The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 24, 1884

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(says 23rd on top)

p.3 Incidents Of The Day - 40 men at work on barge Convoy - to float it for celebrations.

Civic Government - more on Queen St. slip.

A Captain Killed - The information comes by telegraph that Capt. Short, of the schr. Bavaria, was killed at Port Arthur some days ago and that the body has reached his home, Port Dalhousie. No further particulars have been secured. Capt. Short was one of the oldest employees of Calvin & Son. He was about fifty years of age and was married and leaves a large family.

It is thought Capt. Short was killed while loading timber near Point Aux Sauble. Capt. Booth carried a pipe owned by Capt. Short, which he took from him at the late D.D. Calvin's funeral.

Maloney Triumphs - charged Capt. Crawford, Capt. Gaskin of M.T. Co. with blocking Queen St. slip; Magistrate orders it opened up.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 24, 1884