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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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1909. Day Book. 1909.

April 7 Wednesday. in bed all day. with lame back. very strong west wind. which done a lot of damage. Frank doing chores.

April 8 Thursday. at home. with lame back not able to go about. wrote letter to H.E.P. Will & cara came up at night.

April 9 Friday. in house with lame back. will & cara here. A.E.V. took Mrs Vanderliy home west wind with snow nesty day

April 10 Saturday. in house most of day. But feeling a little better. butter made 12. lbs. recd mine 6 lbs. also divided eggs. 60. = 30. Frank went to Brantford. I went out to help him a little with chores. AE.V to Hamilton: Recd letter from H.E.P. west wind & colder. I seen Sara P. & was talking a few minutes.

April 11 Easter Sunday. very nice day. but cool wind. cara & will & A.EV here for dinner. W.&E. went to Frank Barlows for tea. I at home all day. not feeling very well. but helping to do chores.

April 12 Monday. be very nice day. doing chores & cutting feed. Will Bates went home on morning train. washing to day. Will Tourstor called to see me today. Recd letter from H.E.P. this a.m. Mrs Vester Vansickle of Galt here for tea. but Went home on evening train.

xx Geo H. Mulholland had stroke at Sheffield

{Apr}il 13 Tuesday. helping to do chores. had head ache in afternoon. raining in P.M. cara went home on 5 train. Mr Geo H. Mulholland died at 5 P.M. Sheffield. funeral on Friday at 2 P.M. April 16=09

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