The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 23, 1881


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p.2 Bulling The Market - Richelieu stock affected by outside influences.

p.3 Trifling Thoughts - str. Corsican back on route.

-patent wheels designed and patented by R. Davis, boat builder, are satisfactory.

-sea serpent seen by Capt. Brown, of tug Robb, between Timber Island and South Bay.

Grain Forwarding - to be a series in [Globe]

Shipment of Stone - 7,000 tons from Pen. to Cleveland.

Raft Towing - by W.T. Robb and Conqueror.

Strike of Ship Carpenters - This afternoon workmen at the shipyard struck. They desired to cease work at 5 o'clock, but to receive ten hours pay. Mr. Powers could not see his way clear to accede to the demand of his employees.

Difficulty On The Docks - There is now a slight difficulty on the wharves. The coal vessels are being unloaded very slowly in consequence. The men are continually "kicking" on the wages question.

p.4 County News - Mr. T. Fegan, son of Mr. John Fegan, has been appointed keeper of the new lighthouse at Pt. Traverse, temporarily.

-a large octupus seen swimming in mill pond at Milford.


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Newspaper
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Date of Original:
July 23, 1881
Local identifier:
KN.14273
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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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 23, 1881