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ON THE PENETANG TRAIL   109

"Some of these stopping places were not too warm. I well remember one night spent at McLeod's tavern, a little north of Aurora. The building was of frame and not plastered at that. There were two thin cotton sheets and one quilt, and a very thin one it was, on the bed. I had

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CANDLE STICK

to rub my toes to keep them from freezing in the night.

"The accommodation north of Barrie was poorer still. Once, early in March, father and I

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