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Page 52 - Diary: Mary Smith of Smithville, 1890-92

Published by Ronald Caplan on 1986/1/1 (236 reads)

grey cow calved we got the big mat out and on the first of May Black cow calved Mr Haverstock and Mr McDonald came.... May Tuesday May 4 cold drezzley day seven little Pigs under the Barn one died Wednesday May 5 Mr McDonald went home George went with him as fare as Dunbars and it came on to rain in the afternoon the first rain we have had since James went away Thursday 6 we worked at the mat all day and Lew? is got us a turn of water from the Brook in the evening put the clothes in soak window blindes bed trimmings and all the fixings for house cleaning and then on Friday 7th washed and cleaned up for the week and had a crew picking stone and John Gil? lis and John Widow was hear to dinner they were drawing the Specifications for building the School house in the evening Violet calved and we got the large mat finished and the other little Pigs came seven nice little ones Saturday May 8 Mary began to plant in the new land planted a bushel of seed Flora'ironed the clothes and Sarah churned and I went down to Georges the first time I walked down since last fall and it began to rain before I got home and it rained all night .: t Since 1977 over 4000 N S. woodlot owners like these, both individuals and groups, have chosen to improve their woodland with the help of Canada-N.S assistance programmes These program? mes paid all or part of the cost of approv? ed work on property lines, roads, fire ponds, silviculture. To learn more, come visit our booth at the Atlantic Winter Fair. c'z;'. "mm- • -;:#%l' /-u-'--;:' . Lands and Forests t'' Canadian Forestry Service Service canadien des (53)
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