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Franklin McMillan Diary, 1923

Frank McMillan 1923 Diary 11.pdf

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February 26 received answer from Maloney Bros. Nursery Davisville NY can go 250 {?} cherries two year old 6 to 7 feet for 70¢. Freight + duty paid. Weather cloudy.

February 27 A little colder but thawed some. Got another load of baskets.

February 28 Fine + clear + thawing. Shovelled snow out of hot bed ground

March 1 Fine plus mild. March came in like a lion lamb alright. .

March 2 Very mild, wanted to get a few trees by {?} from W.S., but cannot on account of quarantine + inspection. Went to the aly got some seeds. 1/2 lb Copenhagen market cabbages, 2oz John Baer tomato and 4 ounce Fust best tomato cost $5.35. Made a deal this afternoon for a Chevrolet car allowed $150 on Gray Dot + $645 balance cash

March 3 Fine + mild. Snow nearly all gone. Heard some robins + crows. Toronto Granites won O.H.A. senior hockey last night from Hamilton and Stratford won intermediate from Guelph. Have no hotbeds yet but two cars manure on the way. Big fire tonight about 9 o’clock. Ed Sherwood’s big lawns burned. Don’t know whether they got stock out or not. Firetruck could not get up past Freeman too much snow. (Part of livestock burned.)

March 4 Sunday. Raining. Turning very cold at night. Was down home for tea.

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