The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 2, 1879


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p.1 Currency - The prop. City of St. Catharines, which has been idle for two or three seasons, is being fitted out for the lake trade.

The United States war vessel Michigan is at Chicago, enlisting boys for the American navy. The wages are $9 a month.

p.2 The Wednesday Excursion - letter to editor complaining about cancelled boat excursion to Channel Grove.

ad - Rideau Canal - Kingston and Westport - str. Shannon on route, with schedule; Captain E.W. Johnson.

p.3 Heavy Catch - fish are so plentiful the fishermen can't sell all their catch.

Hatton Life Boat - Mr. Hatton, proprietor of the Hatton life boat, having secured a patent in Canada last year, purposes visiting some of the principal cities along the St. Lawrence and the upper lakes. He will be in Kingston shortly, perhaps during the ensuing week, and will give exhibitions which will interest the general public, and especially those engaged in marine business.

Yachting - We agree with the Belleville Intelligencer that until the Toronto yachtsmen show a disposition to remove certain rules they have adopted, amounting, virtually, to a disqualification of our second class yachts, the suggestion to make the Kingston and Belleville regattas the close of the Fall series will not be very favorably entertained. It would be outrageous to think differently.

Charters For Kingston - The schr. Pandora, wheat, at Detroit, 4 1/2 cents. The schooner Lady Macdonald, at Toledo, 4 1/2 cents. At Chicago, steam barge Clinton, barge Clyde, schr. Glenliffer, wheat, on owner's account; barge Grimsby, wheat, 6 1/2 cents.

Wind Wafts - yacht Nobby from Peterborough in Islands; yacht Pioneer of Napanee returning from Islands.

Trip To Belleville - on Maud.

Fishing Regulations -

River Disaster - all the bodies from steam yacht Josephine recovered.


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Date of Original:
Aug. 2, 1879
Local identifier:
KN.13733
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 2, 1879