The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Aug 1895

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p.1 Another Yarn - Richelieu company managers did not meet to talk about an American line of boats between Niagara Falls and Montreal involving New York Central railroad. [N.Y. World]

Delegates to Boston - eight train loads of Knights Templar delegates arrive and are loaded on steamers Hamilton, Algerian, Columbian, and Hero for trip to Dickinson's Landing.

Incidents of the Day - This morning J. Donnelly, jr., left for Deseronto with a diving dress. He will repair the ways there.

p.2 Collins Bay, Aug. 21st- ...The str. City of Owen Sound, with barges Neelon and Muskoka, unloaded timber here last week and have left on another trip. The Tecumseh is expected in with timber this evening.

Wolfe Island, Aug. 20th - ....The Princess Louis ran on the bar in the harbor yesterday and the Hiram Calvin, of Garden Island, had to tow her off....



The schr. Acacia cleared for Oswego today to load coal for Kingston.

The str. James Swift had a big crowd up from Ottawa this morning.

The prop. Denver is in from Chicago with 50,000 bushels of corn for the M.T. Co. She leaves for Erie to load coal for Chicago.

The props. Rosedale and Nicaraqua and the Glengarry and Minnedosa arrive in with cargoes of grain at the M.T. Co's dock tomorrow.

The sch. Mediator came down from Chicago yesterday, with 350 tons of wire, to be transported by the M.T. Co. to Montreal.

Passed Port Colborne: Glengarry and barge, Fort William to Kingston, wheat; Rosedale, Superior to Kingston, wheat; Nahanf, Milwaukee to Brockville, ore.

The improvements made to the M.T. Co's premises have been extensive. The company claims that they have the finest equipped premises in the dominion.

The prop. Bannockburn will get in at three o'clock this afternoon. She has 210,000 bushels of wheat all told, comprised of: Bannockburn, 61,250; Selkirk, 50,700; Winnipeg, 50,000; Drummond, 43,700.

The yacht Ometa, owned by H. Corby, M.P., was sold to a Montreal syndicate yesterday for $1,000 cash. She will leave for Montreal next Saturday. The syndicate will meet her here Saturday afternoon and proceed to Montreal on Sunday morning.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Aug 1895