The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Jun 1899

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p.5 Boot Is On The Other Leg - Montreal, June 2nd - Capt. Marks, of the schooner Helvetia, now in trouble with guards who he had hired to protect the vessel, for they were not paid.



The schooner Acacia from Oswego is at Crawford's with coal.

The schooner Katie Eccles cleared from Richardsons' elevator for lake ports.

The tug Active arrived from Prescott today with four light barges.

The steamer Hecla, light, cleared last evening for Chicago to load grain.

The schooner Fabiola, light, cleared last night for Oswego to load coal for this port.

The steamer Columbian, Toronto to Montreal, touched at this port this afternoon.

G.F. Fulford's yacht Dorothy, from Brockville, called at Swift's wharf this afternoon for coal.

The steamer Lake Michigan, Montreal, westward, touched at Swift & Co.'s wharf last evening and coaled up.

Called at Craig's wharf: steamers Cuba and Michigan from Montreal; schooner Annie Falconer with coal from Sodus Point.

The schooner Fabiola cleared from Swift's wharf for Oswego; the schooner Fleetwing arrived from Charlotte with coal.

The steamer Arabian passed up on her way to Cleveland last evening. She was detained for some hours at Cardinal on account of a barge being stuck in one of the locks.

The steamer Caspian, of the R. & O. line, reached Swift's wharf this afternoon on her way from Montreal to Toronto. A number of citizens were at the wharf to see the steamer come in.

At one o'clock this afternoon the steamer Caspian arrived up from Montreal on her first trip and left for Toronto at three. The Columbian arrived down this afternoon from Toronto. The Hamilton is expected from Montreal tonight.

The schooner W.Y. Emery which suffered damage through going ashore on the Ducks, will leave Davis & Son's dry-dock tomorrow and will run over to Oswego to load coal for this port. The owners will likely contest the bill rendered by the Donnelly Wrecking and salvage company of $750 for releasing the schooner, on the ground that it is excessive.

Should Be Here Tomorrow.

Three men who had been working on the tug Walker returned to the city this afternoon on the steamer Hero. They said that when they left there yesterday afternoon at two o'clock, the stern of the Walker had been raised almost as high as it was necessary to lift it, and the task of lifting the bow was being prosecuted. If nothing goes wrong the tug ought to be landed here tomorrow afternoon at the very latest.

Death Of Alex Milloy - Montreal, June 2nd - Alexander Milloy, for many years traffic manager of the Richelieu & Ontario navigation company, died Thursday, aged 77; born in Scotland 1822, settled in Montreal 1840.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Jun 1899