The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 2, 1884

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p.1 District Dashes - steam yacht Ethel Grace of Napanee sold for $500.

p.3 Here & There - The schr. Grantham is unloading timber at Collinsby.

The schr. Katie Eccles is loading peas in Toronto for Kingston.

Folger Bros. new steamer St. Lawrence will be launched on the 10th inst.

The tug Metamora and the barges Cheboygan, Russel, Manley and Benson are at Collinsby.

The tug Thompson left today with the barges Oswego, Oneida, and Nebraska for Charlotte to load coal.

Sailors leaving Toronto are getting $1.50 per day. They are shipping on vessels that will carry timber to Garden Island.

There are 5 alleged life saving stations on Lake Ontario. The Port Hope Times says the one there is a first class fraud, and that at Cobourg is in a still worse condition.

A Very Severe Blow - first wind storm of season; several wharves injured; "the water on the lake rolled mountains high"

Shoveller's Union - held meeting to discuss lowering rates from $2.50 to $1.50 per thousand bushels; another meeting to be held next Monday.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 2, 1884