The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Oct 1909

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The steamer Aletha is due from bay points, Saturday morning.

The steamer Dundurn is due tonight from Montreal for Hamilton.

The sloop Maggie L. arrived from bay ports with grain for Richardsons' elevator.

The steambarge Westport arrived from Rideau canal ports with wood for Swift's.

The schooner Mary Ann Lydon cleared for Oswego and will load coal for R. Crawford.

The steamer Nevada was at Swift's Thursday afternoon, on her way from Montreal to Fort William.

The schooner Ford River is unloading the balance of her cargo of coal at Sowards. Afterwards she will load feldspar.

The schooner Bertha Kalkins is laid up at Garden Island, wind bound. Several schooners are tied up on this account. Captains on the grain boats report a very heavy sea on the lake.

M.T. Co.: The steamer Ames lightened 2,600 bushels of wheat and cleared for Montreal; steamer Wahcondah lightered 6,000 bushels of grain and cleared for Montreal; steamer Fairmount and barge Ungava arrived at 10:30 Thursday night from Fort William, with 160,000 bushels of wheat and cleared Friday morning for Fort William; the tug Bronson cleared for Montreal with three grain barges; the steamer Bothnia cleared for Port Colborne to load grain for Montreal.

p.5 Capt. Grant Horne of this city, has decided to convert his steambarge Ida E. into a sand vessel to operate on Lake Superior, and will spend about $3,500 in rebuilding it this winter.

Incidents of the Day - The Thousand Island Steamboat company will spend about $6,000 in rebuilding the steamer Ottawa for the river route. Besides receiving a new hull, a new boiler will be placed in the steamer. When completed the Ottawa will be a practically new boat and worth $30,000. She will have more deck room than the Islander which was burned.

Oct. 30, 1909

p.1 Latest News - The appeal in the case of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation company, owners of the steamer Prescott, vs. C.B. Taylor, owner of the steamer Havana, was dismissed by the privy council, the appellants to pay the costs of the appeal.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Oct 1909