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

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Craig's: the steamer Waterlily up last night from Montreal.

Richardsons': the schooner Robert McDonald from bay ports with oats; schooner Pilot with oats from Howe Island.

Crawford's: the schooner Metzner from Oswego with coal; schooner Acacia cleared for Oswego to load coal for Booth & Co.

Swift's: the steamer Picton up last night; steamer Hamilton down today; steamer Aletha from bay ports down today.

M.T. Co.: tug Bronson from Montreal with four light barges; steamer Turret Crown from Fort William with 90,000 bushels of wheat; tug Bronson cleared for Montreal with four light (sic ) barges.

p.5 Council of Wolfe Island - Oct. 1st - Steamboat accounts voted: C.E. Cummings, captain, $50; R. Berry, mate, $40; D.J. Leslie, engineer, $66.66; G. Suddard, fireman, $35; Miss Freeman, cook, $20; R. Bustard, deckhand, $20; H. Marlow, twenty days as hand, $13.33; J. Compeau, ten days, $6.67; H. Smith, an extra, $1; J. Sudtlard ?, do., $2.50; G. Keegan, purser, $30; G. Keegan, 726 meals, $87.12; Oldrieve & Horn, account, $9.92; Calvin Co., do., $7.50; Jas. Swift & Co., coal, August, $78.93; St. Lawrence Ice company, ice, $8.10; McKelvey & Birch, account, $8.46; Mrs. Eccles, washing, $3.55; G. Keegan, sundries, $8.70 ?; J.L. Whiting, costs, $2.

p.8 Died Very Suddenly - Capt. William Visger of Alex. Bay, 48; one of the Visger brothers who have been rivals of Folgers; owned steamer Idler.

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