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man who turned out to be Gov. Cummings A.B. Cummings of Iowa) disembarked. We left our bags in the care of a nice little baggageman (whom Laura smiled upon) and went "to town" - the Canadian "Soo". We thought it would be nice to go down to Debarats (?) to see the Indians play "Hiawatha" out doors. So we bought a round trip ticket for a dollar and the nice man at the city RR office told us to start at 12:15 and we wd. get back at 5:55. As our boat was due at 2:30 p.m. but wasn't to go on till about 2:30 a.m. we decided this wd. do nicely, and put in the rest of the morning visiting the big pulp and paper mills resting at a clean- looking hotel we picked out and lunching at a restaurant. We went up to the 12:15 train but just as it pulled in our breathless man appeared to tell us there would be no play this afternoon. (the carriage drivers had struck, or something) and offering to take back our tickets (That's Canadian politeness for you - he walked at least a mile to tell us!) Of course we were disappointed, but mighty glad we didn't go. And after some shopping soda-watering &c. We went to the dock about 2:30 and waited for our boat. Talking to a lady who'd been waiting since 12 and watching an "orange-scoop" pick up and


man who turned out to be Gov. Cummings A.B. Cummings of Iowa) disembarked. We left our bags in the care of a nice little baggageman (whom Laura smiled upon) and went "to town" - the Canadian "Soo". We thought it would be nice to go down to Debarats (?) to see the Indians play "Hiawatha" out doors. So we bought a round trip ticket for a dollar and the nice man at the city RR office told us to start at 12:15 and we wd. get back at 5:55. As our boat was due at 2:30 p.m. but wasn't to go on till about 2:30 a.m. we decided this wd. do nicely, and put in the rest of the morning visiting the big pulp and paper mills resting at a clean- looking hotel we picked out and lunching at a restaurant. We went up to the 12:15 train but just as it pulled in our breathless man appeared to tell us there would be no play this afternoon. (the carriage drivers had struck, or something) and offering to take back our tickets (That's Canadian politeness for you - he walked at least a mile to tell us!) Of course we were disappointed, but mighty glad we didn't go. And after some shopping soda-watering &c. We went to the dock about 2:30 and waited for our boat. Talking to a lady who'd been waiting since 12 and watching an "orange-scoop" pick up and


man who turned out to be Gov. Cummings A.B. Cummings of Iowa) disembarked. We left our bags in the care of a nice little baggageman (whom Laura smiled upon) and went "to town" - the Canadian "Soo". We thought it would be nice to go down to Debarats (?) to see the Indians play "Hiawatha" out doors. So we bought a round trip ticket for a dollar and the nice man at the city RR office told us to start at 12:15 and we wd. get back at 5:55. As our boat was due at 2:30 p.m. but wasn't to go on till about 2:30 a.m. we decided this wd. do nicely, and put in the rest of the morning visiting the big pulp and paper mills resting at a clean- looking hotel we picked out and lunching at a restaurant. We went up to the 12:15 train but just as it pulled in our breathless man appeared to tell us there would be no play this afternoon. (the carriage drivers had struck, or something) and offering to take back our tickets (That's Canadian politeness for you - he walked at least a mile to tell us!) Of course we were disappointed, but mighty glad we didn't go. And after some shopping soda-watering &c. We went to the dock about 2:30 and waited for our boat. Talking to a lady who'd been waiting since 12 and watching an "orange-scoop" pick up and

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