The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Oct 1913

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p.1 Niagara Falls May Be Made Lake Port - want to connect Niagria Falls with the new welland canal by damming Chippewa creek.

p.2 Steamer Lambert Ashore - While on her way up, light, on Thursday night, the steamer John Lambert ran ashore in Blind Bay, below Crossover Light. A Kingston tug will likely be sent to pull the vessel off.

p.3 Deseronto, Oct. 10th - ....The dredging in the bay has ceased and the docks are now ready for any large steamers to call. A buoy has been placed in the bay, opposite the corner of Foresters' Island.

The schooner Lizzie Metzner came in on Friday with a load of coal for the Rathbun company, and cleared Monday with lumber.



The steamer Acadian arrived from Fort William, with a cargo of wheat, oats and barley, and is discharging at Richardson's elevator.

The steamer City of Hamilton passed up Friday morning.

The steambarge Jeska arrived from Oswego, with coal for R. Crawford.

The sloop Ariadne cleared for the Rideau canal with freight.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: tug Bartlett, light from Port Dalhousie, cleared for Montreal, with three grain barges; tug Hall from Montreal, two light barges; steamer Spaulding, grain-laden from Duluth, is due to arrive at five o'clock this afternoon; steamer Fairmount, grain-laden, from Port Colborne, will arrive on Saturday. The schooner Oliver Mowat is loading barley at Frenchman's Bay for this elevator..

p.10 Now In Washington - 1st copper ore from Lake Superior 69 years ago on schooner Algonquin; a specimen weighed 2,200 pounds.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Oct 1913