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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Oct 1897


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p.1 Locking Has Resumed - Port Dalhousie, Oct. 9th - A special from the canal says that navigation has resumed locking up being commenced this morning. The steamer S.G. Murphy was the first boat to pass up. There are twenty seven more boats to follow.

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MARINE INTELLIGENCE.

The steamer Princess Louise, of the white squadron, went ashore Friday morning a few miles from Gananoque. She could not release herself and was compelled to remain fast a greater portion of the day until the steamer New Island Wanderer went to her relief. The Princess Louise was not injured in the least.

Welland Canal Report.

Port Colborne, Oct. 8th - Down: steamers Topeka, Samoa and barge, Chicago to Kingston, wheat; Business, Loraine to Prescott, iron; Myles, Superior to Prescott, wheat; schooner Emerald, Sandusky to Toronto, coal.

Port Dalhousie, Oct. 8th - Locking was resumed at the head lock at Thorold at noon, boats being allowed to lock down the canal. The steamer Haskell, of the Ogdensburg line, was first boat, with a large fleet to follow. Not so fortunate at this end of the canal, as no locking has been done here yet. Neither levels are at their proper height yet to allow the work to commence.

p.4 He Was A Wealthy Man - The will of the late Capt. Thomas Polley, of Amherst Island, has been probated. The will amounts to $41,352. Personal, $36,152; real estate, $5,200, and is equally divided among his wife, son and four daughters, as follows: Sarah Polley, wife, Thomas James Polley, Mrs. S.K. Tugwell, Mrs. Samuel Smythe, Mrs. James F. McMath and Mrs. Herbert Field, all of Amherst Island. Mrs. W.H. Moutray and Thomas J. Polley are executors.

p.7 Gananoque, Oct. 9th - The steamer Princess Louise again had hard luck running aground on a rock shoal two miles up the river on her way to Kingston yesterday morning. A fog prevailed on the river at the time. The steamer Valeria went up to pull her off.....


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Date of Publication:
9 Oct 1897
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KN.16741-134
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English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Oct 1897