The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Oct 1909

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p.1 Gananoque, Oct. 5th - The coal schooner cleared light for Oswego yesterday.

p.5 Breaks Record - Ogdensburg, Oct. 5th - The steamer Burlington of the Rutland fleet has broken her previous record for the run from Chicago to this city and back to Chicago, 2312 miles, making the round trip in 8 days, 10 hours and 35 minutes. The best previous record was twelve days, ten hours and fifty minutes.


The steamer Alexandria passed down last night.

The government boat Scout is working in this district.

The steamer Aletha made her regular trip from bay points today.

The steamer Rideau King is due from Ottawa tonight at Swift's.

The steamer Sowards arrived from Sodus Point with coal for Booth & Co.

The schooner Keewatin cleared from Swift's Monday, to load coal at Oswego.

The steam barge Navajo called on her way from Montreal to Oswego with lumber.

The steamer City of Montreal passed down, Monday night, three hours late from Fort William to Montreal.

The schooner Major Ferry arrived at Wolfe Island, with coal, from Oswego.

The schooner Kitchen arrived at the penitentiary, to load stone for Toronto. It is some time since Capt. Henry Daryeau was in port, with his vessel, and he was given a warm welcome by his friends.

Many of the young men from the city, away sailing for the summer, have returned to the city for the winter. A few of the passenger steamers are still running, but will all be laid up in a week or so. The lake freighters will run on as long as they can.

M.T. Co.: The steamer Glenmount passed down Monday night, at 10:30 o'clock, laden with grain for Montreal; tug Thomson light from Cape Vincent; steamer Morley, grain laden, from Duluth, will arrive tonight or tomorrow with 60,000 bushels of wheat; tug Thomson from Montreal, three light barges; tug Emerson from Montreal, three light barges.

Suing For Damages - Miss Esther Prozeller, sixteen years old, has brought an action for $50,000 damages against Fix Brothers, Buffalo, owners of the Titania, and the Richelieu & Ontario company, owners of the steamer Kingston, which were in collision in Charlotte harbor on August 11th, 1908. Miss Prozeller claims to have received permanent injuries and to have suffered severely from shock as a result of the ordeal through which she went at the time of the collision. She was a passenger on the Titania.

p.7 Stella, Oct. 4th - ....G. Howard has purchased the sloop Fleetwing and has commenced carrying freight to and from Kingston.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Oct 1909