The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Dec 1894


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p.1 Looking Over Property - D.G. Thompson, outside manager of the Montreal Transportation company, of Montreal, is in the city looking over the company's property here. It has not been decided whether a barge will be built by the company this winter. The timber and iron for the new boat is ready, but in view of the hard times it is possible that the work may not be started. The condition of the grain trade has been very discouraging for several years.

Mr. Thompson thinks the reason the Liverpool wheat market has taken such a heavy drop is because of buyers there purchasing such a large amount. They are afraid of overstocking the market.

To Establish A Ferry - William Power has returned from a visit to Buffalo where he received substantial encouragement in a projected ferry from Victoria, Ont., to Black Rock, North Buffalo, N.Y., and for which a charter and license has been obtained.....


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Date of Publication:
18 Dec 1894
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KN.16691-272
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Dec 1894