The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Oct 1907

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The steamer Niagara cleared for Picton, Monday afternoon.

The sloop Maggie L. loaded grain at Richardsons' for Glenora.

The steamer Acacia arrived from Oswego, with coal for R. Crawford.

The new steambarge McDonald was successfully launched at Portsmouth yesterday.

The steamer Alexandria was at Folger's, Monday night, on its regular down trip, taking on considerable freight.

Swift's: steamer Hamilton up today; tug Harrison and barge Parry Sound, from Prescott to Georgian Bay, held here on account of the heavy wind.

p.7 Wolfe Island Councl, Oct. 7th - Moved, Spoor-Horne, and resolved, that these steamboat accounts be paid: Charles Cummings, one month captain, $50; R. Berry, thirty days mate, $40; Thos. O'Reilly, 18 days engineer, $34.99; John McEwen, 13 days engineer, $32.50; Thomas Possie, 30 days, fireman, $35; Thomas Possie, cleaning waiting room, $5; Thomas Possie, one day extra, $1.50; R. Bustard, 30 days deckhand, $20; S. Winburne, 12 days deckhand, $8; P. McDermott, 5 days deckhand, extra, $5; H.C. Hogan, 14 days deckhand, $9.33; Mrs. Haggarty, 30 days cook, $20; G. Keegan, 30 days purser, $30; Mrs. Eccles, washing, $2; G. Keegan, 741 meals, $89.52; Thomas Possie, 31 days August, $36.16; J. Briceland, painting name, $3.50; Queen City Oil Co., amount of account, $21.81; McKelvey & Birch, amount of account, to Oct. 1st, $23.73; James Swift & Co., $400.06; St. Lawrence Ice Co., amount of account, $8.15; James Coyle, note, $5; James Coyle, eight months interest on the same, $20.

p.8 Incidents of the Day - The steamer New Island Wanderer was forced to come around the foot of the island on her way from Cape Vincent, N.Y., today, owing to the heavy wind and seas. A very heavy wind has been raging since last evening and the lake is very rough.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Oct 1907