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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Jun 1905

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It is likely that the steamer Dorothy will have to anchor out in the harbor if she is to remain here longer with her cargo of dynamite. She has been lying at the entrance to the government dry dock, and Superintendent will not permit this any longer. The rules of the dock are that no vessel with explosives shall be allowed to enter. Mr. Rees said he did not refer the matter to the public works department, as the regulations on that point are clear.

The Dorothy is in a predicament in being refused entry. It is understood that the Donnelly Wrecking company has offered to put on the new wheel for $500. To do this a box would have to be built around the stern. To tow the vessel to Buffalo would cost $1,500. It is said the vessel will not leave here until Thursday.

Marine Notes.

Swift's wharf: steamer Toronto down and up.

The steamer Glengarry loaded oats at Richardsons' elevator yesterday for Montreal. This is the first season she has run since being sold by the M.T. company over two years ago.

John McGraw, Brockville, disposed of his steam yacht Lee to a Smith's Falls party. Capt. Amo ? piloted her to Kingston. From here she will be taken to the Falls via the Rideau route.

p.5 Bringing Up Fine Yacht - The steam yacht Vesta, owned by M.J. Lawrence, vice-president of the Cleveland, Ohio, Yacht Club is on her way up the Erie canal to Oswego, where she will be fitted up for use of her owner among the Thousand Islands this summer. Capt. B.J. Estes, Alexandria Bay, is in command. He brought the yacht from Norfolk, Va., where it had been undergoing repairs after a tour in the south. Capt. Estes is a member of a family of St. Lawrence river captains, many of whom command private yachts along the river. They were brought up upon the river, which they know from the smallest bay to the largest shoal.

Annual Meetings Held - Yesterday the annual meeting of the River St. Lawrence Steamboat company was held here. These officers were elected: President, Henry Folger; vice president and general manager, Howard S. Folger; secretary-treasurer, George Rawden.

At Cape Vincent, Monday afternoon, the annual meeting of the Thousand Island Steamboat company was held. Those elected were: President, Henry Folger; vice-president, A.F. Barker, Clayton; general manager H.S. Folger; secretary-treasurer, George Rawden.

p.7 Picton, June 5th - Capt. Flynn dies at Picton, aged about seventy; well known on bay for sailing sloop Gull, which carried lumber for the Rathbun company, Deseronto.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Jun 1905