Wednesday 19th September 1917

It was a very fine day. Willie hauled all the charcoal down to the wharf afterwards he took the eggs down in the sulky. In the afternoon I went down to the Church and put an inscription in the Bible. Willie had a letter from Johny Greenwood who is in France.

Monday 17th September 1917

It was a very fine day. Willie was bagging up his charcoal. I was feeling very unwell and staid in the house. The Kotiti called in on her way to Auckland, Mr & Mrs Glass, Jno Greenwood & others went up by her. Jenie & Jim Wyatt and Willena were here in the evening.

Sunday 16th September 1917

It was a very fine day. The Anniversary of the Bible Class was held in the Hall in the morning, I was not well enough to go, but Grace went.

I conducted service in the Church in the afternoon, over 40 attended. Collection 18/-

 

Friday 14th September 1917

It was a fine day. In the morning I went over the hill to cut firewood. In the afternoon I went down to the village to meet the steamer, it was the “Kotiti” but on account of the easterly wind she did not proceed to Mangawai but went back to Kawau. Alex Matheson finished the new cupboards for the library.

 

Wednesday 12th September 1917

It was a fine morning but there were a few showers late in the pm. Willie & Dave covered in and set fire to the Kiln in the barley paddock.

In the morning I wrote letters to Jack & Lily and posted them in the pm also a Rodney Times. Afterward I was pruning a Jargonell pear tree.

In the pm I went down to the steamer, Willie took the sulky down with the eggs & hauled Sk maize.