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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 18, 1880


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p.1 City Council - petition of Harbor Master Alex Smyth, asking for boathouse, being forced to move his boat from bottom of Clarence St.

p.2 Skiffs For Sale - A. McCorkell's, Ontario St., and for hire. May 18th.

p.3 Wind Wafts - The yacht Countess of Dufferin comes to Kingston from Cobourg for caulking.

The sch. Belle Mitchell takes ice from Clayton to Sandusky for $500 free in and out.

The steamers Varuna and Alexandra had a lively race on Saturday from Picton to Belleville.For a time it was very exciting. The Alexandra won, but the captain of the Varuna had to make 3 calls more than its competitor for speed.

Marine - Passed Through the Welland Canal for Kingston: Niagara, Kincardine, wheat; H. Dudley, Toledo, corn; Antelope, Chicago, corn; Singapore, Toledo, corn; Prussian, White Lake, timber; Laura, Toledo, corn; Cavalier, Traverse, timber; E.H. Rutherford, Toledo, corn; Mary Merritt, Detroit, Collins Bay, timber.


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Date of Original:
May 18, 1880
Local identifier:
KN.13950
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 18, 1880