The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 May 1903

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The schooner Fleetwing cleared for Fairhaven.

Spile wharf: schooner Falconer from Charlotte with coal.

Mallen's wharf: steambarge Waterlily from Oswego with coal.

Swift's wharf: steamer Rideau King from Ottawa this evening.

Craig's wharf: due tomorrow, steamers Ocean and Cuba, down; Persia up.

The steamer America took the Cape Vincent route this afternoon, the steamer New Island Wanderer leaving for Alexandria Bay to bring up Monday's excursion.

Richardsons' elevator: steambarge King Ben is loading grain for Montreal; schooner Plunkett from bay ports with grain; schooner Ariadne from Stella with grain.

M.T. company elevator: steamer Omaha expected from Chicago with 60,000 bushels of wheat; S.S. Rosemount and consorts cleared for Fort William; the Selkirk loaded with railway iron; tug Chieftain cleared for Montreal with four grain-laden barges; steamer Turret Chief cleared for Fort William; steamer Denver cleared for Oswego to load coal for Chicago.

p.5 News of World - Work on the D.L. & W. trestle, Oswego, N.Y., was resumed Friday, with Italian laborers, which the company imported from Syracuse to do the shovelling. The Oswego shovellers demanded $2 per day and this demand was refused on the ground that the men had made a contract for the season at $1.75. When the demand was refused the men quit work.

p.6 Incidents of the Day - The Richelieu and Ontario Navigation company will erect a news and refreshment stand on the Yonge street wharf, Toronto. "Jimmy" King, late head bellboy at the Toronto will have charge of the stand.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 May 1903