The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Feb. 24, 1885

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p.1 City Government - communication from A. Chadwick, regarding taxes on schr. Eureka, referred to Court of Revision.

Township Of Howe Island - The petition of Adolphis Lachance and others asked the council to build a new ferry scow at the foot of the island and provide a wire for it; council will pay 3/4 of expense of building scow and replacing wire.

p.3 Personal Column - Henry Rooney, the shipbuilder of Garden Island, is very ill.

Mr. A. Larushe will be mate on the steamer D.D. Calvin next season.

The death is announced at Port Hope of Mr. Donald Maclennan, a Glengarry man, who was for some years a resident of Kingston and was connected with the forwarding business of Hooker, Henderson and Co.


The Report To the Government

Cost of Some of the Light Houses


The city was paid $388.13 by the Dominion Goverment for lighting the city clock. For maintaining the lighthouses about Kingston the following sums were paid: P. McAvey, Brown's Point, $190; F. Swetman, False Ducks, $410.60; C. Cook, Gananoque Narrows, $480; Albert Dunlop, Nine Mile Point, $490; Jos. Burlingham, Point Peter, $400; Lewis Hudgins, Salmon Point, $300; N.T. Orr, Snake Island, $562; A. McCorkell, $55; Robert Gillespie, Wolfe Island, $250.

Feb. 25, 1885


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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Feb. 24, 1885