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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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1909 Day Book. 1909.

April 14 Wednesday. doing chores. & Father & I drawing wood. from sawing machine to wood shed. & piling some. filing circular woodsaw. & getting ready to cut wood. very nice day. A. Wing here this evening after hay.

April 15 Thursday. doing chores. took Able Wing 1730 lbs hay. @ 1200 Per ton. Went to Chas Bayles' with 2 heffers to Bull. charlie away to Dunday Dundas. cutting hard wood. with horsepower. & circular woodsaw. very nice day. Harry Mulholland. came home this morning. & 0-7-10 train.

April 16 Friday. doing chores. cutting wood. went to Geo H. Mulhollands funeral in afternoon. putting shingles on drive Barn roof. & finished up chores. Set hen in oarshard orchard on hen eggs.

April 17 Saturday. doing chores drawing wood from machine & piling some. took cow No 8. stas to C. Bayles Bull. & putting a few shingles on Barn roof. divided eggs & butter. to day. 70 eggs. & 20 lbs Butter this week. Read letter from H.E.P.

April 18 Sunday. doing chores. went to R. & had dinner & tea. & stayed all night at H.E.Ps. & had breakfast on Monday morning. mudy driving home.

April 19. Monday. came home from H.E.Ps. & doing chores. took No. 5 cow. J Black to Chas Bayles' Bull. washing buggy. & cutting up apple trees. for wood.

April 20 Tuesday. doing chores. cut up apple tree. shingling barn roof. Frank drawing wood out orchard cool wind. all day

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