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Date: September 5th 1914

Sept. 5
(Saturday) Nora wedded to Ernest Luther Patchet. I gave Nora away and was told that I did it beautifully.
They left for New York City immediately after the ceremony. I also left by Radial car for Long Branch where I met Bill Lynch and Dan in the Bachelor. We left Long Branch early Saturday evening under the engine and arrived in Oakville late that night. We tied to the pier but, as there was quite a slop, we had to bring the boat right through the channel into Sixteen Mile Creek. We were there a few hours but a storm carne up and the swells corning through the channel caused the boat to drag her anchor and we found ourselves aground. We soon got her off, however, and starting her engine we ran up the creek and landed on the bank next to Capt. Andrews Boat Building Factory. We had dinner in Oakville and left about 2.00 o'clock for Hamilton. Arrived in Burlington just about 6.30 pm. Tied to pier. Met Mina Carter, Daisy Searle, Lily Greene and Marguerite Searle. Took them out for ride. Slept at Burlington and left for Toronto Monday (Labour Day) at noon. As there was a regular gale blowing from the North West, we only put up our jib and sailed nearly all the way under the jib and engine. Arrived Toronto about 5.15 and all expressed their feeling in regard to the trip. We all voted an absolute success.