The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 Jul 1903

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p.2 Stop Netting - head of fisheries department pays visit; netting is causing decline of sport fish.


The schooner Suffel cleared for Oswego.

Craig's wharf: steamer Alexandria up this evening.

Booth's wharf: schooner Echo from Trenton with hardwood.

Repairs to the steamer St. Lawrence will be completed tonight.

Garden Island: steamer India and consort from upper lake ports with timber.

Richardsons' elevator: schooners Maggie L. and Granger from bay ports with grain.

Swift's wharf: steamers Kingston, North King and Hamilton down; Rideau King from Smith's Falls; Rideau Queen cleared for Smith's Falls.

The Danforth, consort of the steamer Erin, was lightened at Richardsons' elevator, and today the vessels cleared for Montreal with the balance of their grain. They will load railway iron for Fort William.

M.T. company elevator: tug Thomson from Charlotte with two coal laden barges, and cleared for Oswego with two light barges; tug Glide up with three light barges, and cleared down with two barges, grain-laden.

p.5 Elevator Sold - The Prescott elevator was sold today by the master-in-chancery for $28,000 to W.L. Marler, of the Merchants Bank. The elevator cost $150,000.

Cape Vincent - ...Work on the breakwater is progressing as rapidly as possible. It will not be completed before late in the fall.....Capt. A.R. Hinckley and family have moved to Oswego, where they will make their home in future...

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 Jul 1903