The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Jan 1897

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p.1 An Ice Boat Accident - Capt. Ira Folger's ice yacht Flying Scud running between Bell's Island and Cataraqui bridge; crewman fell off and was injured.

p.4 Wants An Elevator - Ald. Robinson thinks an elevator should be built at Kingston at a cost to the government.

Jan. 12, 1897

p.1 Still In Commission - Pierrepont still making trips to Wolfe Island and Cape Vincent.

p.4 General Paragraphs - Capt. J.W. Millen, Detroit, has been unanimously elected president of the lake carrier's association for the ensuing year.

Jan. 13, 1897

p.2 Thousand Island Park, Jan. 11th - ....Stillman Dano has fitted out his sloop the Dolphin, (which was laid up for winter,) and is carrying building material from Clayton to the various parks.

Lake Carrier's Association - Detroit, Jan. 13th - The afternoon session of the lake carriers' association yesterday was largely taken up with the election of committees. The following vice-presidents were elected: J.S. Dunham, Chicago; C.E. Benham, Cleveland; David Carter, Detroit; S.D. Caldwell, Buffalo; W.H. Wolfe, Milwaukee; W.C. Farrington, Duluth; Howard Shaw, Bay City; F.J. Firth, Philadelphia; L.S. Sullivan, Toledo; M.S. Cummings, Oswego; and George Berriman, Erie. George P. Mackay, of Cleveland, was re-elected treasurer. The dues of the association for 1897 were fixed as follows: On 1,200 tons and over, three cents registered ton, and under 1,200 tons, 2 cents per ton.

p.4 General Paragraphs - Shortly after one o'clock this afternoon the steamer Pierrepont left the ferry wharf in an attempy to reach Cape Vincent. She fairly walked through the ice in the harbor and had no difficulty in getting out.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Jan 1897