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Edith "Gertrude" Brown Hood Diary, 1929

Gertrude Brown Hood Diary, 1929_183.pdf

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Thursday, November 28

Weather - brighth & cold. Men ploughed in the forenoon Pat & I went down to help clean up after oyster supper, Della Burn went along also. In afternoon we went to city to see Roleon & Jolson. then on to Royal Fair. Many Rodick Will Brooks & Rhea Scott had tea with us at Cole's. Fern Firth up in the morning. Saw 23 people we knew at the fair.

Friday, November 29

Weather - very cold. Men picked fowl & made cider. Mrs J Calvert & Janet French were here in the afternoon. Douglas Woods called in the evening. Pat & I attended a 10{cent symbol?} social at church and some decided we would not have a Christmas entertainment just a Xmas Supper & games. Mr Hills barn burned to-night. (Coldest weather since 1875 for so early.) Made xmas cake to-day.

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