March 3, 1896
(missing pages 3 & 4)
p.1 Incidents of the Day - The machinery of the steamer Myles is being overhauled and put in first-class condition at the Kingston foundry.
Captains of Propellers - It is rumored that Capt. Trowell will command the str. Ocean this year. Other officers named are: Persia, Capt. Scott; Cuba, Capt. R. Chestnut; Melbourne, Capt. Henry Chestnut; Acadia, Capt. John Clifford; Lake Michigan, Capt. John Moran; Arabian, Capt. Oliver Patenaude; Myles, Capt. William Mackie; Sir Leonard Tilley, Capt. Sandy Irving.
How It Was Won And Lost - sixteen ice yachts start; description of race. (1/2 column)
p.2 The News of the District - The United States government has again awarded Capt. Gus Hinckley, Cape Vincent, the contract for placing the buoys in Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence river for 1896.
Capt. Johnston will expend $1,000 on the steamer Nightingale before the opening of navigation. A new boiler will be put in.
The str. Jessie Bain is being fitted out and will be put on the Clayton-Alexandria Bay route on April 1st.
March 4, 1896