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Year:  1896 
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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Fri., May 29, 1896 
TextNewspapers  Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Fri., May 29, 1896,   BADLY DISABLED _______ STEAMER MERIDA "GOES THROUGH HERSELF" ON LAKE HURON _______ Wednesday afternoon the steamer Merida, owned by D. Whitney, Jr., of this city, passed this port, bound up light for ore. When off Sanilac, ninety miles from here, the intermediate cylinder of her triple ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Jan 1896 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Jan 1896,   ... 1896 DAILY BRITISH WHIG (available on microfilm at Kingston Frontenac Public Library and at Queen's University - Stauffer Library) Jan. 2, 1896 - missing. Jan. 3, 1896 p.2 Ice Yacht News - J.B. Carruthers to have new ice yacht; constitution of the Kingston ice yacht club has been printed and ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Jan 1896 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Jan 1896,   p.3 WHY THE WARSHIPS WENT. Story Of The Clearing Of The Lakes Of Hostile Craft. [Chicago Inter-Ocean] The recent war excitement and the suggestion that Canada has constructed revenue cutters which may easily be converted into war vessels has attracted attention to the provisions of laws, ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Jan 1896 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Jan 1896,   ... Bonnet lighthouse. Many are of the opinion that the wife and the son of the late Robert Pye who was for years keeper of said lighthouse should be re-appointed... Jan. 9, 1896 p.4 Affairs of the Hour - Detroit papers announce the sale of the schooner Penokee for $3,100. The name of the purchaser...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Jan 1896 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Jan 1896,   ... this and the eastern "legs" of the course each one and 3/4 miles long, and the "leg" from east to northwest two and 1/2 miles long. Around this course the flyers were supposed to go three times within the limit of one hour and three quarters. The first beat was down the long "leg," almost...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Jan 1896 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Jan 1896,   ..., says he saw tracks of a man and a woman leading from the boat across the wharf and towards the city. Jan. 15, 1896 p.1 Personal Mention - Capt. George W. Vickery, sr., died at Oswego, N.Y., Saturday, of heart disease. He was at one time the owner of the schooner May Flower. He held the position...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Jan 1896 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Jan 1896,   ... nil Jan. 18, 1896 nil Jan. 20, 1896 p.4 Day For The Light Boats - the second ice yacht race for the cup donated to the Kingston ice yacht club; about twenty ice yachts sailing; starting line at foot of Simcoe street; Pastime, Dixie, Snowbird, Spectre, Jack Frost, Icicle, Flash, Defiance, ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Jan 1896 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Jan 1896,   ... sailing qualities. It is painted white in its entirety. Jan. 24, 1896 nil Jan. 25, 1896 p.1 Incidents of the Day - Workmen are employed in taking the engine and boilers out of the wrecked steamer Calvin, now on the rocks off Knapp's Point. The engine is in good condition, but the boiler, which...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Jan 1896 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Jan 1896,   ... p.1 NOTICE. THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SHAREHOLDERS of the Calvin Company (Limited), will be held at the office of the Company, on Garden Island, on Tuesday, 11th February, 1896, at one o'clock p.m. ANTHONY MALONE, Secretary. Jan. 28, 1896 nil Jan. 29, 1896 p.1 Incidents of the Day - The ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Feb 1896 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Feb 1896,   ... St.; programme of vocal and instrumental music, readings and recitations. p.4 Radford In Trouble - Isaac Radford, formerly a vessel owner of Garden Island and Kingston, having real estate problems in Chicago. Feb. 3, 1896 p.2 They Were Lost In A Fog - another unsuccessful attempt at iceboat racing...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Feb 1896 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Feb 1896,   ... Yacht Club - Feb. 6, 1896 p.1 Incidents of the Day - When navigation opens T.Hazlett will enter upon the duties of engineer on the str. Melbourne. Feb. 7, 1896 p.1 Personal Mention - Capt. Archie McMaugh will have charge of the M.T. Co.'s new steamer Rosemount. Capt. G.W. Maudesley will have...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Feb 1896 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Feb 1896,   ... nil Feb. 10, 1896 p.1 No More Ice Yachting - too much snow; ice-yachts Flash and Arrow mentioned. Feb. 11, 1896 p.1 The Very Newest Ice Boat - owned by H.S. Folger; description. p.2 Wolfe Island Township Council - Feb. 2nd - ....Moved by W.H. Woodman, seconded by T.E. Baker, and resolved, ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Feb 1896 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Feb 1896,   ... from Pelee Island and Kingsville. Feb. 17, 1896 First of the Season - The steamer Myles, now being rebuilt in the government dry-dock here, under the supervision of Davis & Sons, was watered on Saturday evening last. The bottom of the vessel has been completed to above the water line, having been...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Feb 1896 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Feb 1896,   ... p.1 Incidents of the Day - Capt. Rooney, Cobourg, was in the city yesterday, making arrangements to re-assume possession of the schooner Picton, which D. Horn, Wolfe Island, purchased from him some time ago. Feb. 19, 1896 p.1 R. & O. Navigation Co. - Montreal, Feb. 19th - details of annual ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Feb 1896 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Feb 1896,   ... p.4 What's The Tidings Today - The United States secretary of the treasury will establish gas buoys on the St. Lawrence river, at Charity Shoal, Feather Head (sic) Shoal, Rock Island Point, near Sister's Island Light; Sunken Rock, Bay State Shoals and one at the Lower Narrows. Feb. 24, 1896 (pp. ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Feb 1896 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Feb 1896,   ... nil Feb. 27, 1896 p.1 First Time Used Here - Workmen are engaged in the M.T. Co.'s ship yard shaping new spars for the schooner Melrose, now in course of construction here. The spars are of British Columbia pine and are the first ever made here of that material. It is close grained and is ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Mar 1896 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Mar 1896,   ... nil March 3, 1896 (missing pages 3 & 4) p.1 Incidents of the Day - The machinery of the steamer Myles is being overhauled and put in first-class condition at the Kingston foundry. Captains of Propellers - It is rumored that Capt. Trowell will command the str. Ocean this year. Other ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Mar 1896 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Mar 1896,   ... p.1 A Boat Without A Country - an American buying a foreign built vessel must get the consent of Congress and the President to register it as American. p.2 The Weather Just Right - the ice boats made very fast runs. (full column) March 6, 1896 p.3 Wolfe Island Council - March 2nd - ...Moved by ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Mar 1896 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Mar 1896,   ... p.1 International Ice Race - Cape Vincent boats carried off the prizes. (full column) p.4 Reported Ice-Boat Mishap - Uno of Cape Vincent upset while returning home last night. March 11, 1896 p.1 Was Won By The Pastime - another ice-yacht race for trophy presented by Commodore and ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Mar 1896 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Mar 1896,   ..., John Fisher, fifteen; Snowbird, H.S. Folger, twelve; Jack Frost, J.B. Carruthers, seven; Pastime, F.H. Macnee, six; Flash, J. Gaskin, jr.; Flying Scud, Ira Folger; North Star, H. Hora; Esquimaux, Capt. J.H. Allen, three each; Icicle, W.C. Kent; Spectre, Messrs. Gildersleeve, one each. March 17, 1896...
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