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  • The Bridegroom Cometh: Schooner Days CCCXXIII (323)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 19 Dec 1937     The Bridegroom Cometh Schooner Days CCCXXIII (323) "Then spake the angel of the offshore wind, He who bits the thunder while the bull-mouthed breakers flee ---" IF he hadn't, this story of wreck and rescue ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 19 Dec 1937   The Bridegroom Cometh Schooner Days CCCXXIII (323) "Then spake the angel of ...
  • Hitting the Devil's Nose: Schooner Days CCCXXII (322)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON)     Hitting the Devil's Nose Schooner Days CCCXXII (322) ON the south shore of Lake Ontario, something more than twenty miles west of the port of Rochester at the mouth of the Genesee River is a high bold promontory much ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON)   Hitting the Devil's Nose Schooner Days CCCXXII (322) ON the south shore ...
  • This Barnes Brigade Had No Luck With Spars: Schooner Days CCCXXI (321a)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 4 Dec 1937     This Barnes Brigade Had No Luck With Spars Schooner Days CCCXXI (321a) THAT was a cute little box of tricks that came to Lake Ontario when George Hart, of Picton, and Jas. Swift and Co. of Kingston, bought the Burt ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 4 Dec 1937   This Barnes Brigade Had No Luck With Spars Schooner Days CCCXXI (321a) ...
  • Old Gun Was Fired to Raise the Dead: Schooner Days CCCXXI (321)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 27 Nov 1937     Old Gun Was Fired to Raise the Dead Schooner Days CCCXXI (321) OUR "Old Reliable," Mr. Albert Leader, of 116 Millicent street, comes to bat promptly on the subject of the Poet Elgin mystery gun. His contribution, by ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 27 Nov 1937   Old Gun Was Fired to Raise the Dead Schooner Days CCCXXI (321) ...
  • Lost Gun in Faraway Port: Schooner Days CCCXX (320)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 20 Nov 1937     Lost Gun in Faraway Port Schooner Days CCCXX (320) WHO knows about the old gun at Port Elgin? "What old gun at Port Elgin?" asks one. "What Port Elgin at the old gun?" asks another. So we must begin at the ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 20 Nov 1937   Lost Gun in Faraway Port Schooner Days CCCXX (320) WHO knows about ...
  • Lake Wreck of 35 Years Ago Told Vividly by Camera: Schooner Days CCCXIX (319)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 13 Nov 1937     Lake Wreck of 35 Years Ago Told Vividly by Camera Schooner Days CCCXIX (319) THE weather bureau doesn't believe in Santa Claus, the bear seeing his shadow, or equinoctial gales, "when the sun crosses the line." But ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 13 Nov 1937   Lake Wreck of 35 Years Ago Told Vividly by Camera Schooner Days ...
  • Beauty and the Beach: Schooner Days CCCXVIII (318)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 6 Nov 1937     Beauty and the Beach Schooner Days CCCXVIII (318) As remembered, the Singapore, of Kingston, was the prettiest schooner on the Great Lakes forty years ago. Except, perhaps, the Hunter Savidge. The Savidge, when ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 6 Nov 1937   Beauty and the Beach Schooner Days CCCXVIII (318) As remembered, the Singapore, ...
  • "Buying In" the Straubenzee - an Old Bit of Waterfront Wit: Schooner Days CCCXVII (317)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 30 Oct 1937     "Buying In" the Straubenzee - an Old Bit of Waterfront Wit Schooner Days CCCXVII (317) TORONTO BAY WAS FULL OF ICE BOATS WHEN THE STRAUBENZEE WAS BOUGHT - AND WHEN SHE SAILED ON GAFFTOPSAILS ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 30 Oct 1937   "Buying In" the Straubenzee - an Old Bit of Waterfront Wit Schooner ...
  • "The British Grenadiers" Oriole's Victory March: Schooner Days CCCXVI (316)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 23 Oct 1937     "The British Grenadiers" Oriole's Victory March Schooner Days CCCXVI (316) To sail a thousand or fifteen hundred miles for a single race was "all in the day's work" for Mr. Gooderham and his Oriole II. In 1888, when ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 23 Oct 1937   "The British Grenadiers" Oriole's Victory March Schooner Days CCCXVI (316) To sail ...
  • Another Oriole Wings Her Way: Schooner Days CCCXIV (314)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 16 Oct 1937     Another Oriole Wings Her Way Schooner Days CCCXIV (314) WE'VE been beguiled by the newly printed "Annals of the Royal Canadian Yacht Club," with their gay flags in red, white, blue and gold, and their two hundred and ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 16 Oct 1937   Another Oriole Wings Her Way Schooner Days CCCXIV (314) WE'VE been beguiled ...
  • How the Oriole Burst Her Heart: Schooner Days CCCXIII (313)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 9 Oct 1937     How the Oriole Burst Her Heart Schooner Days CCCXIII (313) AT MIDNIGHT on Sunday, August 2nd, 1885, the centreboard schooner yacht Oriole and the Clyde-designed cutter Aileen lay snugly moored in Niagara, which at this ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 9 Oct 1937   How the Oriole Burst Her Heart Schooner Days CCCXIII (313) AT MIDNIGHT ...
  • First of the Orioles: Schooner Days CCCXII (312)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 2 Oct 1937     First of the Orioles Schooner Days CCCXIII NO NAME has ever meant more in freshwater yachting and in lake sailing generally than that of the Oriole. No name has ever become so much a part of community life, we have ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 2 Oct 1937   First of the Orioles Schooner Days CCCXIII NO NAME has ever meant ...
  • "Riddle of the Sands" Gave Collingwood Railway: Schooner Days CCCXI (311)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 25 Sep 1937     "Riddle of the Sands" Gave Collingwood Railway Schooner Days CCCXI (311) LORD it did blow on the Georgian Bay last week! A black shower and then a rainbow in the morning--"all sailors take warning"--then squall ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 25 Sep 1937   "Riddle of the Sands" Gave Collingwood Railway Schooner Days CCCXI (311) LORD ...
  • Table Top for Centreboard Brought "Gorilla" In: Schooner Days CCCIX (309)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 18 Sep 1937     Table Top for Centreboard Brought "Gorilla" In Schooner Days CCCIX (309) Some Red Hot Contests For Prince of Wales Cup When Schooners' Sails Speckled The Lake Horizon <p ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 18 Sep 1937   Table Top for Centreboard Brought "Gorilla" In Schooner Days CCCIX (309) Some ...
  • "At All Times a Lady - Epitaph of the Harbinger: Schooner Days CCCVIII (308)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 11 Sep 1937     "At All Times a Lady - Epitaph of the Harbinger Schooner Days CCCVIII (308) OF making many ship models there is no end. Ninety-nine out of a hundred models are wide open to criticism, and for that reason The Telegram is ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 11 Sep 1937   "At All Times a Lady - Epitaph of the Harbinger Schooner Days ...
  • Night Flora Emma Was Lost the Straubenzee Came Through: Schooner Days CCCVII (307A)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 4 Sep 1937     Night Flora Emma Was Lost the Straubenzee Came Through Schooner Days CCCVII (307A) YES, mention of the Flora Emma brought a pleasant tinkle from Capt. John Williams' telephone. "I was in Oswego the night the ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 4 Sep 1937   Night Flora Emma Was Lost the Straubenzee Came Through Schooner Days CCCVII ...
  • Died in Death Grapple - Schooner and Tug: Schooner Days CCCVII (307)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 28 Aug 1937     Died in Death Grapple - Schooner and Tug Schooner Days CCCVII (307) WHAT an odd thing coincidence is! The compiler of Schooner Days had just sat down before the typewriter to tick out the last chapter in the ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 28 Aug 1937   Died in Death Grapple - Schooner and Tug Schooner Days CCCVII (307) ...
  • Flora Emma Finds a Trousseau: Schooner Days CCCVI (306)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 21 Aug 1937     Flora Emma Finds a Trousseau Schooner Days CCCVI (306) WHEN we were boys, which was not in this century, there used to come to the old elevator in the Northern docks west of Brock street, a white schooner with a ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 21 Aug 1937   Flora Emma Finds a Trousseau Schooner Days CCCVI (306) WHEN we were ...
  • Saw Atalanta Start for Cup With Ham and Flour on Deck: Schooner Days CCCV (305)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 14 Aug 1937     Saw Atalanta Start for Cup With Ham and Flour on Deck Schooner Days CCCV (305) Lively Comment On America's Cup Yachting By Old Belleville Sailor <p ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 14 Aug 1937   Saw Atalanta Start for Cup With Ham and Flour on Deck Schooner ...
  • $2,100 to Capture the America's Cup: Schooner Days CCCIV (304)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 7 Aug 1937     $2,100 to Capture the America's Cup Schooner Days CCCIV (304) Incredible Story of Capt. Cuthbert's Second and Last Try to Win Blue Ribbon of Yacht World for Canada <p ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 7 Aug 1937   $2,100 to Capture the America's Cup Schooner Days CCCIV (304) Incredible Story ...
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