres. 3 1/3 rows of {illegible} on West side. 1/3 sow of Dakota Reds and 1 1/3 sow of New Ontario seed {illegible} the balance in Green mountains.

.. 11 .. John McKnights of Toronto called for a little while and Will Breen and family of {illegible} came for a little visit. a heavy rain after dinner

.. 12 .. Mr & Mrs A. Wilson of Paris came over for a little visit.

.. 13 .. Finished drawing manure to turnip ground.

.. 14 . Finished plowing turnip ground. Miss Preston the Womans Institute delegate stayed with us over night.

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