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Year:  1905 
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Jan 1905 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Jan 1905,   ... DAILY BRITISH WHIG 1905 (available on microfilm at Kingston-Frontenac Public Library and Queen's University - Stauffer Library) Jan. 2, 1905 not published Jan. 3, 4, 1905 nil Jan. 5, 1905 p.3 WAS A PRISONER. Eight Days In Light House On Scant Food. Parry Sound, Ont., Jan. 5th - After ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Jan 1905 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Jan 1905,   ... nil Jan. 12, 1905 p.2 Raising A Steamer - The work of raising the steamer Iron Duke, sunk at Charlotte, has been delayed until the boat is now frozen in the ice. The steamer is not only threatened with destruction, but is a menace to the railroad bridge. The Donnelly Wrecking Co., of Kingston, ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Jan 1905 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Jan 1905,   p.2 The Annual Meeting - The annual meeting of the Master and Mates' Association was held in their rooms on Thursday evening with a large attendance of members present. The officers elected for the ensuing year were: Master - Capt. E.A. Booth; first officer, Capt. James Martin; ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Jan 1905 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Jan 1905,   ... Notes - Nine ship carpenters from Kingston have gone to Orillia to complete the steamer whose frame was built in Davis' shipyard here. Davis and Sons have received a contract to build a $3,000 steamyacht for a Pittsburg, Pa., man. Jan. 17, 1905 p.8 Hero Dies In Poverty - Kenosha, Wis., - Jacob...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Jan 1905 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Jan 1905,   ... nil Jan. 20, 1905 p.2 Montreal Transportation Co. - At the 37th annual meeting of the Montreal Transportation company, the following were elected directors: G.M. Kinghorn, T.A. Crane, A. Kingman, B. McLennan, F. Robertson, A.E. Ogilvie, and J.A. Cutts. Mr. McLennan is president, and Mr. Cuttle ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Jan 1905 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Jan 1905,   ... of ball cartridges will be kept aboard the boat. p.6 New Steamboat Line - Detroit, Jan. 23rd - reported that a new Canadian package, freight and passenger line will run between St. Lawrence river ports, Buffalo, Cleveland, Detroit and Fort William. Jan. 24, 1905 p.2 Island News - Wolfe Island, Jan. 23...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Jan 1905 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Jan 1905,   ... p.2 R. & O. Annual Meeting - Richelieu & Ontario Navigation company to hold annual meeting on Feb. 6th. p.3 A New Lake Line - proposed new Canadian freight and passenger line between St. Lawrence River and Fort William. (repeat from Jan. 23rd) Jan. 26, 1905 nil Jan. 27, 1905 p.2 ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Jan 1905 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Jan 1905,   p.3 For Harbor Work - Oswego, Jan. 30th - A telegram from Washington announces that the house committee on rivers and harbors has agreed upon a bill providing for harbor work in New York state and according to its recommendations Oswego district is to get in the neighborhood of $300,000. Of this...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 Jan 1905 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 Jan 1905,   ... CO., LIMITED. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the annual general meeting of the shareholders of the Rideau Lakes Navigation Company, Limited, will be held at the office of the company in the City of Kingston, on Wednesday, the 8th day of February, 1905, at three o'clock in the afternoon. GEORGE...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Feb 1905 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Feb 1905,   p.1 STEAMER GATES' BIG RECORD. The steamer J.W. Gates, of the Pittsburg Steamship company, whose master is Captain James A. Walsh, of this city, holds the record for the season of 1904, for the largest cargo carrier and greatest number of miles run of any steamer of that fleet. She ran 30,071...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Feb 1905 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Feb 1905,   ... nil Feb. 3, 1905 p.2 Suit For Towing Yacht - Capt. Walter Visger's steamyacht Idler towed by Edgar J. Pelton's steam yacht Valletta to Kingston for repairs last June. [Utica, N.Y., Press] R. & O. Earnings - world's fair and accidents hurt business; steamer Spartan is being lengthened 25 ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Feb 1905 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Feb 1905,   p.1 AN OLD CAPTAIN. Amherstburg, Feb. 6th - Capt. John Duncanson, Sr., one of the best known lake pioneers, is dead here. He had lived here for upwards of fifty years, coming from Argylshire, Scotland, to Amherstburg. Capt. Duncanson retired from active work sixteen years ago. He was the father...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Feb 1905 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Feb 1905,   p.1 MARINE ENGINEERS. Annual Convention Held At Collingwood. Collingwood, Feb. 6th - The National Association of Marine Engineers has concluded its convention here, and will meet next February in Levis, Que. One of the most important matters which came up for discussion was that of the doing...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Feb 1905 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Feb 1905,   p.2 Safety of the Passengers. The Richelieu & Ontario Navigation company at the annual meeting, decided to take determined action to regain public confidence. The matter was brought before the meeting by R. Stanley Bagg, who pointed out that this confidence had been lost to a very large ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Feb 1905 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Feb 1905,   ... on steamboat accounts for 1904, and a vote of thanks passed to Father Spratt for a gift of $25 to the steamer Fawcett for a new whistle. Feb. 10, 1905 p.1 Veteran Mariner Dead - Detroit, Mich., Feb. 10th - Capt. William Dana, the oldest vessel master on the great lakes, is dead at Algoma, Mich. He was nearly...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Feb 1905 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Feb 1905,   p.3 Made General Manager - Frederick J. Maxwell, of Cleveland, Ohio, visited parents in town; has been secretary and treasurer of Mack Steamship company for the past four years and recently raised to general manager. p.5 The Rockport Navigation company, limited, cleared twenty per cent last...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Feb 1905 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Feb 1905,   ... nil Feb. 14, 1905 p.2 Day's Episodes - The R. & O. company will exhibit a model of the Kingston, lighted within and without, at the Sportsmen's show, New York, from February 22nd to March 10th. p.5 Incidents of the Day - Capt. Thomas Donnelly is home from Collingwood where he had charge of ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Feb 1905 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Feb 1905,   p.1 MASTERS AND MATES. St. Catharines, Feb. 16th - The following officers were elected at the Grand Lodge Canadian Masters' and Mates' Association: Grandmaster - Capt. James Wilson, Collingwood (re-elected). Grand first officer - Capt. McGiffin, Toronto. Secretary - Capt. William Ireland, ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Feb 1905 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Feb 1905,   ... re-elected. Feb. 18, 1905 p.5 To Deepen Channel - Canadian government to excavate Detroit river at Amherstburg to 20 feet; will let largest vessels tie up or coal at Amherstburg. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Feb 1905 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Feb 1905,   ... empowering the reeve to borrow $1,000 on a note at nine months for steamboat purposes. These steamboat accounts for 1905 were passed for work at $1.25 per day: David Wilson, $2.50; James Berry, $5; Allan Berry, $5; James Kenny, $6.25; Mrs. Hawkins, $20; R.H. Card, cutting ice, $5; W.L. Allinson, coal, $13.34...
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Kingston Newspaper clippings