The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 15, 1880

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p.3 The sch. Flora Carveth has been advertised and will be sold if all claims against her are not settled in 6 days.

Mr. C.W. Crowley, of Kingston, has been elected Assistant Secretary of the Chicago Sailor' Benevolent Union. One of the chief reforms to be discussed by the convention is a proposed law to compel better sanitary regulations in the holds of vessels, the foul air in which, under present regulations, causes great sickness and many premature deaths among sailors.

General Sessions - an appeal against the conviction of M.P. Guess, for assault, said to have occurred on the sch. Senator Blood in connection with the enforcement of the regulations of the Seamen's Union. - details.

The Cold Snap - Capt. D. Webster, of the sch. E.G. Benedict, arrived from Detroit this morning. He intended to have his vessel winter here, but it was frozen in the ice and he had to lay up at Detroit. He had been running from Chicago to Buffalo during the past season and had good business. When he left Detroit the ice was a foot thick. He was surprised to find so little of it here.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 15, 1880