The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Jan 1908

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p.2 Incidents of the Day - The tug Frontenac carried a load of withs from the Kingston and Pembroke railroad wharf to Garden Island tonight.

Jan. 8, 1908

p.1 Wolfe Island News - by law for additions to ferry steamer was defeated on Monday.

Jan. 9, 1908

p.2 Incidents of the Day - On January 5th, 1876, the schooner Levi Ellsworth made a record trip from Port Dalhousie to Cape Vincent, N.Y., being two days on the lake. The same thing might be done this year.

p.3 To Patch Her Up - Port Dalhousie, Jan. 9th - The tug Escort has been raised again from the bottom of the harbor, but is not yet floated, two pumps not being able to pump her out. She was towed up as far as lock No. 3 of the new canal last night. The water will be drawn off the level between three and four o'clock this afternoon and allow the tug to be patched up, this being necessary before she can get on the dry dock on account of her bad condition.

p.5 A New Case Ordered - Word was received this afternoon, from Rochester, N.Y., that the court of appeals had ordered a new trial in the case of Nash Bros. vs. the Thousand Island Steamboat company. In the first trial the plaintiffs were awarded six cents damages. They appealed and their appeal has been granted.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Jan 1908