The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Sep 1897

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Sept. 7, 1897

p.1 Died - Dunlop - On Sept. 6th, Isabella Jacks, beloved wife of Capt. Andrew Dunlop.

p.2 On Thursday last the steamer Arundell made her last trip to the Thousand Islands. She has been chartered by the Lake Ontario steamboat company to take the route of the North King while that steamer is engaged in carrying excursionists to the Toronto exposition. The Arundell made the North King's trip to Alexandria Bay yesterday.

To A Better Land - death of Mrs. Dunlop; married in 1853 in Kingston; 5 surviving children.

The schooner Rooney, Oswego, 300 tons, and Hunter, Charlotte, 350 tons of coal, are at Crawford & Co.'s wharf.

The sloop Maggie L., Belleville, arrived this morning with 3,000 bushels of peas, consigned to Richardson & Sons


The steamer Nicholas, Montreal, is in port with cement and fire brick for local firms.

The schooner Pilot, Picton, is in port with 2,500 bushels of peas and barley consigned to Richardson & Sons from Picton.

The steamer Norwalk, Chicago, arrived at the M.T. company's anchorage from Chicago yesterday with 55,000 bushels of corn.

The steamer Canisteo and consort Stewart, Chicago, arrived on Sunday morning with 67,000 bushels of corn, consigned to the M.T. Co.

The tug Thomson arrived from Montreal last evening with six light barges. She cleared again this morning for Oswego with two barges to load coal for Montreal.

Welland Canal Report.

Port Dalhousie, Sept. 6th - Up: steamer John Rugee, Oswego to Chicago, coal; steamer A. McVittie, Ogdensburg to Chicago, general cargo; steamer C.A. Street, Prescott to Chicago, light; yacht Manitou, Fair Haven to Cleveland, light; yacht Truant, Hamilton to Detroit, light.

Down: steamer Topeka, Chicago to Ogdensburg, corn; steamer J.C. Parsons, Detroit to Cape Vincent, corn.

Port Colborne, Sept. 6th - Down: steamer Algonquin, Fort William to Prescott, wheat; D.D. Calvin and consorts, French River to Kingston, timber; steamer Argonaut, Toledo to Prescott, corn.

Up: steamers Santa Maria and Rugee, Oswego to Chicago, coal; steamer McVittie, Ogdensburg to Chicago, general cargo.


A Record Of Success.

The steamer New Island Wanderer, of the White Squadron fleet, today went into quarters. The steamers Empire State and America will be laid up tomorrow. The America concludes her season on the route between Kingston and Montreal with a record of success, having never missed a trip and shooting every rapid from the inauguration of the new American line.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Sep 1897