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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 6, 1879

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St. Lawrence & Chicago Forwarding Co. - Erie Queen, Toledo, 14,479 bush corn; Benson, Toledo, 22,000 bush wheat; Norway, Toledo, 20,000 bush corn; Hercules, Toledo, 17,000 bush wheat; prop. City of Montreal, Detroit, 14,000 bush wheat; O.M. Bond, Chicago, 20,000 bush corn.

Montreal Transportation Co. - Oliver Mowat, Toledo, 18,000 bush corn; Flora Carveth, Toledo, 13,500 bush wheat; M.A. Lydon, Toledo, 10,000 bush wheat; Acacia, Toledo, 12,656 bush corn; Belle Mitchell, Chicago, 17,750 bush wheat; Siberia, Toledo, 19,427 bush wheat; prop. Africa, Detroit, 3,000 bush wheat. Departures: Advance, 12,000 bush rye; Kinghorn, 19,000 bush corn; Dalhousie, 16,900 bush wheat; Bronson, 20,000 bush wheat; Lancaster, 16,000 bush wheat; Waterloo, 12,000 bush wheat; Wheat Bin, 16,928 bush wheat; Colborne, 20,000 bush wheat; Energy, 10,000 bush peas; Star, 19,000 bush wheat and corn in tow of tugs Glide and Bronson.

Detroit - cleared: Schr. Falconer, wheat, Amherstburgh to Kingston at 7 cents; propeller Montreal, wheat to Kingston at 6 cents.

Toledo, Chartered: to Kingston, schrs. Gulinair, to arrive, Siberia and Wawanosh, wheat at 6 cents.

Chicago, cleared: Schrs. Rising Star, 18,500 corn; Mary Battle, 21,274 wheat for Kingston.

The crews of the Canadian schooners Acacia and Mary Ann Lydon struck at Toledo, Sunday night, demanding $1.50 in place of $1.25. High words followed and the men preferred charges of assault and battery against Capts. Phillips and Lorry ?, on which they entered bail of $25 each.

Wind Wafts - The tug Jessie Hall has been towed here for repairs.

The steamer Admiral, formerly the revenue cutter S.P. Chase, is a fast one. The Folger Bros., of Kingston, recently offered $6,000 for her, reports say. They want a steamer that will do eighteen or twenty miles an hour.

p.3 Lake Freights - Shippers at Lake Ontario ports generally are having difficulty in procuring vessels for the forwarding of grain. The demand is pressing. One agent in Toronto says he wants ten vessels, and other agents repeat the same story. Rates have advanced on the upper lakes 6 cents from Detroit and Toledo to Kingston.

Welland Canal - Port Dalhousie, Oct. 4th - The following vessels passed through the Welland Canal: Down - Schrs. Norway, Toledo, Kingston, corn; Hercules, do, do, do; Siberia, do, do, wheat; O.M. Bond, Chicago, do, corn; G.B. Sloan, do, do, do; Belle Mitchell, do, do, wheat; Florida, Toledo, do, do; North Star, do, do, do; Mystic Star, Milwaukee, do, do; Cutral (sic), Toledo, do, do; Mary Copley, Chicago, do, do; Spanden, do, do, corn; Bolivia, do, do, do. Up: Schr. Fellowcraft, Kingston, Detroit, light; Mary, do, Pt. Colborne, do; Antelope, Kingston, Pt. Dalhousie, light.

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 6, 1879