The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 6, 1882

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p.1 A Desirable Act - Seamen's Wages Act introduced in House of Commons - wages would come first in lien against vessel.



The steamer Alexandria will begin her trips from Trenton to Montreal about the 22nd inst.

The bay is now clear of ice all the way to Trenton, and on Saturday the steamer Hero will make her first trip up. She is being fitted up elegantly.

The schr. B.W. Folger left for Fairhaven last night with 8,600 bushels of malt. A telegram announces her arrival, her discharge and departure for Charlotte, to load coal for Kingston.

The schr. Jessie H. Breck has been chartered to bring two loads of timber to Kingston at $95 per m., one from St. Ignace, Straits of Mackinaw, and the other from au Sauble, Lake Superior.

p.4 Wolfe Island Council - On the petition of Albert Dunlop and 14 others, applying for ferry between Simcoe and Wolfe Islands, it was moved by Mr. McLaren, seconded by Mr. McLaughlin, that $75 be granted for the construction of a ferry scow between the aforesaid islands, to be paid after the scow is established by the inhabitants of Simcoe Island, satisfactorily to this council. (Carried.)

April 7, 1882

not published - (Good Friday)

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 6, 1882