The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Sep 1897

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protest against imposition of duty on fish caught in Canadian waters and brought to American ports to sell; hearing held after protest of Buffalo fish company against the duty; also representatives of the Lake Ontario fish company of Cape Vincent, the Ainsworth & Ganney Co. of Sault Ste. Marie and two or three others; considerable testimony was taken regarding the methods of catching, collecting and shipping the fish.

Welland Canal Report.

Port Dalhousie, Sept. 16th - Down: steamer W.A. Haskell, Chicago to Ogdensburg, general cargo; steamer Servia, Duluth to Kingston, wheat; barge F.D. Owen, Duluth to Kingston, wheat; steamer J.J. Boyce, Milwaukee to Brockville, pig iron; steamer S. Wilhelm, Chicago to Ogdensburg, corn; barge Narvana, Chicago to Ogdensburg, corn; barge Galatea, Chicago to Ogdensburg, corn.

Port Colborne, Sept. 16th - Down: Wilhelm and consorts, Duluth to Ogdensburg, corn; Cormorant and consort, Masing to Ogdensburg, lumber; J.S. Parsons, Buffalo to Cape Vincent, wheat.

p.2 Incidents of the Day - The tugs Walker and Bronson, Montreal, with four and six light barges respectively, arrived today, clearing again for the same port, each with four grain laden barges.

The steamer Rosemount, with consorts Melrose and Winnipeg, arrived this morning from Chicago with 175,000 bushels of corn.

p.6 General Paragraphs - The steamer Rival is in the government dry dock receiving necessary repairs.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Sep 1897