The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 22, 1880

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p.3 A Fancy Suggestion - a long article on the effects of the National Policy on the sale of damaged grain.

Marine News.

The schooners Guelph and Mary are loading iron ore for Fairport at 70 cents per ton.

The tug Edmond and 2 barges arrived this afternoon from Ottawa with iron ore.

The Magnet has been thoroughly repaired, and is now in the hands of the painter.

The Herbert Dudley had a shortage of 25 bushels of corn in a cargo of 15,000 bushels.

The E.H. Rutherford, Toronto, 16,120 bush corn, and sch. Twilight, 13,500 bush corn, arrived here yesterday evening. The grain shipped at Toronto is generally carried per Northern R.R. from Collingwood.

M.T. Co. - arrivals: sch. Morning Star, Fairhaven, 103 tons coal; T. Greenwood, Toronto, 9000 bushels corn; prop. Argyle, Chicago, lightened 5760 bush corn, and proceeded to Montreal.

- departures: tug Bronson, for Montreal with barges McCarthy 14765 bush wheat; Wheatbin 21,760 bush corn; Chicago, 18,000 bush peas; Lancaster 16,550 bush corn.

Wind Wafts - All the boats belonging to the St. Lawrence Steamboat Co. have been chartered for the Queen's Birthday. The Pierrepont carries a party from Gananoque to Brockville, the Maud carries an excursion from Cape Vincent to Picton, and the Watertown runs from Kingston to the Cape.

Labourers Union - Last evening a special meeting of the Laborer's Union was held in St. Patrick's Hall. The attendance of members was very large. Several applications were admitted to membership. The business was of a confidential nature. Among other things discussed, however, was the question of wages. The standard rate per hour was slightly reduced.

Accident - a son of John L. Esprance, engineer on tug Seymour, hurt while visiting father on board.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 22, 1880