The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 8, 1889

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p.1 Incidents Of The Day - The prop. Tilley (Capt. McMaugh) is being put in shape at St. Catharines for summer work.

C. Goyette, engineer of the str. Saxon, leaves for Trenton in a few days to put the boat's machinery in order.

A. Barton, engineer of the steamer Glide, will leave for Montreal where the boat is wintering, on Sunday evening and will commence immediately to get her ready for navigation.

p.8 Incidents Of The Day - Oswego parties are engaged in trying to organize a company to construct a $97,000 steambarge to ply on the lakes.

Mr. Kirkpatrick's wrecking bill is now in good shape and the government is probably not brave enough to oppose it and risk a division. The senate may, however, attack it.

To Help The Sailors - In response to the demands of the knights of labor the dominion government have introduced a measure imposing penalties for overloading vessels plying on inland waters and sending them out of harbor insufficiently equipped, or in an unseaworthy condition. The knights now ask that three inspectors be appointed, one at Montreal, one at Kingston, and one at the Welland canal.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 8, 1889