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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 11, 1880


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p.2 The Grain Duty - Letter to Editor saying that no grain was destroyed at Portsmouth as mentioned in June 9th edition - details.

p.3 Marine News - The arrivals today are: Herbert Dudley, Toledo, 15,750 bush corn; Lewis Ross, Toledo, 15,800 do.; Julia Walker, 12,800 do.; Mary Grover, Toronto, 11,000 do.; Lisgar, Milwaukee, 19,600 bush. wheat; Gibraltar, Milwaukee, 17,300 bush wheat; prop. Lincoln, Milwaukee, 16,000 do.; City of St. Catharines, Chicago, lightened 6629 do.; L.D. Bullock, Toledo, 13,787 bush corn; Arctic, Toledo, 14,591 do.; D. Freeman, Oswego 314 ton of coal.

Sailors Union - A special meeting of the Sailor's Union was held this morning. It was represented that there was such a overplus of "salties" that the rates established some time ago could not be adhered to. A reduction was consequently made, men going through Welland Canal to demand $1.25 per day, and to sail on Lake Ontario $1.00 per day.


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Date of Original:
June 11, 1880
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KN.13971
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), June 11, 1880