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Franklin McMillan Diary, 1923

Frank McMillan 1923 Diary 10.pdf

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February 15 Very cold yet but nice and clear wind getting up again. Worst blizzard of the winter in the west the papers say. (yesterday)

February 16 Cold. Around zero. Lots of snow yet and good sleighing.

February 17 Fair + cold yet

February 18 Sunday. Cold. Had Will Bell plus family for supper, also Mr. and Mrs. Allen after supper.

February 19 Fair + cold yet. {?} are having some winter.

February 20 Cold yet. Had Anderson out about a car he is also trying to rent Woodruff's place to Koenig to raise {foxes?} on it

February 21 Cloudy + cold had Prescott out trying to deal {?} Red can. Got seeds from the states. Duty 25% on trees duty is 3¢ each plus plants ({?}) etc 20%.

February 22 Drove down to Hicks had dinner + supper. And played a few games.

February 23 Very cold again. Biggest fire in Hamilton history at 2:30 this morning one million dollars loss. Whole block between James + Hugeon + King W. + {Rohece?} burned. Had Harry Simmons + Stan + John Blair over at night for a few games cards.

February 24 Cold + cloudy. have not heard of any hotbed manure yet. Was ordered for February 20.

Sunday, February 25 Fine + mild. Thawing about the first since Xmas. Was down home for supper.

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