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Albert "Russell" McKay Diary, 1909-1916


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April Month 1909

=== Wed .7. === I was to a school concert in the afternoon april .7. {arrow pointing toward words written in smalling lettering overhead} in the school. Miss Ellie Smith was the teacher. Weather, very windy.

=== Mon 12. === Aunt Maria Dolphin died April 8. 1909 Wed 9 A.M. She was buried Fri April 9th at 2 o'clock in the afternoon 1909. Father and I were sawing wood in the afternoon down at {midgleys?} today. Fred and {Emmerson?} left for Toronto to-day an on the half past {second?} train at Prince Albert. Emerson was going to {Strathioyamn?} Fred to Toronto. Emmerson is {working?} at Simpson's {Ronthing?} mill. Emerson has fun with {Mecaffine?} up till the 11th {written in smaller lettering above} 1909 of april 7. months.

=== Tue 20 === Ethel May Town died april 17, 09. burried april 19th 1909. age 16 yrs 10 months, deceased died of Tuberclouis. it was raining. Louis Bond {molered?} his suit a {serge?} suit april 19th 1909 in the afternoon at {Ot?}. Stone Port Perry {price?} $16.00

=== Wed 21 === Father and I blasted a {fig?} stone in Mr. Peels field {1?} field east of house. april 20th 1909. Mrs {Dunn?} left for the West mon night 18. o'clock {written in smaller lettering overhead} from Toronto. April 19th 1909.

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