The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 May 1900

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p.1 Deseronto Doings - The steambarge Reliance was in the dry dock Tuesday, having some repairs to wheel made. The steamer Armenia has been neatly fitted out and will be running on the 24th.



The schooner Glad Tidings cleared for Clayton with lumber.

The schooner Kate from Oswego is unloading coal at Sowards.

The schooners Eliza White and Burton cleared to-day for Oswego.

The tug Edmond and barge cleared from Booth's for Bedford Mills.

The schooner Lydon, from Oswego, arrived at Swift's wharf this morning with coal.

The schooner Fleetwing cleared for Oswego yesterday afternoon, after receiving repairs.

The steambarge John Milne, Oswego to Smith's Falls, with coal, passed this port this afternoon.

Arrivals at Craig's wharf: Steamer Persia, from Toronto, schooner Collier, from Sodus with coal.

The steamer New York left this morning for Ogdensburg. The steamer Jessie Bain went to Clayton.

The steamers Algerian from Montreal, and Hamilton from Hamilton, called at Swift's wharf last evening.

The sheet of water from Princess Street to Crawford's slip is covered with grain, the result of sweepings from an elevator. Such "casting of bread upon the waters" does not improve the look of the harbor.

At the M.T. company's elevator, S.S. Bannockburn and consorts arrived from Fort William with 200,000 bushels of wheat and cleared this afternoon for Duluth; tug Hall arrived from Montreal with four light barges, and cleared for Oswego with six barges to load coal.

p.4 The Hamilton steamboat company's steamer Mazepa has been sold to John McLachlan, Owen Sound.

p.5 Incidents of the Day - The dispute regarding the damage to grain shipped by steamer Tecumseh to Kingston last fall, was amicably adjusted today. The vessel owners paid half of the original claim.

p.8 A True Bill - returned by Grand Jury against the Welland Canal dynamiters.

May 24, 1900

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 May 1900