The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 5, 1881

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p.2 Quick Time - Princess Louise from Kingston to Picton in 3 hours 40 minutes, with three stops.


The str. Nellie Cuthbert is still lying at the Grand Trunk wharf awaiting inspection.

The str. Princess Louise went up the Bay of Quinte last evening in place of the str. Hero, which took a party to the Ogdensburg demonstration.

The str. Ontario is doing a fair business, via Ottawa, between Kingston and Montreal. Cheese is taken from Westport and Newboro to Montreal.

Yesterday a party of New Yorkers arrived here and went down the Rideau Canal on the steamer D.C. West, which they chartered. They laid in a huge quantity of supplies. They will spend over a week in fishing and shooting.

The Hero, with the Belleville firemen and friends, over one hundred in all, passed up the river and Bay of Quinte this afternoon. The band and the uniformed members of the Hook and Ladder Company paraded the streets at noon.


Prop. Armenia, Ogdensburg, pass. and fgt.

Prop. Scotia, Chicago, lightened 4,500 corn.

Str. Alexandria, Trenton, pass. and fgt.

Str. Passport, Hamilton, pass. and fgt.

Str. Magnet, Charlotte, pass. and fgt.

Str. Gipsy, Ottawa, pass. and fgt.

Welland Canal - Passed Down.

Kate Kelly, Chicago, Kingston, wheat.

F.D. Barker, Chicago, Kingston, corn.

Wall Cook, Chicago, Kingston, corn.

Guiding Star, Milwaukee, Kingston, wheat.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 5, 1881