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Albert "Russell" McKay Diary, 1909-1916


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October Month 1911

Fred finished digging the potatoes on Fri Oct 20, 1911 at the Holman farm P.A. pretty good crop for the year.

Mr Woodger the Minister came to Prince Albert the summer of 1911.

sun 29.

father bought 28 hens@25-a piece $7.25, a pair if scales for $2,25 a mower for $3.00 a scuffer for $1.00 a pair of ice hooks for 30 ct I bought a water trough " 20 ct I " " waggon jack " 15 ct Total for all $14.15

I paid Mr Handcock on Thursday Oct 26-11 when i went after the things Total all $13,40 Abe Turner got 75dl out of the mower

Mr Handcock sale was on Oct 25, 1911. a very good sale.

Mrs Burnett moved her things in our home on the 27th 1911 Fri morn.

Trubells moved out on Thur 26th 1911.

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