The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 8, 1878

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p.1 Speed - The most sanguine expectations as to the increased speed of the steamer Armenia, as a result of the recent improvements and changes in her machinery has been realized, as we understand that 2 1/2 miles per hour have been added to her running qualities. [Gazette]

p.3 A sale of two cargoes of ice are reported at Detroit, to be delivered there from Kingston on the opening of the Welland Canal. The price is $3 per ton.

Gananque Items - The Pierrepont has discontinued her Tuesday trips to Kingston, and until further notice will only go up on Wednesdays and Thursdays, leaving at 7 o'clock a.m.

Capt. Wm. Jackson, formerly of the steamer Queen, is building a house on Hickory Street for his family. He will sail the City of Kingston again this year on the route between Belleville and Picton.

Capt. Thos. Rees, who became so popular last year, will not run the Junita this season, having been superceded by Mr. Wm. Rogers, of Omar, who has purchased a half interest in the boat. Jasper Ellis is to be the engineer.


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Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 8, 1878