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St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), March 29, 1860 
TextNewspapers    The ship carpenters and caulkers of Buffalo are on strike, the object of which is to force employers to pay cash instead of orders. ...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), Aug. 30, 1860 
TextNewspapers    The ship carpenters of Oswego are on a "strike" for an advance of wages. They were getting $1.50 a day, and demand $1.75. ...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), March 7, 1861 
TextNewspapers    Five schooners, 43 canal boats, and five tugs are being constructed or their building is contracted at Buffalo. The ship carpenters of Detroit struck for higher wages on Friday. They demand $2 a day on old work and $1.75 on new work, which is an advance of fifty cents on the old price. ...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), March 28, 1861 
TextNewspapers    A Strike - The ship carpenters and caulkers of this town, and also of Port Dalhousie and Port Robinson, struck this morning for an advance in wages. They demand $1.75 per diem, instead of $1.50, which has been the wages for some time back. They also require weekly payments of their earnings. A...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), June 20, 1861. 
TextNewspapers    St. Catharines, Monday, June 17 -- Fire at Port Robinson: Abbey's Ship-yard Destroyed. We understand that the workshops in Messrs. J.P. and J. Abbey's Ship Yard, Port Robinson, were set fire to last night, and completely destroyed. The loss is not stated, nor if there was any insurance. It is...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), July 11, 1861 
TextNewspapers    The Ship Carpenters and Caulkers Union Mr. Editor, - Allow me space for a few words to correct a statement in you much esteemed journal in reference to the Union on the Welland Canal. I would just state that the Society lately formed is not broken up; and as to the organization, no man could...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), March 10, 1859, page 2 
TextNewspapers  St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), March 10, 1859, page 2page 2  The works of the Welland Railway , on the eastern side of the piers, are only rivailed by the equally solid and necessary works of the enterpising firm of Donaldson, Andrews & Ross , on the south side of the waste weir, who have been engaged for the last year in constructing a ship- yard ...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), November 3, 1836 
TextNewspapers    Desjardins Canal This valuable publick work is progressing to the satisfaction of the directors and those who have the best opportunity of inspecting these proceedings, Dr. Duncombe's powerful steam dredging machine has been bettern than a month in active daily operation, and has excavated...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), April 6, 1837 
TextNewspapers    40 Mile Creek Harbour Publick Notice is hereby given that a general meeting of the stockholders of the " Grimsby Harbour Company " will be held at Mr. S.S. Moore 's Inn, on the second Monday in May next, at 12 o'clock, noon, for the purpose of electing seven directors, to serve for one...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), April 6, 1837 
TextNewspapers    Advertisement
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), May 18, 1837 
TextNewspapers    The Transit , steamer, Richardson , master, runs between Toronto and Niagara , every day. ...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), May 18, 1837 
TextNewspapers    Steam Boat Thames - The Thames has commenced her usual trips between Port Stanley and Buffalo , and will continue to ply between those two ports, throughout the season. She is newly fitted up, and has superior accommodations for passengers. - Liberal ...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), March 22, 1837 
TextNewspapers    Grand River Navigation Co. Notice is hereby given that an election of directors, to serve on the Grand River Navigation Company, for the ensuing year, will take place at the Compnay's office, Seneca , on the first Monday in May next, at ten o'clock A.M. John Jackson Sec'y, G.R.N.Co. ...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), June 1, 1837 
TextNewspapers    We understand that a meeting of the stockholders of the Grand River Navigation Company , which was held at Seneca , on the 1st inst., agreeably to the notice which has appeared for some time in the papers, the following gentlemen were chosen as directors of the Company for the ensuing season....
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), April 6, 1837 
TextNewspapers    Welland Canal - The annual election of directors, on the part of the stockholders of the Welland Canal Company , took place, agreeably to notice, on Monday the 3rd inst. at their office in St.Catharines , and resulted in the re-election of Alexander Macdonell and Ogden Creighton , ...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), April 13, 1837 
TextNewspapers    Welland Canal - Those interested will be gratified to learn, that the extensive repairs required to render this communication navigable the ensuring season, are in such a state of forwardness, that no apprehension need be entertained, but that they will be fully completed by the time the ice...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), May 4, 1837 
TextNewspapers    Opening Of Navigation - We learn, by several gentlemen, who have just come down from Port Colborne , that the ice on Gravelly Bay and lake opposite that town, has principally disappeared, in consequence of the high winds on Sunday the 30th ult., and that the entrance to the Welland Canal ...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), May 4, 1837 
TextNewspapers    Opening Of Navigation - We learn, by several gentlemen, who have just come down from Port Colborne , that the ice on Gravelly Bay and lake opposite that town, has principally disappeared, in consequence of the high winds on Sunday the 30th ult., and that the entrance to the Welland Canal from...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), May 11, 1837 
TextNewspapers    Welland Canal Notice William R. Robinson , Esquire, having been appointed superintendent of the Welland - all persons employed theron, and all masters of mill sites, and masters of vessels, boats, or crafts making use thereof, are hereby enjoined to conform to his orders or instructions, in...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), June 1, 1837 
TextNewspapers    Welland Canal Notice Masters of vessels and others using the Welland Canal, will please acquaint the subscriber, (either personally or by leaving a memorandum at this office) with any negligence on the part of the Lock Tenders, in discharging their duty; As also with the cause of any delay...
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