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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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1909. Daily Record.

Oct 9 Saturday. doing chores. pulling turnips & took some to car. sold to Ray Thompson F.W.M. away to Brantford & bot 8 young pig & got cider made. Father away to city Hamilton. Recv letter from Hep.

Oct 10 Sunday doing chores. F.W.M. away. I home all day. Father and Mother to church at night.

Oct 11 Monday. doing chores. pulling & drawed to car 2 loads cloudy with a little rain rain at night. Mrs McIntyre died at noon.

Oct 12 Tuesday. doing chores. went to cheese factory & got 4 1/2 lbs cheese. cleaning out cellars. rainy day. cold wind.

Oct 13 Wednesday. show day at R. doing chores. & picking apples. & went to show & had dinner at Hep's also tea & spent the eve.

Oct 14 Thursday. picking apples all day.

Oct 15 Friday. picking apples. & went to C Boyles. & helped to dig potatoes..

Oct 16 Saturday. doing chores. & digging potatoes with R Kitchen's digger. Geo Howe & John Kivell. also C. Boyle's man here picking up potatoes. payed for some down st at night. & recv letter from Hep. & bot buns at Bakery. 10 {cents?}

Oct 17 Sunday. doing chores. damp, & cool. cloudy. at home all day. Father & Mother to church at night Albert away to Jones's.

Oct 18 Monday. doing chores. cleaning out hen house. & putting up furnace pipes in forenoon. went to Copetown with A.E.V. {Albert VanSickle} in afternoon. & started to put up litter carriers in barn.

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