The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Jul 1902

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p.1 To Repair Bridge - Belleville, July 18th - Repairs to the bay bridge, which had a span knocked off by the steamer Corsican, are to be made at once. Walter Alford, of this city, has the contract for a temporary span, while the old one is being got ready to be placed back in position. The Richelieu navigation company assume all liabilities.

p.2 The Steamboat Tussle - Visgers vs. Folgers; both sides sure of victory. [Syracuse Post-Standard]


Craig's wharf: steamer Melbourne from Montreal; Alexandria from Quebec.

The schooner Kate is at the penitentiary wharf, loading stone for Cobourg.

The steamer Calvin and consort cleared last night from Garden Island for upper lake ports.

Crawford's wharf: schooners Fleetwing, Acacia, and Tradewind arrived from Charlotte with coal.

Swift's wharf: steamers Kingston down and up; Spartan from Hamilton; Rideau King from Ottawa; north King from Charlotte.

M.T. company elevator: tug Hall cleared for Montreal with two grain laden barges; steamer Glengarry arrived light from Montreal.

p.5 Only Five Directors - At the special meeting of the Thousand Island Steamboat company, held on July 14th, at which were represented 3,960 shares of stock out of a total of 4,000, the number of directors was reduced from seven, the former number, to five, and those elected were: M.H. Folger; Howard S. Folger; F.A. Folger; M.E. Lee and A.F. Barker. A six per cent dividend has been declared. [Cape Vincent Eagle]

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Jul 1902