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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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Daily Record

Saturday doing chores drawed out & loads manure on garden & plowed Geo Piries lot x Stewart carnell was shot x

Sunday doing chores went to church in morning drove to Rocktor in afternoon & had tea at Plastows & went to league at night.

monday doing chores helping R.E. Jones fix furnace at R.A thompson house in forenoon went to funeral of Stewart Carnell in afternoon rain all day.

Tuesday doing chores home working fixing up old shed & putting away machinery

Wednesday doing chores went over to village lot & took away old fence also fixing roof at brick house on farm.

Thursday doing chores & fixing stable door at house barn. very nice day.

Friday doing chores fixing & cleaning out chicken pen & cut some wood had head ache.

Saturday doing chores got load of wood from woods in a.m. opened mangel pit & brought some mangels to barn. also working for R.A Thompson 3 hours bagging Turnips.

Sunday doing chores very stormy rain &{ led?} from west. Turning cold & freezing at night.

monday doing chores working for R.A.T very cold all day west wind.

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