The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 May 1910

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p.2 Damming The St. Lawrence - a group of American capitalists want to dam the St. Lawrence river at the Long Sault Rapids to produce electricity.

McAuley's Latest Mishap - hit dock with Etta and damaged it; it later turned over.


The steamer Rideau King cleared for Ottawa this morning.

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

The steamer Belleville was down Wednesday evening from Hamilton to Montreal.

The steamer Dundurn passed up Wednesday night from Montreal to Hamilton.

The steamer Cataract is unloading grain from Fort William at the Cereal elevator.

The steamer Turret Court arrived from Fort William with 125,000 bushels of oats for Richardson's elevator.

The steamer John Randall arrived in port today on her way to Oswego to load coal for Smith's Falls.

William Tullock, of this city, was to have gone on the steamer Normandy, which was wrecked while on its way out from the old country, as mate.

There was a severe gale on the lake on Wednesday afternoon, and as a result the fleet of coal schooners, at Oswego bound for Kingston, had to tie up. The wind blew at a terrific rate. No mishaps have been reported, however.

M.T. Co.: The tug Mary P. Hall arrived from Montreal with the barges Dorchester, Hilda and ( ) barge Augusta will load 66,000 ? bushels of wheat at Richardson's elevator and clear for Montreal in tow of the tug Mary P. Hall.

Daily Standard, May 12, 1910

p.2 Fenced In the Premises - The Dry Dock Company has found it necessary to fence their premises, to keep small boys from carrying off anything they can lay their hands on. The public, however, are admitted by the gate-keeper.

p.4 The Rideau Canal - editorial - The Canadian Pacific Railway Co. is proposing to use the bed of the Rideau Canal to bring track into Ottawa - would end traffic from Ottawa River to Rideau canal.

p.8 Yachts Are Launched - Several of the yachts, newly painted, have been launched at the Yacht Club, and others will be ready by the end of the week. The weather, however, continues rather cool for pleasant sailing.


The steamer Cataract arrived this morning from Fort William with grain for the cereal works.

Swift & Co.: The steamer Dundurn up last evening. The Rideau King cleared for Ottawa this morning. The Belleville down, bound for Montreal; the Aletha down from Belleville, cleared at three o'clock for Bay ports.

M.T. Co.: The tug Mary P. Hall arrived with two light barges from Montreal, and will clear with grain-laden barges for Montreal.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 May 1910