The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 4, 1879

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p.2 ad - Clayton, Gananoque and Kingston - str. Princess Louise, with schedule.



The Jessie Macdonald is loading ties for Cape Vincent.

Swift's - Prop. Sovereign, from Montreal; Armenia, from Prescott; Cuba, from Toronto; Persia, from St. Catharines; and Africa, from Chicago, passed here.

M.T. Co. - Nellie Wilder, Chicago, 20,000 corn; Annie Mulvey, Toronto, 16,219 bush wheat; Von Straubenzie, Chicago, 20,808 bush corn. Departures: Oswego, 20,032 bush wheat; Detroit, 19,073 bush corn; Milwaukee, 20,414 bush corn. The tug Bronson arrived with six barges light.

Welland Canal.

Port Dalhousie, May 30th - Up: Schrs. Clyde, Kingston, Chicago, light; Niagara, Kingston, Port Colborne, do; Mary, do, do, do.

Down - Schrs. Laura, Chicago, Kingston, corn; O.M. Bond, do, do, do; Lily Hamilton, do, do, do; Fanny Campbell, Sarnia, Montreal, coal oil; prop. Persia, St. Catharines, Montreal, general cargo; Africa and Lake Michigan.

Freight Rates - The new rates on grain adopted by the Chicago Board has gone into effect. Two cents per bushel on corn to Buffalo is a hard-pan figure, and if vessels do not get cargoes at that rate a further reduction will have no effect. Several owners said yesterday that they would lay up their vessels rather than carry grain at such low rates. The rates to Kingston and Oswego remain unchanged, on the basis of 4 1/4 on corn.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 4, 1879