The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Feb 1897

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p.2 District News - G.R. Hinckley, of Cape Vincent, wants to sell or trade the steambarge Alberta.

Feb. 9, 1897


Marine Paragraphs.

Capt. Cook, Gananoque, does not purpose going on the steamer Antelope next season.

Capt. J.T. Trowell at Port Dalhousie is superintending a number of changes of a beneficial character to the propeller Ocean.

J.J. Rasdon & Co., Chicago, has chartered the barges Ashland and Scotia to carry corn to Kingston at four cents a bushel, free of tolls.

Capt. John Prundiville, Chicago, has chartered the barge Churchill for 70,000 bushels of corn to Kingston at 4 cents, the steamer Cadillac for 70,000 bushels of corn at an option of 2 3/4 cents to Buffalo, or 4 cents to Kingston.

The lighthouse board of the United States has notified the marine department that on the opening of navigation a ten-inch steam whistle will be established at the light station at Tibbet's Point, south side of the head of the St. Lawrence river, to sound during thick or foggy weather blasts of three seconds' duration, separated by silent intervals of eighty-seven seconds.

Feb. 10, 1897

p.1 The Elevator Question - letter to editor

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Feb 1897