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  • Meaford Monitor (Meaford, ON), May 7 1869, page 2
        The Wabuno her trips here longer than was at first expected, on account of the ice. Should all be clear she will start for the North shore today or next. The Frances Smith has been safely taken from her enforced winter quarters by the Magnet and towed to Detroit. ...
      The Wabuno her trips here longer than was at first expected, on ...
  • Meaford Monitor (Meaford, ON), April 9 1869, page 2
        From Owen Sound Your readers will be pleased to hear that the "Frances Smith" is yet safe on a rock at Byng Inlet and that Captain Smith starts in the beginning of next week to bring her off, hoping to have her here two weeks after the opening of navigation...
      From Owen Sound Your readers will be pleased to hear that the ...
  • Meaford Monitor (Meaford, ON), December 5, 1872
        The Schooner Mountaineer was driven on the shore at Griffith Island on Wednesday night last. She had no cargo. The crew arrived in Owen Sound on Friday. Last Monday a horrible accident occurred on board the Frances Smith, whereby the first engineer lost his life. The Smith is being laid ...
      The Schooner Mountaineer was driven on the shore at Griffith Island on ...
  • Meaford Monitor (Meaford, ON), Nov 28, 1872
        Messers. Chishlom & Co had the honour of paying for the first freight received by railway on Monday morning. The first train arrived draped in mourning on account of the death of the engineer at King Station on the Saturday previous. MARY WARD … She ...
      Messers. Chishlom & Co had the honour of paying for the first ...
  • Meaford Monitor (Meaford, ON), Nov 21, 1872
        Exports Some people may imagine the export trade of Meaford is rather insignificant. An instance of a single day's export last week will demonstrate the contrary. On Thursday the Frances Smith took out ten tons of pearl ash from Mr. J & W Stewart's factory; 1300 bushels ...
      Exports Some people may imagine the export trade of Meaford is rather ...
  • Meaford Monitor (Meaford, ON), Nov 14, 1872
        Frances Smith will commence making daily trips between Owen Sound and Collingwood W Tate Robertson Master We understand the formal celebrations, as the opening of the Railway for traffic will take place on Saturday 23 inst. Etc… The Frances Smith came in yesterday ...
      Frances Smith will commence making daily trips between Owen Sound and Collingwood ...
  • Meaford Monitor (Meaford, ON), November 7, 1872, page 4
        Accident to the "Silver Spray" The Times thus describes the calamity, which we had only space simply to notice last week. An accident of a serious nature occurred to the steamer Silver Spray on Wednesday afternoon last on her trip from Collingwood to this port. About 5 p.m. ...
      Accident to the "Silver Spray" The Times thus describes the calamity, which ...
  • Meaford Monitor (Meaford, ON), Oct 31, 1872
        We hear the first toot of the advancing locomotive on Monday. It is now within a short distance of Workman's Creek, and if the weather continues favourable will probably reach the station by Wednesday. The schooner Mountaineer, Capt. Sutherland took out a cargo of wheat on Monday for J & ...
      We hear the first toot of the advancing locomotive on Monday. It ...
  • Meaford Monitor (Meaford, ON), Oct 24, 1872
        The rails of the North Grey will be laid as far as Workman's Creek within a few days...
      The rails of the North Grey will be laid as far as ...
  • Meaford Monitor (Meaford, ON), Oct 10, 1872
        The first shipment of this season's spring wheat was made on Friday night last by Messers H. Chisholm & Co and Messers J & W Stewart for whom the schooner Prince Edward, Captain Black, took out. The bridge at Thornbury has been completed and the first engine passed over it. ...
      The first shipment of this season's spring wheat was made on Friday ...
  • Meaford Monitor (Meaford, ON), Oct 3, 1872
        The tug Mary Ann brought in a scow loaded with stone for the Railway on Friday last. The stone were brought from Owen Sound...
      The tug Mary Ann brought in a scow loaded with stone for ...
  • Meaford Monitor (Meaford, ON), September 19, 1872
        EXCURSION - Crowd in by the hundreds to the excursion by our old favourite, the Francis Smith, to Wiarton, on Thursday next. It will be the last and we hope the best excursion of the season. Take your wife and bairns on the excursion per the Francis Smith to Wiarton ...
      EXCURSION - Crowd in by the hundreds to the excursion by our ...
  • Meaford Monitor (Meaford, ON), Sept 5, 1872
        The mails are now sent down regularly to by land to Thornbury, closing here for the east at 11 o'clock and returning at three. We thus begin already to experience the benefits of the railway - regularity and certainty. A severe storm arose on the Lake on Thursday night and ...
      The mails are now sent down regularly to by land to Thornbury, ...
  • Meaford Monitor (Meaford, ON), August 29, 1872, page 6
        OWEN SOUND The Algoma brought in two weeks ago a cargo of rails for the Narrow Gauge…. ...
      OWEN SOUND The Algoma brought in two weeks ago a cargo of ...
  • Meaford Monitor (Meaford, ON), 29 Aug 1872, page 6
        Some repairs were being done on the wheels of the Spray [Silver Spray] on Tuesday and hence she did not make her usual trip, and our mails were supplied by the antiquated stage system...
      Some repairs were being done on the wheels of the Spray [Silver ...
  • Meaford Monitor (Meaford, ON), Aug 15,1872, page 6
        The tug Watchman, Capt. Davis formerly of this village brought in last Friday a scow loaded with timber for the station...
      The tug Watchman, Capt. Davis formerly of this village brought in last ...
  • Meaford Monitor (Meaford, ON), Aug 1, 1872, page 4
        Excursion - The Mechanics Institute has been promised the old favourite excursion boat, Frances Smith for a trip to McGregor's Harbour or Wiarton towards the end of August…. An excursion party came down by the Spray from Leith on Tuesday. Advert for Silver Spray ...
      Excursion - The Mechanics Institute has been promised the old favourite excursion ...
  • Meaford Monitor (Meaford, ON), July 25, 1872, page 5
        The schooner Restless came in on Tuesday evening with a cargo of salt for J & W Stewart and R & H Fulton. The Masonic excursion by the Algoma was a rather unfortunate one. Notwithstanding the cloudy morning and a slight roll on the bay about 400 went on board. ...
      The schooner Restless came in on Tuesday evening with a cargo of ...
  • Meaford Monitor (Meaford, ON), July 25, 1872, page 1
        Wreck of the "Manitoba" The fine new steamer Manitoba of the Sarnia and Lake Superior line, was wrecked on Michipicoten Island, Lake Superior on Thursday the 11th inst. A correspondent of the mail gives the following account…… See story…...
      Wreck of the "Manitoba" The fine new steamer Manitoba of the Sarnia ...
  • Meaford Monitor (Meaford, ON), July 11, 1872, page 5
        Masonic Excursion We noted last week that the Masonic brethern of this place intended giving an excursion to Penetanguishene on Monday next. We no learn that the Chicora has disappointed them and that consequently the excursion has been postponed until Thursday the 18 inst. And ...
      Masonic Excursion We noted last week that the Masonic brethern of this ...
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