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Year:  1898 
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Jan 1898 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Jan 1898,   ... 1898 DAILY BRITISH WHIG (available on microfilm at Kingston Frontenac Public Library, and at Queen's University - Stauffer Library) Jan. 3, 1898 p.2 Purchased New Pumps - The Calvin company, Garden Island, have just imported two large steam wrecking pumps from Geneva Falls at a cost of $9,000. ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Jan 1898 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Jan 1898,   ... advertisement giving details of steamer Frontenac, James Mackenzie, master, giving schedule, prices, etc. [Belleville Sun] Jan. 7, 1898 p.4 News of the District - Capt. Leroy Spafford, for many years in charge of the life-saving station at Point Traverse, has been notified that the entire outfit has been...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Jan 1898 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Jan 1898,   p.2 Sporting Paragraphs - There are 15 ice-yachts lying in Coffey's boat yard awaiting favorable ice. Frank Somerville's yacht Facet is the beauty of the fleet. p.8 The Steamer Out - ....This morning the steamer Pierrepont started out in an attempt to reach Wolfe Island and got over the greater...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Jan 1898 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Jan 1898,   ... p.2 Did Not Get Across - Pierrepont in attempting to reach Garden Island met when a mile out ice four to five feet thick driven in by wind. p.4 First Spile Driven - for J. Richardson & Sons new elevator. The Foundation Completed - on M.T. Co's new elevator. Jan. 11, 1898 p.2 BOARD OF ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Jan 1898 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Jan 1898,   p.2 Incidents of the Day - The tug James A. Walker is breaking the ice bordering the Richardson's wharf. Wrecking Charges To Be Paid. The Toronto News says a deal between the owners and the underwriters is now on for the final settlement of repairs of the steamer Rosedale. The statement that...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Jan 1898 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Jan 1898,   ..., it is said that even after she has been repaired her value will not exceed $50,000, less than half her original cost. Jan. 14, 1898 p.1 Gunboat For the Great Lakes - discussing in Washington whether to build a new gunboat for the lakes to replace the steamship Michigan. Jan. 15, 1898 p.2 Sporting...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Jan 1898 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Jan 1898,   ... will repair her and hand her over to the owners. Jan. 18, 1898 nil Jan. 19, 1898 p.6 General Paragraphs - The new steel barge Brighton, building at the locomotive works for the M.T. company, has been so far completed that with a couple of days' work she would be ready for launching. Jan. 20, 1898 p...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Jan 1898 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Jan 1898,   ... was at South Marysburg on Tuesday to take evidence on charges preferred against Mr. McIntosh, light-keeper at South Bay Point, and J. Hudgin, light-house keeper at False Ducks. Jan. 22, 1898 nil Jan. 24, 1898 p.2 Ice Yacht Club Discontinued - Cape Vincent correspondent in [Watertown Times] is not happy...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Jan 1898 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Jan 1898,   ... large number of men will be engaged in order to have the steamer ready for July 1st. Jan. 27, 1898 p.2 To Repair the Craft. The interested insurance underwriters holding risks on the steamer Rosedale have paid all claims against the boat and have asked the Kingston foundry company and locomotive...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Jan 1898 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Jan 1898,   ...'s directorate and the gentlemen mentioned are Messrs. Matthews and Osler, Toronto. At present there is one vacancy on the board of directors, and it is said that another director will retire, thus making room for the two Toronto men. [Montreal Star] Jan. 29, 1898 p.4 Wind Wafts - Repairs and improvements...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Feb 1898 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Feb 1898,   ... nil Feb. 2, 1898 p.5 The St. Lawrence Route - in 1897 over 17 million bushels of grain were shipped from Fort William; 10,000,000 went through Buffalo and 2,000,000 bushels via the St. Lawrence; figures on grain shipped, etc. p.6 General Paragraphs - The old oak gallus frame upholding the ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Feb 1898 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Feb 1898,   ...'s shipyard yesterday. Feb. 9, 1898 p.6 To Take Soundings - This morning Col. Anderson, chief engineer of the marine department, and W.H. Noble, assistant, together with civil engineer Mitchell and Capt. Donnelly drove out to Snake Island to take soundings in the old ship channel for the purpose of changing...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Feb 1898 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Feb 1898,   ... that the company has withdrawn the threatened suit against Belleville relating to the small pox affair of last summer. Feb. 12, 1898 p.2 Improvements Being Made - The steamer Arundell, which ran last season between Oswego and the Thousand Islands and which is now in winter quarters at Detroit, will be put...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Feb 1898 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Feb 1898,   ... p.1 Ran Into An Air Hole - Sanford Calvin in ice-boat. UNDERWRITER'S SALE. Canadian Steamer Rosedale, Recently Ashore on Charity Shoal, Lake Ontario. Sealed proposals will be received up to February 22nd, 1898, for the Steamer Rosedale as she now lies in Dry Dock at Kingston, Ontario. The ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Feb 1898 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Feb 1898,   ... by the Folgers, has been sold in Montreal for $8,500. Feb. 17, 1898 p.2 A New Marine Order. Instructions have been received by the local collector of customs and inspector of steamboats from the dominion government that in future all passenger steamers other than those holding passenger certificates from her...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Feb 1898 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Feb 1898,   ... p.2 The First Pennant Race - held on Saturday by Ice-Yacht Club - details of race Yachting Notes. p.6 Canoe Meet for 1898 - on Stave Island Aug. 5-19th, 1 mile from old camp on Grindstone Island. Feb. 22, 1898 nil Feb. 23, 1898 nil Feb. 24, 1898 p.2 The Work Continues - on M.T. Co. ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Feb 1898 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Feb 1898,   ... and received injuries to her leg. She entered an action against the Richelieu & Ontario navigation company for $10,000 damages. The case came up for hearing in Montreal yesterday and will likely be concluded on Monday. Feb. 28, 1898 p.2 Incidents of the Day - Workmen have begun making repairs...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Mar 1898 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Mar 1898,   p.1 Died - Donnelly, In Kingston, March 1st, Etta Hickey, beloved wife of Capt. Thomas Donnelly, in her 40th year. Funeral from her late residence, 195 University Avenue, Thursday, March 3rd, at 2:30 o'clock. p.2 A First Class Chart - So far the government surveyors at work making a sketch of...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Mar 1898 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Mar 1898,   .... Marshall, Rideau street. p.3 Lowering of the Great Lakes - [St. Nicholas for March] March 3, 1898 p.2 Kept As a Spare Boat. Unless the company finds it absolutely necessary to place the steamer Princess Louise in commission this summer she will be kept as a spare or emergency boat. The steamer...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Mar 1898 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Mar 1898,   ... the steamers Hero and North King during the season of 1898 have been appointed thus: Hero - Captain, W. Bloomfield; first mate, J. Quartz; engineer, J. McEwen; purser, E.E. Horsey. North King - Captain, J. Jarrell; first mate, J. O'Hara; engineer, O.J. Hickey; purser, Frank Knox; steward, J. Tilton...
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Kingston Newspaper clippings