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Albert "Russell" McKay Diary, 1909-1916


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[Preprinted at top left] 22

September Month 1909.


Thur 2 Mr Edward Vernon of Prince Albert was burried to-day in Pine Grove Cemetery Prince Albert sept 2, 1909. He died in Toronto. They held service in the church basement Prince Albert Mr Snell Preacher Large funeral. Age 65 years 6 months 6 days. Fine day.

I was working at Walter Wier to-day in afternoon shooking buckwheat and drew in a load of rachins

Mr Walter Wier Birthday is to-day.

Sat 11 I went up to the exhibition sat morn the 4th of sept 1909 came home wed night sept.8. 1909. Large crowds at the exhibition Labor day gate reciepts of people 1500000 people

Fri 17 Mr Thomas Whites barn was burnt sept 14th 1909 struck by lightning about 1 oclock A.M. in morn, a very bad storm, a quite a fire their, I got home about 3.30 oclock in morn.

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