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Franklin McMillan Diary, 1924

Frank McMillan Diary 1924 15.pdf

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and took dirt of 220 sashes in hatbed yard.

June 11th. Started spraying pear trees. Got 2 tanks on and machine out of order for the rest of the day. Weather cool + cloudy.

June 12th. Spraying got 6 tanks on. Spraying pear with 4/5 qt nicotine 5 1/3 lbs lead 3 gals lime sulphur.

June 13th. Raining this morning nothing doing fine in the afternoon spraying men. Hoeing new strawberries

June 14th. Spraying apple 5 1/3lbs lead 3 1/2 gals lime sulpher. Seems to be the loads of apples plums and cherries but very few pears.


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June 15th. Sunday. Fine but not very warm. Had Grandpa + Grandma B out for the day. Also Connie + Mrs Bush called. Also Addie Vettor + {illegible} and Mrs Vettor called from Kitchener.

June 16th. Spray machine on the trunk again today. Had Elmer Hall to fix it had to put new gear wheel on. Same of the parts wore out. Only got 4 tanks on.

June 17th. Got several tanks on today. One more tank to finish. Taking about 30 tanks to do this time.

June 18th. Finished cleaning up hot bed ground

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