The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Oct 1904

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The S.S. Rosemount and barges are due here on Saturday night.

M.T. company wharf: tug Thomson up with three light barges.

The schooner Burton, from Oswego, is unloading coal from Oswego at Swift's wharf.

The schooner Acacia is unloading coal from Oswego at Swift's wharf.

The schooner Maggie L., from bay ports with grain, is at Richardsons' elevator.

Swift's wharf: steamers Spartan down last night; Rideau King to Ottawa this morning; Corsican up tonight.

A despatch from Chicago says that when navigation opens next spring, wireless telegraph stations will be established at various points on the great lakes from the St. Lawrence to Chicago and Duluth. Four land stations have already been placed in commission and six others are being erected and arranged for. The first wireless station with which a vessel will communicate upon entering Lake Ontario will be at Clayton, a station which is capable of communicating 250 to 300 miles in any direction. The next stations of the series are at Buffalo and Cleveland.


Council of Wolfe Island.

These steamboat accounts were passed:

Selby & Youlden, blocks and drilling, $1.88.

James H. Crawford, iron, $23.33.

W. Taylor, blacksmith work, $3.60.

Mrs. R. Berry, making sheets, $1.50.

Mrs. McDermott, milk, $6.50.

W.L. Allinson, lumber, $40.15.

Capt. Crawford, on salary, $200.

G.H. Whitmarsh, meat, $29.05

M. O'Shea, 30 days as mate, $45.00.

D. Leslie, 35 days as engineer, $81.66.

W. Russell, 30 days as deckhand, $30.00.

James Hutton, 30 days as deckhand, $30.00.

R. Bard, 3 days as deckhand, $3.00.

T. Possie, 12 days as deckhand, $12.00

D. Stevenson, 30 days as fireman, $37.50.

Mrs. Henderson, 31 days as cook, $20.66.

D. Pike, 30 days as watchman, $30.00.

L.H. Card, 30 days as purser, $30.00.

James Davis, groceries, $60.33.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Oct 1904