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Franklin McMillan Diary, 1923

Frank McMillan 1923 Diary 15.pdf

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6000 cabbage plants. Fine + mild but very high wind. Ottawa won Professional Hockey Championship in the finals last night with Edmonton.

April 3 Cloudy in the morning. Transplanted 4000 tomatoes + 2000 hot peppers. Started raining about 3 o’clock. Indian started work at $14 per week.

April 4 Cool + cloudy. Transplanted 6000 tomatoes +2 000 peppers. Rorgot to mention that there was skating at Burlington rink on Good Friday March 30.

April 5 Nothing doing. Cold and raining from the east.

April 6 Have a bad cold, did not go out till noon. Transplanted some more cabbages after dinner.

April 7 Finished transplanting cabbages this morning about 10 000 in all In 40 sashes. also done, 12 sashes of ruby giant peppers after noon. Sent draft to Maloney Bros Davisville N.Y. balance on tree under $145.46. Looks like rain again.

April 8 Sunday. Cold, cloudy + windy. Have a cold did not go out.

April 9 Cold ground frozen. {Illegible due to smudging} ice in water pail. Got a few tomatoes frozen. Cut blight out of {illegible}. Pretty bad on the high ground. Transplanted tomatoes in the afternoon. April 10 Fine in the morning went to the Dominion Tile + got 500 tile cost $14.37.

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