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intelligent looking women served as waitresses. Their general behavior and polite language a decided improvement over the american variety of waitresses or on those I saw in Ottawa. People generally more polite than in number places in the States.  A Little captive bear near the hotel. Some tell me they just had shot another on one off the trees near the hotel. Canoes everywhere amongst them several [[strikethrough]]birchbarch[[/strikethrough]] birch bark canoes. Mining talk. Prospectors. College student prospectors - strange to encounter well bred and educated gentleman under
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the rough prospectors suit. Trip up the Lake. Many river junctions branching off in all directions. Many small island Rocky soil with growth of the usual Pines, Spruce. Birch and white poplar. Much similar to similar lakes in Adirondacks but almost no camps and even then only a seldom tent   Looks more intact than adirondacks  Saw once awhile a few indians dressed in [[strikethrough]]america [[/strikethrough]] ordinary clothes excepting for moccasins. At hotel met two squaws dressed in latest fashion and latest style of hats. Went to Lady Evelyn hotel with boat where we had lunch   Same class of women waitresses [[strikethrough]]Only objecti [[/strikethrough]] Saw some prospectors
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