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promised not to say "Whoop") and ex- claimed "The steel boat" - and we all piled down to the dock - and sure enough - there was a boat - and Jack

in it and another man with the canoe. He claimed his reputation was saved and I named him "Truthful John" (which he isn't.) Helen and Hamilton had a ride in it and we all poked and talked it over - and he told how he tried to get Belle
to come, but she had another patient and finally said goodbye and paddled off with the man. Later Hamilton wanted me to try it, so I had a midnight row on Bonaparte Bay! Aug. 4 Tues. Rain, Rain, Rain, all night long, and I had to move my bed out from under the chimney hole or I would have been half- drowned before morning. It was a gray morning, but cleared later, and got quite rough. We slicked up generally for the guests (put Helen's peanut candy up beside her looking-glass &c.) and H. made custards & got the escalloped tomatoes ready and Hamilton cleaned the Howson's bass & Chat and I were to begin getting dinner when we heard the boat whistle for the Pointe


promised not to say "Whoop") and ex- claimed "The steel boat" - and we all piled down to the dock - and sure enough - there was a boat - and Jack

in it and another man with the canoe. He claimed his reputation was saved and I named him "Truthful John" (which he isn't.) Helen and Hamilton had a ride in it and we all poked and talked it over - and he told how he tried to get Belle
to come, but she had another patient and finally said goodbye and paddled off with the man. Later Hamilton wanted me to try it, so I had a midnight row on Bonaparte Bay! Aug. 4 Tues. Rain, Rain, Rain, all night long, and I had to move my bed out from under the chimney hole or I would have been half- drowned before morning. It was a gray morning, but cleared later, and got quite rough. We slicked up generally for the guests (put Helen's peanut candy up beside her looking-glass &c.) and H. made custards & got the escalloped tomatoes ready and Hamilton cleaned the Howson's bass & Chat and I were to begin getting dinner when we heard the boat whistle for the Pointe


promised not to say "Whoop") and ex- claimed "The steel boat" - and we all piled down to the dock - and sure enough - there was a boat - and Jack

in it and another man with the canoe. He claimed his reputation was saved and I named him "Truthful John" (which he isn't.) Helen and Hamilton had a ride in it and we all poked and talked it over - and he told how he tried to get Belle
to come, but she had another patient and finally said goodbye and paddled off with the man. Later Hamilton wanted me to try it, so I had a midnight row on Bonaparte Bay! Aug. 4 Tues. Rain, Rain, Rain, all night long, and I had to move my bed out from under the chimney hole or I would have been half- drowned before morning. It was a gray morning, but cleared later, and got quite rough. We slicked up generally for the guests (put Helen's peanut candy up beside her looking-glass &c.) and H. made custards & got the escalloped tomatoes ready and Hamilton cleaned the Howson's bass & Chat and I were to begin getting dinner when we heard the boat whistle for the Pointe

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