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Year:  1908 
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Buffalo Evening News (Buffalo, NY), October 28, 1908 
TextNewspapers  Buffalo Evening News (Buffalo, NY), October 28, 1908,   Kingston, Ont., Oct. 28. -- The steam barge FRED MERCUR, loaded with coal, from Oswego, has gone ashore near Cape Vincent in a fog. She belongs to the Hall Company of new York. The steamer CITY OF NEW YORK, is ashore near Hallidays Point, eight miles down the river, on her way to Kingston....
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Jan 1908 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Jan 1908,   ... 1908 DAILY BRITISH WHIG (available on microfilm at Kingston-Frontenac Public Library, and at Queen's University - Stauffer Library) p.1 & 2 damaged. p.9 Wolfe Island, Dec. 31st - Reeve E. Briceland has been manager of the ferry for three years, now steps down as Reeve and manager. Jan. 3, ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Jan 1908 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Jan 1908,   ... the canal to Port Colborne, where she is owned by Carter Bros. Jan. 6, 1908 p.5 Tug Escort In Bad Shape - Port Dalhousie, Jan. 6th - After working for four hours trying to get the tug Escort and two pontoons through Lock No. 1 of the new canal yesterday, the tugs engaged had to give it up, and to pull...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Jan 1908 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Jan 1908,   ... p.2 Incidents of the Day - The tug Frontenac carried a load of withs from the Kingston and Pembroke railroad wharf to Garden Island tonight. Jan. 8, 1908 p.1 Wolfe Island News - by law for additions to ferry steamer was defeated on Monday. Jan. 9, 1908 p.2 Incidents of the Day - On January ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Jan 1908 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Jan 1908,   ... in Detroit just a few days ago. Quite a few marine men visited the boat to watch the work of pumping her out. Jan. 11, 1908 p.2 Busy With Pumps - Pumps were kept at work all Friday night on the steamer George C. Howe, which sprung a leak Friday morning, and this morning there were several feet of water...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Jan 1908 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Jan 1908,   p.2 Incidents of the Day - All the water was pumped out of the steamer George C. Howe late on Saturday afternoon. It was found that the leak was caused by the bursting of a seacock. p.5 Day's Episodes - The steamer Island Wanderer came around the head of the island from Cape Vincent today. The...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Jan 1908 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Jan 1908,   ... nil Jan. 15, 1908 p.5 To Break A Passage - This afternoon the steamer Pierrepont had to be placed in commission, being sent down the river to break a passage through the ice for the steamer New Island Wanderer, en route from Cape Vincent to Kingston. The Wanderer was not expected to arrive until ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Jan 1908 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Jan 1908,   ... Wolfe Island 9:15 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Jan. 17, 1908 p.2 Repairs To Boats - The mild weather of this month has given marine men the opportunity of making necessary alterations on their vessels, and they have taken advantage of it. Capt. Simmons, of the schooner Acacia, and Capt. Patterson...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Jan 1908 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Jan 1908,   ... p.7 Incidents of the Day - The steamer Saginaw expects to leave the dry dock on Tuesday. She goes to Cobourg to act as ice-breaker for the Ontario ferry boat. Jan. 21, 1908 p.2 Incidents of the Day - The work of unloading the steamer Ames of her cargo is progressing nicely at Richardsons'. Jan. ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Jan 1908 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Jan 1908,   ... contains only a small amount of ice and navigation is possible with very little difficulty. p.8 Incidents of the Day - The steamer Saginaw left port early this morning, en route to Cobourg, but she had to return to repair her steering gear. She hoped to get away again tonight. Jan. 24, 1908 p.1 Net...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Jan 1908 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Jan 1908,   ... - The fire on the steamer North King on Friday did not do very much damage. The interior of one or two rooms were burned, and a few dollars will cover the damages. Jan. 27, 1908 p.4 Will It Be Leased? - Wolfe Island, Jan. 24th - ....The reeve and Councillor Keys were delegated to settle the threatened...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Jan 1908 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Jan 1908,   ... sittings of the admiralty court will open at the court house, before Judge Hodgins, Toronto. The case against C. Wegner, owner of the steamer Albani, will again come up for trial. Jan. 30, 1908 p.1 Purchased A Schooner - Capt. Chauncey Daryaw of Kingston was in Picton on Wednesday, and purchased...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Feb 1908 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Feb 1908,   ... nil Feb. 3, 1908 p.1 Hull of Germanic Sold - Sarnia, Feb. 3rd - The wreck of the steamer Germanic lying in Sarnia Bay has been sold by the Reid Wrecking company, at Port Huron, to Manley Chew, lumber merchant of Midland. The boat will be rebuilt to carry logs. Openings with gates will be ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Feb 1908 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Feb 1908,   ... p.2 Not Likely To Run - snow cover on ice prevents ice-yachts from sailing. A By-Law Prevents - granting exclusive use of Simcoe street slip to yacht club; objections raised by Booth & Co. Feb. 8, 1908 p.2 'Twas A Great Affair - the Marine Engineer's "At Home'' - 175 couples at City Hall. ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Feb 1908 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Feb 1908,   ... p.6 Wolfe Island Council, Feb. 12th - The council met for the third time on Monday. Mr. Keegan was appointed purser of the steamer, J. Crawford captain, R. Mullin engineer. T. Hutchison offered to charter the boat from the council but this was not considered. Feb. 13, 1908 nil Feb. 14, 1908 ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Feb 1908 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Feb 1908,   ... nil Feb. 17, 1908 p.8 Kingston Yacht Club Association - to build extension to clubhouse. Feb. 18, 1908 nil ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Feb 1908 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Feb 1908,   p.2 Ice Boating - ice boats now flitting around harbor. Death of Capt. J.S. Quinn. Capt. John Sarsfield Quinn, the well-known marine man, senior member of the John S. Quinn company, died at the family residence, Detroit, on Saturday afternoon last. The deceased had been in very poor health for...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Feb 1908 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Feb 1908,   ... thrown upon an ice pack. Four of the men succeeded in clinging to the ice and were rescued. Two slid into the water and were drowned. p.5 A NEW CAPTAIN. Appointed For Island Ferry. Wolfe Island, Feb. 10th - Moved, Grimshaw-Spoor, that the captain's salary be $500 for 1908. Yeas: Grimshaw...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Feb 1908 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Feb 1908,   ... p.2 Incidents of the Day - The schooner Dundee is tied up by sheriff at Toronto, and is likely to be sold for $469 of debt. Feb. 22, 1908 p.6 Day's Episodes - Capt. Hicks has sold the steamer Varuna, well known on the Bay of Quinte, to Capts. Cooper and Rathbun. Feb. 24, 25, 1908 nil Feb. 26, ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Feb 1908 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Feb 1908,   p.2 Steamer Russell Sage Chartered - The steamer Russell Sage, of Ogdensburg, has been chartered to carry 2,000 cords of pulpwood from Quebec to Cleveland, at $3.75 a cord. She will make four trips in that trade. p.6 At The Yacht Club - new pier being built eastward to foot of Simcoe St. Will...
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