The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Jan 1893

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p.1 Does Not Include Yachts - should yachts be exempted from taxes? - city solicitor thinks only steamboats, tugs and vessels engaged in commerce are exempt.

A Faithful Old Dog - Jumbo, a Newfoundland dog, used to catch the lines thrown from steamers coming into Swift's dock to be put on spiles.

An Awkward Condition - James Mahoney, one of the schr. Glenora's crew last fall, suffering from sprained ankle.

Jan. 30, 1893

p.1 Some Fine Timber - Seven cars of oak timber arrived over the K. & P.R. last week for the Kingston & Montreal forwarding company at Portsmouth. Teams have been engaged several days in drawing the timber, the finest that has been seen in this district in many years. Some of the sticks are 67 feet long and nineteen inches square.

Jan. 31, 1893

p.4 Pith of the News - The government is smiling upon Goderich. Fearing the dredging may not be sufficient to make the harbor perfect the piers are to be extended further into the lake, and when finished the harbor will be well mouthed. Capt. Smith (tug Delisle) is there now to superintend work on the government barges preparatory for spring.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Jan 1893