Item 11: Miles Franklin pocket diary, 17 February-29 December 1918

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MARCH - 1918

10. Sunday In house. Audrey came up from down stairs & Miss Smith for dinner. Read Miss H. "By Far Kaimacktchalan" at night.

11. Monday Went to meet Miss Hodge at Minerva & helped her buy a hat at Maxin's Almond trees almost out

12. Tuesday. Came back to Miss Smith. Nell came at night.

13. Wednesday. Miss S. & I went to suffrage celebration in Queen's Hall Fawcett in chair. Royden Henderson & Lytton speakers

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7. Thursday. Miss Hodge & I went to B. Museum for day. Lunch & tea at Minerva. Air raid started about 11.30 p.m "All clear" about 1.45 a.m. Could hear enemy plane buzzing above us.

8. Friday. B.M. in morning. Miss H. took me to see "The Better 'Ole" at Oxford in afternoon. A. Bourchier as "Old Bill."

9. Saturday. Stayed in all day & tried to do a little writing. Miss Hodge came home late with tales of bomb damage at Warwick Ave.

Week-end. [no entry]

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3. Sunday– Not a bit well. Mr. Arnold there for dinner

4. Monday. Wrote.

5. Tuesday. In afternoon came to stay with Miss Hodge Slept in flat above cold & dull

6. Wednesday. Wrote at Miss Hodge's Miss Newcomb went to [no further entry]

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31. Sunday Ethel Bull & I spent it together. Cold & dull. I worked hard.

1 APRIL Monday. Foggy & showery. Worked late shoulder ached. Miss Smith returned.

2. Tuesday. Showers & sun. Worked some

3. Wednesday. Worked some between getting meals.

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4. Thursday. Went down town to Kodak for prints. Evelyn Isitt & M. M. Moffatt for lunch. Had to type Lyceum quarrel stuff for Isitt got none of my work done consequently

5. Friday. Cooked dinner for Mme. Jallay. Rev. Arnold came for after-noon tea. got nothing done.

6. Saturday. Two strange girls called and asked for water. Cold showery day. Struggled vainly to get on with work. Cooking and bell calls made it very unprofitable.

Week-end. [no entry]

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