The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 8, 1880

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The arrivals today were not very numerous. The Europe lightened 6000 bush of wheat, and the prop Scotia 4000 bushels. They were both from Chicago. The sch. Ocean Wave, Toronto, 5300 bush wheat, and the sch. Gold Hunter, Toledo, 13,000 bush corn, also came into port. Several vessels are loading lumber, lath, and iron ore along the railway dock.

Ran Ashore - The new str. Kingsford, built by Hon. Mr. Mattoon, to run between Oswego and Thousand Island Park, ran ashore last night on Featherbed Shoal, and is still hard on. The str. Watertown will probably go to her assistance.

Schooner Sold - Today the sch. Paragon, of Toronto, was offered for sale by public auction at A.E. Hutheson's rooms. Mr. Aylesworth purchased the sch. for Messrs. Rathbun & Son for $4,250.

Wind Wafts - Cuthbert's new yacht launched at Trenton.

yacht Coquette is coming, it should race with Emma.

p.4 Jam In the Canal - more details on the late Lachine accident. [Montreal Star]

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 8, 1880