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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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{1}909. Daily Record.

Dec 23 Thursday. doing chores. cleaning up wheat. helping Mother to pick 3 ducks A.E.V. away to Hamilton. sent card to Beat. & Harriet.

Dec 24 Friday. doing chores. cleaning up wheat. Father & Mother went to Tom Knors funeral. Mrs & Mr Vansickle of Galt here for tea. Tam. Eliza. & Vera Plastow. over to funeral & called in here.

Dec 25 Xmas. Saturday. doing chores. at home all day. stormy.

Dec 26 Sunday. doing chores. went to Plastows. & had Xmas dinner & tea. Miss S.A. Patterson & Farston there Mother had Xmas dinner here Frank & Jean & baby down.

Dec 27. Monday. doing chores. went to station & expressed a parcel to Beat Plastow. 144 Mill st. Lynden. paid 30 {cents}. very nice day.

Dec 28 Tuesday. doing chores. fixing up horse power. settled up balance of wheat. {fill} also settled. all back accounts. to date. except. leather on pump {written in margin: XXX} sucker. had some words with F.W.M. about milk chick & cheese. & soon.

Dec 29 Wednesday. doing chores. I had headache. F.W.M. away with team. Recv payment. in settlement for last 3 pair ducks. $1.87.

Dec 30 Thursday. doing chores. & fixing up . cutting box. & horse.

Dec 31 Friday. doing chores. getting things ready to cut feed. cutting this P.M. fine & cool.

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