The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 18, 1887

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Seamen's wages were advanced to $2.50 per day at Milwaukee on Saturday.

The tug Hiram Easton and five barges are en route to the city from Ottawa with lumber.

The yacht Ethel is in port with Messrs. S.G. Doran, New York, Knowlton L. Doran, and Wortz, of Rochester, on board. S.G. Doran is president of the firm of Doran & Wright, brokers and commission merchants.

The strs. Resolute and Nile, with five barges, carrying 750,000 feet of lumber are on their way to the city from Ottawa. The material is for the Rathbun company and part of it will be transhipped into the schrs. Singapore and Jessie Macdonald for Oswego.

Arrivals: schr. Morewood, Duluth, 20,000 bush. wheat; prop. Canada, Duluth, 7,491 bush. wheat.

Clearances: schr. B.W. Folger, Oswego, 109,335 feet lumber; schr. Annie Falconer, Oswego, light.

On Tuesday the steamer Polino ran full stern into the forward port side of the steamer Ocean, at Montreal, breaking seven stanchions on the main deck, making a large hole, and demolishing the kitchen. The damage, above the water line, was temporarily repaired. The stanchions, running 4 1/2 feet into the hold, will have to be stripped to admit of new ones. The damage is estimated at from $300 to $400.

Incidents Of The Day - Capt. W.C. Rothwell, of the str. Princess Louise, is dangerously ill, suffering from congestion of the lungs. His duties are being performed by Capt. Rothwell, sr., of the Pioneer, which is in charge of Capt. Nolan.

Two lady passengers on the steamer Hastings called at this office this morning and stated that they had been treated most unjustly on the way down. When they wanted to retire to rest last evening they were told that all the sleeping accommodation had been taken up and they would have to be content with cabin room, notwithstanding that they had paid a dollar for berths. They as well as many others had to lie on the floor of the cabin.

Here From Hamilton - excursion on str. Hastings for Thousand Islands.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 18, 1887