The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Jul 1909

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p.8 Sporting Notes - The Rochester Yacht Club has received a letter from the Royal Canadian Yacht club, of Toronto, saying that the Canadian club, which holds the Fisher cup, does not believe a race this year would be in the best interest of international yacht racing on Lake Ontario, and that the cup will be returned to the trustees named in the deed of gift.


The schooner Maize cleared for Charlotte today.

The steambarge Sowards arrived from Charlotte, with coal for Rockwood asylum.

The steambarge John Randall, with coal from Oswego, passed last night on her way to Smith's Falls.

The steamer Stranger did not make her regular trip to Gananoque on Wednesday afternoon, as she was handling an excursion.

The steamer Advance, with 40,000 bushels of wheat, on her way from Fort William to Montreal, lightered 10,000 bushels at Richardsons' elevator.

M.T. Co.: steamer Corunna, from Fort William, with 48,000 bushels of wheat; tug Emerson from Charlotte, two coal barges, will clear for Montreal with one grain barge and two coal barges.

Swift's: steamer Dundurn up Wednesday night; schooner Keewatin from Oswego with coal; steamer North King down and up today; steamer Rideau King from Ottawa Wednesday night, cleared for the same port this morning; steamer City of Montreal up tonight.

Struck By Steam Shovel - Frederick Payne had accident at Montreal Transportation elevator; struck in face by steam shovel.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Jul 1909