Breakfast at 7.15. Scrambled eggs, potatoes & porridge.
Arrive Winnipeg at 4 am. Mrs. Smith & Eileen on platform to meet me. [……..] of joy on seeing me. We try the major for a stop off but he cannot consent to it. We sit in Waiting Hall & chat. Did goodbyes, they are in tears. Leave @ 5 am. Both look well. Arr. Brandon 9 am. Town dead. Noone about. Arr. Regina 5 pm. No reception, no questions asked. […] dissatisfied & enraged at the cold reception to […]. Arr. Swift Current 11 pm. We get cigarettes & fruit but boys are in bed. People ask why they went to bed so soon & get the reply “It was owing to the cool reception down the line”.