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Edith "Gertrude" Brown Hood Diary, 1929

Gertrude Brown Hood Diary, 1929_180.pdf

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Friday, November 22

Weather - bright & quite cool. men made cider and picked 4 ducks and 2 geese. Ruby & {Mirrin?} {Finth?} here this a.m. Mr Woods called in the afternoon. Douglas Woods here in the evening. Practice at church for xmas entertainment (first practice) I do not go on account of city to-morrow.

Saturday, November 23

Weather - fair & cool. Norman spent most of day in bed and going to see the Dr. Will did chores & was digging at a dead apple tree. Pat went to market, Della Burn, Mildred Woods, Dorothy, & I went to town, met Helen Rodick at 2.45 then went to the museum on Bloor St. West. Produce from farm - {list} Cream - 22 pts. eggs - 25 1/2 doz. Cider - 14 gallon. ducks - 4 geese - 2 apples. - {list end} Pat called for us and we all went to Rodicks for {illegible} pat came down at night for me. Della {illegible} house for me.

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