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Thursday, August 1, 1918
Our Canteen picnic came off today.
Three carloads went to the river. Mr.
W. W. Brown took Ida, Louise, Marnie,
my Mary & I. We stayed all day
and brought us home. We had
lots of good things to eat. Fixed chicken,
cakes, home made rolls, salads,
eggs, etc. All of us donned our
bathing suits & went in for a
swim this afternoon. The water
was great. Got home about 10 P. M.
Mother & I were also invited
to Mrs. Waters' for supper.
Friday, Aug. 2, 1918
Went to the Canteen to serve breakfast.
We had 150 men. Worked until 10 A. M.
Came home & helped do the housework.
The Macleans entertained the several
families of us with a picnic suppeer
in their yard this eve. Marnie & I
had to hurry off to the Canteen. Had
150 more men. Served them ice cream
cones. 270 colored recruits came to
the station at 10:00 p. m. for a box supper. It
was quite a sight to watch them
eat, seated over the station lawn.
Didn't get home until 11 P. M.
had such a jolly good time. The
guests were: Mr. and Mrs. John
Maser, Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Maser and
family, Mrs. Frank Blackmore, Mr.
and Mrs. Howard Reed, Miss Eliz-
abeth Hart, Miss Theresa Dinsmore,
Mr. L. O. Swalm, nad Mr. and Mrs.