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Edith "Gertrude" Brown Hood Diary, 1912-1929

Gertrude Brown Hood Diary, 1912-1929_021.pdf

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March 26 John, Laura + Newton were up at {Davis? Name.} Birthday party.

“ 26 Douglas + Gertie, Marguerite + Jack + Della were here and we had an Oyster supper among ourselves Jean + Alex were not out as it was to {too} storming it snowed all day. Della & Dorothy went up home with Marguerite and stayed all night. Then John & Isobel Daddy + myself went up and brought the girls home on Sunday after-noon. It was Mission Band Viola & Ruth Walker were here for dinner and for tea Edith Craig was here then we all went over to the young people’s.


April 15th Laura went up to see Marguerite and stayed all Sat, afternoon then she + Jean came down home on Sun, the 16th was Easter Lucy Keyson came out in the morning and stayed till Mon night Easter Sun, Douglas & Gertie Daddy + Mother motored up to Marguerite after dinner and stayed for tea it was very misty coming home

April 12 Started to work on Land

“ 21st finished seeding

May 4&5 They took the old mill down at Buttonville Will Elliott fell and was badly hurt Len Hood took him down to the Hospital in the truck he was there till the Last of July

{In the left margin beside that entry it reads: They had a dance up at the mill Aug 9 John Newton Laura went.}

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