The Maritime History of the Great Lakes

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p.2 The steamyacht E.E. Hall, Ogdensburg, has been sold to Austin Potter, of Lacona, for $800. The yacht has not been in use for the past two years, but has been drydocked in Clayton. The boat is being repainted and will be thoroughly refitted.

The hull of the burned steamer Cibola still lies at Youngstown wharf, and is being cleaned. It is stated that after the insurance is adjusted the hull will be taken to Deseronto, Ont., and rebuilt in time for business next year.


Raft number thirteen left yesterday for Quebec in tow of the steamer Traveller.

The str. Bon Voyage is wind-bound at Oswego. There is a big wind blowing out on the lake.

The steamer Little Mac, formerly the property of the St. Lawrence park association, has been purchased by Capt. William Hudson.

Arrivals at Garden Island: Schr. S.H. Dunn, Toledo, timber. Departures: Str. Johnston, with Calvin's twelfth raft, for Quebec.

The Cornwall canal is again in running order. The damage done by the schr. Kildonan, in carrying away five gates, will come out of the government as the schooner was not to blame in the least. The water was let into the dock too swiftly and carried away the vessel's lines.

A Vessel Sunk - Cleveland, July 30th - The steambarge Republic, built in Cleveland, and owned by W.D. Rees, of Republic, Mich., went down two miles off Lorain this morning.

The waves washed the covering from her hatches and she filled and sank in seventy-five feet of water. Her crew of five men escaped in the yawl and were picked up by a tug.

The Arabia At Fault - Cleveland, July 30th - Judge Ricks rendered decision in the Arabia-Tilden collision case. The collision occurred near Port Huron, in October, 1886. The Tilden was sunk by the Arabia, and was abandoned by M.A. Bradley, the owner of the vessel. The Arabia was libeled for $36,000. Judge Ricks found the steamer wholly at fault, and allowed the old claim, with interest. The Arabia is owned by the western transit co.

Was Made to Settle - Capt. Grant Horne, of the schr. Picton, bought some goods off McCarthy & Marsh, ship chandlers, Saturday, and when he got aboard his boat it is alleged that he refused to pay for them. McCarthy & Marsh secured the services of constable Lewis and the officer went to the vessel, but could not induce the captain to pay for them, he says, so he went away and returned in a short time with attachment papers and took the foresails off the vessel just as she was about to sail. The captain, seeing that constable Lewis meant business, paid him $46, the amount of the claim, and went on his way to Port Hope. [Oswego Times]

p.3 Black River Bridge, July 29th - ...The schr. Kate, of Oakville, Capt. Frank Dewetta, is unloading coal at A.E. Grimmon's wharf.....

Chaumont, N.Y., July 29th - ....Frank Phelps started on his first trip with his new steamer Saturday.....

p.5 Kingston In Brief - The sailing yacht Madge, of Napanee, made port Tuesday morning, with eight young men of Belleville aboard, who have her chartered from M.B. Mills, her skipper, for a week's cruise on the Bay of Quinte and among the islands.

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