The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Jun 1907

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The schooner Clara from Oswego is unloading coal at Booth's.

The schooner Acacia has arrived from Fairhaven, with coal for Crawford's.

The schooner Bertha Kalkins has arrived at the asylum, with coal from Oswego.

The schooner Mary Ann Lydon will clear today for Oswego, for coal for Crawford's.

The tug Kate cleared from Richardson's, with a barge loaded with oats for Montreal.

The sloop Pilot has arrived from Belleville, with a cargo of cement for J. Lemmon & Sons.

The schooner Lizzie Metzner is at Richardson's, taking on a cargo of feldspar for Sodus Point.

The steambarge Randall arrived in the city Monday night, on her way from Belleville for Oswego, for coal.

The steamer Rideau Queen will begin her trips to Ottawa on the 24th. She goes to Clayton on Sunday next.

Swift's: steamer Belleville up last night; steamer Hamilton up today; steamer Picton down yesterday; steamer Kingston up and down.

Folger's: The yacht Ramona cleared Monday night at six o'clock, for Thousand Island Park. John Bertram is the captain. The steamer Alexandria down Monday night.

M.T. company: The steamer Westmount arrived from Fort William, with 90,000 bushels of wheat; the schooner Ungava arrived from Fort William with 115,000 bushels of oats.

The steamer Argyle which is about ready to start out will run out of Buffalo this year, instead of on the Toronto-Port Hope route. She will go into the excursion business for the Detroit-Cleveland company.

John McKay, Brock street, gave his new gasoline yacht a trial trip in the harbor Monday. The boat is twenty five feet long, a fast one, and promises to give some of the others a run for honors.

Three grain steamers are expected at Richardson's within a day or so. They are the Omaha and Monteagle from Chicago, each with 50,000 bushels of corn, and the steamer Algonquin from Fort William with 122,000 bushels of oats and 20,000 bushels of wheat.

p.5 Election of Officers - The annual meeting of the Kingston Yacht Club Association, Limited, was held last evening, and the officers of the past year re-elected: President, J.M. Campbell; vice-president, H.W. Richardson; secretary-treasurer, James Macnee,; directors (in addition) G.Y. Chown, W.B. Dalton, Dr. A. Black, E.C. Gildersleeve and F.H. Macnee. A satisfactory annual report was submitted by the secretary-treasurer.

p.8 Pith of the News - The contract for dredging Victoria Harbor, Ont., has been awarded to the Owen Sound Dredging company.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Jun 1907