It was a very fine day. Revd Boyle held his last service in the Hall in the morning, there was a large congregation, and 16 partook of the Sacrament of the Lord’s supper. Dave went to Archie Dunnings for dinner, I came home. Willie & Grace drove to Ti Point.
It was a very hot day. Willie and Dave were working at their Kiln. My back was very much better. I was working in the flower garden all day. I finished planting all the letter plants I got from Yates, viz 6 Penstemons, 5 Chrysanthemum (Tricolour). 3 Caliposis Grandiflora, 12 Pansces, and picked out in a shallow box, 6 Canterbury Bells.
It was a very hot day. Willie and Dave were working at this Kiln. I was working in the flower garden. I planted the following plants.
3 Delphiniums. 6 Asters. 7 Verbenas. 6 Aquilequias. 8 Salpiglossis. 1 Chrysanthemum (Tricolour).
It was a very fine day. My back was still very bad and I was lying down most of the day. In the evening I went down for the mail, the small flower plants I ordered from Yates’ arrived. Heard the result of the election yesterday.
Majority for Witten 5 votes.
There was a meeting of the mutual Improvement Society in the evening, Grace, Willie & Dave went. Revd Boyle gave a Lecture on the English Language. I was sorry I was unable to go.
It was a very fine day. Willie and Dave were working at their Kiln. The election of a County Councillor for this Riding took place to day. The Candidates were Alex Matheson & Bertie Witten. I was Deputy Returning Officer for Leigh so I had to be at the Hall from 9am until 6pm. The Polling here was follows.
It was a fine day, no sign of rain. Willie and Dave were working at their charcoal. On account of my back I did not get up until noon.
It was a fine day, the ground is getting very dry, and rain is much needed. Willie and Dave commenced building their charcoal Kiln at the Koeroa. I was working in the flower garden, I finished digging the round bed, before I had finished my back became bad. After breakfast I went down to the Post Office to make a declaration before Mrs Harper as D.R.O for County election.
It was a fine day. Dave went home to spend the day. I conducted service in the Church in the afternoon, there were 33 present Collection 10/4.
It was a very fine day. Dave was working with Willie planting Onions in the new garden.
I was working in the flower garden.
Henry’s 44th Birthday.
It was a very fine day. Dave went to his place and was working there all day. Willie and Grace drove down to Goat Island beach, called at Alex Mathesons.
I was working in the flower garden all day. I planted 3 Zinnias and commenced to dig the round bed.