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Canadian woman caught sneaking $200,000 of cocaine into New York border

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Border officers say inconsistencies in the spare tire of a car entering from Canada led them to 12 pounds of cocaine. 117 more words

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Quebec, also known as Quebec City, is the capital of Canada and the second largest city in Canada after Montreal. Quebec is the crown jewel of French Canada and is famous for its European charm. 189 more words

August 28, 1877

Tuesday, Aug 28th     took breakfast at Niagra house  then hired a man as guide & coachman to drive me around & show & explain the sights   the morning is fine & I enjoyed the ride & sights   wish Mag was here to share it with me   we went over Suspension bridge toll $1,00 to table rock on Canada side   went under table rock & behind the falls cost $1,00   had to put on oil cloth suit & rubbers & have a girde   saw 2 huge black bears & went up on a 2 storey house to observatory & had a fine view of the falls   back to American side to prospect park 50 cents   went down an incline plain 340 feet & up again in a car   then to goat Island 75 cents & to Luna Island horseshoe falls terafin tower & 3 sisters Islands   I saw full enough to pay for time & money   then went to hotel & paid for breakfast & lodging $1,50   then went & bought a ticket for Chicago by way of Buffalo & Detroit on the Grand Trunk RR cost $14,00   bought watermelon for 35 cents  then to whirlpool rapids 50 cents down an elevator 190 feet then 40 odd feet further down a graveled walk to the edge of the rapids   had a splendid close view of these terrible rapids then to the Depot & paid my guide & Coachman $5,00   took Coffee   got boots blacked by a cripple boy   waited til 2 PM & took train for Buffalo & at 5 PM   Left Buffalo for Stratton in Canada   crossed Niagra at Port Erie  had a slow tedious nights ride & at ½ past 3 in morn at Stratton made connections with the Express for Detroit

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August 27, 1877

Monday August 27th 1877    start for home    we arose early   Aunt Mariah kindly offered me a $20,00 bill, but after being used so well & having so good a visit I could not take it   so she sent it to Amanda by me   it is with deep regret that I leave my kind relatives where I have been used so well but I am anxious to see my own at home   Uncle took me to Richfield Springs where we arrived at ½ past 10, 17 miles   he also sent $5,00 to Amanda & I bade him good bye & started at 1 PM for Utica   fare $1,08   I eat my lunch kindly prepared by my Aunts    arrived in Utica at 4 & wait till 6 for train for Niagra falls fare $4,22   left Utica at ½ past 6 on night express   arrived at Niagra falls at 1 in night   took bus for Niagra house where I put up for the rest of the night   a fine stone house good & well furnished rooms   terms $2,50 per day on 75 cents per meal or lodging

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