The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 29, 1879


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p.3 Marine - Two dollars per day is what sailors are receiving at Chicago, Buffalo and Toledo. Wheat from Detroit to Kingston is 6 cents per bushel. The J.H. Carter was the only one chartered on Wednesday.

Excursions - on Maud, Geneva and Celtic.

Might Have Saved It - The Brockville Recorder says: "A gentleman who is conversant with the facts of the burning of the steam barge Kitty Friel on the Rideau, informs us that the boat could have been saved had the men on board made half an effort. The farmers in the vicinity saved some lumber, and say that had the crew assisted them there would have been no trouble in subduing the flames."

Wind Wafts - The yachts Gracie, Kathleen and Katie Gray, of Belleville, and Surprise of Trenton, will compete in the Toronto regatta. The Emma will go from Kingston.


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Date of Original:
Aug. 29, 1879
Local identifier:
KN.13755
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. 29, 1879