The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Mar 1906

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p.3 To Make Improvements - Ogdensburg, March 5th - Rutland Transit company to spend $1,000,000 on improvements such as new docks, storage buildings and two new steel freighters.

p.5 A Marine Engineer - Belleville, March 5th - John C. Hamilton, a marine engineer, killed by bursting of pipe on dredge at Buffalo, brought back to Belleville for burial.

March 6, 1906

p.2 Deny The Rumor - sailors at Seamen Hall deny that they are influenced by hotel and liquor sellers, signed LAKE SEAMEN'S UNION, per Thomas Fleming, secretary.

March 7, 1906

p.2 The U.C. Tract Society - what it has done for the Sailors' Snug Harbor this year - figures on achievements - eg. number of gospel and temperance services 95; number of vessels visited 403;

Excursion Steamer For Kingston - Subscriptions are being received daily for stock in the Rochester and Ogdensburg Navigation company, and by those best informed of the immense profits in excursions and of the earning power of their steamer, State of New York, large blocks of stock have been subscribed for.

This steamer will bring large excursions to this city three times a week from Charlotte, Oswego, and Ogdensburg, if enough stock can be subscribed by the business men here, and for that reason every business man should be interested, if for nothing more than a business deal, to secure the running of this boat, with excursions that will be of benefit to the city. The investment promises a twenty per cent dividend.

p.5 Marine Firemen's Smoker - by the Marine Firemen, Oilers and Watertenders; concert, speeches, etc.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Mar 1906