The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 May 1908

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The tug Frontenac is here loading withes for Garden Island.

The steamer Belleville arrives this evening from Montreal for Toronto.

The steamer Aletha brought a large number of passengers from bay points today.

The schooner Jamieson cleared for Oswego today, after being windbound for two days.

The schooner S.H. Dunn arrived from Toronto, this morning, and will enter Davis' dry dock. The Dunn carries coal from Oswego to Toronto.

The steambarge John Randall is being loaded with grain at Richardsons', for Washburn. Yesterday the water was so high at the elevator, that the work had to be suspended.

The Buckeye State Case.

The cross-examination of Capt. Hansen, of the barge Buckeye State, was concluded Friday afternoon. Joseph Gallagher, mate of the barge, Earl Grant and Harry Hansen, two of the sailors, were also examined and cross-examined during the afternoon. This concluded the plaintiffs' case. When court opened this morning the M.T. Co.'s witnesses were called in rebuttal. It was hoped to finish the case by tonight, after lasting five days.

Boat For Inspector.

The government has leased the motor boat of Clark Wright, for the use of J.W. Taudvin, fishing inspector, for the summer months. The inspector has already made one trip on the lake with the boat, and will now be ready to look after all violators of the fishing laws.

Chartered For Season.

George Hammond's yacht has been undergoing extensive repairs at Davis' drydock, and it is expected that it will be ready for the season in the course of a few days. The yacht has been chartered for the season, and a busy time is in store for it.

p.7 The steamer Morley, with 95,000 bushels of corn, from Chicago, went to Prescott to discharge but has had to return here owing to the high water preventing her being unloaded. The trans-shipments will be made here.

Wolfe Island, May 2nd - The high water has closed the navigation in the canal for the launch owners, as it is impossible to pass under the bridge.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 May 1908