The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 9, 1879

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p.2 The Race Yesterday - The first-class yachts in a gale at Toronto.

p.3 The Toronto Race - The sailing qualities of the yacht Emma were well tested in the Toronto regatta. She is undoubtedly the fastest boat that ran in the second class race. The Intelligencer is of opinion that without shifting ballast the Belleville yacht is a trifle the faster, but there is no certainty in the matter.

Mr. Tolley's End - more on drowning of man while being towed by Persia. [Brockville Recorder]


M.T. Co. - Arrivals: White Oak, Toledo, 12,341 bushels of wheat; barge Saxon, Toledo, 16,600 bush of wheat; Shandon, Chicago, 23,900 bush of corn; Arabia, Chicago, 20,000 bush of corn.

Kingston & Montreal Forwarding Co. - Arrivals: schr. Polly M. Rogers, Chicago, 24,000 bush corn; schr. Augusta, Milwaukee, 21,041 bush wheat; schr. Edward Blake, Chicago, 21,925 bush wheat; schr. Lucy Macdonald, Toledo, 17,200 bush wheat; schr. T.C. Street, Toledo, 18,400 bush wheat; Sir C.T. Van Straubenzie, Chicago, 22,352 bush corn; Bangalore, do, 23,684 do, do; Huron, Toledo, 17,640 do, do; Sligo, Chicago, lightened 8,717 do, do; prop. Argyll, do, do, 6,000 do do; barge Rapid, Montreal, 2,000 bags salt; America, do, 800 do, do; Siren and William, light. Departures: Barges Siren, Montreal, 23,000 bush corn; William, do, 21,000 do, do; Virginia, do, 15,000 bush wheat; Minnie, do, 14,000 bush wheat and 50 bbls pork; Elm, 10,000 bush corn and wheat; Odessa, do, 15,000 bush wheat; schr. Vision, Stone Mills, 50 tons pig iron.

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 9, 1879