The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 12, 1880

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p.3 Forwarding Business - large volume of business, shortages discussed.


The Anna M. Foster is loading ore for Charlotte.

The sch. Garibaldi left this morning for Brockville, where she loads ore.

The Passport has been raised and is now on the drydock receiving repairs.

The Cuba from Ogdensburg, and Armenia from Toronto, touched at Swifts.

The prop. Ocean, from Chicago for Montreal, lightened 4,408 bushels corn here today.

Capt. Donnelly has returned from Collingwood, where he assisted in getting the Prince Alfred off.

The sch. Ontario, from Kincardine, 10,000 bushels wheat, was the only arrival at Portsmouth today.

The sch. Maggie McRae is on her way down from Tyrconnell with a load of timber for Garden Island.

The Cora W. Post, a small sloop, ran into the harbour this morning on account of the stress of weather.

The prop. Persia loaded hay for Montreal at Swift's this morning. This is the first time in many years that hay has been sent east.

The sch. Ionia, from Oswego, brought over a cargo of general merchandise, including 300 bags of salt. She will load timber.

At Port Dalhousie the sch. Canadian has finished loading ice from the sch. W.R. Taylor, from Collinsby, which was damaged a few days ago.

The sch. David Andrews, which went ashore near Oswego, laden with barley belonging to the Messrs. Downey of Napanee, has, at Oswego, received a new keel, stern, bottom and other repairs. Her present owners bought her for $300 and now she is worth $1,500.

The cargo of the Erie Stewart, 9442 bushels taken from the lighters at Port Dalhousie who got it from the wrecked Trumpff, is in a damaged condition. The balance of the cargo of 20,000 bushels was a total loss. The whole cargo was insured, but it is reported that the companies have been making numerous excuses regarding the manner in which the vessel was lost.

Magistrate's Court - mate of Harvest Queen brought before Mr. J. Shroeder, J.P. of Portsmouth, for larceny; broke into porch, stole hat and coat, committed for trial.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 12, 1880