The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), 11 Dec 1879

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p.2 The Montreal Transportation Company - The annual meeting of the Montreal Transportation Company took place at their office Montreal on Tuesday afternoon. The report showed that their fleet consisted of 27 barges, with a carrying capacity of 500,000 bushels, 5 steam tugs, 2 floating elevators, and they finished the season without any accident to craft, or loss or damage to any property conveyed by them. They carried from Kingston to Montreal during the season 6,295,193 bushels of grain, 17,000 tons coal, phosphates, etc., the earnings from which enabled the Directors to declare a dividend, after making ample provision for depreciation of property. The following gentlemen were elected Directors for the coming year:- Messrs. Hugh McLennan, John Ogilvie, Andrew F. Allan, and G.M. Kinghorn, and Mr. H. McLennan was re-elected President.

The Princess Louise has been laid up for the season. Her wheel is slightly damaged. She will be hauled out at Portsmouth during the winter to get necessary repairs.

p.3 County Court and General Sessions - Queen vs. George Brooks - Capt. George Brooks of schr. Augusta accused of shooting a man.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), 11 Dec 1879