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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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Daily Record 1912

Wednesday doing chores trimming apple trees & burning bush. {Wn?} Purdyès Barn Burned.

Thursday doing chores & to office in forenoon also starting potatoes . Dad & I over at lot cutting down maple tree. & burning bush. very nice day. {Thawing?}

Friday doing chores & doing odd jobs around down at mill in afternon

saturday doing chores took henry murray two bags potatoes also drawing wood from village lot. & got some coal at R.A.G Read letter from H.E.P.

Sundy doing chores went to church in morning drove to Rockton in P.M & had tea at H.E.Ps also met miss armstrong from manitoba.

monday doing chores trimming apple trees also drove to ms jae Archeer & got 9 1/2 bushel mangels & paid for same & went to meeting in church at night.

Wednesday at Harrisburg & went out for drive with Frank came home & had dinner. Then took 4:30 train for {Lynder?} & doing chores.

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