But Was I Mortified

Friday August 17 1934                                                                                                                                                        Went to the show with Stan. Saw Will Rogers in Dr. Bull. Slightly peaved at Stan.

Saturday August 18                                                                                                                                                                    Soup & I went over to Hamilton’s. Went up town with Stan & McClelland for a soda. Found out Stan is only 14. So the joke is really on me but was I mortified.

Sunday Aug 19                                                                                                                                                                         Went to church at night with Mrs. Speare & went for a drive afterwards with Brad & another kid. Jean, Joan, Mary and I.

Monday Aug 20                                                                                                                                                                        Went down to the VanEgmond’s in Devereaux’s car for apples in the aft. Ball game – Eileen & Marion & Mrs. Chapman down for supper – Walked down to Smith’s – Eileen and Marion left us.  Got a ride back to Smiths. – Grieve walked home with me.

Tuesday Aug 21                                                                                                                                                                      Stan phoned in the aft. – sort of stalled him off.  -For a drive in Boxe’s car looking for Alice & Brad – Mary & Jim, Jean,Joan, Ian, Stan & I had ice cream at our place – also lolly pops. Stan sore.

Wednesday Aug 22                                                                                                                                                        Driving in a smart new car with Pender. Joan burned a hole in her skirt. Wanted to go to Bayfield but didn’t get there. Couldn’t find Stan. Talking to Doug. He’s home from Bayfield.

Thursday Aug 23                                                                                                                                                                     Nana at Bayfield for the day. The rest of the people out in the country. Joan and I went to Jessie’s for supper. Stan asked me to go to the midnight show but I wouldn’t go. Took film to get developed. The camera was busted so don’t expect any of the pictures to turn out. Giddy McTavish has gone to Toronto. He’s going to call me up.

Friday Aug 24                                                                                                                                                                    Joan & Jean and I went to Bayfield to the dance. Keith Cutt and 2 other boys from Goderich came down & they took us out in their truck. Jean & I had to sit in the back with two of the kids. Some fun! They wouldn’t go in because they said that they weren’t dressed up. So they waited till 12 for us. We just paid 15 cents for the gallery and stayed up there for two dances and spent the rest of the evening down stairs. Ewan, Rennie, McKellar & Frances Devereaux asked me to dance. I was surprised especially by the first one.

Saturday Aug 25                                                                                                                                                                   Got camp pictures -only first two turned out – d____ – just my luck. Company for supper. Stan came down, had a soda. He brought me a box of chocolates. Didn’t go home till one.

Sunday Aug 26                                                                                                                                                              Christine & the children and I went to church. Went to the Devereaux’ with Jean, Stan, Tom, Beatty, Morley & had pictures taken. Stan took us all up to the Greeks and treated us. Joan has gone to London for the day. Jack came up – kids on the veranday & Nana kicked them off. Stan has gone home.

Wednesday Aug 29                                                                                                                                                              crawford2Tom Sills, Nig Hawkins, Jack Rankin, Morley Hodgins, Jean MacIver, Helen Hamilton, Joan & Alice Devereaux and all piled into Sill’s car and went to Bayfield. Got in for 15 cents and had a swell time. Came home in Devereaux’ car – 5 of us. In the afternoon Joan & I went down to Jessie’s. Tuesday night Joan & I went to the show. Saw Joan Crawford in Sadie McKee.  Pretty good.  –very cold– corn roast Monday night. I was sick and couldn’t go.

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