The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Jun 1905

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p.1 Another Tidal Wave - Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., June 29th - Several thousand cords of pulp wood, owned by Mayor Frank Perry, of this city, were scattered along the shore of Taquamenaw bay on Monday night by a tidal wave which extended for miles. It was the biggest wave ever known, and this is the second this season. It carried timber from shore in some places.


The tug Thomson arrived up light.

Craig's: propeller Lake Michigan up last night.

The schooner Two Brothers arrived this morning from Oswego with coal for Anglin & Co.

The steamer India arrived this morning from Fort William with wheat for Richardsons' elevator. She will clear up tonight.

Richardsons' elevator: steambarge Navajo cleared for Montreal with barley; tug Nellie Reid cleared with one grain-laden barge for Montreal.

The propeller City of Montreal, running as sister ship to the Cuba, but now on this line, will arrive here Monday, on her first trip from Toledo to Montreal.

Swift's: steamers Rideau Queen for Ottawa this morning; Toronto down; Belleville down last night; Caspian down; schooner Clara Youell cleared today for Oswego.

A quick trip was made by the schooner Two Brothers, which left here on Tuesday morning for Oswego. Early this morning she arrived back with a coal cargo.

The Oswego steamboat inspectors, against whom a very severe report has gone to the department at Washington, as the result of a close inspection by specially appointed U.S. government officials, are Messrs. Molther and Chestnut, who inspect the steamers at this port. Personally, these inspectors are most genial men.

p.8 Sailor vs. Constable - sailor complained that captain refused to pay him wages due; constable went to check story and wound up in tussle with captain; captain later fined and made to pay sailor.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Jun 1905