The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Jan 1896

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Jan. 20, 1896

p.4 Day For The Light Boats - the second ice yacht race for the cup donated to the Kingston ice yacht club; about twenty ice yachts sailing; starting line at foot of Simcoe street; Pastime, Dixie, Snowbird, Spectre, Jack Frost, Icicle, Flash, Defiance, Avalanche, North Star, Midge, Prodigal Son, Voyageur, Snow Flake; Pastime won race but lost on a technicality so Snowbird won. (full column)

Jan. 21, 1896

p.1 Incidents of the Day - A capstan and windlass for the Montreal transportation company's new barge, arrived over the G.T.R. yesterday, from the manufactory at Providence, R.I.

The steambarge Quebec, of Kingston, wintering in Ottawa, is being raised preparatory to the making of some repairs on her bottom.

Personal Mention - Capt. Paul Clarke, of South Bay, will command the steamer Merritt during the coming season. James Collier, of Picton, will be mate.

To Improve The Dock - Folgers to improve in front of K. & P. property between Brock and Clarence streets.

Jan. 22, 1896

p.1 Presented With A Lamp - An event of a very pleasing character took place in the cabin of the steamer Bannockburn, about five o'clock last night, when the employees of the M.T. Co. presented Charles J. McSorley, chief engineer on the str. Glengarry, with a handsome lamp. An address accompanied the presentation, and which was read by Jas. Gowan. Henry Thurston, mechanical superintendent; George Henderson and Thomas Gaskin, jr. also spoke a few words. Mr. McSorley replied to the kind expressions spoken concerning himself and thanked the donors for their handsome present. He was married this morning in St. Mary's church.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Jan 1896