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Franklin McMillan Diary, 1922

Franklin McMillan Diary 1922 4.pdf

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Feby 1 cool + cloudy looks like rain Phoned for a couple of cans manure promised one next week

Feby 2nd Rained all night heavy wind Wday and turning cold again

Feby 3rd moderately cold had chevrolet agent around trying to sell us a truck they are {to dear?} $1950

Feby 4th Fine + cold

Feby 5th snowing and raining a little had Stanley Long + wife {rebuilding?} in to see us

Feby 6th Fine + mild, wrote some letters ordering seeds, manure and fruit baskets + crates

Feby 7th Fine + mild {having?} again am afraid this winter will be hard on {Strawberrie?} no snow all winter leaves all frozen brown now

Feby 8th Very cold again, had Ford agent around about a truck worth around $900.

Feby 9th mild again Burlington lost hockey game last night with Brantford score 4 to 2. Lehman Burlington goalee hit on nose badly {out? hurt?} Recieved {illegible} can of manure shipped Feby 6th.

Feby 10th nurse left today charged $108 for 18 days some pay {Eh-?}

Feby 11th Burl lost H. Game at Brantford 6 to 0 {lee soft?}. Game very rough Summers of Burl. Knocked out and Wilson was drunk no wonder they lost. was down town this morning first since Jan 1

Feby 12th Sunday cold with strong west winds + some snow

Feby 13th cold. can of manure can of manure arrived this P.M.

Feby 14th John had Mr Jordan helping unload can of manure

Feby 15th went to Hamilton got license for can. no 5882 . also got Tomato, Cabbage + Pepper seeds. Turning cold again

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