Capt. Luke Whelan has purchased the steamer Stranger and will run between Smith's Falls and Kingston.
The schooner Ford River is being unloaded of its cargo of barley, stored in the boat last fall, and will clear on Saturday for Oswego to load coal for Oakville.
The schooners Bertha Kalkins and Kitchen are being overhauled and put into shape for the season's work. The steambarge Navajo is also getting ready.
The schooner Clara Youell was badly damaged by fire in Oswego, N.Y., on Wednesday. The boat was owned by James McCarthy and was being fitted for the season. There was an insurance of $1,000.
p.5 "Tender for construction of a Lighthouse Tender and Buoy Steamer for Georgian Bay Service" called for by Department of Marine and Fisheries; to be steel, twin-screw, 194 x 35 x 17.6 feet. 19th March, 1908.
p.8 Meeting of Union Men - back actions of Longshoremen's Union local no. 229.