The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Jun 1909

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p.4 Thousand Island Park, June 21st - The steamer Arundell made her first appearance on the river on Saturday morning, and will again be on her usual route. All steamers are on their usual routes, and doing a fair business....

p.5 Steamer Kingston's Team Won - baseball played at Bayside Park, Toronto between teams from steamers Kingston and Toronto; 1,000 people present.


The sloop Laura D. is unloading coal at the locomotive works.

The steamer Sowards arrived early this morning with coal for Sowards.

The schooner Ford River will clear tonight for Charlotte with its cargo of feldspar.

The schooner N.H. Ferry will clear for Oswego to load coal for Soward's.

The steamer Missisquoi was in port today on her regular trip from Rockport.

The tug Thomson, of the Montreal company, arrived light from Cape Vincent.

The steamer Prince Rupert and barge Ceylon cleared from Garden Island for the west.

The steamer Havana cleared for Erie today after unloading coal at the locomotive works.

The steamer Alexandria called last night on her regular trip down, and had on board 4,800 (1,800 ?) boxes of cheese.

The steamer Caspian was given her trial trip of the season in the harbor yesterday and made a fine showing.

The steam barge Water Lily arrived at Folger's wharf, early Tuesday morning, on her first trip of the season down the river.

Directors Elected - at annual general meeting of Kingston Yacht Club - G.Y. Chown, Dr. A. Black, W.B. Valton, E.C. Gildersleeve, W.C. Kent, John McKay, and H.W. Richardson.

To Run Grain Boats - Brockville, June 22nd - The Forwarder's Company, Limited, of which Brockville and Kingston capital is largely interested, held a meeting here today for preliminary organization. The following provisional officers were elected: President, W.G. Craig, of Kingston; Vice-President, G.L. Mallory, Brockville; secretary-treasurer, R.A. McLelland, Kingston; directors, Messrs. Galvin, Detroit; Schmidt, of Pembroke, and Comstock, Brockville. An elevator has been secured at Kingston, and arrangements are now being made for the line of boats to carry the grain from that point to Montreal. Beside those mentioned there were present at the meeting K.A. Cameron, J.B. Conway and J.H. Sutherland, Kingston.

p.6 City Council - City Solicitor McIntyre reported that the harbormaster had secured the signatures of a number of marine men to a petition to be presented to the Minister of Marine and Fisheries, asking that the city clock tower light be continued for the benefit of mariners coming into Kingston harbor. The petition would first be sent to the Dominion Marine Association.

communication - Smythe, King and Smythe wrote regarding the removal of certain vessels sunk in the lower harbor, and stated that the Montreal Transportation company was anxious to do anything to improve the harbor. Some of its sunken barges were for use. Before further action is taken by the council the solicitors asked to be notified.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Jun 1909