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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 Mar 1894

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p.1 General Paragraphs - The M.T. Co. has the dry-dock engaged. Two of the company's tugs are now in the dock.


At Duluth the rate on wheat to Kingston is from at 4 1/2 cents per bushel.

The str. Islander leaves tomorrow to go on her route between Clayton and Alexandria Bay.

Joseph Hipson, boiler maker, is repairing the machinery of the steamer Glide at Lachine, Que.

On Thursday the str. Alberta will be launched from Davis' dry-dock. She is owned by Capt. Gus Hinckley.

Capt. McMaugh and chief engineer Samuel Brisbin are in Owen Sound fitting out the prop. Algonquin. They report work on her progressing favorably. Capt. John Simpson, who has the contract for the iron and wood work repairing on the Algonquin, has just completed putting a new wale into the vessel.

The following are the appointments of the Kingston and Montreal Forwarding Co.: Thrush, Capt. Leon Pregent; Condor, Capt. Dernosse Perron; Hiawatha, Capt. Emanuel Leduc; Lapwing, Capt. Joseph Leduc; Dakota, Capt. Mosie Chatel; Huron, Capt. Trafflie Herbert; Cherokee, Capt. Thomas Lauron; Iroquois, Capt. Francis Mathew; Beauport, Capt. Narcese Gimlan, sr.; Jet, Capt. Diselte Senical; Siren, Capt. Frank Porier; Bismarck, Capt. J. St. Michel; Princess, Narcese Gamlin, jr.; Virginia, Capt. Joseph Perrow, jr.; Mona, Capt. Paul Reid; Quebec, Capt. James Gallivan; Lark, Capt. William Gilmour; Imperial, Capt. J. Buvien; Montcalm, Capt. C. Dareau; C.P.R., Capt. A. Verville; National, Capt. W. Charland; Ross, Capt. M. Robideaux; Helena, Capt. O. Latroverse; Ernest, Capt. A. Darean; Adele, Capt. H. Perron; Doris, Capt. Jos. Perron; Victor, Capt. A. Laroches; Rachel, Capt. I. Beaubean; Alice, Capt. M. Leaghea; Liberal, Capt. F.H. Laryette; Jos. Edward, Capt. J. Charland; St. J. Baptiste, Capt. B. Dareaw; Elm, Capt. H. Hoppins; Rapid, Capt. Wm. Roach; Snipe, Capt. Wm. McConnell.

p.4 The steamer Deseronto was the first boat to reach Picton on March 26th. This is several days earlier than last season. The first boat reaching port last spring was the steamer Ella Ross which arrived on April 17th.

Joseph Parker, Picton, formerly of Newburgh, has commenced his duties as first engineer on the steamer Water Lily.

Chaumont, N.Y., March 29th - The breaking up of the ice in the bay has let the schooner Emma, frozen in three miles from this place last fall, come into port....

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 Mar 1894