The Maritime History of the Great Lakes

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p.1 The Lake Carrying Trade - Chicago, Jan. 28th -A gloomy outlook for the next season's business on the great lakes was taken by James Corrigan, of Cleveland, late president of the lake carrier's association, who was in Chicago last night. He said: "The struggle of the survival of the fittest in lake navigation will be extremely interesting the coming season. It was a contest between boats carrying from 5,000 to 7,000 tons against those whose carrying capacity does not exceed 2,000 tons.

Want To Fish At Any Time - Windsor, Jan. 30th - fishermen along international boundary want to be able to fish at any time of the year; ...."On the American side 1,415 fishermen are employed. They take from the water annually 37,513,729 pounds of fish valued at nearly $2,000,000, while the value of fish taken on the Canadian side is less than one quarter of this amount."

p.3 District Dashes - Frank Rickey, boat builder, Kingston, has just finished a fine sail yacht for his brother, R. Rickey, Millhaven.

p.6 Kingston In Brief - W. Evans, of Deseronto, has been appointed hull inspector at the port of Toronto, succeeding the late Capt. Harbottle. The many friends of Mr. Evans, in the city, will be glad to hear of his success. He is a native of Kingston.

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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.4995 Longitude: -81.69541
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