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Big Cheese Across The Trail 
NewspapersImageText  Snider, C. H. J., Big Cheese Across The Trail, "Big Cheese Across The Trail," Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 1 Dec 1945 
Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Sept. 10, 1919 
TextNewspapers    Lake Ontario Has Record For Lost Vessels Mysterious disappearances of ships that were lost on Inland Lake By C.H.J. Snider Did the "Homer Warren," wallowing in the welter of sulky slumbering seas as she pushed her way homeward just a week ago tonight hear the throb of the "Ontario's" ...
Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Jan. 31, 1931 
TextNewspapers    Schooner Days No. 1 A White Squall Many a good story had the late Magistrate J.J. O'Connor, of Port Arthur. District Magistrate for Thunder Bay, to tell of schooner days on the Great Lakes. He was an Ontario County boy and went sailing early out of Whitby. Here is one of his tales, as related...
Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), July 4, 1931 
TextNewspapers    Schooner Days No. No. XXIII Great Gale of 1880 For forty years almost. Capt. David Reynolds was master of the Royal canadian Yacht club launches Esmeralda, Hiawatha and Kwasind. His trips across the Bay, on their half-hour schedule, would have taken him twice around the world. "Dave," as ...
Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), February 20, 1932 
TextNewspapers    SCHOONER DAYS XXXV JANUARY PASSAGE of the ELLA MURTON Talk of the time Capt. John Williams fitted out the Speedwell in February and won the harbor master's hat, or its equivalent, with a cargo of ice for the Rochester breweries, suggests other "early arrivals," or late passages...
Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Feb. 20, 1932 
TextNewspapers    SCHOONER DAYS No. 34 (By C.H.J. Snider) JANUARY PASSAGE OF THE ELLA MURTON Talk of the time Capt. John Williams fitted out the Speedwell in February and won the harbor master's hat, or its equivalent, with a cargo of ice for the Rochester breweries, suggests other "early arrivals," or late...
Rigs, Salt and Fresh 
TextNewspapers  Snider, C. H. J., Rigs, Salt and Fresh, "Rigs, Salt and Fresh," Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 3 Mar 1934  Schooner Days No. 236 Rigs, Salt and Fresh By C.H.J. Snider On the Great Lakes rigs of sailing vessels sharply differed from those on salt water. Sailors had a laugh the other day over some innocent letterpress about the model of the schooner Tern." Those of them who had been to the ...
Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Aug. 22, 1936 
TextNewspapers    Schooner Days No. 254 by C.H.J. Snider As said last week, every anchor has its story, and we promised to go on with those shackled to the big 700- pound anchor bedded in the Lake where the vanished Port Granby had a pier. We shall do so, but it will have to be next week, for in the meantime...
Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Sat., Aug. 15, 1936 
TextNewspapers    Schooner Days No. 253 Little Lost Ports: Port Granby By C.H.J. Snider Bowered in green and drowsing in the sun, Port Granby feels the sap of new life stir in its veins when summer reopens the half dozen homes which have been closed all winter and thereby increases the population by one ...
Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Sat., Sept. 5, 1936 
TextNewspapers    Schooner Days No. 256 Port Granby's Anchor - Some Ships It held And Some It Didn't By C.H.J. Snider Port Granby pier was 125 yards long, from storehouse to pierhead, and two vessels could lie at it, head and stern, on the east side, where the water was deepest. Vessels waiting their turn for...
Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), May 1, 1937 
TextNewspapers    For Breakfast an 1812-er in the Camera By C.H.J. Snider Schooner Days no. CCXXC Some of the pictures in the Parsons' store at Oswego are photographs- Oswego harbor in storm and calm, freshet and frost, bristling with masts or filled with funnels; yachts, schooners, captains, crews, coal ...
Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), May 22, 1937 
TextNewspapers    AND ONLY THE DOG CAME HOME Schooner Days no. CCXCIII C. H. J. Snider Drawn 60 years ago in crayon is a picture of Parson's ship chandlery store at Oswego of the schooner Gilbert Molison, straight of stem and tall of spar, white, two masted, and typical of the American vessel of her time. She...
Last One Built on the Lakes 
TextNewspapers  Snider, C. H. J., Last One Built on the Lakes, "Last One Built on the Lakes," Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 24 Apr 1937  Schooner Days, CCLXXXIX (289) In Oswego N.Y., it is a civic boast that all streets lead to the water. Those running east and west reach the Oswego River, those running north and south Lake Ontario. When we rolled into Oswego that bright March morning we were talking about a week ago, our first ...
Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), July 26, 1941 
TextNewspapers    Sending a Schooner over Niagara Falls: once She Was a British Man-of-war They had some fool ideas of fun a hundred years ago, among which "Schooner Days" begs to include sending somebody else over Niagara Falls. The objection applies whether the somebody else is a man in a barrel or a pig in a...
Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 11 Oct 1941 
TextNewspapers  Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 11 Oct 1941,   TIMBER ISLANDER Schooner Days - DXVI by C.H.J. Snider (drawing at top of article with the following caption:) "The Delaware making port at Oswego, Oct. 22nd, 1887, when commanded by Capt. Bob Bartley at Napanee. She had carried away her foreboom and the jaws of her fore gaff, and the tugs for...
Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), December 5, 1942 
TextNewspapers    SCHOONER DAYS DLXVI SAILOR SAID HIS PRAYERS WHEN THE QUEEN JUMPED This week's weather, with old Ontario alternately dimpling and rippling like a duckpond, and leaping under leaden skies like a deckload of depth charges exploding around a submarine, recalled to some old-timers early ...
Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 8 May 1943 
TextNewspapers  Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 8 May 1943,   JIB PICNICS in the "PICTON" The Schooner, Launched With the Dominion of Canada, Drops Into a Bottomless Hole on Dominion Day. Schooner Days - DLXXXIX By C.H.J. Snider "Jib Picnics" is an expression the late Prince Edward County warden, Amos McDonald, who kept the light for a long time at ...
Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Dec. 22, 1945 
TextNewspapers    Schooner Days No. DCCXXIII Christmas Tree Ship By C.H.J. Snider We never had a Christmas tree fleet on Lake Ontario, though individual vessels sometimes came home in December with spruce or hemlock seized to the lanyards of the main shrouds, to show they had made a late trip and were going...
Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Dec. 29, 1945 
TextNewspapers    Schooner Days No. DCCXXIV Messages From Christmas Tree Ship Come After Years By C.H.J. Snider "Little do you know, of the hardships, Nor do you understand The stormy nights we did endure On the lake of Michigan." -- Antelope chanty. Although the Coast Guard's searching ...
Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), April 30, 1945 
TextNewspapers    Zero Hour on the McKinley Bill. Schooner Days DCLXXXVI By C.H.J. Snider Capt. John Williams, now of 50 Whitehall road, whose 88th birthday anniversary was celebrated so happily last week, was in the great grain rush of 1890, caused by the imminence of the McKinley tariff duties. He was ...
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