The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Sep 1897

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Repairs to the sloop Laura D. will be completed this week.

The steamer St. Lawrence was laid up for the season yesterday at the locomotive works wharf.

The steamer D.D. Calvin is in the government dry dock undergoing general repairs, caulking, etc.

The steamer Erin is at Portsmouth awaiting the trans-shipment of her grain by the K. & M. F. Co.

The steamer King Ben arrived at the G.T.R. wharf this morning with a cargo of hay from Wolfe Island.

The M.T. Co.'s barge Glengarry was floated out of the dry-dock today after receiving necessary repairs.

The tug Thomson arrived from Montreal yesterday with two light barges, clearing again with four, grain laden.

The steamer John Haggart, of Brockville, called at this port last night on her way to Perth, to be laid up for the winter.

The steambarge Quebec, Montreal, arrived in port this morning with a cargo consisting of nails, salt and cement for local merchants.

The government tug Shanley, employed on the Rideau canal improvements, went into the government dry-dock today for some slight repairs.

Allan Haskell, Picton, a sailor on the schooner Danforth, now in port, was a seaman on the schooner Glenora a few years ago when she broke away from her tow in Lake Superior in a gale during her first trip of the season. He will never forget his experience.

The steamer Alexandria called at Craig's wharf last night on her way to Montreal. Her passenger accommodation was fully taken up, every berth being occupied, while not a foot of room was left for freight after the vessel had taken aboard several consignments from Kingston business men.

Welland Canal Report.

Port Colborne, Sept. 13th - Down: steamer Lake Michigan, Port Huron to Montreal, general cargo; Niagara, Toledo to Prescott, corn; Averell, Chicago to Ogdensburg, general cargo.

Port Dalhousie, Sept. 13th - Down: steamer Superior, Cleveland to Kingston, corn; barge Sandusky, Cleveland to Kingston, corn; steamer Seguin, Duluth to Prescott, wheat; schooner Massaw, Detroit to Ogdensburg, wheat; steamer Aragon, Chicago to Ogdensburg, corn; steamer Kate Butler, Chicago to Ogdensburg, corn; steamer Clinton, Thorold to Toronto, light; steamer Pickands, Chicago to Prescott, rye; steamer Omaha, Chicago to Prescott, corn; steamer Smith, Chicago to Ogdensburg, general cargo; steamer Lake Michigan, Port Huron to Montreal, general cargo.

The Foundation Soon Ready.

Work on the Mooers company elevator is progressing apace. The most tedious part of the construction is now being done, namely, the stone mason work. About half of the southern wall of stone has been erected, and just as soon as the carpenters can be put to work the structure will rapidly grow towards completion.

Incidents of the Day - The steamer Alexandria carried 1,400 barrels of apples and a couple of thousand boxes of cheese to Montreal last night.

Lend A Helping Hand - pushing for elevator by-law.

Don't Commit Suicide - elevator by-law.

A Hint To the Electors - elevator by-law.

p.4 The Voting Tomorrow - editorial in favor of elevator bylaw.

When It is Most Needed - elevator bylaw.

A New and Good Point - elevator bylaw.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Sep 1897