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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 5, 1879

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p.2 Aquatic Notes - The yacht Ella, of Oswego, has received a new and first class suit of double bighted sails from Greene's loft. She has a larger gaff topsail and water sails.

The scow Louisa has been chartered to carry deals from Lake Superior to Kingston. The present cargoes will go to the latter country from Kingston. She gets $7 per thousand.

Vessel Waterlogged - The schooner Cora, bound from Cobourg to Oswego, and commanded by Capt. Smith, was reported waterlogged out on the lake by two sailors who came to Charlotte in a yawl boat. She was laden with shingles, and during a heavy storm the sea had rushed in over the bulwarks and rendered her helpless. The sailors reported that the crew, which consisted of four men besides the captain, had not tasted food for some days. The life saving crew at once started to the rescue, and the schooner was found and brought in safely, losing nothing but her deck load of shingles.

Regatta at Toronto - entrants for first and second class listed.

p.3 Wind Wafts - The Empress of India got aground at Northport, on her trip to Toronto from Belleville, and was only got off after much trouble.

Another Boat Wanted - for Cape Vincent-Ogdensburg route. [Ogdensburg Journal]

Body Recovered - of man missing from tug Frank Perew.

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 5, 1879