The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 29, 1890

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The str. Algonquin will load railroad iron for Port Arthur.

Clearances: tug Thompson and 4 barges, Montreal.

The str. Persia passed down this morning on her way to Montreal.

Arrivals: barges Nile and Isis, Ottawa, lumber; barges Freemason, Ontario and Minnie Francis, Ottawa, lumber; sloop Allie C., Clayton, light.

At the trial of the owner of the Princess Louise, for alleged overcrowding of the boat, the count of men differed considerably. In counting a small group of men on the boat on the day in question one made it 8 and another 10, consequently no positive reliance could be placed in the statement that there were 257 people on board.

International Fish Company - The large fish dealing firms of Jefferson Co., N.Y., and Kingston, Ont., five in all, have combined and formed a company to be called the Lake Ontario Fish Company, Ltd., Cape Vincent, N.Y., with a capital stock of $100,000. They will have practical control of the whole fish business along the St. Lawrence and the lake shore in this section. The new company will go into business Nov. 1st.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 29, 1890