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  • What, No Wine? - Plenty of Salt: Schooner Days MCIII (1103) Happier Bride's Diary - 6
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 2 May 1953     What, No Wine? - Plenty of Salt Schooner Days MCIII (1103) Happier Bride's Diary - 6 By C.H.J. Snider Salt is a necessity to the white pioneer. He has to have it for his family, and for his livestock. Without salt he perished from dysentery or ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 2 May 1953   What, No Wine? - Plenty of Salt Schooner Days MCIII (1103) Happier ...
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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.