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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 3, 1880


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p.2 Toronto - sch. T.C. Street struck on some bolders in western channel of harbor.

p.3 Arrivals at Swifts: Algerian, from Hamilton; Magnet, from Charlotte; D.C. West, from Westport, steambarge R. Anglin and barge Ironsides, 217 tons iron ore. The sch. B.W. Folger left for Oswego with lath and lumber.

The Fish Market - fish dealers don't use building at foot of Brock St.; Louis Hanson has contract with Richelieu Steamboat Co.; W.C. Horton ships fish to American side.

Statement Unconfirmed - sailor from sch. L.D. Bullock drunk, fell off wharf.

New Passenger Boat - Last week the contract was signed for a new passenger boat, to be owned by a Perth company and run between Kingston and Montreal, via the Rideau Canal and Ottawa. Work will be begun upon the boat by Mr. R. Davis, at his shipyard, Wolfe Island, on Monday next, and it is intended to have her completed by the opening of navigation in May next. The boat is to be 106 feet long, and 23 feet beam, saloon cabin, to accommodate a large number of passengers and much freight. All the work upon the steamer will be done here. She will cost $10,000.

Marine News.

The Princess Louise is doing a good business between this city and the camp ground.

The yacht Katie Grey, from Belleville, arrived last evening with a party of 4 on board. She proceeded down among the islands.

The rate from Kingston to Montreal has advanced to 4 cents per bushel on wheat. The manager of one company is so well pleased that he now wears stand up collars and keeps his boots blacked.

The arrivals of grain vessels for the St. Lawrence & Chicago Forwarding Co. yesterday were very numerous. Upwards of 300,000 bushels were received. Two elevators were engaged in unloading.

The tug Active left for Montreal with the barges Eagle, 18,500 bush corn; Yamaska 12,204 bush wheat; Star 17061 bush wheat; H.L. 10,428 bush wheat; Harvest, 15,000 bush corn.

The following vessels passed through the Welland Canal yesterday for Kingston: schrs. James White, Toledo, wheat; Canada, Toledo, timber; Queen of the Lakes, Toledo, wheat; Bavaria, Toledo, timber; Shandon, Toledo, wheat; Gleniffer, Toledo, wheat; Maria Armetly, Toledo, wheat; M.A. Lydon, Toledo, wheat; Nellie Hunter, Toledo, wheat; Lyman Casey, Toledo, wheat; Blazing Star, Toledo, wheat; Fabiola, Toledo, wheat; Eliza Allen, Toledo, wheat; A. Hope, Toledo, wheat; Myasotes, Toledo, wheat; Dauntless, Toledo, wheat, Annandale, Toledo, wheat; Rising Star, Chicago, corn; Wm. Elgin, Toledo, wheat; Aurora, Toledo, wheat; Guelph, Toledo, wheatl; Acacia, Toledo, wheat; Florida, Toledo, wheat.


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Date of Original:
Aug. 3, 1880
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KN.14014
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English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 3, 1880