The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Feb 1910

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p.1 In Its Favor - International Waterways Commission examining the Long Sault power project.

p.8 Against Proposal - Detroit, Feb. 10th - Board of Engineers reported against widening the limestone channel in the lower Detroit river to 600 feet, but would widen part to 450 feet.

Feb. 11, 1910

p.3 Deseronto, Feb. 10th - ....The shipyard here is a busy place just now. General repairs are being made to the schooners Theodore Voges, Horace Taber, steamer Aletha and steamer Salaberry. There is also a lot of yachts and fishing craft hauled out to receive general overhauling.


Boats Give Satisfaction.

The steam launch Algoma, owned by Mrs. James McKay, of Pittsburg, Pa., is undergoing repairs at the Davis Dry Dock company's works. This boat was built about nine years ago and since that time has been used in Muskoka waters each summer. The Davis people are installing new machinery and making other improvements, which will make the boat as good as a new one. The Davis company has a great number of boats on Muskoka waters, all of which are giving excellent satisfaction.

Feb. 12, 1910

p.2 Wolfe Island Council - Feb. 7th - ....Moved, Greenwood-Flynn, that the present crew of the steamer Wolfe Islander be engaged at the same rate as last season, for season 1910. Carried. Moved, Gillespie-Turner, and resolved, that George Rattray be given the furnishing of the meals for the steamer Wolfe Islander, at 12 cents per meal.

p.5 New George Cup Challenge - Bill Jarvis known in Toronto. [Toronto Telegram]

Feb. 14, 1910

p.1 Certificate To Be Returned - Owen Sound, Feb. 14th - Captain Alexander Brown, in command of the steamship Athabasca, when this vessel ran ashore at Flower Pot Island, last fall, and whose certificates were taken from him after an investigation by the government commissioners, has been reinstated and his certificate will be returned to him on April 1st.

p.2 To Submit Bylaw - civic finance committee meets with Kingston Shipbuilding company; the government never paid taxes on the property, and the company feels it shouldn't have to either; the lease is not yet signed.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Feb 1910