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1907
breakfast but Toronto didn't appeal to us so we took the 8 o'clock train instead of the 10 up to Bala Park on the new Canadian Northern. To make a long story short t'was a holiday, but we finally had a lovely cool cloudy afternoon going about the lakes on the Oriole (instead of the Kenoza as we expected) Slept at Port Carling - where it rained and a lady swallowed a diamond ring and a man fell at the lake and was pulled out (his name was Will Goulding!) and his sister fainted away and another man ran into the bathing pool by mistake - on the rescue - &c. &c. Friday was cool and windy and we came down the lake - Joseph & Rosseau in half a gale - but mostly all on deck. Some Globetrotters (English) "Mr. Chanter, Mrs Chanter and Miss Chanter" came down from the Royal Muskoka with us. We lunched at "Barnesdale" (as we had the day before at Bala) at a primitive "hotel" - saw a lovely crew from the station and took the two o'clock train to Parry Sound. Drove swiftly to the dock and found the Mabel Bradshaw loading up for the the start - but they said it was very rough outside. It was lovely qoing down the sound. We sat in the stern with a nice Canadian Family (The Rogers of Toronto) who were going to Ojibway. It was rough for half

1907
breakfast but Toronto didn't appeal to us so we took the 8 o'clock train instead of the 10 up to Bala Park on the new Canadian Northern. To make a long story short t'was a holiday, but we finally had a lovely cool cloudy afternoon going about the lakes on the Oriole (instead of the Kenoza as we expected) Slept at Port Carling - where it rained and a lady swallowed a diamond ring and a man fell at the lake and was pulled out (his name was Will Goulding!) and his sister fainted away and another man ran into the bathing pool by mistake - on the rescue - &c. &c. Friday was cool and windy and we came down the lake - Joseph & Rosseau in half a gale - but mostly all on deck. Some Globetrotters (English) "Mr. Chanter, Mrs Chanter and Miss Chanter" came down from the Royal Muskoka with us. We lunched at "Barnesdale" (as we had the day before at Bala) at a primitive "hotel" - saw a lovely crew from the station and took the two o'clock train to Parry Sound. Drove swiftly to the dock and found the Mabel Bradshaw loading up for the the start - but they said it was very rough outside. It was lovely qoing down the sound. We sat in the stern with a nice Canadian Family (The Rogers of Toronto) who were going to Ojibway. It was rough for half

1907
breakfast but Toronto didn't appeal to us so we took the 8 o'clock train instead of the 10 up to Bala Park on the new Canadian Northern. To make a long story short t'was a holiday, but we finally had a lovely cool cloudy afternoon going about the lakes on the Oriole (instead of the Kenoza as we expected) Slept at Port Carling - where it rained and a lady swallowed a diamond ring and a man fell at the lake and was pulled out (his name was Will Goulding!) and his sister fainted away and another man ran into the bathing pool by mistake - on the rescue - &c. &c. Friday was cool and windy and we came down the lake - Joseph & Rosseau in half a gale - but mostly all on deck. Some Globetrotters (English) "Mr. Chanter, Mrs Chanter and Miss Chanter" came down from the Royal Muskoka with us. We lunched at "Barnesdale" (as we had the day before at Bala) at a primitive "hotel" - saw a lovely crew from the station and took the two o'clock train to Parry Sound. Drove swiftly to the dock and found the Mabel Bradshaw loading up for the the start - but they said it was very rough outside. It was lovely qoing down the sound. We sat in the stern with a nice Canadian Family (The Rogers of Toronto) who were going to Ojibway. It was rough for half
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