The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Nov 1907

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p.1 Longue Sault Rapids - Montreal, Nov. 8th - at meeting of International Waterways Commission, St. Lawrence Power company presented its scheme for power development at Long Sault Rapids, just above Cornwall; a representative of the Richelieu & Ontario Navigation company considered the rapids one of the principal assets of the company.



The steamer Alexandria will arrive at Folger's tonight, from Montreal, and will have freight for Kingston merchants.

Swift's: steamer Aletha from bay points; Dundurn down today; Cornwall up tonight; Hamilton up tonight; Hamilton up tonight; Belleville down tonight; tug Strathcona from Prescott.

Richardsons' elevator: The steamer Calvin will load grain for Montreal; schooner Ford River will take on a cargo of feldspar for Charlotte, as soon as it arrives from Bedford mines; steamer Corunna cleared for upper lakes.

The crew on the tug Lord Strathcona, which came up Wednesday night with the bow portion of the steamer Keewatin, state that the night was a very bad one for navigation, and that the pilot had a great deal of trouble in directing the course.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: tug Bronson up three light barges; steamer Westmount from Fort William with 90,000 bushels of wheat, also barges Augusta and Dunmore, from Lake Erie, coal laden; tug Bronson for Montreal, four grain-laden barges; steamer Westmount will clear for Fort William.

p.5 Incidents of the Day - The steamer Corunna, unloading wheat at Richardsons' elevator, left this afternoon for Toronto, to go into winter quarters.

The steamers Hecla and Hall are tied up at the Cape Vincent breakwater on account of the rough weather.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Nov 1907