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

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p.2 Not Likely To Run - snow cover on ice prevents ice-yachts from sailing.

A By-Law Prevents - granting exclusive use of Simcoe street slip to yacht club; objections raised by Booth & Co.

Feb. 8, 1908

p.2 'Twas A Great Affair - the Marine Engineer's "At Home'' - 175 couples at City Hall.

Feb. 10, 1908

p.8 Incidents of the Day - The steamer North King is undergoing extensive repairs. Work on the steamer Missisquoi has not yet been started.

Feb. 11, 1908

p.2 Waterworks' Matters - The question of the waterworks' wharf repairs was up for discussion. This wharf is leased by the Donnelly Wrecking company, whose lease provides that it shall keep the wharf in repair. The wharf is in bad condition and requires immediate condition. City Solicitor McIntyre holds the Donnelly Wrecking company responsible. J.L. Whiting, K.C., solicitor for the company, declares that the city is the responsible party. However, the Donnelly company offers to repair the inner portion of the wharf. It was decided to invite the company's representatives to a conference and adjust the matter amicably rather than have litigation.

Long Distance Ice Yacht Races - Thomas Fleming Day, editor of The Rudder, the leading yachting magazine of America, has offered a cup for a long distance race on Lake Ontario.....

p.4 Incidents of the Day - Capt. Patterson has been doing a great deal of work on the schooner Mary Ann Lydon. The government tug Trudeau is also undergoing extensive alterations.

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