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Edith "Gertrude" Brown Hood Diary, 1929

Gertrude Brown Hood Diary, 1929_172.pdf

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Wednesday, November 6

Weather - cool South West wind. Norman & I did milking & chores in morning. Then he ploughed all day. Will arrived at noon. Mother & I walked down home afterdinner then went on to the W.M.S. meeting at the church, stayed for tea & the Thank Offering meeting at night it was a lovely meeting Mrs Forbes of Weston addressed the meeting & had views on her work of Trinidad. Not so large a crowd as usual, ploughing match on at G.S. Henry's. Mother & I called in home on our way back & rode up with Norman. Will cleared out hen house & pig pen and picked up more apples in afternoon. {65?} eggs. to-day.

Thursday, November 7

Weather - fair & milder. Men ploughed in forenoon, Norman broke tractor, then went to Richmond HIll got back at noon. Men ploughed potatoes out in the orchard afterdinner then they ploughed wiht the horses. Clarence Pinder here for a bale of Straw. Mr {Lunar?} came out to see me about Norman going to Hamilton to-morrow with him Mother went down home after breakfast and John brought her up about 8.30 at night. Norman went away.

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