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Year:  1899 
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Jan 1899 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Jan 1899,   ... 1899 DAILY BRITISH WHIG (available on microfilm at Kingston-Frontenac Public Library and Queen's University Stauffer Library) Note: Many issues for 1899 have pieces missing, both from fragmentation and cutting.) Jan. 3, 1899 (pages 1 & 2 are at end of roll after June 30th - only fragments) ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Jan 1899 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Jan 1899,   ... appointed inspector for Inland Lloyds in succession to the late Capt. Thomas F. Taylor. This will mean a vacancy in the office of government steamboat inspector. Jan. 7, 1899 p.1 The Improved Routes - as a result of proper harbor improvements Hon. Mr. Tarte cites Kingston - after the harbor was deepened...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Jan 1899 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Jan 1899,   ... them. Jan. 12, 1899 p.8 Ice Boats On the Fly - ten or twelve ice boats out sailing. Jan. 13, 1899 p.1 Pith of the News - The breakwater to the entrance of Oswego harbor was damaged by the late storms and it will cost some $10,000 to make the necessary repairs. The city council of that city has...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Jan 1899 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Jan 1899,   ..., and it will go hard if the trophy is not transferred to this side of the line for a while. [Watertown Standard] Jan. 17, 1899 nil ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Jan 1899 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Jan 1899,   ... room. Jan. 19, 1899 p.4 Yacht Club Ball - given in city hall. p.5 Battersea, Jan. 17th - ....Capt. John Ruttan, owner of the scow Volunteer, came near ending his aquatic career in the cold waters of Dog Lake recently. (only has one arm, dropped through ice, waited until mit froze to ice, and hauled...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Jan 1899 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Jan 1899,   ... 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, 14th February, 1899, at 1 o'clock p.m. ANTHONY MALONE, Secretary. p.4 ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Jan 1899 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Jan 1899,   ..., 1899 p.3 The Yacht Race - the first of three for Walker Cup; Kingston boats finish first - Jack Frost; second, Blizzard; third, Breeze; leading Cape boat finished nearly a lap behind. p.5 To Have Another Boat - Polson Iron Works company, limited, Toronto, will build another boat of the very latest...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Feb 1899 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Feb 1899,   ...'clock. The finish was: Jack Frost, 3:04 o'clock; Blizzard 3:05; Breeze, 3:05:01; Dart, 3:06:45; Sprite, 3:07:30; Shark, 3:09. The Cape Vincent club cannot challenge again this winter. Another club may. Feb. 2, 1899 p.2 Montreal Transportation Company. The annual meeting of the Montreal transportation...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Feb 1899 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Feb 1899,   ... for many seasons has run on the Hamilton-Montreal route. Feb. 6, 1899 p.6 Snake Island Light - W.H. Noble, of the department of marine and fisheries, Ottawa, is in the city for the purpose of attending to the removal of the lighthouse on Snake Island to a point on the shoals south-east of the island...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Feb 1899 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Feb 1899,   ... in the middle of the knot of men who seemed to be having the best time. The company's steamer America is securing a good bit of free advertising from a biograph company, which is showing the boat in its course down the rapids to London theatre audiences. [Syracuse Herald] Feb. 9, 1899 p.2 Incidents...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Feb 1899 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Feb 1899,   ... Sam." Will Build A Yacht - Rochester Yacht Club organized a stock company to build a yacht to defend the Fisher Cup; the new boat will compete in the Chicago trial races to be held July 4th. [Rochester Herald] Feb. 11, 1899 p.5 The storm at Chicago on Thursday was very severe. Navigation...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Feb 1899 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Feb 1899,   ... profit was up; "The directors regret that the new steamer Toronto was not ready for service on the western route on the 1st of August last, as expected." Feb. 14, 1899 p.1 To Have An Enquiry - Into The Cost of Mooers Elevator - (full column) p.6 James Swift Set Aside. Montreal, Feb. 14th...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Feb 1899 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Feb 1899,   ... was released with regret by his fellow directors. Feb. 16, 1899 p.2 Incidents of the Day - Extensive improvements will be added to the steamer Empire State this spring. Her hull will be altered and her engines improved in order to increase her speed. The work will be undertaken just as soon as the ice leaves...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Feb 1899 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Feb 1899,   ... deserving of his success, which is the reward of faithful study and careful attention to duty. It is a remarkable fact that he represents the fourth generation of the McMaster family as certified masters, his father, grandfather and great grandfather all having been captains of vessels. Feb. 20, 1899 p.1...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Feb 1899 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Feb 1899,   .... Feb. 22, 1899 p.6 Late Afternoon Events - Luther Donnelly, Earl street, left for Toronto last night to assist in fitting out the steamer Eurydice, recently purchased by the Donnelly wrecking and salvage company. He will sail on her as second mate. R. Gaskin, Albert street, will sail as second mate...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Feb 1899 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Feb 1899,   ... of leakage was observed. Feb. 25, 1899 nil Feb. 27, 1899 p.2 Calvin-Macnee Trophy - fourteen yachts in first ice-yachting race in series for Calvin-Macnee trophy was sailed on Saturday; light winds, four times around a triangular three mile course; order of finish - Jack Frost, J.B. Carruthers; Blizzard...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Mar 1899 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Mar 1899,   p.1 An End To Competition - Cleveland, March 1st - A meeting of the representatives of the shipyards on the great lakes was held in this city yesterday to discuss the proposed consolidation of shipyard interests. It is stated that the deal will undoubtedly be consummated and put at an end ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Mar 1899 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Mar 1899,   ..., in command of the steamer Merritt, is now in charge of George Gooderham's yacht Cleopatra. Will Alter Its Position - The lighthouse board, American treasury department, Washington, has issued notice that on the opening of navigation, 1899, the three and one half order white light at Braddock Point...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Mar 1899 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Mar 1899,   .... March 6, 1899 p.2 Marine Department Notices. The tug Bronson was given new shafts this winter. The tug Glide will appear next season with a complete new hull. Capt. Maudsley will be in command of the S.S. Rosemount next season. A late opening of navigation on the upper lakes will mean an extra...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Mar 1899 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Mar 1899,   .... Masters of vessels in the local traffic speak hopefully of a lively season. Traffic will begin early. The officers for 1899 for the steamers of the Lake Ontario navigation company will be as follows: Steamer North King: Capt. Jarrold, Port Hope; mate, P. O'Hara, Cobourg; engineer, J. Hickey...
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Kingston Newspaper clippings