WEEK 119: (23rd – 29th February 1920

“She[ Mrs Power]  told me most of the shootings of policemen are done by robber-gangs of demobilised soldiers, or by policemen with personal grudges. They had a horrid experience there a few days before; a baby dying there from exposure on a journey & subsequent want of care. Louis got quite friendly with Marie, chasing her round the table. I’m sure she would be splendid at minding small children.”

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WEEK 117: (9th – 14th February 1920)

“Anna Bell and Mrs Williams came to afternoon tea, and Henry Bell also. Anna says she finds Catholics more reliable and truthful than Protestants – meaning poor Protestants, I think, and confining it to the poor of both sects I expect it is true. It seems Jessie is getting up a prayer meeting to pray for knowledge of what the Lord wishes for Ireland. Mrs Williams was rather enthusiastic about it – I think all Protestant sects are invited to it. 

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