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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Sep 1905

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The schooner Annandale cleared from Booth's wharf for Oswego.

The schooner Queen of the Lakes will load feldspar at Richardsons' wharf.

Craig's wharf: steamers Alexandria and Waterlily down; yacht Castanet from Alexandria Bay.

Swift's wharf: steamers Hamilton down last night; Toronto down and up; Belleville up; Rideau King from Ottawa; Aletha from bay ports.

M.T. company wharf: S.S. Rosemount cleared for Chicago; tug Emerson took two pulp-laden barges to Oswego; tug Hall cleared down with two grain-laden barges.

The steamer Antelope has been disposed of to a Smith's Falls party. The boat will be taken there immediately to be used as an excursion steamer on the Rideau. During the past summer the Antelope had been used by the Brockville Navigation company as spare boat and proved a staunch craft in all weather.

p.4 Picton, Sept. 8th - The schooner Mary is in port, unloading coal for Lake & Killop. (man hurt by derrick during the unloading)

p.5 The Huronic's Rough Voyage - Detroit, Sept. 7th - The Northern Navigation company's crack passenger steamer, the Huronic, which arrived at Detroit today, rode through the Lake Superior gale in safety, although the passengers had an exciting time of it from ten o'clock on Saturday night, seventy-five miles out of the Soo, until Sunday evening. The steamer was carried out of her course, the cabin badly wrecked and the cargo shifted until she was badly listed. The waves ran very high. On Saturday night, while the passengers were gathered in the cabin, the heavy piano broke away from its fastenings, causing considerable destruction in the cabin. Many of the passengers wore life-preservers until the storm subsided. Food was eaten in a primitive manner, as the dining room was a chaos of broken china, and the cook's galley was temporarily out of commission. The crew of the steamer acted splendidly during the storm, and did all possible to relieve the distress of the passengers.

A Youth Drowned - It is believed that Martin Stainton, eldest son of Joseph R. Stainton, Fourth street, was a victim of the terrible gale which swept Lake Superior Saturday and Sunday. He was a member of the crew of the steamer Iosco, which, with her consort, the schooner Olive Jeannette, went to the bottom near Pequaming, Mich. [Deseronto Tribune]

p.7 Collins Bay Jottings: The schooner Granger discharged a load of wheat here for A. Rankin on Monday.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Sep 1905