The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 19, 1879

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p.2 Ad - Cape Vincent, Gananoque, Garden Island and Wolfe Island, and Thousand Island Park Steamboat Route - Maud, Pierrepont and Geneva - with schedule. July 19th

p.3 The Steamer - In compliance with the request of a committee of Gananoque merchants, appointed to wait on them, the Messrs. Folger have agreed to run the Geneva on Thursday and Friday of each week, leaving Kingston at 9 a.m., calling at the usual stopping places on the way, and arriving at Gananoque about 10:30 a.m., at which hour she will leave Gananoque for the Thousand Island Park, leaving the Park at 4 o'clock, and Gananoque at 6 p.m. for Kingston.

Ran On a Reef - The propeller Celtic, which is supplying the Dominion lighthouses, ran on a reef at Chockirne, between Point au Pelee and Middle Sister, on Sunday evening at eight o'clock. She had twenty passengers on board, on a pleasure trip, among them being Darius Smith, Superintendent of Lighthouses. Monday afternoon she was relieved. Thus far all Dominion lighthouses have been found in excellent condition.

Purchased - Mr. H. Hitchen is evidently going into the yachting business. Having sold the Charm today he bought Mr. Allen's Maud.

Wind Wafts - Milwaukee reports the Bell Mitchell chartered for Kingston with wheat at 4 1/2 cents.

Milwaukee, 16th - The Cortez arrived and the W.B. Phelps cleared for Kingston with wheat at 4 1/2 cents. The schooner Belle Mitchell cleared for Kingston yesterday afternoon with wheat.

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 19, 1879