The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Feb 1900

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p.1 Refused To Race - Cape Vincent ice yachtsmen claimed the ice was not in good enough condition; Kingston boats went over the course, resulting in this order: Snowcloud, Whistlewing, Jack Frost; the Kingston club retains the Walker Cup.

p.2 Kingston Ice Yachts Won - another version of the races.



Washington, Feb. 21st - Representatives of the principal ship-owning companies of the great lakes made an appeal before the house committee on rivers and harbors for a further improvement of the channel of the St. Mary's river, between Lakes Superior and Huron, to cost between $4,000,000 and $6,000,000. They urged the construction of a twenty-one foot channel all through, and a duplicate for a part of the way on either side of Nebich Island, as well as the improvement of the old channel through Lake George, to prevent collisions in those passages. The delegation also asked that the government widen the ship canal above the locks and enlarge it otherwise....

Feb. 22, 1900

p.2 An Unfortunate Ending - To the International Ice Yacht Races - for Walker international challenge cup.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Feb 1900