The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 May 1910

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p.1 Leg Torn Off - Port Arthur, May 2nd - Rellan Carmichael, Collingwood, a deckhand on the steamer Westmount, had his left leg torn off at the knee by being caught in a cable on decking at Port Arthur elevator. His life was saved by the crew promptly applying a tournequet to stop the flowing blood.



The schooner Keewatin is loading coal at Oswego for Swift's.

The steamer Sowards arrived from Oswego with coal for Crawford's.

The schooner Major Ferry arrived from Oswego with a cargo of coal for Soward's.

The steamer Rideau King cleared ( ) first trip of the season for Ottawa.

The steamer City of Montreal ? was down ?

The steamer Alexandria ?

The steamer Dundurn was at Swift's wharf

The steamer Algonquin from Fort William

(* column is badly over-exposed and part is unreadable)

Daily Standard, May 2, 1910



The Str. Port Colborne is expected to leave the drydock today.

The Schr. Major Ferry arrived at Soward's this morning with coal from Oswego.

The Schr. Keewatin arrived this morning from Oswego with coal for James Swift & Co.

The steam barge Soward arrived from Oswego with coal for R. Crawford.

Richardsons' arrivals: The Str. Dunelm with 70,000 bushels of wheat from Fort William; the Str. Iroquois with 124,000 bushels of oats from Fort William. The Str. Algonquin arrived on Saturday, and cleared this morning for Oswego to load coal for Fort William.

At the M.T. Co. - The Str. Glenmount arrived with 128,000 bushels of oats from Fort William this morning; the tug Emerson cleared with four grain barges for Montreal; the tug Bronson cleared for Montreal with two grain barges and the schr. Dunn; the tug Thomson will likely clear today for Montreal.

At Swift & Co.'s: The str. Nevada cleared for lake ports on Sunday morning; the strs. Dundurn and City of Montreal arrived Sunday from Hamilton on her way to Montreal; the str. Rideau King cleared this morning at 4:30 for Ottawa and way ports; the str. Aletha down from Belleville this morning, cleared at 3 p.m. for bay ports.

p.5 Boat Livery at the Mills - William Davidson and Robert J. Bennett have opened a boat livery at Connell's Grove, near Kingston Mills, which will fill a long felt want for the people who are fond of fishing. Below the Mills there is excellent bass, pike and perch fishing, but only those who were acquainted with some of the farmers could get boats to indulge in their favorite pastime. No doubt the lovers of the sport will show their appreciation of the enterprise by patronizing the new boat livery. Boats, fishing and camping outfits can be secured at reasonable rates.

Dry Dock Formally Transferred - Messrs. Chapleau and Whitney of the Public Works Department, Ottawa, were in the city today and formally handed the dock over to the Kingston Shipbuilding Co. Superintendent Rees is still at his post at the dock and has not yet been notified as to whether or not he will be retained. The new company has been making repairs to steamers ever since navigation opened. The new buildings are being pushed rapidly ahead.

Brings Back The Chickadee - Henry Cunningham, the veteran yachtsman, purchased the yacht Chickadee from Sir Richard Cartwright. The yacht was built by Mr. Cunningham, who sailed her in 1897 and won one of the handsomest trophies in his collection. He sold the Chickadee to Sir Richard about ten years ago and has since built two other yachts.

p.7 Washburn - Albert Randall, who has been repairing his father's steam barge took it to Brewer's Mills, Monday, to have a new wheel put in. Capt. Randall has the contract of carrying coal for the brickyard. Mr. Chisholm intends turning out the "real article" this summer.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 May 1910