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shoes and some ice cream soda and Nan came on down and saw us off at eleven. She would have gone up as far as Port Huron with us, if the boat had stopped there. It seemed rather good to be out in the open again. We had dinner after we got up pastBelle Isle and out into Lake St. Clair - which is un- interesting until we get to the ship canal which is most picturesque. I got quite well acquainted with Capt. Doherty, going thro' the Canal and the flats. He says when the U.S. completed this (it's a mile long and quite a piece of engineering) Canada placed her flags on it, and we had to get out on little boat and go and settle it. We got behind a big freighter going in and had to go slow, as boats are not allowed to pass each other here. The "flats" are very queer and picturesque. Cottage after cottage sitting on its own little plot - sort of lagoon fashion - or Venetian. Imagine the mosquitoes are very thick. Some places were pretty and some were not. There were chu-chu boats &c. &c. As we got farther in the current got stronger and Indians asked for a tow (but didn't get it from us). I saw one big boat towing six (and took its picture). It was such a warm, sleepy afternoon that


shoes and some ice cream soda and Nan came on down and saw us off at eleven. She would have gone up as far as Port Huron with us, if the boat had stopped there. It seemed rather good to be out in the open again. We had dinner after we got up pastBelle Isle and out into Lake St. Clair - which is un- interesting until we get to the ship canal which is most picturesque. I got quite well acquainted with Capt. Doherty, going thro' the Canal and the flats. He says when the U.S. completed this (it's a mile long and quite a piece of engineering) Canada placed her flags on it, and we had to get out on little boat and go and settle it. We got behind a big freighter going in and had to go slow, as boats are not allowed to pass each other here. The "flats" are very queer and picturesque. Cottage after cottage sitting on its own little plot - sort of lagoon fashion - or Venetian. Imagine the mosquitoes are very thick. Some places were pretty and some were not. There were chu-chu boats &c. &c. As we got farther in the current got stronger and Indians asked for a tow (but didn't get it from us). I saw one big boat towing six (and took its picture). It was such a warm, sleepy afternoon that


shoes and some ice cream soda and Nan came on down and saw us off at eleven. She would have gone up as far as Port Huron with us, if the boat had stopped there. It seemed rather good to be out in the open again. We had dinner after we got up pastBelle Isle and out into Lake St. Clair - which is un- interesting until we get to the ship canal which is most picturesque. I got quite well acquainted with Capt. Doherty, going thro' the Canal and the flats. He says when the U.S. completed this (it's a mile long and quite a piece of engineering) Canada placed her flags on it, and we had to get out on little boat and go and settle it. We got behind a big freighter going in and had to go slow, as boats are not allowed to pass each other here. The "flats" are very queer and picturesque. Cottage after cottage sitting on its own little plot - sort of lagoon fashion - or Venetian. Imagine the mosquitoes are very thick. Some places were pretty and some were not. There were chu-chu boats &c. &c. As we got farther in the current got stronger and Indians asked for a tow (but didn't get it from us). I saw one big boat towing six (and took its picture). It was such a warm, sleepy afternoon that

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