The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Feb. 9, 1880

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p.3 A New Star - Capt. M. Staley, a well-known vessel captain of Wolfe Island, and more recently proprietor of the 'Sheet Anchor Saloon' in the Market Square, has entered the lecture field as an advocate of temperance. (details)

Death in Chicago - Mr. E.J. Cochran, President of the Kingston Sailors Union, received a telegram to-day announcing the death of Mr. James Hall, a member of the local Union. He was a single man, and has no relatives here, but the Union provides for his funeral at Chicago with the customary grant of $50. The members of the Union are generally well provided for by their companions.

A government officer is shortly expected to make a survey fo the proposed Murray Canal.

Wind Wafts - Capt. Joe Turner of Scriba, has presented the yacht Ella, of Oswego, with spars, booms and gaffs of yellow cedar, which she will use in the spring.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Feb. 9, 1880