The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 May 1896

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The damaged corn in the str. (Morley ?) was sold at eighteen cents a bushel.

James Richardson & Sons are loading a barge with 16,000 bushels of peas for Montreal.

The str. Kathadin, Oswego to Lake Superior, coal laden, reached the (canal last night. ?)

The tug Jessie Hall, with ( ) barges, arrived up from Montreal this morning.

The schr. Annie Minnes arrived this morning from Oswego with coal for Anglin & Co.

The schr. Verona, expected ( ) yesterday from Chicago with corn, has not yet borne in sight.

The schr. Fabiola, coal laden from Oswego, arrived this morning. Her cargo is consigned to P. Walsh.

The sloop Madcap discharged a load of peas at the elevator of James Richardson & Sons. She cleared from Wolfe Island.

The str. Princess Louise clears tonight for Prescott with two grain barges consigned to the K. & M. Co.

The schr. Pilot has been engaged to carry sand to the Kingston penitentiary. She will be engaged nearly all summer at the work.

The schr. Queen of the Lakes has been idle for over a week. She is tied up in the slip at the foot of Princess street awaiting a charter.

The str. Bannockburn with consorts Selkirk and Melrose, from Kingston to Sault Ste. Marie, passed through the canal yesterday.

Three car loads of deck plank ( ) four spars, each of the latter being ( ) feet in length, arrived here last night via the C.P.R. from British Columbia for the Kingston and Montreal Forwarding Co., to be kept in reserve for a case of emergency.

Canadian Sailors Friend.

Capt. George McLeod, who was here yesteday in the interests of the damaged str. Morley, is the man, above all, ( ) to whom Canadian mariners go for ( ) and assistance when in difficulties (on the) "other side" and he is always ready and able to assist to the utmost limit of his power. He is probably the most (well) known man on the lakes.

Capt. McLeod spent yesterday ( ) dock, where the Morley lay, looking at the repairs being made, and he left ( ) night to meet the vessel at Cleveland where the final repairs are to be done. Shortly before he started he received a telegram, informing him that Capt. ( ), inspector and surveyor, of Buffalo, ( ) had died since Capt. McLeod left ( ) As they were life long friends, Capt. McLeod felt very keenly the unlooked for decease of his friend.

p.4 General Paragraphs - It was diver E. Charles, of this city, who put the patch below the water line, on the str. Morley, after she had gone down a few days ago. Capt. McLeod stated that the work was the best of the kind he had seen for years.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 May 1896