The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Aug 1910

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The steamer Sowards arrived from Oswego with coal for the dry dock.

The schooner Kitchen cleared from Telegraph Island with stone for Toronto.

The schooner Julia B. Merrill arrived at the penitentiary with coal from Charlotte.

The schooner Marshall arrived at the penitentiary, and will load stone for Cobourg.

Raft No. 9, of the Calvin company, Garden Island, reached Quebec this morning.

The steamer Missisquoi was up from Gananoque, Saturday, and had a very large number of passengers.

The barge Burmah was brought to Garden Island, light, from Deseronto, on Saturday, by the tug Parthia.

Tug Armstrong, with two scows, arrived at Booth's, to take on coal, and cleared for Montreal, with Capt. John Corkey as pilot.

The steamer America had an excursion to Iroquois, on Monday morning. About one hundred and fifty people went from Kingston.

The steamer America had a big excursion out of Clayton, on Sunday. The excursionists came from Rochester via the New York Central.

M.T. Co.: tug Hall cleared light for Prescott, and cleared for Montreal with oil barges; steamer Stormount cleared for Belleville, to load cement for Fort William.

On Saturday, Clifford Sifton's fine yacht, Morning Star, was in port, on the way home from the horse show at Cobourg. The party had on board several beautiful cups, won at the show.

The fine yacht of J.C. Eaton, Toronto, was in port last night, on her way up from a trip among the islands. With all the electric lights going full blast, the yacht presented a very pretty appearance, going out, early last evening, and was viewed and admired by a great many citizens.

Swift & Co.'s wharf: steamers Toronto and North King, down and up yesterday; steamer City of Montreal down yesterday; steamer Belleville up Saturday night; steamer Dundurn down yesterday; steamers Kingston and Caspian down and up today; steamer Aletha down today from bay ports; steamer Rideau King cleared this morning for Ottawa.

The steamer City of New York, on its way to the Mowry dock, Oswego, to have its boiler repaired, ran aground on a rock within fifty feet of the dock. Failing to release herself with her own power the captain of the steamer called on the tug Tonawanda and the drill tug for assistance. Lines were passed to the tugs and the steamer was soon released. The City of New York suffered no damage.

p.5 Busy Day On River - Folger steamers carried 2500 passengers; str. Islander which burned last fall replaced by str. Ottawa.

p.6 Wolfe Island, Aug. 21st - There is some talk of the island council buying the Dawson wharf for ferry purposes.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Aug 1910