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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Apr 1896


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p.1 General Paragraphs - The tug Thompson and two barges will clear tonight, light, for Charlotte, to load coal for the M.T. Co. They did not intend leaving until tomorrow morning, but the channel opened up today and advantage will be taken of it.

The propeller Myles was floated out of the government dry-dock this morning.

The steamer America is being given a coat of paint at the water works dock.

p.2 Wolfe Island, April 15th - The Pierrepont made her appearance in mid-channel on Tuesday, but did not try to reach this wharf. Islanders are anxiously waiting for her. Most of our sailing community left for different boats this week for Garden Island...

p.4 Soulanges Canal Fraud - expenditures go well above estimates.

Tidings Today - Four life-saving stations on Lake Ontario, situated at Fort Niagara, Charlotte, Big Sands and Oswego, were opened yesterday.


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Date of Publication:
17 Apr 1896
Local identifier:
KN.16730c
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Apr 1896