The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 May 1900

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p.1 Dynamite Plot - more details on attempt to damage Welland Canal at Thorold.

J. Molther and R. Chestnut, United States steamboat inspectors, returned to Oswego this afternoon, having completed the inspection of the steamers of the white squadron.



The steamer Calvin and consort Augustus left today for Georgian Bay ports to load timber for Garden Island.

Davis & Sons have sold a steamyacht to Isaac B. Lewis, New York. Mr. Lewis summers on Wolfe Island, and will arrive on July 1st.

The steam barge King Ben cleared for Ogdensburg to-day with a cargo of ties.

The dredge Queen has commenced work in Crawford's slip.

The steamer Myles, from Fort William, with 40,000 bushels of wheat, arrived at Richardsons' elevator to-day. The schooner Katie Eccles, from lake ports, discharged a cargo of grain at that elevator yesterday.

p.5 Erie Has No Chance - new company - Canada inland navigation company will build new elevators at Montreal and Port Colborne; will have 21 boats by 1901 - 7 steamers of 15 foot draught, 3,500 tons each, and 14 barges of canal draught of 2,400 tons each; steamers will carry 100,000 bushels and barges will carry 80,000 bushels each.

p.8 Incidents of the Day - The schooner Two Brothers, Oswego, is at Anglin & Son's wharf discharging a cargo of land.

The steamer New Island Wanderer left this morning for Clayton to take the place of the steamer Jessie Bain on the Clayton-Alexandria Bay route. The latter steamer returned to Kingston.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 May 1900