The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Oct 1898

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p.1 The steamer Armenia and consorts left Garden Island for Charlotte last night, but returned this morning unable to face the gale.


The tug Bronson arrived from Montreal today with six light barges.

The schooner Acacia arrived in port yesterday with coal from Charlotte.

The schooner Two Brothers will leave for Oswego this evening if the wind is not too strong.

The tug Walker arrived from Montreal yesterday with four light barges, and left for Charlotte today with two barges to load coal.


Popularizing The American Line.

The American mutoscope company last summer took pictures of the American line steamers New York and Empire State running the rapids. These pictures are now being shown at the Union Square theatre, New York, and in other cities throughout the country. They will also be shown in London this winter. This will contribute largely to the traffic down the river another season.

p.6 Late Afternoon Events - The small break in the machinery of the steamer Richelieu was only temporarily repaired at Cape Vincent and she was held over here today for complete repairs. She resumes her regular route tomorrow.

The schooner Edward Blake, ashore on Duck Island, Lake Huron, is not in a dangerous position, and will be released with lighterage. The Edward Blake is owned by T. Mills and Co., of this city.

The steamer Bothnia, from Charlotte with coal, passed down on her way to Prescott today.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Oct 1898