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Edith "Gertrude" Brown Hood Diary, 1912-1929

Gertrude Brown Hood Diary, 1912-1929_016.pdf

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June 6th We had our W.M.S. at the church Bob here + St John’s Ladies were here + Miss Lynn spoke to us. When I came home I went up to Aunties as she was very sick. Edith + I stayed all night with her

7 I took an {Alechie, or alchie? Meaning alcohol?} treatment

9 “ “ “ one 21st one treatment {Word is curved down the side of the page}

12 “ “ “

15 “ “ “

10 Bob + Jean went to Guelph

10 Newton motored to the Falls

12 Jack & Marguerite were here for tea Laura Newton and myself went to Mr Burnham’s to pick the paper for {Dining R.? meaning dining room?} Then I went up to the Dr and took a treatment.


June 13 We had a very heavy rain

“ 21st Mr Burnham {to be fired? The words are written very closely together.}

“ 22 one bedroom + Dining Room

July 4 “ Picnic at High Park Hern Little was here to go with us

“ 22 Jack + Marguerite Alex and Marian were {Sun?} after noon for tea Alex & Marian stayed all night - Daddy + John with {the following words are very faded:} Hern down on {Mon morn?}

“ 29 Newton with Dorothy Daddy & Ma down to Alex’s Sun, after-noon

Aug 12 Mr Leo Steers + Lizzie McLean Sunday, called in the after-noon

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