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Year:  1897 
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Jan 1897 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Jan 1897,   ... 1897 DAILY BRITISH WHIG (available on microfilm at Kingston Frontenac Public Library and at Queen's University - Stauffer Library) Jan. 2, 1897 p.1 To Build A Yacht - Capt. L.G. Coman, of this city, has been instructed by Miss Marguerite Knoff, daughter of the owner of Milton Island, to build ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Jan 1897 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Jan 1897,   ... Jan. 5, 1897 p.1 Yesterday afternoon the str. Pierrepont steamed out from her winter berth and made a passage through the ice, and at eleven o'clock this morning she cleared for Cape Vincent, touching at Garde and Wolfe Islands. She had quite a heavy freight bill on her trip this morning. p.2 ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Jan 1897 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Jan 1897,   ... Ste. Marie canal for E.B. Ward of Detroit. Jan. 8, 1897 p.1 Steamboat War Renewed - Alexandria Bay Steamboat Co. vs. Thousand Island Steamboat company - over refusal to permit dockage, etc. Jan. 9, 1897 p.1 Ferry Steamers Raced - The ferry steamers Paul Smith and Pierrepont engaged in an exciting...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Jan 1897 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Jan 1897,   ... p.1 An Ice Boat Accident - Capt. Ira Folger's ice yacht Flying Scud running between Bell's Island and Cataraqui bridge; crewman fell off and was injured. p.4 Wants An Elevator - Ald. Robinson thinks an elevator should be built at Kingston at a cost to the government. Jan. 12, 1897 p.1 Still In ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Jan 1897 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Jan 1897,   ... p.1 Incidents of the Day - The M.T. Co. has about 100 men employed making repairs to the different steamers, tugs and barges composing the fleet here. Jan. 15, 1897 p.1 Meeting of Regatta Committee - A meeting of the regatta committee of the ice yacht club was held yesterday afternoon, when ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Jan 1897 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Jan 1897,   p.1 TALK OF FIFTY YEARS AGO. Agitation For Retention of the Grain Trade. It is an old saying, and a true one, that there is nothing new under the sun. The recent agitation for the erection of a grain elevator here to prevent the grain carrying trade going past Kingston to Prescott and ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Jan 1897 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Jan 1897,   ... p.1 Whistlewing A Winner - "half a hundred frail, white-winged flyers" on lake; 17 boats listed for first race; details. (full column) Jan. 19, 1897 p.2 Business At Buffalo - Capt. Frank Strange, commodore of the Kingston yacht club, and H.H. Gildersleeve returned this morning from Buffalo, ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Jan 1897 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Jan 1897,   ... nil Jan. 22, 1897 p.1 A New Composite Barge - W. Power, sr., marine architect and shipbuilder, delivered to the M.T. Co.'s local manager yesterdaya working model of the composite barge that the company proposes to build for the coming season's work. The new vessel will have iron deck, beams and ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Jan 1897 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Jan 1897,   ... p.1 Incidents of the Day - The new boiler for the steamer North King arrived over the G.T.R. from Montreal this morning. Its weight is 35,000 pounds. The work of unloading it from the car began this afternoon. Jan. 26, 1897 p.4 Will He Be Successful? - M.P. Reid, of Cardinal, is in town trying ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Feb 1897 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Feb 1897,   ... are engaged in making certain repairs to the schr. S.H. Dunn. Capt. Six intends to be ready for navigation just as soon as the canals open. Feb. 2, 1897 p.1 Incidents of the Day - The new boilers of the North King have been lowered into position in the hold of the vessel. It was a week yesterday...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Feb 1897 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Feb 1897,   ..., 1897 p.1 General Paragraphs - Capt. William Dandy, formerly of Kingston and remembered as captain of the schooners B.W. Folger and Queen of the Lakes, has been appointed at Chicago to the command of the large steel freight steamer Auranie, which carries 5,500 tons with sixteen feet draught. She has...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Feb 1897 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Feb 1897,   ... p.2 District News - G.R. Hinckley, of Cape Vincent, wants to sell or trade the steambarge Alberta. Feb. 9, 1897 p.1 Marine Paragraphs. Capt. Cook, Gananoque, does not purpose going on the steamer Antelope next season. Capt. J.T. Trowell at Port Dalhousie is superintending a number of changes ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Jan 1897 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Jan 1897,   ... to tender, and they are putting in offers that will be well worth consideration. The directors of the company hold a meeting within two days at Montreal, and it is hoped that Kingston will receive the contracts. Feb. 12, 1897 p.1 Choose A Good Site. To the Editor; Kingston, Feb. 12th - As we are about...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Feb 1897 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Feb 1897,   ... -yearly dividend of 3 per cent declared. Feb. 16, 1897 p.1 The Prospectus Issued - The Kingston elevator and transit company (limited) has issued its prospectus. The capital is $150,000 in 1,500 shares of $100 each. It will handle, ship and store grain and products between Canadian and American ports...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Feb 1897 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Feb 1897,   p.1 NOW AN ANCIENT MARINER. Francis Somerville, who resides at 195 Colborne street, and who has been engineer of the streamer Empire State for some years past, is one of the oldest mariners in the city. He has retired from the active pursuit of his profession. A few days ago Mr. Somerville was...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Feb 1897 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Feb 1897,   ... on account of her propeller being broken. She has been repaired and resumes her trips. Sports - three items about Cape Vincent ice yachts. p.4 An Elevator Burned - Toledo, Ohio, Feb. 20th - Lake Shore elevator A.; loss $275,000. Feb. 22, 1897 p.1 Purchased The Wreck - The Donnelly wrecking and salvage...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Feb 1897 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Feb 1897,   ... nil Feb. 26, 1897 p.1 Will Get To Work - as soon as ice leaves Toronto bay the Collins Bay rafting company will start laying pipes for Toronto water works. Feb. 27. 1897 nil ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Mar 1897 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Mar 1897,   ... nil March 2, 1897 p.1 The Ariadne Burned - the big sailing yacht Ariadne, owned by Capt. T. and John Donnelly, jr., while in her winter berth at Anglin's bay. p.4 Are Out On Strike - Cleveland, Ohio, March 2nd - The riveters and helpers to the number of about 400 men, employed at the Globe ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Mar 1897 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Mar 1897,   ....T. Co.'s barges are receiving new decks and deck timbers. Stanchions are also being placed in a number of others. March 5, 1897 nil March 6, 1897 p.2 Incidents of the Day - Capt. Gus Hinckley, Cape Vincent, has been awarded the contract to place the American buoys in Lake Ontario, and the St...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Mar 1897 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Mar 1897,   ... to stern and hull to hurricane deck. The changes will make the North King one of the finest steamers on Lake Ontario and the River St. Lawrence. Ice Yacht Races - March 9, 1897 p.1 Pith of the News - The Cleveland, Ohio, employees of the Globe shipbuilding company, out on strike for nearly two weeks...
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Kingston Newspaper clippings