The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Oct 1907

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The sloop Pilot arrived from Howe Island with oats for Richardsons'.

The steambarge Navajo arrived from Whitby, with barley for Richardsons'.

The steamer Alexandria was at Folger's, Monday night, on its regular up trip.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: tug Bronson up with four light barges, and cleared for Montreal with four grain-laden barges.

Swift's: steamer Dundurn up last evening with package freight; steamer Cornwall down today; steamer Hamilton up tonight; steambarge Randall for Newboro today; C.P.R. tug Lord Strathcona from Charlotte to Prescott, to bring up half of the new C.P.R. steamer Keewatin.

The case of George B. Taylor against the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation company is being heard, in Montreal, in the admiralty curt, before Judge Dunlop and Capt. Riley, assessor. This is an action by which Mr. Taylor seeks to recover $25,000 damages from the R. & O. for the sinking of his barge Havana by the steamer Prescott, on July 2nd, in Lachine lock No. 1.

p.3 Gananoque, Oct. 29th - The coal schooner Briton pulled into the creek, yesterday morning, with a cargo. The Clayton ferry Wherenow will make its final trip for the season on Wednesday.

p.5 Arrested Steamer Norwark - Welland, Ont., Oct. 29th - Sheriff Smith, acting on a warrant issued at the instance of the Montreal Transportation company, on Saturday night, arrested the steamer Norwark (Norwalk ?), bound from Quebec to Detroit, laden with pulpwood.

On October 23rd the Norwark collided with the steamer of the Montreal Transportation company, laden with flaxseed, in St. Louis Bay, and the Jet went down. The Montreal Transportation company claims this was the fault of the Norwark, and asks damages to the amount of $26,500.

The steamer Turret Crown reached here this afternoon from Duluth, on the way to Prescott.

p.7 Picton, Oct. 29th - With the increasing quantity of freight being shipped out of Picton and county, Hepburn Bros. found it necessary yesterday to load the steambarge Aberdeen with canned goods and apples for Montreal. Four steamers are now in the freight business. The steamer Alexandria left yesterday with over 3,000 barrels of apples, and the Niagara and Waterlily are due down this week.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Oct 1907