The Maritime History of the Great Lakes

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p.3 District Dashes - Mr. Hazlett, formerly of the Kingston foundry, has been appointed superintendent of the boiler shop on Garden Island. In this shop in future boilers and machinery for Calvin & Son' fleet will be made.

p.K. Hayes, as administrator of the estate of the late Capt. William O'Toole, has been paid the full amount of life insurance held by deceased, $3,000. The manner of payment is satisfactory, considering the fact that Capt. O'Toole was drowned and his body never recovered.

Kingston In Brief - Work on the new dredge to be built at the dry-dock for Connolly Bros. at a cost of $70,000 will be commenced next week. Between fifty and sixty men will be employed while the dredge is being built.

p.6 Anxiety For The Steamer Chicora - Benton Harbor, Mich., Jan. 23rd - Failure to receive any tidings of the steamer Chicora, which left Milwaukee on Monday morning for this port, is causing intense excitement among the relatives and friends of the captain and crew. Capt. Ed. Stines had a crew of seven besides the deck hands. The steamer also had one passenger, Joseph Rearle, of St. Joseph, Mich.

Semi-Weekly British Whig, Jan. 28, 1895

p.3 A Steamer Fast In The Ice - Grand Haven, Mich., Jan. 26th - The steamer Wisconsin is fast among ice hummocks in Lake Michigan, four miles out from this port. The steamer Osceola made several attempts to get to the vessel but failed. The ice-bound vessel is in no danger of going to pieces unless it should be struck by a gale.

p.5 Incidents of the Day - The Richelieu stock reached par Friday for the first time in many years. The directors claim this is due to the able and efficient management of Mr. Gildersleeve. A year ago the stock was quoted at about 50. It is now 100.

John Kennedy has been appointed first engineer of the tug Reginald, and G. Booth will be first engineer of the steambarge being built at Garden Island. A. Simmonds will have charge of the engine of the str. Armenia.

p.8 No Doubt of the Chicora's Loss - Benton Harbor, Mich., Jan. 25th - Part of the cargo of the ill-fated steamer Chicora is reported to have come ashore, including flour, valises, pantry fixtures, etc. J.S. Morton says in a despatch there is no doubt now that the Chicora went down. Messages to that effect have been sent to the friends of the crew.

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