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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Oct 1901

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p.2 Died Very Suddenly - Peter Paradis, ship carpenter for Montreal transportation company; born near Montreal, 53 years old, came to Kingston 21 years ago.



Craig's wharf: steamer Persia from Montreal on Sunday.

Swift's wharf: steamers Toronto from Toronto; Algerian, Hamilton to Sorel, on her last trip of the season; Arabian from Montreal.

The steamer North King did not come from Charlotte to Kingston yesterday. Her trip was cancelled on account of the heavy weather.

M.T. company elevator: tug Thomson cleared for Montreal with three grain laden barges; S.S. Bannockburn and consorts cleared for Fort William.

The schooner Drummond, owned by the Rathbun company, went ashore in the bay near Deseronto on Sunday morning. She was pulled off by one of the Calvin company's tugs.

p.5 Found Several Bodies - Houghton, Mich., Oct. 7th - The steamer Friant, which has been searching for the bodies of the crew of the lost steamer Hudson, returned from Manitou Islands and Tobacco river yesterday, bringing in three bodies, also a body, which was identified as that of George Luck, a fireman, was found on the island. Luck came from Centreville, Mich. The remains of William Gregory, another fireman, of Buffalo, was picked up at Tobacco river. A third body which could not be identified was found on Manitou island.

Incidents of the Day - The steamer Ramona arrived in port this morning to go into winter quarters.

Capt. William Bloomfield returned today from Sorel after placing the steamer Caspian in winter quarters.

p.6 The St. Lawrence Survey - Mr. Chapleau, engineer of the Dominion public works department, has been in charge of the St. Lawrence survey between Kingston and Prescott for the past two seasons, showed a chart with proposed channel which is entirely through Canadian waters; will give 14 feet depth throughout; still need the channel at foot of Wolfe Island dredged.

The steamer Pierrepont went up to the scene of the wrecked steamer Richelieu yesterday afternoon, taking up supplies.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Oct 1901