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Distrust Between Rich and Poor – June 1917

Among the general public there are ominous signs that the present abnormal conditions are creating poisonous distrust between rich and poor. We hear its echoes in the House of Commons and in the daily press. Everybody who is in an … Continue reading

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Ducks take a Dive at Market – Thursday December 1900

We were going to drive to market to-day, partly because of those ducks. But through the night, there was a hurricane of a wind and rain and in the morning a waste of waters. The river had not been so … Continue reading

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Sorting Out Home Finances – Saturday July 1901

Exceedingly sultry day. Too hot to work in the garden. There is no sale for gooseberries and what we stew and boil has no appreciable effect upon loaded bushes. They must hang till they are ripe and what a good … Continue reading

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February 1904: Diary Wednesday – Mild Weather for Sale Day

There is a sale to-day not far away, but I see no signs of anyone going from our house. Perhaps money is needed for other things. Although, for that matter, a farmer does not go to a sale because he … Continue reading

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