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

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The schrs. Glenora and Gaskin will clear on Thursday for Toledo to load grain.

The str. Minnie started on the route between Alexandria Bay and Clayton today.

The prop. Glengarry, now on the ways in the M.T. company's yard, will be launched this week.

The steambarge Niagara will leave for Oswego tomorrow. Captain Morgan is master.

The str. Hero will enter upon her regular trips on Saturday if the Bay of Quinte is clear of ice.

Capt. McDonald, of the tug McArthur left today for Collinsby to get his boat ready. His first trip will be to Toronto for a raft.

Yesterday the steamer D.R. Van Allen was towed to the wharf below Cataraqui bridge. She will load lumber for Oswego.

On Wednesday the steamer D.D. Calvin, and schrs. Prussia, Bavaria, Norway and Valencia, leave for Toledo to load timber for Garden Island.

The schrs. J.H. Breck, Capt. Booth; Falconer, Capt. Dandy; Clara White, Capt. Baubien; and Queen of the Lakes, Capt. Parsons, are being fitted out.

President McGreevy, of the Richelieu & Ontario Navigation company, has issued a notice appointing Julien Chabot, general manager; J.B. Labelle, traffic manager; Alexander Milloy, manager of the Western division; and A. Desforges, inspector.

Incidents Of The Day - While painting the schr. Jessie Breck, on Saturday, Charles Martin slipped off the scaffolding and fell into the water. Two men rescued him.

At the police court this morning a triple charge was preferred against Captain S. Fraser for employing, in 1887, uncertificated mates and masters on his barges. Two charges were withdrawn and one was enlarged.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 8, 1889