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  • The Beaver Mormons: Schooner Days CXCIIII (193)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 22 Jun 1935     The Beaver Mormons Schooner Days CXCIIII (193) ___ "WAS I ever wrecked on the Beavers?" Old "Nosey" O'Brien repeated my innocent question with the same intonation he would have employed if asked whether he had ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 22 Jun 1935   The Beaver Mormons Schooner Days CXCIIII (193) ___ "WAS I ever wrecked ...
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Schooner Days


"Schooner Days was a newspaper column which ran Saturdays in the Telegram for more than a quarter of a century beginning in 1931. In it, C.H.J. Snider described in vivid detail the lake shipping scene of the late nineteenth century, touching on both sail and steam, and drawing on experience gained from his own years of service aboard such sailing vessels as the ALBACORE and the famous STUART H. DUNN. Many accounts draw on the memories of a wide range of correspondents from around the Lakes.