The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Times (Orillia, ON), October 4, 1877

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Opposition is the life of trade, and the Captain of the Myrtie is a supporter of the maxim. This vessel is a fast running screw wheel steamer, hailing from Port Huron, and is admirably fitted to carry passengers. It is now running opposition to the Georgiana from Waubaushene to Penetanguishene calling at Hogg bay, and Midland. The result will probably be the reduction of freight and passengers fares to a reasonable figures.

Some of our merchants have been let in to a pretty large extent by advancing goods, furnishings etc to the owners of the S. A. Marsh a vessel which was damaged by a storm some years ago since which she has been lying at this harbour. A party of speculators recently became possessed of her, obtained all credit they could in repairing her, amounting in all to some five or six hundred dollars and remunerated heir credit by telling them (the owners) ever succeeded in disposing of the wreck their creditors might succeed in obtaining something otherwise the thing is hopeless.

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Bill Hester
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Times (Orillia, ON), October 4, 1877