p.1 Incidents of the Day - The schr. Annie Minnes has gone into winter quarters at Consecon.
p.4 Death of a Mariner - Detroit, Dec. 18th - of Capt. Moses W. Humphrey, known all over the lakes as one of the old time sailors on the inland lakes.
Dec. 19, 1896
p.1 Personal Mention - Capt. T. Donnelly was in Deseronto yesterday hauling out the steamer Deseronto and the tug Resolute for general repairs.
p.4 The Traffic Through Canals - Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., Dec. 19th - number of vessels, tonnage of grain both up.
Dec. 21, 1896
p.1 The Design Completed - Davis Bros., boat-builders, have completed the design for the new passenger tug, ordered by C. Mickle, ex-mayor of Gravenhurst. The boat will be sixty feet long, ten foot beam and will have a ladies' cabin and smoking room. Her boiler will be of the steel shell type, and she will be provided with a compound engine. The vessel will be ready to launch by the first of May next, and will cost, complete, $4,000.
p.2 Uniformity Suggested - Rochester, N.Y., Dec. 19th - Delegates from the various yacht clubs of Lake Ontario, which compose the lake yacht racing association, met at Power's hotel this afternoon and discussed the proposed adoption of uniform rules of measurement and classification, and also uniform racing rules to govern yachting on the great lakes....