Mariners Elect Officers.
The annual meeting of the local branch of the Canadian Association of Masters and Mates was held last evening when the following officers were elected for another term: President, Capt. James Dix; first vice-president, Capt. George Batten; second vice-president, Capt. Archie McDonald; secretary-treasurer, Capt. George Crawford; conductor, Capt. F.A. Booth, Jr.; tyler, Capt. D.J. Pritchard. The lodge has a branch of ninety-eight, with three applications for admission. There were visitors present last night from Colborne, Cobourg and other places. The lodge decided to send a letter of condolence to Capt. Thomas Collins upon the death of his daughter.
p.4 Pith of the News - A portion of the foremast of the schooner Emerald has been found near Salmon Point, Prince Edward county.
TO CLEAR A PASSAGE.
So That Business Can Go On At Detroit.
Detroit, Mich., Jan. 8th - The Pere Marquette railway have closed a contract with the Detroit, Belle Isle and Windsor Ferry company for the use of the ice crushing steamer Pleasure to go to Port Huron to assist the car ferry International, which has been compelled, practically, to suspend business between Port Huron and Sarnia on account of the heavy ice. The Pleasure will break her way through St. Clair and St. Clair river to Port Huron. The ice is reported to be twenty inches thick and in some places badly windrowed.
Jan. 9, 1904