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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 May 1900

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Welland Canal Report.

Port Colborne, Ont., May 7th - Down: steamer Pueblo, Chicago to Kingston, corn.

Up: steamers Myles, Kingston to Fort William, light; Nicaragua and barge Duluth, light; Rosemount and barges, Kingston to Fort William, light.

Port Dalhousie, Ont., May 7th - Up: steamer Nicaragua, Prescott to Duluth, light; barge Paisley, Prescott to Duluth, light; steamer Wilhelm, Kingston to Duluth, light; barge Nervana, Kingston to Duluth, light; barge Galatea, Kingston to Duluth, light; steamer L.S. Porter, Oswego to Chicago, coal; barge Henry Wilbeck, Oswego to Chicago, coal; barge Menominee, Oswego to Chicago, coal; steamer W.L. Frost, Ogdensburg to Chicago, general cargo; steamer Panther, Kingston to Erie, light, barge Massaget ?, Montreal to Erie, light.


The schooner Kate, from Charlotte, is unloading coal at Soward's wharf.

This morning the steamer Glengarry and consort Minnedosa cleared for Fort William.

The steamer Alexandria, bound for Montreal, touched at Craig & Co.'s wharf last evening.

The tug Hall cleared for Montreal last night with three grain laden and two light barges.

The schooners Acacia and Burton, from Oswego, are unloading coal at Crawford's wharf.

The steamer Orion and consort, from Toledo with corn, arrived at Richardsons' elevator to-day.

The steamer Melbourne, from Montreal to Hamilton, touched at Swift & Co's wharf last night at ten o'clock on her first trip of the season.

The M.T. company tug Active has been so extensively refitted that it can hardly be recognized. Its former sombre dress has been changed to white, similar to the tug Bronson.

The government will allow the dredge Nipissing to remain and work in Kingston harbor for three months. It is possible that pressure will be brought to bear so that the dredge may remain here until next winter. The dredge Queen will leave shortly for Hamilton.

p.5 Kingston Yacht Club - Annual General Meeting - officers elected for coming year: Commodore, Dr. D. Allan Black; Vice-commodore, W. Bruce Carruthers; Rear commodore, James H. Macnee; Secretary, R.E. Burns; Treasurer, A.C. Johnston; Executive Committee - F. Strange, H. Richardson, T.J. Rigney, J.E. Cunningham, W.C. Kent; Measurer - H. Cunningham; Regatta committee - F.H. Macnee, F. Strange, ? Conway, A. Dalton, J. McD. Mowat. H. (1/2 column)

p.7 Affairs of the Hour - M.J. Hogan and A.R. Macdonald, Montreal, have obtained the contract for the improvements at Port Colborne, necessary to make the entrance to the Welland canal safe and deep enough for larger vessels. The price is said to be about $1,000,000.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 May 1900