The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 1, 1884

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p.2 Fishermen Corrected - American anglers land at Knapp's Point, fire revolver to scare away mad bull. "Mr. McAvoy has been lighthouse keeper at Knapp's Point for 12 years."

President McCoomb, of the Sailors' Union, left for Grindstone Island this afternoon. There is some difficulty among the crew of the schr. A.L. Andrews, which cleared for the island today. It is said the second mate of her is working under wages. McComb has gone down to settle the difficulty.

The Oswego Regatta - details of yacht regatta in storm.



The sloop Mary Ann is unloading 60 cords of wood.

The schr. Home, from Deseronto with lumber, is at Rathbun's.

The schr. Wilcox, repaired here, is loading iron ore at Belleville for Cleveland.

The schr. A.L. Andrews cleared today for Grindstone Island for stone for Chicago.

The str. Corsican, from Toronto, and str. Algerian, from Montreal, called at Swift's yesterday.

The prop. Lake Ontario arrived from Toledo on July 30th with the first cargo of new wheat down.

The schr. Fabiola, from Oswego, is at the M.T. Co. dock with 282 tons of coal for the gas company.

The steamer Quinte was hauled off the rocks today near Picton by the tug Sir John, and taken to Deseronto for repairs.

Captain Sweet, of the J.F. Maynard, was the first man to run the route from Cape Vincent to Alexandria Bay, 13 (18 ?) years ago.

The steam yacht Idle Hour, one of the fastest on the river, is at Davis' shipyard. She has been hauled out for painting and repairing.

The boiler and engine of the tug Wren, formerly of this port, have been transferred to the Gilbert, a new tug built at Buffalo, for work on the Galops Rapids.

Capt. McDonald, of the tug McArthur, was in the Port Hope police court for a violation of the harbor by-law by taking a raft of timber from the harbor before the harbor tolls were paid, and was asked to pay a fine and costs, which he did.

Ald. Smith's Levee - Capt. Crawford and Gaskin in court for obstructing Queen St. slip.

Incidents Of The Day - yachts in Regatta on Monday will be photographed before the start.

The yachtsmen of the Oswego Club received their visiting friends at the club rooms on Wednesday night. The club house was illuminated and a jolly evening passed. The Oswego yachtsmen omitted nothing to make their Canadian friends feel at home.

Canoe Association Meet -

Hoisting Political Colors - Capt. T. O'Connor, of the schr. Watertown, hoisted the Cleveland and Hendricks flag in this port, and Capt. Boriland, of the schr. A.L. Andrews, followed his example. Capt. O'Connor has bet $100 that Cleveland will win the presidency.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 1, 1884