The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 30, 1883

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p.3 Nomination of Officers - Last evening the annual nomination of officers, in connection with Seamen's Union, occurred at their rooms. Mr. C. Crowley, who has held the position of President for two years, did not seek re-election. He entered a more remunerative occupation in this city. The nominations were:

President - Messrs. John Quirt and T. Paddon.

Vice-President - John Bradden and J. McCutcheon.

Secretary - A. Esson.

Finance Committee - Messrs. James Palmer, John Quirt and James Lougherin.

The election takes place on Saturday.

A Heavy Fine Remitted - On November 23rd, 1882, the str. Thomson (sic - Thomas ?) Kingsford towed the O.M. Bond from Belleville about half way across Lake Ontario. On Capt. Pappa's return to Belleville his boat was attached and a fine of $400 imposed for violating the coasting law. Capt. Pappa paid the fine and entered a protest. Yesterday, says the Palladium, he received a notice from the Minister of Marine of Canada, that it had been decided to remit $375 of the fine.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 30, 1883