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islands from the bridge. At dinner we were pretty jolly and found a new man at our table, who speedily announced him self as a newspaper man from Milwaukee and proved very nice. He was immaculate and very pleasant, so we adopted him at once (Mr. Jno. C. Mace of the Milwaukee Sentinel - financial end) He played cards with us on deck after dinner till it got too dark and rained - as we approached the mouth of St. Mary's river, a big steel freighter, the Osceola was ahead of us and the Captain anxious to pass her to get to the Soo dock first. So we had a race, and did pass her and entered the river leaving cloud and rain behind in a lovely moonlight night - too nice to go to bed. The captain proved entertaining too. Finally we did go down and had a few shindigs at our stateroom window with Mrs. Morrow &c. before really retiring. July 27. Wed. Another early morning rising (about 4:30) to see the "Soo" - but it was foggy, so I went back to bed for awhile. Got up and took an early morning walk to the locks. The Buck girls left us here, saw many boats going thro' these enormous locks and they were getting a diver ready to go down and take out a rock from the smaller one. Mrs. Morrow found

7/26/04
islands from the bridge. At dinner we were pretty jolly and found a new man at our table, who speedily announced him self as a newspaper man from Milwaukee and proved very nice. He was immaculate and very pleasant, so we adopted him at once (Mr. Jno. C. Mace of the Milwaukee Sentinel - financial end) He played cards with us on deck after dinner till it got too dark and rained - as we approached the mouth of St. Mary's river, a big steel freighter, the Osceola was ahead of us and the Captain anxious to pass her to get to the Soo dock first. So we had a race, and did pass her and entered the river leaving cloud and rain behind in a lovely moonlight night - too nice to go to bed. The captain proved entertaining too. Finally we did go down and had a few shindigs at our stateroom window with Mrs. Morrow &c. before really retiring. July 27. Wed. Another early morning rising (about 4:30) to see the "Soo" - but it was foggy, so I went back to bed for awhile. Got up and took an early morning walk to the locks. The Buck girls left us here, saw many boats going thro' these enormous locks and they were getting a diver ready to go down and take out a rock from the smaller one. Mrs. Morrow found

7/26/04
islands from the bridge. At dinner we were pretty jolly and found a new man at our table, who speedily announced him self as a newspaper man from Milwaukee and proved very nice. He was immaculate and very pleasant, so we adopted him at once (Mr. Jno. C. Mace of the Milwaukee Sentinel - financial end) He played cards with us on deck after dinner till it got too dark and rained - as we approached the mouth of St. Mary's river, a big steel freighter, the Osceola was ahead of us and the Captain anxious to pass her to get to the Soo dock first. So we had a race, and did pass her and entered the river leaving cloud and rain behind in a lovely moonlight night - too nice to go to bed. The captain proved entertaining too. Finally we did go down and had a few shindigs at our stateroom window with Mrs. Morrow &c. before really retiring. July 27. Wed. Another early morning rising (about 4:30) to see the "Soo" - but it was foggy, so I went back to bed for awhile. Got up and took an early morning walk to the locks. The Buck girls left us here, saw many boats going thro' these enormous locks and they were getting a diver ready to go down and take out a rock from the smaller one. Mrs. Morrow found
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