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Franklin McMillan Diary, 1923

Frank McMillan 1923 Diary 3.pdf

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Sheppherd. Busly, Gray, Williams, Van Seilier. Hamilton Coppley defeater for mayor by Jutten.

Jan 3rd Snowing all day and last night. looks like real winter

Jan 4th Fine + moderatley cold went out to do the chores tonight but cold is not better yet.

Jan 5th Cold and looks like another storm coming. done the chores today. all used up again with cold tonight

Jan 6th Another real North East snow storm this morning cleaned up at noon but very cold. Mr E W Lewis was buried today. Grimsly Hockey team defeated Burlington last night the score was 8 to 0.

Jan 7th Sunday. very cold must be around zero

Jan 8th A Little milder with light snow

Jan 9th milder with more snow roads bad, some cars running yet. but sleighs go the best.

Jan 10th Clear + fine but cool. Got a summons tonight for speeding but it was for Mr Bruce who got our Ford Truck the Reo poeple did not transfer license as they promised. Burlington Hockey Team defeated Oakville 6 to 1 last night.

Jan 11th One of the worst snowstorm of the season. Have bad cold yet Dr Peart advises me to go to N. Carolina. Had a Real Estate agent in Hamilton

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