The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Aug 1910

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p.2 Isis Won the Series - for Bruce Carruthers trophy (details).


The schooner Oliver Mowat arrived in port, light, from Cobourg.

The schooner Katie Eccles is loading stone at Howe Island for Cobourg.

The steamer Dundee passed on her way to Montreal, Thursday morning.

The schooner Keewatin cleared from Howe Island with stone for Cobourg.

The steamer Sowards arrived at Crawford's wharf with coal from Charlotte.

The schooner Marshall cleared for Toronto with stone from the penitentiary.

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

The steambarge Mary Louise is at Sowards' wharf with a load of brick from Washburn.

The schooner Mary Ann Lydon cleared from Richardsons' wharf with feldspar for Charlotte.

The steambarge John Randall arrived from Seeley's Bay on her way to Oswego to load coal.

The schooner Cornelia arrived from Sodus with coal for the Thousand Island Steamboat company.

The government boat Bayfield was in port over night, and went out on Thursday morning on survey work.

The steamer Renvoyle arrived from Fort William with grain for the Kingston Forwarders' Co., Ltd.

The steambarge Kenirving passed down the Rideau canal on Thursday morning. The steamer Missisquoi was in port from Gananoque, today.

Swift's wharf: steamers Toronto and North King, down and up today; steamer Rideau King cleared for Ottawa this morning; steamer Brockville up to take an excursion to Picton today.

M.T. Co.: tug Bronson from Montreal, one light barge; steamer Fairmount at 6 a.m. from Fort William, transhipping 70,000 bushels of wheat into barges, will clear for Duluth to load grain; steamer Westmount due today from Fort William with 70,000 bushels of wheat, for transhipping into barges, will clear for Belleville; tug Bronson will clear for Montreal with four grain barges; steamer Kinmount due Friday from Fort William, with 70,000 bushels of wheat.

p.4 World News - Wednesday morning fire broke out in the big grain elevator on the St. Lawrence river at Ogdensburg. The entire structure, together with contents, was completely destroyed. A vessel which had just arrived with a cargo of grain narrowly escaped the flames.


Did Serious Damage

Amherstburg, Aug. 24th - The identity of the vessel which broke the speed law, here, Monday morning, with the result that the lighter Tyson was upon the wharf and ruined, is known to the authorities. There are reports that the matter will be dropped when a settlement, for which negotiations are now under way, has been completed. The Tyson will be hauled from the shore today, and be taken to Detroit for repairs. Most of its cargo has been recovered by a lighter. The two boilers and the two hoisting engines of the Tyson have been located.

p.8 Incidents - The Donnelly wrecking company has commenced the work at Rockwood asylum, of putting down 650 feet of intake pipe.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Aug 1910