The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Jan 1899

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p.1 Condensed Paragraphs - The Lake Erie & Detroit River railroad company has leased from the United States and Ontario steamship navigation company its car ferry Shenango No. 1 and its ship docks at Port Dover and at Conneaut, O., for a term of years and will do the ferrying across Lake Erie.

p.2 The Loss Not Local - The Atlantic transportation company, N.J., has gone into the hands of a receiver. This is the firm for which the Donnelly Wrecking company had a contract to take 39 barges down through the rapids en route to the ocean. The latter company is fully secured for the balance due them.

Jan. 12, 1899

p.8 Ice Boats On the Fly - ten or twelve ice boats out sailing.

Jan. 13, 1899

p.1 Pith of the News - The breakwater to the entrance of Oswego harbor was damaged by the late storms and it will cost some $10,000 to make the necessary repairs. The city council of that city has ordered the necessary repairs.

p.2 Incidents of the Day - Capt. Thomas Donnelly will likely retire from the office of government inspector to become inspector of inland Lloyds about April 1st.

The Late Adolphus William Stevenson - started as mess boy on one of the R. & O. navigaton company's steamers and eventually became steward; then in same position on North King for ten years; when steamer Hamilton was rebuilt he returned to the R. & O. company

Jan. 14, 1899


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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Jan 1899