The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Feb 1911

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p.1 Not Intended To Allow St. Lawrence To Be Dammed - Right Merely Given For Erection of a Power Plant - Canadian prime minister defending position.

p.5 Has Reorganized - Capt. Robert Crawford becomes the President of the Thousand Island and St. Lawrence Steamboat Companies; Howard S. Folger was general manager of both lines for over 15 years, and also the largest stockholder in both.

Gooderham Building Racer - for the George Cup race next season.

p.7 To Float The Sharples - The Reid Wrecking company, of Cleveland, is preparing to commence work on the steamer Sharples, wrecked last year on the Galloup Islands (Galoo). The weather for the past two weeks has been so severe that no attempt could be made from this port to reach the islands. However, a large and varied equipment of pumps and other apparatus to be used in the attempt to float the steamer has arrived at Oswego and if the weather moderates an attempt will be made this week.

Feb. 4, 1911

p.1 To Mean Ruin - Should Americans Get Control of River - Canadian shipping would be at mercy of the big corporations.

p.3 Yacht Club Decides - to raise money to build George Cup boat.

p.5 The New Company - The directors of the Ontario and Quebec Navigation company, limited, has taken over the steamers, wharves and other properties owned and controlled by the Ontario and Quebec Navigation Company limited, as also the property and steamers of the Quinte Navigation company, limited. The head offices are at Picton. The officers are: President, B.R. Hepburn; vice-president, J.F. Chapman; secretary, R.G.K. Hepburn; chairman of the board, A. Leslie; general passenger and freight agent, J.D.C. Hepburn. The crafts the company control are: steamers Alexandria, Brockville, Aletha, Varuna, Where Now, Madge, Lloyd S. Porter, Aberdeen, Waterlily, barges Isabel Reid and Rob Roy.

p.8 Urged On Ministers - improvements for the Kingston harbor.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Feb 1911