The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Jun 1908

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p.1 Just Press the Lever - electricity to do locking at Welland Canal after improvements.



Steamer America was placed on the Cape Vincent run this morning.

Steamer Parthia is here loading withes for the Calvin company.

Steamer Dundurn passed yesterday on her way from Montreal to Hamilton with package freight.

Scow Mary Louise is here loading general freight for Rideau canal points.

Swift's: steamer Toronto up and down Sunday; steamer North King down and up Sunday; steamer Aletha up and down today; schooner Keewatin from Sodus with coal.

M.T. Co.: tug Emerson up, three barges, cleared for Montreal with two barges; steamer Jessie Spaulding, from Duluth, with 64,000 bushels of wheat; steamer Advance called on the way from Montreal to Fort William; steamer Spaulding cleared for Chicago.

letter to Editor - all small boats should carry lights in harbor at night; marine law should be enforced by harbor master.

p.8 Yacht Race on Saturday - first of yacht races for Bruce Carruthers' trophy won by Kathleen, Temeraire second, Thistle third

News of the World - The steamer City of Montreal, on the rocks below Morrisburg, is reported to be in a bad position. She is up four feet on the rocks and has keeled over. The Donnelly wrecking crew was at the accident.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Jun 1908