The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Sep 1894

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Arrivals: str. Spartan, Toronto; str. Magnet, Hamilton; str. Passport, Montreal.

The tug Hall cleared for Montreal last night, with four loaded barges of grain.

The Richelieu & Ontario Navigation company's boats are now only making tri-weekly trips.

The schr. Queen of the Lakes is waiting at Richardson's dock for a car load of grain.

The str. Columbian will be laid up at Swift's dock. E.L. Pope, Belleville, student at Queen's, was purser on the steamer this year.

p.4 The Late James A. Walker - Montreal, Sept. 20th - James A. Walker died at his residence on Tuesday after two years' illness. With the exception of Sir David Macpherson, deceased was the last of the old forwarders in Canada. He was born in Prescott about 75 years ago, and came to Montreal in 1833. He engaged in the mercantile house of Macdonald, Holmes & company and shortly afterwards got interested in the forwarding trade via the Rideau canal and Kingston.

Weekly British Whig, Sept. 20, 1894

p.3 District Dashes - The remains of Joseph Hargrove drowned off the schooner Riverside, in Lake Erie on 11th Oct., 1893, has been recovered and buried at his late home, South Bay.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Sep 1894