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Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 1, 1858 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 1, 1858,   (The Daily News has apparently not survived for the balance of the year, but the weekly version has - note name change - from originals at Queen's University, Special Collections.) p.2 A Melancholy Accident - On Wednesday last the brig Black Hawk, just returned from Liverpool, England, with a ...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 8, 1858 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 8, 1858,   p.4 Loss of the Schooner Col. Cook - By a despatch received while we are going to press we learn that the schooner Col. Cook, en route for Detroit from Liverpool, ran on the rocks at Gaspe, near the mouth of the St. Lawrence, on the 24th, and is a total wreck. Crew and cargo saved. The cargo ...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 15, 1858 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 15, 1858,   p.1 The Toronto Regatta Club - At a banquet given by this Club after being thoroughly beaten by the Yankees, sundry wet speeches were made by members of the Club; among others, the Commodore, better known as Dr. Hodder, without cause or provocation, in the absence of anyone to defend the conduct...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 22, 1858 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 22, 1858,   p.1 The Storm - ... A large American scow, laden with lumber, was driven ashore a few miles below the Town, and must become a total wreck. The schooner Mary Watson is a total wreck upon the north Pier. Her cargo consists of salt, pig-iron, and coal; the pig iron and a part of the coal will be ...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 29, 1858 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 29, 1858,   p.2 The Rideau Canal - what is to be done with it? - new railroad has lowered use of canal. (1/2 column) Water Falling - level at Owen Sound is down two feet. [Owen Sound Times] Found Drowned - A sailor named Michael Kilroy, formerly, we believe, employed on board the schooner Mary Taylor, was...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 12, 1858 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 12, 1858,   p.1 The inquest held at Morrisburgh, before Doctor Worthington, Coroner, on the bodies of the unfortunate men who were killed by the bursting of the boiler of the Hercules, closed its investigation on the 22nd ult., after a patient and suitable inquiry, returning the following verdict: explosion...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 19, 1858 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 19, 1858,   p.2 Inquest - On Monday night, at 10 o'clock, Mr. Coroner De l'Armitage held an inquest on the body of Hugh McCummisky, who came to his death from injury received while oiling the wheel of the freight steamer Ottawa. The inquest was held on board the steamer, and from the evidence it appeared...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 26, 1858 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 26, 1858,   p.1 To The Editor of the Iroquois Chief. Sir, - I notice in the last number of "The Chief" a letter from Mr. William McAuslan, Steamboat Inspector, written for the (as he would wish to make your readers believe) purpose of explaining some discrepancy in his evidence before the Inquest held in ...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 3, 1858 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 3, 1858,   p.2 Lake Steamers Again - resolution introduced at railroad convention at Cleveland to make rates of fares same by rail or by rail and water....
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 10, 1858 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 10, 1858,   p.4 Canadian Enterprise - A railroad is now being constructed in Canada on the banks of the Welland Canal for the purpose of facilitating the transportation of grain from Port Colborne on Lake Erie to Port Dalhousie on Lake Ontario. The Welland Canal being too narrow to admit vessels of heavy ...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 17, 1858 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 17, 1858,   p.1 Prospective Steamers - two to be built to run from Grand Haven to Milwaukee, 235' x 34' x 13'. [Buffalo Courier] p.2 Welland Canal Closed - By a telegram from St. Catherines, we learn that navigation on the Welland Canal is closed for the season by the recent cold weather, with no prospect...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 4, 1859 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 4, 1859,   p.4 Direct Trade Between Our Upper Lakes and Europe - During the past two years ten vessels, with a total tonnage of 3,600 tons, were built at Cleveland, Ohio and freighted by merchants of that city for English ports, their cargoes being chiefly staves and black walnut lumber. They all disposed...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 11, 1859 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 11, 1859,   p.2 Fishing For Salmon Trout - fishing from inside tent, at Cape Vincent, through ice. [Northern Journal] ...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 18, 1859 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 18, 1859,   p.4 The Sault Ste. Marie Canal - Gov. of Michigan recommends finishing of work. ...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 25, 1859 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 25, 1859,   p.2 American Naval Intelligence - nine commissioned or warranted men attached to str. Michigan on the Lakes. p.3 Died - At Point Frederick on 22nd Feb., James Machray, Foreman of Stores, Military Store Department, H.M. Dockyard, 57 years old. ...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), March 4, 1859 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), March 4, 1859,   p.1 Melancholy Accident - Capt. Macreadie, of brig. British Queen, and others fell through ice, his wife and her brother drown. [Sarnia Observer] The Board of Lake Underwriters, which has been in session for several days in Chicago, adjourned on Friday week to meet in New York on the 3rd Monday...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), March 11, 1859 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), March 11, 1859,   p.2 Opening of Navigation at Toronto - The Globe says that the bay at Toronto is now entirely free from ice, and navigation for the season has opened. On Saturday the schooner Caledonia arrived at the Custom House Wharf from Lewiston and Niagara, with a cargo of hay, whisky and stones. This ...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), March 18, 1859 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), March 18, 1859,   p.2 ice gone in bay at Kingston; boats crossing to Wolfe and Garden Island; ice floating near Snake Island and lighthouse. ..."Nearly all the River and Lake Steamers have been undergoing repairs during the winter, and it is proposed, we believe, to make an early start in Lake and River, so as...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), March 25, 1859 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), March 25, 1859,   p.1 Severe Storm - Pierrepont fights way to Cape Vincent; wooden storehouse which stood on the wharf at foot of Union St., belonging to Marine Railway, was blown down. p.2 The Storm at Garden Island - lots of wood and cribbing blown away. Charlotte (Rochester) March 17th - First Arrival - The...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), April 1, 1859 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), April 1, 1859,   p.3 The schooner Bay of Quinte, Capt. Gaskin, left Kingston harbor on Monday for Toronto, with a fair wind and fair weather, and reached Toronto in 20 hours, escaping the gale which sprang up from the West. p.4 The Harbor - The first keel to open the waters of the harbor from the westward, was...
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