To work on Keith Road Schools but do not start work owing to Mr. ____ getting his papers for embarking to the war. I expect mine. Mr Pearce receives his papers (19/Wednesday) but none for me.
Working ½ day Keith Road Schools
Sent papers to Mrs. Graham.
Steamer Ancon is the 1st vessel to pass thro’ Panama Canal from Atlantic to Pacific. The Ancon is owned by the US Government.
French advance in Northern Alsace
*SS Ancon- The first ship to officially sail through the Panama Canal during the canal’s opening ceremony. The Ancon was later used at the end of WWI to transport American troops back to the US.
Working at Keith Road Schools. Receive letter from Ernest of Gosport. Very little news from the scene of War. But Germany is getting the worst of it. England has over 50 prize vessels i.e merchantmen
John Neat calls.
At work on Keith Rd. School
Germans pile up their dead in stacks of 30 at Liege (Belgium) then set fire to them.
Germans lose a submarine, sunk by the English Battleship, Birmingham
Also a destroyer sunk by their own mine.
Worked all day on Keith Road School and laid off work in evening for good.
Charles is still out of work.
Great Britain, France, Germany, Russia are mobilising for war.
Working on Keith Road School. In evening pay Mr. H. Neill the sum of $20.00 regarding furniture.
Working in School, Keith Road.
War breaks out between Austria & Serbia.
Raining in morning.
Then time Charles & me go to Vancouver at 10 am. I call at Municipal Hall & draw $7.50 for wages from work on Keith Road School. To Rex & Columbia Theatre at 2 & 3 pm. Call at Fashion Crafts & get trousers altered. Also call at Quirt & run up to Theobald’s for tea. Home again at 10:45 pm after making purchases of books etc.