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William John "Willy" Little Diary, 1914-1925


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Saturday, May 16


Sept 28th Finished cutting clover for seed, short but well filled.

.. 29 . Helped Simons to fill their silo. White sow had 6 little pigs

. 30 .. A heavy rain in the morning, but the sun came out occasionally in the afternoon and although {codyithers?} was a good crowd at Paris Show and a real good show.

Oct 1st. Finished filling silos for the year, at Simons in the forenoon.

.. 2nd Mr & Mrs {illegible} Howell came over for S.S. and stayed for tea

.. 3rd Helped W. Mc. Pherson to thresh.

.. 5th Edith went up to help Mrs Robertson for the day.

.. 6 .. Drew in clover seed 3 loads. T. Reynolds came to shock up cows

.. 7 .. Started to rain last night and rained almost steady for 24 hrs

.. 8 .. Went to Paris & Brantford with the car, going to Echo Place for dinner

.. 9 .. Visited Presbyterian S.S. in Paris in the afternoon.

.. 10 .. Started to plow out corn stubble.

. 11 .. A heavy rain at noon, started to pick apples in the afternoon

. 12 .. Went to Hartleys to thresh.

. 13 .. Finished our fall threshing 756 bus in all, making overtime for the year the wheat running about 22 bus per acre.

.. 15 .. Annie Hewitt & 4 Gullens came up last night and we started to dig the potatoes, getting in three loads.

16 .. Gordon Griersons & Grandma Little came up for tea.

17 .. Finished the threshings for the year at Simons. Edith and the little folks went over to Clarences for a few days

.. 18 . Helped R. Atkins to dig potatoes for 1 1/2 days.

19 Ollie Meabing came up to help with potatoes

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