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hanging around hotel. Mosquitoes quite objectionable they tell me they are fierce in these regions until end of July. Return by boat to Hotel where we had supper. Prof. Lash Miller and Prof. Bain dispensing whiskey and soda from baggage car in the darkness of the night to our party (about 75) at the station where our train was sidetracked.
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All slept in the train because the hotel could not accomodate us. Restful night although I am afraid the awful mosquitoes [[strikethrough]]were[[/strikethrough]] and the hot weather were going to bother us.
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July 1 Dominion Day. Canada's national Holiday. Lunch at Inn then back to train which took us up [[strikethrough]] abo [[/strikethrough]] in about two hours through the forest. Now and then an entirely new settlement scarcely a few months old. Log cabins - stumps of clearings etc. A country newly and very sparsely settled. Latchford a beginning settlement of some log cabins and hastily constructed houses with a beginning lumber trade. Stopped there a few minutes. Shortly after arrived at Cobalt Lake and the town of Cobalt. Very characteristic. Little lake looks more like a pond. Wood torn off the stumps remaining
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