The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Apr 1907

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p.1 En Route To Lake Erie - Superior, Wis., April 23rd - Four steamers, the Ball Brothers, H.H. Smith, W.H. Mack and the Hoover and Mason left here, yesterday, loaded with grain for Lake Erie. It is expected they will be able to get through the Soo canal within a short time of their arrival there. Other ships are preparing to leave with the same expectation.

p.5 The palatial steamer City of Buffalo, of the C. & B. line, arrived at Buffalo from Cleveland, on schedule time this morning, thus opening the season between Buffalo and Cleveland.

p.8 Pith of the News - The wooden lumber barge Arcadia, which left Manistee, Mich., on April 12th, for Two Rivers, with a cargo of hardwood, has been undoubtedly lost on Lake Michigan, with crew and owner Henry May, and about thirteen others.

Bought The Coal.

The schooner (sic) Kenirving has arrived with coal for Sowards.

The steamer Missisquoi will be launched tomorrow morning.

The schooner Mary Ann Lydon is unloading coal at Anglin's wharf.

The tug Mary P. Hall cleared, this morning, for Oswego, with one barge for coal.

The schooner Bertha Kalkins arrived this morning from Oswego, with coal for Sowards.

The sloop Maggie L. has arrived at Richardsons' slip with pressed hay, for shipment on cars.

The steamer Topeka arrived Tuesday forenoon, with 55,000 bushels of corn for the M.T. company.

Word was received today that the steamer Whitney, loaded with corn for Richardsons', would arrive here tonight.

Extensive repairs are being made to the wharf at Folger's, and men are also engaging in stringing the electric light wires.

The schooner Oliver Mowat is at Garden Island unloading coal. The Mowat was the schooner which left Charlotte for Bowmanville with coal, and sprung a leak off the Ducks. The coal was bought by the Calvin company.

Yacht To Be Built - eighteen-footer to compete against Watertown; H. Owen of Boston, formerly of Hamilton, who designed the local yachts Kestrel and Verona, engaged to design.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Apr 1907