The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Nov 1910

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The steamer Kenora passed up on Thursday night.

Navigation on the Rideau for 1910 is practically over.

The barge Ewing (sic) is at Richardson's elevator, loading corn, for the elevator at Quebec.

The steamer Port Colborne is at the Cereals elevator with 130,000 bushels of oats from Fort William.

The tug Edmund and barge Columbia loaded a cargo of general merchandise and cleared for Bedford Mills.

The government steamer Reserve, working in this district the past few days, charging the lights, cleared today for Lachine.

The steamer Iroquois arrived from Chicago, and is discharging a cargo of 65,000 bushels of corn at Richardson's elevator.

In giving the circumstances surrounding the accident to the steamer Belleville in last night's paper, it should have said that she ran ashore at Grafton, near Cobourg, instead of Deseronto.

Swift's wharf: steamer Dundee called this morning and took on the freight which was left by the steamer Belleville. The steamer Dundurn was due to pass yesterday, but for some reason did not make connections. She is expected up today. Steamer Aletha down and up today.

p.10 Wolfe Island Council - Nov. 17th - ...Steamboat accounts paid: Queen City Oil Co., $5.75; Thos. Nicholson, ice, $2.25; McKelvey & Birch, $5.27; Jas. Swift & Co., coal, $183.10; W. Ranous, 15 gallons coal oil, $22.70; Mrs. J. Rawley, washing, $3; Jas. Crawford, one month captain, $50; R. Mullin, one month engineer, $66.66; Jas. Davis, 31 days mate, $44.34; R. Berry, 31 days fireman, $36.16; Geo. Rattary, 31 days purser, $31; Mrs. Davis, 31 days cook, $20.67; H. Marlow, 19 days deckhand, $12.67; W. Armstrong, 31 days deckhand, $20.67; Roy Card, one day extra deckhand, $1.50; John Allinson, 2 days extra deckhand, $3; H. Sleeman, one day extra deckhand, $1.50; Geo. Rattary, 760 meals at 12 cents, $91.20; Roy Card, 24 days deckhand, $16; Geo. Rattary, crock (broken), 70 cents; C. Cummins, amount of account, $18.64; Moved, Greenwood-Gillespie and resolved, that council lease C. Cummins' dock for ten years, from Jan. 1, 1911, at $75 per annum, payable in advance the 1st January.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Nov 1910