Some Marine Notes.
The repairs on the Algerian have been so extensive that they are really reconstruction.
The S.S. Niagara, formerly the dominion government cruiser Druid, has been sold by the assignee of the Toronto Navigation company, limited, to A.W. Hepburn, Picton, Ont.
The steamer Midland Queen, which received extensive injuries to her bottom last season by grounding, and was temporarily repaired at Detroit, is now being thoroughly repaired by the Collingwood shipbuilding company, at a cost of about $12,000.
Said a leading liberal today: "Kingston mariners need not feel anxious about dredging the harbor. The government has promised to do this work and I feel satisfied that when the supplementary estimates are brought down in the house, they will be found to contain a substantial sum for Kingston harbor."
Feb. 21, 102
p.2 Personal Mention - This morning Thomas Fawcett, reeve; James Flynn, and James Russell, councillors of Wolfe Island, returned from Toronto, where they waited on the minister of public works, with reference to a bonus for a proposed ferry to ply between the island and city. Mr. Latchford received the deputation kindly and promised to give the request serious consideration.
p.4 District Dashes - Capt. Daniel Murphy has been appointed captain of a freighter which will run between Duluth and Montreal next season.