The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 25, 1888

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The steambarge Hall, with grain from Duluth, is here.

The schr. P. Bennett has arrived from Oswego with coal for the water works.

The steamer Islander which was launched on Saturday at Portsmouth, had to be redocked yesterday because of a leak in her hull.

The prop. St. Magnus, with a cargo of corn from Toledo, ran on a shoal opposite Swift's wharf this morning. She had to be lightened before she was released.

The repairs to the schooner Queen of the Lakes, at Deseronto, are extensive, costing $10,000, and will make her practically a new boat, stronger than when new. Very little of the old hull is to be seen. She will class high.

BLAZE ON AN ISLAND - Garden Island fire in machine shop, carpenter shop and saw mill; city firemen and citizens cross on str. Pierrepont to help; pump on str. Johnson also used.

Incidents Of The Day - body of cook from str. St. Lawrence found.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 25, 1888