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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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Daily Record

Sept 5 Monday. doing chores. cutting wood in shed. helping Mrs Young to crate good. got in corn for cows. & picked up load of old finer rails. for wood. Labor day. sports at Rockton. rain at night so did not go. to R{ockton}..

Sept 6 Tuesday. doing chores. F.W.M. & I put Mrs. M. Youngs house hold good on car. Moving to Red Deer. Alberta. pulling turnips & put load on car.

Sept 7 Wednesday. doing chores. cultivating on fall wheat ground. had headache

Sept 8 Thursday. doing chores. & cultivating on fall wheat ground. F.W.M. put turnips on car. & plowing.

Sept 9 Friday. doing chores. finished cultivating field. cleaning up seed wheat. & sowing same. Settled with F.W.M. far sow to boar. $1.00 & turnips {written in margin: XXX} 146 bushel. $ 21.95.

Sept 10 Saturday. doing chores. sowing wheat Finished field of 12 acres. sowed about 10 1/2 bags. got in load corn {written in margin: sowed wheat} for cows. the folks had corn roast in woods.

Sept 11 Sunday. doing chores. drove to R{Rockton}. & had dinner & tea at Plastow's. very nice day. Will and Cara drove to Jean's & had dinner. also Mother went with them.

Sept 12 Sunday Monday. doing chores. I took milk to Factory 314. lbs. drawed water furrows in wheat field & cleaned out same. got in load corn for cows. F.W.M. started to cut corn.

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