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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Feb 1900

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p.1 Steamer Turret Age Libelled - Halifax, Feb. 5th - for $50,000 for sinking the steamer Lloyd S. Porter in the St. Lawrence last fall.

Feb. 6, 1900

p.5 Capt. Thomas Donnelly is at present at Detroit where a suit is in progress between the owners of the barge Morley and the owners of the car ferry Lansdowne. The Morley was sunk by the car ferry and the owners of the first named are suing the owners of the Lansdowne for damages.

Feb. 7, 1900

p.2 Incidents of the Day - The men employed at the Portsmouth shipyard are now working full time.

p.4 Looking For Ship Carpenters - An Ogdensburg party was in Kingston yesterday looking for ship carpenters. He offered $2 a day and board, but he could find no men, all being busy. Carpenters are scarce just now.

Work To Be Resumed - Work at Snake Island lighthouse has commenced. A wharf and apartments for the keeper will be built. A large number of men from Kingston will be employed. Mr. Noble, of the public works department, will superintend the work, and was expected here today.

p.6 Two Are Seeking Damages - Mrs. Hastings, wife of the deck hand by that name who was drowned off the tug Bronson at the time the steamer was afire near Alexandria Bay last summer, has instructed her lawyer to issue a writ against the Montreal transportation company for $25,000 damages for the death of her husband. It is understood that the father of young O'Neil, who also lost his life at the same time, will also attempt to recover damages to the extent of $10,000.

Back To The Island - Capt. John Ferguson, of Garden Island, back after honeymoon.

Incidents of the Day - The suit of the owners of the barge Leader against the Montreal transportation company, called for Friday at Detroit, has been postponed.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Feb 1900