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Franklin McMillan Diary, 1923

Frank McMillan 1923 Diary 12.pdf

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March 5 Cold today, no manure yet. Ordered 255 Mont. Cherry trees from Maloney Bros Davisville N.Y. At 647 landed here freight plus duty paid also some pears, apples, + plums to fill in.

March 6 Got new Chev. car today. Allowed $150 on old Dot balance $645 and license $14. Car manure arrived this afternoon. Big snowstorm started at noon from the north east.

March 7 Real winter again from 6 to 8 metres snow. Unloading manure.

March 8 Finished putting up seed beds also got the earth on. {Cav?} made 4¢ sashes for $90 cost price.

March 9 Sowed seeds today 8 sashes sweet pepper, 8 sashes hot pepper, 8 sashes cabbages, 20 sashes John Baer + First + Best tomatoes. Weather fine but cool at night nearly zero last night.

March 10 Cool + windy real March weather, Kitchener won Junior O.H.A. from Verity and Ottawa won the Pro NHL from Montreal last night.

March 11 Sunday. Had Mr. plus Mrs. B out for dinner + tea.

March 12 Have another car of manure in. Raining + snowing in the morning. Started unloading at noon and quite again at 3 o’clock. Too high wind.

March 13 Finished unloading car of manure. Weather getting cold tonight.

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