The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Jan 1904

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p.2 Day's Episodes - The schooner Clara Youell, owned by Capt. Oliver, is being extensively repaired.

To Follow Same Route - Capt. Noonan, of the Rideau Lakes Navigation company, states that the steamers Rideau King and Rideau Queen will run the same route as last season, viz. from Clayton and Kingston to Smith's Falls. The cutting out of the night trip from Smith's Falls to Ottawa was found beneficial, as better service was afforded.



The annual convention of the National Association of Marine Engineers will open here tomorrow and continue in session three days. In the morning the credential committee will meet to examine into the standing of the fifty or more delegates expected to attend in the afternoon, at the opening session. Mayor Bell will welcome the visitors and tender them the freedom of the city. Wedensday night the local branch will tender the delegates a banquet, at which Hon. Mr. Prefontaine, minister of public works, is expected to be present and speak. Other speakers on the programme are Hon. William Harty, H.A. Calvin, M.P. and Edw. J.B. Pense, M.P.P. The convention will meet in the marine engineers' rooms, Montreal street. The grand officers who will attend are: Grand president, T.S. Milne, Kingston; grand vice-president, Alexander L. DeMartingay, Sorel, Que.; grand secretary treasurer; Neil J. Morrison, St. John, N.B.; grand conductor, F.S. Henning, Toronto; grand door keeper, F. Hamilin, Montreal; grand auditors, R. Craig, Toronto; James Gillie, Kingston.

Jan. 26, 1904

p.1 Requests Made - Detroit, Mich., Jan. 26th - The Canadian department of marine and fisheries will be asked by the Ship Masters' Association to place a fog whistle at Colchester in the place of the bell now located at that place. The United States government will be requested to paint all light houses white so that they can be more easily discerned.

p.8 Holding the Convention - the National Association of Marine Engineers to meet tonight; gives a list of delegates already arrived.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Jan 1904