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  • End of the Edward Blake: Schooner Days XCV (95)
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 8 Jul 1933     End of the Edward Blake Schooner Days XCV (95)

    And some others as well. That invaluable correspondent, John Rudolph Redfern Macdonald, Goderich fisherman, better and more briefly known as "Red," comes on deck with the fate of the schooner ...

    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 8 Jul 1933   End of the Edward Blake Schooner Days XCV (95)

    And some others as well. That invaluable correspondent, John Rudolph Redfern Macdonald, Goderich fisherman, better and more briefly ...

  • How The Picton Passed out: Schooner Days XCIV (94)
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 30 Jun 1933     How The Picton Passed out Schooner Days XCIV (94)

    There were two Pictons on Lake Ontario, the old iron steamer so re-named (wasn't she the Magnet originally[ed: Corsican]) and the schooner. Both were well known in Toronto up to thirty ...

    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 30 Jun 1933   How The Picton Passed out Schooner Days XCIV (94)

    There were two Pictons on Lake Ontario, the old iron steamer so re-named (wasn't she the Magnet originally[ed: ...

  • Tight Fist But Big Heart: Schooner Days XCIII. (93)
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 24 Jun 1933     TIGHT FIST BUT BIG HEART Schooner Days XCIII. (93)

    ALL his life a dollar looked large to Alexander Muir. Every dollar he had came with the sweat of his back as well as his brow. But he was generous.

    Capt. John Williams tells how, sixty ...

    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 24 Jun 1933   TIGHT FIST BUT BIG HEART Schooner Days XCIII. (93)

    ALL his life a dollar looked large to Alexander Muir. Every dollar he had came with the sweat ...

  • "Blue Banner of the Covenant": Schooner Days XCII (92)
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 17 Jun 1933     "Blue Banner of the Covenant" Schooner Days XCII (92)

    How its faraway influence worked out in the operation of the famous Muir Brothers' drydock at Port Dalhousie.

    ALL the Muirs were ...

    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 17 Jun 1933   "Blue Banner of the Covenant" Schooner Days XCII (92)

    How its faraway influence worked out in the operation of the famous Muir Brothers' drydock at Port ...

  • "Agreed by all Hands": Schooner Days: XCI (91)
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 10 Jun 1933     "Agreed by all Hands" Schooner Days, XCI (91)

    "Behold how good and pleasant a thing it is for brethren to dwell together in unity" sang the Psalmist. The five Muir Brothers, whose Port Dalhousie drydock still flourishes, preached a lifelong sermon on this ...

    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 10 Jun 1933   "Agreed by all Hands" Schooner Days, XCI (91)

    "Behold how good and pleasant a thing it is for brethren to dwell together in unity" sang the Psalmist. The five ...

  • "Port Muir": Schooner Days XC (90)
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 3 Jun 1933     "Port Muir" Schooner Days XC (90)

    It has been suggested, and with reason, that a suitable recognition of the enterprise of the Muir brothers, pioneer lake mariners, who did so much to develop the marine industry on fresh water, would be to name the new Lake Ontario ...

    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 3 Jun 1933   "Port Muir" Schooner Days XC (90)

    It has been suggested, and with reason, that a suitable recognition of the enterprise of the Muir brothers, pioneer lake mariners, who did so ...

  • "TA PLEWNOCE": Schooner DAYS LXXXIX (89)
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 27 May 1933     "TA PLEWNOCE" Schooner DAYS LXXXIX (89)

    That's what the older folks call the Bluenose down home in Lunenburg, although it is as much as your life is worth to try to mimic the pleasing local accent. Lunenburgers are, quite unnecessarily, sensitive about the traces of ...

    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 27 May 1933   "TA PLEWNOCE" Schooner DAYS LXXXIX (89)

    That's what the older folks call the Bluenose down home in Lunenburg, although it is as much as your life is worth to try ...

  • More About Muirs': Schooner Days LXXXVIII (88)
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 20 May 1933     More About Muirs' SCHOONER DAYS LXXXVIII (88)

    Continuing the tale of the dynamic Alexander and his sturdy brethren, who made Port Dalhousie famous by their shipyard and drydock, we come upon their barque Advance and her ...

    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 20 May 1933   More About Muirs' SCHOONER DAYS LXXXVIII (88)

    Continuing the tale of the dynamic Alexander and his sturdy brethren, who made Port Dalhousie famous by their shipyard and ...

  • The ARK: Schooner Days LXXXVII (87)
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 13 May 1933     The ARK Schooner Days LXXXVII (87)

    There is a story with whiskers on it that a certain sea captain once picked up a turtle swimming in the sea off the Galapagos, and on the turtle's back was a cuneiform inscription, translated by the ...

    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 13 May 1933   The ARK Schooner Days LXXXVII (87)

    There is a story with whiskers on it that a certain sea captain once picked up a turtle swimming in the ...

  • Great "A" Fleet: Schooner Days LXXXVI. (86)
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 6 May 1933     Great "A" Fleet Schooner Days LXXXVI. (86)

    All the vessels built by the Muir Brothers at Port Dalhousie on their own account had names beginning with "A." The only exceptions in the Muir fleet were the Niagara, which they built in the ...

    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 6 May 1933   Great "A" Fleet Schooner Days LXXXVI. (86)

    All the vessels built by the Muir Brothers at Port Dalhousie on their own account had names beginning with "A." ...

  • Dalhousie to Dublin: Schooner Days LXXXV (85)
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 29 Apr 1933     Dalhousie to Dublin Schooner Days LXXXV (85)

    Resuming the history of the Muir Brothers, whose famous drydock at Port Dalhousie, built in 1850, is still a going concern, we come to their "barque" Niagara, a lake pitcher which went once too often to the well of the ...

    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 29 Apr 1933   Dalhousie to Dublin Schooner Days LXXXV (85)

    Resuming the history of the Muir Brothers, whose famous drydock at Port Dalhousie, built in 1850, is still a going concern, we come ...

  • "Please, Grandma, Take Care of My Baby": Schooner Days LXXXIV (84)
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 22 Apr 1933     "PLEASE, GRANDMA TAKE CARE OF MY BABY" Schooner Days LXXXIV. (84)

    Prince Edward is an old settled county, mainly of United Empire Loyalist stock, and the cemetery at Cherry Valley looks like that of a metropolis, from the many shafts of granite and marble ...

    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 22 Apr 1933   "PLEASE, GRANDMA TAKE CARE OF MY BABY" Schooner Days LXXXIV. (84)

    Prince Edward is an old settled county, mainly of United Empire Loyalist stock, and the cemetery at Cherry Valley ...

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  • Sunday Scorching: Schooner Days LXXXIII (83)
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 15 Apr 1933     Sunday Scorching Schooner Days LXXXIII (83)

    Seventy-eight years ago this Easter Sunday Port Credit was swept by its first great fire.

    Seventy-eight years is a long time, and yet Abram Block, J. P., present day pillar in the Port Credit community, ...

    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 15 Apr 1933   Sunday Scorching Schooner Days LXXXIII (83)

    Seventy-eight years ago this Easter Sunday Port Credit was swept by its first great fire.

    Seventy-eight years is a long time, and yet Abram ...

  • OCEAN WAVE and Cherry Valley: Schooner Days LXXXII (82)
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 1 Apr 1933     OCEAN WAVE and Cherry Valley Schooner Days LXXXII (82)

    TWO WEEKS from to-morrow, on the 23rd of April, when the Prince Edward county sailors will be beginning a new season, there will be one more of those mariners' services in the little church in Cherry Valley, which have ...

    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 1 Apr 1933   OCEAN WAVE and Cherry Valley Schooner Days LXXXII (82)

    TWO WEEKS from to-morrow, on the 23rd of April, when the Prince Edward county sailors will be beginning a new season, ...

  • "ALEXANDER" Abroad: Schooner Days LXXXI (81)
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 25 Mar 1933     "ALEXANDER" ABROAD SCHOONER DAYS LXXXI (81)

    Continuing the adventure story of the Muir Brothers and their drydock, comes the voyaging of the first vessel they built on Lake Ontario and sent overseas with their own cargo.


    CAPTAIN ...

    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 25 Mar 1933   "ALEXANDER" ABROAD SCHOONER DAYS LXXXI (81)

    Continuing the adventure story of the Muir Brothers and their drydock, comes the voyaging of the first vessel they built on Lake Ontario and ...

  • Out o' Port Hope: Schooner Days  LXXVIII (78)
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 11 Mar 1933     OUT O' PORT HOPE Schooner Days LXXVIII (78)

    R. W. Johnson, chartered accountant, of St. Thomas writes of his boyhood recollections of lake vessels interestingly to friends that it seems a pity followers of Schooner Days should not have ...

    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 11 Mar 1933   OUT O' PORT HOPE Schooner Days LXXVIII (78)

    R. W. Johnson, chartered accountant, of St. Thomas writes of his boyhood recollections of lake vessels interestingly to friends ...

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