The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 7, 1889

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p.8 Drowned In The Canal - lady suicides off str. Rideau Belle near Washburn locks.


The scow Lorraine is undergoing extensive repairs at Davis' dry dock.

The prop. Acadia arrived from Windsor last night. She proceeded to Montreal. This is her first trip.

Arrivals: schr. White Oak, Oswego, 362 tons coal; tug Eleanor, Cape Vincent, barge City of Kingston in tow; sloop Lorraine, Cape Vincent, light; schr. Eliza Fisher, Oswego, 140 tons coal.

Several Fine Paintings - There is an exhibition in Mr. Ohlke's shop window, Wellington street, an oil painting from the brush of N. Henderson. The scene presented is Kingston harbor. There are five schooners under sail, and opposite Point Frederick is a tug, bow facing the city, with four barges in tow. In the background is Point Frederick's green sward and a stone tower. The painting is 34 x 52 inches, surrounded by a nine inch gilt frame. Near it are two other paintings, the famous yacht Oriole, of Toronto, and the schooner Pathfinder, lost two years ago. These were also painted by Mr. Henderson.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 7, 1889