The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 May 1911

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p.1 A Protest From Cornwall - mills closed by low water wheneveer canal accidents occur.



The steamer Mississiquoi was up from Gananoque on Saturday morning.

The steamer Sowards arrived from Oswego and is unloading coal at Soward's.

The schooner Ford River arrived from Charlotte, with coal for the M.T. Co.

The steamer Alexandria was up from Montreal on Friday night and discharged freight at Folger's wharf.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: The steamer Fairmount arrived Friday night, from Fort William, lightered her cargo of wheat and cleared for Montreal; the tug Thomson arrived from Montreal with three light barges, and cleared for Montreal with three grain-laden barges.

The Oswego Palladium says: The Sharples docked at Ogdensburg for repairs still held 10,000 bushels of corn which is being sold to farmers near there for feed. One farmer near Kingston, who fed a quantity of the sour grain to hogs, declares that the herd developed a fine "jag," and cut up high jinks because of it.

The sail barge Maize made one of the quickest trips between this city and Oswego that has ever been made by a vessel in some time. The speedy little vessel, with Capt. Ashee in charge, left here, Wednesday morning, at four o'clock, and arrived in Oswego at four in the afternoon. She loaded her cargo and was back in the city at four o'clock Thursday afternoon. This is regarded as making unusually good time for a sail boat.

p.8 Harbor Improvements - to plan expenditure of grant of $50,000.

Keel of Racer Laid - contract for sailboat Watertown to replace Crescent, for competing in George Cup this summer.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 May 1911