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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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1909. Day Book.

April 27 Tuesday. doing chores. cultivating. on back field. in a.m. raining in P.M. fixing up farm cart. cool wind to-night.

April. 28 Wednesday. doing chores. & fixing fence along east lane. divided eggs to-night. 58. eggs. 29 eggs each. churned to-day. 9 lbs. Recd mine 4. lbs. I sending 12 lbs. butter & 4 doz eggs to market. with carrie. on Thursday 29.-09. S.U.V.

April 29 Thursday. Doing chores. carrie did not go to market. Strong east wind & snow storm. Posted letter to H.E.P. at night.

April 30 Friday. doing chores. shingling on Pig pen roof. gathered 34 18 eggs to-day.

May 1 Saturday. doing chores. Carrie went to market Frank away to Brantford. cara came up from Toronto. I finished some work on pig pen roof. & fixing doors. at barn down st at night. & recd card from H.E.P. got Laundry. Bread. cheese. Bananas. salmon. gathered 11 eggs. Recd Payment from carrie from Eggs. & Butter. & chicken

May 2 Sunday. doing chores. windy & stormy all day. snow. quarterly meeting sunday. at C. I went to church at night. home all day.

May 3 Monday. doing chores. getting cutting box ready to cut feed. went to woods & fixed up gaps. & patching farm roof. {Frany?} slept in barn Sunday night. & monday fore-noon. churning to-day.

May 4 Tuesday. doing chores. cleaning seed oats & barley. took jersey cow & heffers to Bull. cutting feed. & tore up rigging. & put away. Recd card from H.E.P. she at city.

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