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Year:  1878 
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Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed. , July 24, 1878 
TextNewspapers  Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed. , July 24, 1878,   A Canal Boat Lost _______ The H. B. Preston Goes Down About a Mile off Oswego - Boat and Cargo Insured - Rescue of Crew. _______ The canal boats Rising Star, Morning Star, Evening Star and H. R. Preston left here last Tuesday morning for Canada, after ashes, in tow of the tug Alanson ...
Chicago Inter-Ocean (Chicago, IL), Tuesday, August 13, 1878 
TextNewspapers  Chicago Inter-Ocean (Chicago, IL), Tuesday, August 13, 1878,   The catamaran GIROFIE GIROFIA, en route from Pultneyville to Oswego, in charge of Augustus A. Kimball, son of Captain Joseph Kimball, of Oswego, was found off Sodus Point on Friday morning in a waterlogged condition and towed into the harbor. Kimball is supposed to have drowned in endeavoring...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 28, 1878 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 28, 1878,   p.3 Steam Barge Norman Burned - A telegram was received in town this morning to the effect that the steam barge Norman, Captain Goodearl, had been burned last night in Oswego harbour. No particulars were given, and it was supposed to be a total loss. Captain Murray, who left Oswego last night...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 30, 1878 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 30, 1878,   p.3 The Burning of the Norman - We have gathered a few additional particulars of the burning of the steambarge Norman, at Oswego. The boat was towed over to Kingston on Saturday night by the tug Morley, and the crew of the Norman speak highly of the exertion of the Oswego firemen to save the...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 1, 1878 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 1, 1878,   p.1 Barley Shipments The following are the shipments of Napanee dealers for the week ending Thursday: Diamond & Sherwood - W.W. Grant, 10,000 bushels; Ocean Wave, 5,600; Dominion, 4,500; Fabiola, 10,000; Ariel, 12,000; Kate Eccles (from Hay Bay) 9,000. Downey & Co.'s shipments ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 2, 1878 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 2, 1878,   p.3 Accidents - The yacht Oldrieve (of Kingston) struck an obstruction yesterday and carried away part of her rudder. The Ailsa Craig ran into the Grand Junction wharf and broke her topmast, which snapped with a report like a pistol. [Belleville Intelligencer] Congratulations - The Belleville ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 3, 1878 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 3, 1878,   p.2 Picton County Show - The steamer Armenia will leave Swift's wharf for Picton on Friday morning, 4th inst., at 6 o'clock, arriving in Picton at 10:30, giving good time for passengers to visit the Show held there on that day. To Picton and return, 75 cents. Oct. 3rd. p.3 Marine Notes Port...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 5, 1878 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 5, 1878,   .... Lawrence Wharf, foot of Johnson Street. Kingston, Oct. 5, 1878 C.H. Hatch, Passenger Agent ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 7, 1878 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 7, 1878,   p.1 Shooting the Rapids In a Rowboat - artist for Frank Leslie's weekly and another white man shoot rapids in Indian boat 30 feet long with pointed bow; "under the guidance of Big John, the famous Indian guide and lacrosse field captain, assisted by two Indians named John Baptiste and John ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 8, 1878 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 8, 1878,   p.3 New Steam Yacht - The steam yacht Victor, of Brockville, will be in Kingston tomorrow (Wednesday) afternoon, giving an opportunity for Kingston yachtsmen to examine the engine, which is an improved double cylinder of original pattern, with a new patent reversing motion. Visitors will be ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 9, 1878 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 9, 1878,   p.3 Custom's Imports - Str. Corsican, Port Hope, Rees Bros., 3 bbls. fruit; Bajus Bros., 3 bbls. fruit. Marine Notes Passed since last report Port Colborne, Oct. 8th - Up - schrs. W.J. Suffel, Kingston, blank, light; J. Magee, Oswego, Chicago, salt; J. Graham, Kingston, Chicago, salt; A....
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 10, 1878 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 10, 1878,   p.3 Yesterday's Storm - The storm of yesterday forenoon was one of the worst ever experienced on Lake Ontario, the gale blowing furiously. It is feared that considerable damage has been caused by it, but as yet no particulars have been received. The schooner Wawanosh, while coming down, was...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 12, 1878 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 12, 1878,   p.3 The Shipyard - The recent storm has given a considerable amount of work to the shipyard, and the men are at present quite busy. This morning the schooner British Queen, laden with starch, arrived from Edwardsburg in a sinking condition, and was hauled out for repairs. p.4 Sinking of the ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 14, 1878 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 14, 1878,   p.2 Change of Time - Steamer Armenia, Capt. Collier - Hereafter the steamer Armenia will leave Picton daily at 6 a.m. for Kingston, calling at all intermediate ports. Returning will leave Kingston at 3:30 p.m. for Picton. For freight or passage apply at James Swift's, Office on wharf. Oct....
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 15, 1878 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 15, 1878,   p.2 Ottawa, Oct. 15th - A barge laden with lumber, and owned by Mr. Easton, of this city, has sunk in the Grenville Canal. She had 200,000 feet of deals on board. She is being towed back to the city for repairs. The owner of the steam tug Peerless, recently sunk near Merrickville, has entered an...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 23, 1878 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 23, 1878,   p.3 Canal Tolls - A rumour is in circulation to the effect that it is the intention of the New York State Legislature to considerably reduce or abolish altogether the tolls on the Erie Canal. The rumour cannot be traced to any authentic source; but if true, such action would undoubtedly...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 24, 1878 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 24, 1878,   p.1 Picton - The steamer Picton has returned from Toronto, and has gone into winter quarters. Marine News A telegram from Rochester says: "The schooner Star, of Millpoint, Ont., went ashore last night. Cargo, 12,000 bushels of wheat. Vessel and cargo wrecked. Crew taken from the rigging by a ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 25, 1878 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 25, 1878,   p.3 Marine News Body Found - The Oswego Times of Wednesday says: "We stated on Monday that Wm. Seege, of Mill Point, mate of the schr. Sybilla, had been missing since the night of Monday, the 14th inst., and it was feared he was drowned. This morning about 6 o'clock, his body was discovered ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 26, 1878 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 26, 1878,   p.2 The Spartan Aground - Lachine, Oct. 26th - Owing to the first floating lightship having been shifted several hundred yards from its position since yesterday in Lake St. Louis, the steamer Spartan, of the Royal Mail Line, ran aground on the shoal and became fastened, having mistaken the ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 28, 1878 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 28, 1878,   p.2 Steam Barge Burned - Valleyfield, Oct. 28th - The steam barge Albion, owned by Messrs. Muir & Bros., St. Catharines, caught fire on Sunday morning about 5 o'clock at the head of the Beauharnois Canal, Valleyfield. The Valleyfield fire brigade was immediately on the spot, also the ...
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Kingston Newspaper clippings